Director of Governance and Internal Controls

Permanent job offered at Montérégie

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  • Operational and financial audits
  • Plans for corrections and policy improvements
  • Coordination with external consultants


Want the chance to make a difference in a financially strong company? This is your opportunity to work as a Director of Governance and Internal Controls for a large public food company with many divisions across America. You will report to a corporate controller whom Cielo knows very well from working with him and whom we value. He appreciates autonomy, initiative, teamwork, is a good coach and likes employees to take ownership of their own role. You will have the chance to operate in a great team in a family work environment with a great atmosphere. There are multiple opportunities for growth within the company and you will have the chance to create your own role. The position is partially offered remotely.


As Director of Governance and Internal Controls, you will be responsible for validating the application of controls and the process implemented by the company and its subsidiaries supporting its certification of the maintenance of internal control over financial reporting and disclosure controls and procedures. You will prepare an audit plan for the various accounting cycles, perform operational and financial audits on key controls and communicate the results with the management team. In addition, you will follow up on plans to correct identified deficiencies and coordinate with external consultants. Moreover, you will be responsible for the periodic review of policies and the consistency of policies within the company. You will also propose updates to existing policies or the implementation of new policies. Finally, this role will allow you to be the leader of the internal ethics and governance committee made up of members of senior management.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 7 years of audit and accounting experience in a SME or large company, with a good knowledge of Microsoft tools and accounting principles. We are looking for an autonomous and empathetic candidate who will be able to progress in his role and in the company. The candidate must be willing to oversee internal controls while maintaining good relationships with colleagues. We are looking for a candidate who will have the ability to develop and promote teamwork and who is able to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The candidate must be dynamic, empathetic, rigorous and highly organized. 

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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