CFO international growth company

Permanent job offered at Montreal and Lanaudière

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  •  Strategic partner of a family in business, CEO, board of directors...
  •  M&A - financing - maintaining a network of investors
  •  International context (Spanish an asset)
  •  Financial and organizational management to move from medium to large companies
  •  Change, risk and systems management


Our client, an international entrepreneurial company among the leaders in its field and established for several decades, is looking for its future Chief Financial Officer. This business family has received tributes from chambers of commerce for its social involvement and numerous achievements. A leader in innovation, the organization, which has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, favours a vision of growth and is active in multiple services, including the environment and green energy sectors. 

You will work directly with a pleasant company president who advocates latitude and is oriented towards communicating the financial ins and outs of projects on the drawing board. We are looking for a business partner who can bridge the gap between operations and finance to analyze the overall financial performance of the organization and propose solutions to increase the company's profitability.

As a global CFO and a mobilizing leader of a local and international team of more than 50 people, your challenge will be to operationalize the strategic business plan to ensure the sound management of the company, to structure the finance and IT organization in order to put in place the foundations to move to the next level, that of a large corporation through other local and international acquisition opportunities. As a seasoned communicator, the CFO will transmit the financial information and the statutes of the various projects required to the president, shareholders, family, board of directors, general managers and his team in an executive manner.

The successful candidate will be the President's strategic advisor, will oversee the entire accounting cycle and will be responsible for corporate governance, including sound risk and cyber-risk management. In addition to sitting on the Executive Committee, he will act as a leader in financing activities and as a consultant in acquisition and investment files. 

This opportunity is ideal for a manager looking to make a positive contribution to the growth vision and profitability of a reputable company that could potentially become part of the shareholder base. You will have a high level of visibility as you will be in contact with the local and international finance teams, all management, investors, shareholders, general managers and the board of directors. 



Profile: Experienced bilingual executive with an entrepreneurial approach who has worked as #1 finance officer of a similarly sized international company for 5 years and holds a CPA designation. Integral, results-oriented candidate with expertise in transactional finance, strategic planning and private and/or public financing. The successful CFO will be an inspiring leader with a proven track record of post-acquisition integration and, ideally, will have demonstrated adaptability in dealing with different cultures.


We are looking for an organized, technology and business intelligence oriented candidate who has had a direct impact on the growth, profitability and strategic direction of the company. Acquisitions, financing, risk or opportunity analysis (contracts, partnerships...) are essential and must be part of the CFO's assets.


The CFO has excellent communication and popularization skills, and has great credibility and influence with various audiences such as entrepreneurs, institutional investors, boards of directors, bankers and business partners.

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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