Controller (#1 Finance)

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Advisory role to the management
  • Bank reconciliation, forecasts, financial statements
  • Supervision of an accounting technician
  • Commissions


For a fast-growing and leading construction company, you will work as a Controller. You will report to a kind president who is very appreciative and direct. You will have the opportunity to be involved as the #1 Finance in a successful SME where employees are very close and there is a great atmosphere. The managers really want the good of their employees and the proximity is very present. The position is offered in person.



As Controller, you will be responsible for the daily bank reconciliations, daily cash flow forecasts as well as supervising your assistant and supporting her in her tasks. In addition, you will analyze all completed jobs and send documents to the President, the General Manager and to the Evaluator and Client Manager. You will send a weekly table to the President, the General Manager and some data to the foremen and compile an annual table in order to have an overview by trade, origin, salesmen and client managers. In addition, you will be responsible for meeting weekly with the client managers to follow up on all ongoing projects and will prepare a weekly collection list with the client managers. Moreover, you will supervise the production agent in some of his tasks, the purchasing agent in some of his tasks and the bookkeeper. Finally, you will prepare financial statements, analyze commission advances paid versus commissions earned and those to come and see to the application of CNESST standards.


Bilingual candidate with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a SME (asset if in construction) with agility in Excel and the "Avantages" software and expertise in operational accounting. We are looking for a resourceful and intellectually curious individual with a strong sense of initiative and an excellent analytical mind. The candidate must be down to earth, know how to get their hands dirty and be able to defend the company. We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates leadership and is motivated to grow as a business partner in a successful SME. 

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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