Complex Accounting Director

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Strategic role
  • Special projects
  • Implementation of accounting policies
  • Audit coordination
  • Financial reporting team support


Do you want to work in a financially solid company where you'll have the chance to grow? We have the opportunity for you to work as a Complex Accounting Manager for a large international manufacturing company. You'll report to a manager who likes to coach and who opts for a participative management style. You'll have the chance to work in a great team, in a company with good values, where you'll have the opportunity to grow internally. What's more, you'll enjoy a very stable and flexible schedule. The company is very flexible about remote work.



As Manager, Complex Accounting, you will be responsible for assessing the accounting implications of complex and non-routine transactions, and preparing accounting documentation and memos relating to these transactions.

You will take charge of various special projects such as business acquisitions (purchase price allocation), implementation of new accounting standards and compliance.

You will also supervise the work of the complex accounting analyst, participate in the quarterly financial disclosure process, provide technical support to the various finance teams, multidisciplinary teams and business units on accounting standards and financial accounting issues.

In addition, you will participate in the development, maintenance and implementation of the company's accounting policies, provide in-house training on new accounting standards and various accounting topics, and review accounting analyses and memos from other team members.

You will also be responsible for reviewing the statutory financial statements of the company's companies, and will coordinate the audit and SOX compliance testing of non-routine accounting positions and transactions with internal and external auditors.

Finally, you will support the Financial Reporting team for monthly and quarterly reporting for complex and non-routine matters.

Great opportunity to act as a business partner and right-hand man to the manager. You'll be involved in a multitude of stimulating projects in a fast-paced environment.


Fluently bilingual CPA with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a large company in a similar position, including a few years in public financial accounting, financial reporting, consolidation and complex accounting. We are looking for a candidate with a good knowledge of US accounting standards (an asset), excellent skills in interpreting accounting standards and their practical application, and good communication skills. The chosen candidate will be rigorous, autonomous and possess sound professional judgment.

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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