Accounting and Controls Manager.

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Reporting management
  • Project mode - optimization, new products, etc.
  • Business process improvement


Do you want a job that will enable you to progress and give you a lot of exposure? A solid, internationally renowned financial institution is looking for an Accounting and Controls Manager. You will report to a manager who is the opposite of a micro-manager, and who is very open and approachable. You'll be working with a diverse team of young, bright, hard-working and dynamic people. Great challenges and projects await you. The position is offered in hybrid mode.


As the Accounting and Controls Manager, you will manage the day-to-day production tasks during the closing period and perform related controls.


You will have the chance to manage large scale projects for the team, as well as be a mentor and coach for your team members to help them complete investigations and reporting related questions.


You will also coordinate and review the reports provided to Group for all different teams, promote

transparent communication with Local CFO and implement a good governance to maintain the local CFO up to date on main topics/issues related to the Entities.


Moreover, you will be responsible to assist with large scale accounting projects for the entities and to lead the quarterly pre-closing memo with main highlights for entities under your scope.


Your team will be responsible for the month-end financial closing in IFRS, to review ledgers, perform accounting entries and transaction analysis for a set of entities, to perform the P&L reconciliation on a monthly basis and monthly management of revenue processing for entities.


This is a great opportunity to participate in the upgrades of respective reporting tools and in operational process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization that will allow to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness.


Fluently bilingual CPA (or pending), with a minimum of 8 years industry or firm experience (preferably in practice management), with IFRS skills. Experience with financial instruments is a strong asset. We are looking for a hands-on, results-oriented candidate with advanced Excel skills. He/she has a strong ability to learn new systems and products quickly. He/she should be autonomous and have the ability to work with various teams in a deadline-driven environment. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

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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