Controller North America

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Project Accounting
  • Private Financial Statements
  • Consolidation 
  • Accounting Standards



Our client, an international SME in the technology sector is looking for a North American Controller to join their team. You will be working in a dynamic, ambitious company that plans to double in size in the next few years. You will report to a competent and friendly manager who is results oriented and likes to be challenged. If you like challenges, you're in the right place. Cielo knows the manager very well, as we have been dealing with them for a while and have placed competent professionals on the team.


As the Controller, you will manage the day-to-day activities of the finance function for both the Canadian and US entities. You will be responsible for the planning and coordination of month ends. You will also be the point of contact for issues related to financial operations and project accounting. In addition, you will oversee accounting processes to ensure that transactions are recorded accurately, timely and in accordance with company policies. You will supervise and support employees. You will be responsible for: reviewing monthly GST/QST and US sales tax returns then reviewing balance sheet line item reconciliations and providing a comprehensive risk and opportunity analysis. You will be responsible for the resolution of day-to-day financial operational issues by interacting with various stakeholders and will support the corporate team in the year-end external audit. Finally, you will provide ad hoc reports or analysis and participate in special projects as required.



CPA, bilingual with 8-12 years of experience in project-based accounting in a multi-site (multi-currency) setting, intercos and consolidation. You must have a very good knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Dynamics. The profile we are looking for is an intrapreneur, both hands on and strategic, who enjoys teamwork and is able to work in a fast growing environment. 


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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