CFO - SME International High Tech

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • #1 Finance for a fast growing SME
  • Advise the president and sit on the executive committee
  • Strategic plan, FP&A, budgets and financial statements
  • Financing, business model and benchmarking



A fast-growing international SME in the high-tech sector known for their niche product. You will work directly with an action-oriented, approachable President who advocates interdepartmental collaboration. We are looking for a business partner who can bridge the gap between operations, commercial agreements and strategic partnerships to analyze financial performance and propose solutions to accelerate the company's growth. 


As CFO, your challenge will be to operationalize and challenge the strategic business plan to ensure the sound management of the company, to develop a network of financial partners to prepare future financing needs, and to transmit the necessary financial information to the Board of Directors and financial partners. In order to remain at the top of the industry, the CFO will work on benchmarking analyses.


The successful candidate will be the right hand of the President, overseeing the production of financial statements and will be responsible for the audit file in collaboration with a Big 4. In addition, after conducting a diagnostic of the finance function, he/she will manage the management accounting, budgets and financial structure and tax optimization. He/she will act as a leader in financing activities and will seek out future investors. You will be responsible for the financial and administrative aspects related to R&D credits and CDAE.


This opportunity is ideal for a manager who is looking to contribute positively to the growth and profitability of a dynamic SME and who would like to be part of the shareholder base. You will have a great deal of visibility, as you will be in contact with the accounting staff, all departments, investors, customers and suppliers in the context of strategic partnerships as well as the board of directors. 


Dynamic bilingual executive with a high energy level who has worked as a #1 finance with over 10 years of relevant experience and holds a CPA designation. Results-oriented candidate with experience in transactional finance, strategic planning and private and/or public finance. The successful CFO will ideally have at least one post-acquisition integration and international business experience. Knowledge of high technology and/or information technology (intellectual property - R&D credits) is a definite asset.


We are looking for a technology and business intelligence oriented candidate who has had a direct impact on growth, profitability and strategic business direction. Acquisitions, financing, risk or opportunity analysis (contracts, partnerships...) are definite assets. 

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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