Director of Accounting

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Financial accounting
  • Team management (technical level)
  • Controls of investment projects
  • Year-end auditing


A dynamic and growing small to medium sized retail/manufacturing company with innovative and quality products is looking for a Director of Accounting to join their team. The company deals with renowned clients and has many great projects. You will report to an honest and fair manager who advocates autonomy. This is a great opportunity to work in a less hierarchical environment in a company where respect and collaboration are emphasized. The company is very flexible in terms of schedules, which will allow you to balance your personal and professional life.



As the Director of Accounting, you will be responsible for planning, preparing and coordinating the annual budget exercise with the branches and all departments of the company and for preparing financial statements and other month-end and year-end records as well as monthly analyses and variance explanations. In addition, you will produce and interpret branch and departmental operating summary results and ensure that inventory levels, marketing and other departmental expenses are in line with annual budget financial expectations. You will also be responsible for analyzing and reconciling inventory movements in both dollars and units, managing cash flow, recording accounting entries and controlling and validating the various financial and accounting operations of the company in order to reduce expenses and optimize the profitability of the company's activities. In addition, you will ensure that investment projects are controlled and verified with respect to their profitability, prepare the year-end external audit with the external auditors, and manage tax issues in cooperation with accounting firms and tax advisors. Finally, you will have the opportunity to use your management skills as you will be managing the accounting team (8 people).


Bilingual candidate (at the functional level), with at least 5 years of experience (asset if as a Controller) who is strong at the operational level (asset if experience is in the manufacturing or retail sectors). We are looking for a dynamic and proactive candidate who will be able to take his place and be very autonomous. This person will have great strength with Excel and will be very organized to manage his time and meet deadlines.


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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