Principal Business Partner

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal or Laval

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Market + benefits


  • Modeling, strategic planning, business cases
  • Presentations to senior management
  • Financial business partner for the IT team
  • Support in decision making
  • Participation in special projects


A large, fast-growing international company in acquisition mode in the engineering sector is looking for a Principal Business Partner to join their team. You will report to a senior manager who allows a lot of autonomy while supporting her team. She trusts her team and has a lot of experience in her field. Cielo has a great reputation within the company for having placed talent that is always happy. The company values people, teamwork, collaboration and work/life balance. The position is offered remotely.



As a Principal Business Partner, you will support the Senior Director in the development and implementation of the corporate strategy driven Finance function and develop complex financial models to support the company's vision and mission. You will have the opportunity to work with the company's senior management to fully understand the company's challenges and opportunities in the medium and long term to drive the financial model. In addition, you will collaborate on the valuation of the company's securities with external stakeholders, prepare different dividend distribution scenarios while ensuring compliance with financial ratios and define key performance indicators based on strategic orientations. In addition, you will be responsible for supporting operations in decision making, preparing presentations for the Executive Committee, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors, and making recommendations to management. You will also ensure that key financial objectives are met by implementing and coordinating the use of proactive measurement tools, participate in special projects, and support management in investment decisions and the management of potential capital issues. In addition, you will work with management in the development of an equity access plan. Finally, you will participate in the digitalization of the finance function through various tools (Power BI) and communicate issues and opportunities to management.


Bilingual CPA (asset) with a minimum of 8 years of experience (asset if in the engineering sector), including experience in modeling (on Excel or Power BI), FP&A (strategic planning) as well as budgets and forecasts. We are looking for a business partner who has good communication skills and can make good presentations to senior management. They must have good judgment and be able to manage priorities associated with multiple projects while respecting deadlines. Good analytical skills and the ability to synthesize information are required. Strong Excel skills are also required.

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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