Chief Accountant

Permanent job offered at South-West of Montreal

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  • Consolidation
  • Private Financial Statements
  • Financial Accounting
  • Process Improvement and Implementation


Our client, a fast-growing company in the services industry, is looking for a Chief Accountant to join its dynamic team. You will have the chance to work in a beautiful environment that will allow you to participate in a multitude of stimulating projects. You will report to a manager who wants to see his team members evolve, remains available, advocates teamwork and loves improvement and advancement. This position is currently offered remotely.



As a Chief Accountant, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the financial accounting department. You will have the opportunity to develop your management skills, as you will be in charge of administrative management, which will include: participating in the establishment and realization of operational objectives for the Corporate Control department, monitoring performance indicators related to the activities under your control and taking the required corrective actions, as well as preparing and submitting periodic management reports to your superior. Moreover, you will manage the processes related to period closures and accounts payable and coordinate the preparation of periodic, annual and consolidated financial statements for the various business units. You will also follow up on inventories and coordinate their analysis and take care of the preparation of reports, prepare all audit files and respond to requests from external auditors. You will also be responsible for maintaining the accounting dashboard, ensuring the compliance of the accounting data produced and the application of accounting rules and internal controls by your staff. Furthermore, you will participate in the hiring of personnel under your jurisdiction, coordinate, assign, coach, control and evaluate the work of the employees under your supervision. You will also be able to recommend any new positions to be created to your supervisor.


This is a great opportunity to have a great impact in a company and to participate in the processes and their improvement, since you will apply the accounting policies and procedures that you develop and participate in the optimization of the processes and resources of your section. In addition, you will ensure the maintenance of a harmonious work climate in your section. You will have the opportunity to act as a business partner as you will actively collaborate with the members of your vice-presidency and other departments.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 5 years experience and experience in financial accounting and consolidation. Must be strong with accounting systems and Excel. Experience in firm and/or industry management is an asset. The ideal candidate is hardworking, rigorous, a good listener and has excellent communication skills.

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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