Residential Underwriter

Canadian Mortgages Inc.
October 7, 2021
Greater Toronto Area & B.C., Canada
Job Type
Contact Name
Hina Tariq


 We’re looking for a talented Residential Underwriter for our Mortgage Services Corporation. Are you looking to be part of a true Canadian success story?

Are you an organized individual with experience in private lending? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment? CMI Financial Group (CMI) is looking for a Residential Underwriter for our Mortgage Services Corporation. It is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a true Canadian success story. Help us write our next chapter! Join our winning team at CMI, Canada’s premier private mortgage lender.

 About CMI

Founded in 2005 as a family-owned mortgage brokerage, CMI Financial Group has grown to become a multi-faceted and award-winning leader in the Canadian non-bank financial services market. Comprised of four distinct brands – CMI Canadian Mortgages Inc., CMI Mortgage Investments, CMI MIC Funds and CMI Mortgage Servicing – CMI Financial Group has become one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada and a leader in private mortgage lending and mortgage investment solutions. Named to Maclean’s prestigious Growth List in both 2019 and 2020, we have provided more than $700 million in mortgage financing. CMI is also one of Canada's largest private mortgage investment firms with over $300 million in assets under management.

At CMI, we are driven by a collective desire to revolutionize our industry by providing borrowers, investors, and the mortgage brokerage community with improved access to private capital. Our mission is to continue to shape the private mortgage lending market by delivering innovative products and exceptional service through an unwavering commitment to our core values: Integrity. Excellence. Results. Our workplace culture thrives on the values of open and honest communication. The growth of our company collectively, and the development of our employees individually, are driven by a collective focus on the value of teamwork.

 Opportunity Summary

The successful candidate will work closely with CMI’s Services division team and Company’s BDM to support them in facilitating private mortgage transactions. Work with the fulfillment officers to satisfy conditions as per the commitment and have excellent organizational skills.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Underwriting, you will be joining an experienced team of mortgage professionals in the private lending space. This role requires a dedicated and driven individual, who does not shy away from hard work and long hours. All the hard work pays off; you will benefit from a competitive compensation package, strong support team and the ability to work from your home office.


  • Receive, review, analyze and verify mortgage applications and documentation for completeness, accuracy, suitability, and risk.
  • Follow up on issued commitments, quoted deals.
  • Work in collaboration with both the Business Development Officer and the Closer to ensure timely sales and completion of mortgage applications and to maintain positive relationships and build loyalty to the Company.
  • Ability to read, review and understand appraisals.
  • Maintain up to date contact information of assigned broker partners in the system.
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with mortgage brokers to build loyalty to the Company.
  • Ensure consistent and sound risk assessments are maintained while managing high volumes and a continued focus on service excellence, within a 2-hour SLA to our broker partners.
  • Stays current with latest industry knowledge, competition, and market trend.
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients, lenders, and 3rd party contacts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 3-5 years of mortgage underwriting or mortgage broker experience.
  • Experience in renovation & draw financing would be an asset.
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, such as Salesforce is preferred).
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products, such as Word, Excel, Adobe Professional, and Outlook.
  • Experience in residential mortgage underwriting.
  • Works well in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Self-starting and goal oriented.
  • Excels in creating and keeping deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written business communication skills.
  • Candidates must have strong computer skills.
  • Strong sales, networking and marketing skills would be an asset.
  • Any professional training including bank training in AML, FINTRAC; License: FSCO License Optional and strong existing broker networks would be nice to have.

Please submit your application, including a cover letter addressed to Hina Tariq, Human Resources Manager and resume using the apply button. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will remain open until it is filled. We thank all applicants for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At CMI Financial Group, we are on a mission to continue to shape the private mortgage lending market by delivering innovative products and exceptional service through our unwavering commitment to our core values: Integrity. Excellence. Results. We are driven by a collective focus on the value of teamwork, as such, we ask for your help in continuing to diversify our viewpoints by encouraging applications from all individuals, including but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, racialized persons/visible minorities, and Indigenous peoples.

If you require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment process, please contact a member of the HR team through email at hr [at] thecmigroup [dot] ca or by phoning the recruitment lead for this position directly at –(888) 465-1432 ext. 704. Please only use this number for accommodation requests.

Kindly note that our office operates remotely, therefore all interviews are conducted either by phone or a video conferencing platform.

Region/Location/No. Of positions - 2 (1 BC | 1 GTA (Hindi))


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