Finance Director (#1 Finance, International IT SME)

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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More than 150,000


  • #1 in Finance, right hand of the VP Corporate
  • Influential role, change agent, hands-on
  • Review of the finance function / strategic planning
  • Transformation of the FP&A function - KPI's
  • Process automation - IT tools
  • Build and solidify the team through skills transfer


Our client, a leading Quebec-based IT company of over 500 employees with international operations, is looking for a Director of Finance. You will report to the VP of Corporate Services, who has a great dynamic personality and is a good collaborator. She is passionate about what she does. You will have the chance to join a growing and financially strong company with good values and an innovative team that values the company's resources. Collaboration is a very important value for the whole team. Don't miss your chance to take on challenges that will allow you to grow in your role and contribute to the success of a great company. 



As Director of Finance, you will play a key role in updating the finance function and following the diagnosis, your mandate will be to put in place relevant and solid practices and policies to manage growth in an international business context.


With your listening skills, your leadership and your ability to influence, you will act as an agent of change on several levels.


You will make finance shine by becoming the business partner of all operations to evolve the approach to key indicators; 


You will be responsible for fine-tuning the recent implementation of the MS Business system and evolving the project management module. The entire financial systems and finance department structure is a continuous improvement project in an international context.


Obviously, you will be in charge of the production of financial statements, production and performance analysis with the help of a team.


You will have good reflexes to understand international tax issues with the help of a large accounting firm. You will be able to keep a strategic watch on the tax, financial and statutory risks of the organization.


Very good opportunity for a manager who is looking to contribute positively to the profitability of a growing SME, especially internationally, and already very solid financially. Possibility of access to a "LTIP".


Bilingual CPA Manager with a minimum of 10 years of experience, 5 of which in team management, ideally in an international context and in the IT/software sector, and diversified experience in the spheres of strategy, accounting, FP&A and continuous improvement (finance function, systems, tools, KPIs...). 



We are looking for a candidate who is able to positively and respectfully influence their team, management, as well as their stakeholders across operations. The Director of Finance is a leader who acts as a mentor and coach to his team with a skills transfer approach. He/she must act as a change agent who will make his/her department shine by diagnosing the finance function, structuring his/her team as well as his/her systems and tools to support growth.  The ultimate goal is to produce the most relevant information for decision making.

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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