Assistant controller

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Full accounting cycle, E/F Family Office
  • Internal controls and reconciliation of custodians
  • Investment accounting - FMV
  • Continuous improvement & controller support



Our client, a fast-paced small business in the investment industry, is looking to hire an Assistant Controller to assist the Controller in managing their rapid growth. You will have the opportunity to work in a great office environment, in a very collaborative and team oriented environment, with a long term management approach on various investments. You will report directly to the bright young controller who has a professional approach and gives you autonomy. The latter reports to the friendly and competent Vice President of Finance who we have known for a few years.



You will work on the financial statements, the accounting of investments, the reconciliation of the different custodians, the validation of the fair market value (FMV), the month end entries and the relationship with the auditors. You will collaborate with the Controller on various projects with accounting content and continuous improvement of processes and tools. We are looking for a hands-on leader capable of managing the accounting aspect of various investments.



This is a great opportunity to make your mark in continuous improvement and to work in a united group that works collaboratively and has the means to continue growing. It is also an entrepreneurial environment that allows you to evolve into something other than just accounting if you are passionate about it and have great skills


Bilingual CPA with at least 5 years of experience, strong with Excel and systems, hands-on, able to have a global view on accounting operations, strengths with financial statements and period ends. Knowledge of the financial industry, the concept of fair market value, different types of investments (public markets, venture capital, hedge funds, private equity, real estate) are important assets for this role.

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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