Principal Business Analyst

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Propose new processes and controls to mitigate risks
  • Provide visibility into profitability
  • Provide financial and operational information
  • Monthly budget reviews
  • Identify accounting issues


For a large international company with a diverse business in the distribution industry, you will work as a Principal Business Analyst in a stable, career advancing environment that will allow you to grow within the company. Your position will allow you to touch everything and have great exposure. You will report to a flexible and personable manager who wants to coach and mentor her team. He likes people who take initiative and are ambitious. Cielo has been doing business with this company for several years and has already placed several talents there. You will have the opportunity to work in a very collaborative team.




As a Business Analyst, you will be responsible for providing profitability visibility such as implementing the sales dashboard and monthly reporting. Other analysis may include bad debt write-offs, trends and forecasts.


In addition, you will contribute to the optimization and automation of processes and system functionality related to sales accounting, while supporting the optimization of processes and other system functionality from order to cash, including system enhancements and reporting.


You will also perform analysis and develop tools related to the department's processes and transactions to document business scenarios and assist with business decisions (pricing, inventory, etc.).


In addition, you will coordinate and assist in the preparation and validation of annual and quarterly sales and transportation budgets in collaboration with the group controllers, sales management and sales administration management. You will also perform monthly reviews of actual versus budget, identify variances, and provide recommendations and follow-up items.


In addition, you will provide financial and operational information, data, KPIs and reports, as well as analytical support.


You will identify accounting issues and control weaknesses based on standard accounting methods and company standards. You will also propose new processes and controls to mitigate risks.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 3 years experience in a firm or as a business analyst, who is an expert with Excel and wants to improve processes and systems. We are looking for a candidate who is not afraid to get his or her hands dirty at first and is very comfortable with IT and data cleansing. The ideal profile is eager to change some clerical processes and will be able to target the need for change. He will understand the processes and many systems.

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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