Principal Corporate Accountant

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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Market + benefits


  • Financial and management accounting
  • Full accounting cycle
  • Public financial statements
  • Annual audit process


Do you want to work for a large, publicly traded and growing national company in the real estate industry? Do you want the opportunity to grow and gain visibility? We have the job for you to work as a Principal Corporate Accountant in a fun work environment where collaboration, respect and innovation are emphasized. You will work with a highly valued manager who has a participative and results-oriented management style. Cielo is familiar with this company having placed many talented individuals in the past who are happy in their positions. The position is partially offered remotely.



As a Principal Corporate Accountant, you will be responsible for all aspects of financial and management accounting, including the accounting and review of legal documentation related to capital transactions. You will be responsible for preparing supporting documents for transactions with the Company's shareholders and statutory financial statements (legal, tax, banking, statistical reports) of the corporate entities according to established deadlines. You will coordinate electronic transfer requests and their execution through accounts payable and review the accounting of contributions and distributions in accordance with complex holding structures and the J.D. Edwards module, including cut-off entries. Moreover, you will prepare solvency tests for distributions, review the legal documentation required for contributions and distributions and review the monthly bank reconciliations prepared by Accounts Payable. Also, you will have a support role as you will assist in maintaining JDE's organizational structure and chart of accounts (creation of companies, accounts, cost centers, etc.) and participate in the preparation of the company's audited financial statements and the annual audit process.  Finally, you will participate in special projects assigned to you and ensure the execution of the internal controls put in place.


This position is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a fast-growing environment and to work on various projects. You will have the chance to work closely with the senior consultants.


Bilingual candidate with a minimum of 3 years of experience relevant to the position and a mastery of the accounting aspects of consolidation and currency conversion. We are looking for a candidate who is open to change, with a very good capacity for analysis and a good ability to synthesize, who is an excellent communicator. He/she must be autonomous and able to manage their time and priorities well. He/she must be proficient in MS Office software (especially Excel) and knowledge of the J.D Edwards accounting system is an asset. Holding a CPA designation is also 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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