Corporate Controller

Permanent job offered at South Shore

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  • Lead the accounting team and be the finance lead for various negotiations.
  • External audits and preparation of financial statements
  • Process improvement
  • Evaluation and documentation of major transaction information
  • Partner with the tax team


For a large, publicly traded, international manufacturing company in a growing environment, you will work as a Corporate Controller in a dynamic and fun team. You will report directly to a friendly, approachable manager who has a lot of experience and a participative management style.  Cielo has a great reputation within this company for having placed several professionals, including the VP Finance, who are happy in their jobs. The position is partially offered remotely.



As the Corporate Controller, you will lead the Accounting & Reporting Team and manage the performance, development, and training of all employees to drive business value for around 14 reporting units. This will include: Accounting and Reporting, Accounts Payable, FX Risk Management and Budget support.


Moreover, you will be responsible for the year-end and semester-end financial external audits (5 reporting units) and the preparation of the financial statements. You will also monitor new accounting pronouncements under IFRS to ensure timely identification of accounting pronouncements and their impact on the 14 reporting units.


You will also work with various teams throughout the group to improve financial reporting processes and ensure all relevant accounting issues and complex transactions are identified and addressed.


Furthermore, you will be responsible to assess and document the accounting impact and required disclosures for major and complex transactions, including significant contracts, acquisitions, and non-recurring transactions.


You will be a partner to the Tax Team to ensure that legal entity reporting and accounting for tax-related matters are properly assessed, reported and disclosed, both internally and externally.


Finally, you will be the Finance lead on different “special funding” negotiations with the governments and other “non- traditional” partners (Québec, Canada, US, etc.).



Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 12 years of relevant experience, including experience in financial accounting, consolidation and public financial statements in the manufacturing sector. Experience in the engineering sector is an asset. We are looking for a business partner who will be a rigorous, organized, autonomous and collaborative leader of influence. He/she must manage his/her time and priorities well and be able to work on several files simultaneously. Being a team player with an eye for detail is required.

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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