Analyst, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate Finance

The successful candidate will be able to analyze, value security and critically assess all types of commercial mortgage loan requests, including land acquisition, construction, inventory loans, bridge financing and term financing.


Your ability to identify critical issues and inconsistencies in the information as well as an assessment of the feasibility of real estate projects will be critical in this role. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, collaborative, hard-working and have the desire to help KV Capital drive its growth initiative. A high level of attention to detail and the desire to develop professionally in a dynamic work environment is expected.


You will be responsible for:

-Completing timely review and feasibility assessments of project-based mortgage loan requests under an asset secured model;

-Assisting in the preparation of formal loan presentations to third party lenders;

-Identifying, assessing, quantifying, and evaluating moderate to complex risks on a project by project basis through:

o   Valuation of real estate security;

o   Research on current market conditions and comparable transactions;

o   Preparing and maintaining working papers to support underwriting recommendations; and

o  Developing and completing efficient and comprehensive due diligence procedures on a deal by deal basis.

-Identifying potential target clients using available industry resources; and

-Working with in-house business development staff, borrowers, and third-party brokers /clients to develop and maintain positive business relationships.


In 2006, we started the journey to simply the complex world of finance. KV Capital Inc. was founded on the premise that simpler means better. Sounds good, right? Since then, both our team and our service offerings have grown. But we have always remained focused on making transactions easy for our clients – without cutting corners. So, what exactly do we do you ask? Today, we deliver both expert solutions and peace-of-mind for all our clients and stakeholders through our operations which include private mortgage lending, mortgage brokering(residential and commercial), capital raising, and private equity. KV Capital has grown by prioritizing the achievement of long-term outcomes and building teams of high-performing professional staff who excel in their collaborative and dynamic operations.

Launched in 2019, our commercial real estate finance division has funded +$5B commercial deals collectively and our team has +100 years of combined experience. Together, we source financing solutions for land, subdivision financing, multi-family, retail, industrial, office, hospitality, and mixed-use properties.


To be successful in this role you must have:

-A degree, designation or certification in a related field (note this position will provide qualified hours for CBV and CFA candidates);

-Exceptional analytical skills and strong financial acumen

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce professional-quality communication material suited to its purpose and audience and the ability to develop and present formal/informal recommendations

-Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively manage multiple priorities and competing demands with tight timelines

-Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, with a demonstrated expertise in Excel

-Personal interest, working knowledge, and/or experience in the real estate or commercial mortgage industry

-Awareness of local (Albertan and Canadian) economic conditions and indicators

-Experience using Spin, various real estate information databases, and performing credit bureau searches would be an asset, but not required


Employee, full-time, permanent


Edmonton, AB


Analyst, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate Division

Job title dependent on seniority of the successful applicant




  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home


You will be part of an enthusiastic and highly effective team with no end of challenging and transformational work in sight. The company is growing, and the mindset is expansionary.  

We offer competitive total compensation, an engaging and collaborative environment, recognition for performance and opportunities for growth and advancement. 

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Derek Price (Senior Analyst, Underwriting) at

Please indicate “Analyst, Underwriting” in the subject line

Kanvi Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of it’s activities or operations.


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