Junior Analyst, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate Finance

The successful candidate will support the Underwriting Team with the analysis and assessment of 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.


Working under the direction of the Senior Underwriters of KV Capital’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Division, you will be responsible for:

- Supporting the 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;

- Supporting the identification, assessment, and quantification of 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;  

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

- Conducting market research and supporting the initiatives being conducted by KV Capital’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Division to support its growth.


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 finance-related field

- Exceptional analytical skills and financial acumen

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to produce professional-quality communication material suited to its purpose and audience

- 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


Junior Analyst, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate Division




  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended healthcare
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


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:

Please indicate “Junior Analyst, Underwriting” in the subject line

KV Capital 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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