Financial Reporting Controller

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Financial Accounting
  • Private financial statements
  • M&A / Due diligence
  • Accounting complexity / Budgets


For a fast-growing international SME in acquisition mode in the IT sector, you will be the right hand of the Finance Director and work as a Financial Reporting Controller in a dynamic and energetic team. You will work with a manager that Cielo knows well and who is focused on participative management, coaching and mentoring her teams to take them further. The work environment is very dynamic and modern and will allow you to have a good work/life balance. This position is currently offered remotely.




As a Financial Reporting Controller, you will be responsible to grow and manage a team of 2 individuals as well as set objectives, provide feedback and coaching to individual team members. In addition, you will transform the team to support public company requirements (reporting and other) and you will support executives and the rest of the finance team in ad-hoc projects. You will also lead and oversee preparation of quarterly compliance reporting to banks related to financing and coordinate the production of the annual audited financial statements and the external audit process. Moreover, you will maintain the relationship with external auditors as well as periodically review the corporate budget, complete variance analysis of actuals vs budgets/forecast and provide insights to the FP&A team and/or management. You will also be responsible to oversee conversion from ASPE to IFRS, the month-end close process for the corporate entities and the year-end close processes for the company, including consolidation. Additionally, you will implement operational and internal controls to ensure compliance with internal policies and external requirements/standards and determine accounting treatment and financial implications of complex transactions while ensuring compliance with accounting standards. Lastly, you will maintain and document the master chart of accounts and implement a procedure for change requests.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 6 years of accounting experience, including solid audit experience (public company audits is an asset) and corporate accounting/reporting functions (for a public company is an asset), as well as an excellent knowledge of IFRS accounting standards. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly in Excel and data analytics) is required. We are looking for an organized, results-oriented and candidate who will have the ability to support change management and will be open to innovation, process improvement and creation of efficiencies. The ideal candidate will have good leadership skills with experience in managing a team and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. ASPE experience 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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