Finance Director (#1)

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Business partner to the President, CEO and VP of Development
  • Full accounting cycle (hands-on) - supervision of a small team
  • Financial and accounting management of artistic projects (credits and grants)
  • Improvement of processes and systems / budgets
  • Fiscal reporting to various government bodies


Our client, a growing SME founded in the early 1980's in the entertainment industry, is looking for its number one finance person who will work in an entrepreneurial environment and act as the right-hand man to the President, an ambitious, passionate, creative and operationally oriented entrepreneur. Possibility of remote work. 



As a business partner to the management team, you will have a small operational accounting team under your supervision. You will be the advisor to the President in the accounting aspects of artistic projects and in the financial arrangements prior to their start-up. In addition, you will collaborate on all financial and accounting tasks (cash flow, tax credits, grants, other sources of project funding); and ensure the follow-up of internal controls by developing adapted systems. After understanding the organization's operations and fiscal reporting to partners, you will professionalize the budgeting process and look further into the future. You will develop business relationships with partners and banks; and coordinate the production of financial information (financial statements, reports to government partners such as SODEC, internal controls, year-end audits). You will also manage the complete accounting cycle, annual reports, payroll and coordinate the accounting operations of the 8 legal entities. 



Great opportunity for a manager who wants to be involved in managing the growth and profitability of a dynamic SME. The company expects a growth of about 60% for the next 2 years. You will have a lot of visibility and be able to optimize grants and tax credits, make improvements and implement processes. The position also offers an equity opportunity for a person of impact!


Dynamic bilingual executive with a high level of energy who has worked in the growth of an SME with at least 5 years of relevant experience, including 2 years in management and possessing a CPA designation. Hands-on, results-oriented candidate with expertise in operational finance, project monitoring and budgeting. Knowledge of the entertainment industry and the Quickbooks accounting system are assets.


We are looking for a candidate who has the potential to impact growth, profitability and strategic business direction. Financing, risk or opportunity analysis (contracts, partnerships...) are a must. 


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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