Financing Analyst

May 22, 2022

(Work place: Saint-Hyacinthe)

Desjardins values diversity and equity in the workforce and is committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities by adapting the recruitment process, as needed.

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-09As financing analyst, you contribute to analysis, guidance and prevention with regard to risk management operations and activities.You perform financial analysis of files for the non-retail client segment of high complexity, formulate recommendations and draw up financial packages. You serve as a resource person for financing files. You work closely with colleagues and partners involved in financing files. You draw on your in-depth knowledge of the business area and your ability to manage complex situations.

General Information on the Position

Desjardins Business centres are business units created by groups of caisses operating in the same market, with specialized financial services teams serving business clients.

The Desjardins Business centre-Vallée du Richelieu-Yamaska, located in St. Hyacinthe serves over 17,500 active members, primarily in the commercial, real estate and agricultural sectors. With an authorized business financing portfolio of $5.1 billion, it stands out for its business development potential. The Desjardins Business centre has 95 employees located in a single service centre.

Main responsibilities

  • Analyze financing files and formulate recommendations describing the financing and follow-up conditions and the guarantees required. 

  • Perform variable credit control as needed.

  • Conduct periodic reviews of financing files. 

  • Adhere to current policies, practices and standards as well as to the various laws governing the distribution of financial products and services. 

Other working conditions

  • Workplace : The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid

  • Number of jobs available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinaisons of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Ability to perform analyses of the market and the business centre external environment 

  • Ability to perform financial analysis

  • Knowledge of the characteristics and credit risk inherent to each major market: commercial, industrial, institutional and agricultural

  • Knowledge of products and services for businesses and those offered by caisses, components and Desjardins distribution networks and those of the competition

  • Knowledge of financing and credit management practices related to businesses

  • Understanding of the philosophy and inner workings of a financial services cooperative 

  • Knowledge of policies, legislation and standards governing the products and services offered by the business centre 

  • Familiarity with government business assistance programs

  • Knowledge of service standards

  • Understanding of cooperative and cooperative network values, rules and operations

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Complexity

Work Location

1395, boul. Daniel-Johnson Est, suite 102

Trade Union

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Job Family

Risk management (FG)

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