Manager, Accounting & Controls

Permanent job offered at North Shore

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  • Recommendations for improvement
  • Internal controls, collaboration with auditors
  • Reporting
  • Assist the VP and the Controller


Do you want to work in a fast-growing company? Do you want a job that will allow you to build a nice network of contacts? Our client, a large publicly traded company in the pharmaceutical industry, is looking for a Manager, Accounting and Controls to join its dynamic team. You will report to a calm, friendly and organized manager who is appreciated by her teams. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in a friendly family style team, where mutual aid and collaboration are emphasized. The position is partially offered remotely.



As a Manager, Accounting and Controls, you will support the on-going SOX implementation development and you will be responsible for maintaining internal controls and procedures in place in line with corporate policies and TSX and NASDAQ requirements as well as make recommendations for improvements. You will also work closely with internal and external auditors, be responsible for the execution of the testing program for all business controls that impact financial reporting and be the first point of contact with external auditors in relation to control audit. Moreover, you will prepare audit committee presentations, document policies and procedures, support external auditors and senior management during year end audit and due diligence work and prepare audit reports and plans for senior management. You will also be responsible to drive continuous improvement in the audit function, to communicate and collaborate with process and control owners globally as well as to provide guidance and training to employees. Furthermore, you will participate in the monthly financial reporting process, assist in the preparation of consolidated quarterly public financial reporting and work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting.


This is a great opportunity to participate in special projects and assist the VP and the Controller in various finance and accounting related tasks. Through your role, you will increase productivity by suggesting and developing automated or work tools.


Fluently bilingual CPA, with a minimum of 5 years experience in a public company (asset), including experience in SOX, audit and internal controls, who is very comfortable with IT and Excel. We are looking for a candidate with drive, confidence and excellent communication skills. The candidate must be able to create dashboards and make presentations. The ideal candidate is rigorous, diligent, organized and detail-oriented.


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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