Corporate Accounting Director

Permanent job offered at Downtown

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Market plus bonus


Strategic leader and guardian of the accounting team's excellence

Change agent – Process improvement

Building and coaching a strong team

Business partner to senior management and cross-functional teams


Our client, a leading private Canadian company in its sector with international operations, is seeking a Corporate Accounting Director to lead the accounting team and oversee all accounting functions of the company. You will report to a high-level VP of Finance we have placed in the organization. Proactive and caring, with excellent communication skills, he is known for being a great listener and an unparalleled coach.

The director will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial records, providing valuable information to support decision-making, and improving processes within the accounting department.

As a strategic business partner to the VP of Finance and leader of the accounting team, the director will ensure the excellence of consolidation and reporting activities, treasury, tax compliance, and the insurance program.

Beyond technical accounting and financial skills, the successful candidate will be an excellent manager capable of building their own team and fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.

The director is a change agent who initiates, challenges, and continuously improves processes. The goal is to increase the quality and speed of financial reporting.

Join a thriving company where you can significantly impact our client and grow to new professional heights. Your journey with our client is not just a position but a real long-term career opportunity.


Dynamic CPA (ideally CPA, auditor), fully bilingual (English and French) with a minimum of 8 years of experience in similar roles involving the production of financial information and decision-making information, ideally in a mix of public, international, and entrepreneurial companies with strong accounting standards skills.

An effective communicator, the director will have excellent change management, continuous improvement, work organization, and team management and coaching skills. We are looking for a strategic profile who is also hands-on and will have a business partner approach to management.

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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