Controller (Number 1 of finance)

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Business management (interactions with customers, suppliers, etc.)
  • Collaboration with accounting technician
  • Accounting (month-ends and year-ends)
  • Reports (GST-QST, R&D credits...)


If you want to work in a dynamic, fast-growing start-up, this would be the perfect opportunity for you! You'll be working as a controller in a fast-moving structure, reporting to a manager who values autonomy and is the opposite of a micro-manager. Your mission will be to maintain operational excellence while maintaining environmental awareness and social responsibility.



As Controller, you will work with the Accounting Technician:

  • Work in tandem with the accounting technician, effectively delegating tasks and reviewing his/her work.
  • Continuous improvement of accounting tools for increased productivity.
  • Review of payroll processes and weekly electronic transfers.

You will also be responsible for accounting management:

  • Responsibility for general accounting, intensified at month-end and adjusted in other weeks.
  • Significant contribution to annual closing activities.

You will also be involved in business management:

  • Close interaction with managers, customers and suppliers for an in-depth understanding of financial issues.
  • Play a key role in strategic decision-making by providing relevant financial analysis.

You will also handle regulatory reporting:

  • Preparation and submission of reports such as GST-QST, excise taxes and R&D credits.


Bilingual candidate with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, who masters the full accounting cycle and monthly financial statements. We're looking for a dynamic, energetic candidate who wants to advance his or her career and has a good command of Excel. He/she must have a desire to learn and be involved in a company with a vision of growth.

About us

CIELO is a recruitment firm specializing in finance, accounting and management in Quebec, Canada and internationally. Our head office is located in downtown Montreal. Only successful candidates will be invited to an interview. We would like to thank all the candidates for showing interest in this position. The masculine form is used to lighten the text.

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