Director of Finance & Administration

Temporary / Permanent Position offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Right-hand man of the DG/Executive Committee
  • Financial statements / IFRS 
  • Budget / Forecasts
  • Strategic planning / Ad-hoc requests



In an SME in the insurance sector, you will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer and report directly to the General Manager. He is a leader close to his team and an ethical and rigorous manager. Established for a long time in business, the insurer has growth plans and is in continuous transformation.

You will be in charge of financial and management accounting: you will prepare the financial statements to which you will have to provide comments and explanations. You will need to monitor the evolution of the new applicable IFRS 17 standards and to implement them. You liaise with the external auditors and produce the statutory reports to the AMF. In addition, you work to ensure the company's growth and profitability by collaborating on budgets and forecasts as well as strategic planning. Responsibilities also include the management of an accountant as well as the review of payroll, equity and reinsurance.  Finally, you participate in the audit committee, occasionally on the board of directors and you will respond to ad-hoc requests from senior management. 


Autonomous and bilingual CPA, 7 to 8 years of experience, including expertise in management accounting (margin, profitability), internal control and IFRS. The candidate is able to exercise a macro and micro vision.  The profile sought is comfortable as a manager, has good business acumen and is able to synthesize key information for different audiences. The latter must be a proactive leader and have an entrepreneurial spirit. Experience in the insurance industry is an asset.

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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