Principal Advisor, financial information

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Accounting
  • Public Financial Statements
  • Accounting Complexity
  • Accounting Standards


If you are looking for a challenging job that makes you stand out and you want to work in a fast-paced environment, we have the opportunity for you! You will be working as a Principal Advisor in financial information for a large public company in the printing industry that promotes teamwork and team spirit. The company has a culture of respect, performance and innovation. You will report to a financial information manager who always keeps his door open and likes to transfer his knowledge. He likes to hear ideas and propositions from others. The position is partially offered remotely.



As a principal advisor, you will be responsible for planning and executing implementation projects of new IFRS standards while ensuring their consistency with the company's strategic orientations, as well as their impact on the company's consolidated financial statements, which includes the resulting new disclosures. You will also monitor the standards, review the company's new contractual agreements to suggest the appropriate accounting and maintain the essential procedures to ensure that the company's financial information complies with IFRS standards. Also, you will be responsible for contributing to the drafting and reviewing of notes of the quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, while suggesting improvements or modifications based on transactions. You will also lead the planning and supervision of more complex accounting processes such as annual impairment tests or business acquisitions and assist the consolidation team in the monthly and quarterly closing process. In addition, you will proactively advise senior management and the various sectors of the company on accounting positions related to more complex transactions and you will be a business partner to the various sectors for ongoing transactions. Finally, you will actively collaborate with the external auditors in the resolution of audit issues.


Perfectly bilingual CPA or CPA auditor with at least 6 years of experience in a SME or large company. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and a good knowledge of standards. Experience in accounting standards and research as well as understanding the impact of foreign currencies are a must. We are looking for a rigorous and diligent candidate who is proficient in Excel.

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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