Project Financial Analyst

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Accounting by projects
  • FP&A
  • Costing
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting standards


Our client, a company in the transportation sector is looking for a Project Financial Analyst. This position is a great opportunity to work in an environment that will offer you many benefits. You will work with an Assistant Director - Financial Accounting who promotes teamwork and autonomy as well as a corporate controller and a consultant. You will collaborate with your team members to achieve the financial information management objectives of your business unit. The position is currently offered on remotely.



As a Project Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for the accounting of IT and ITS projects, related grants and departmental cost analyses. You will track and analyze IT and ITS project costs to segregate expenses from the various capital assets, review the financial aspect of the capital program sheets and ensure the maintenance of accounting and grant eligibility tracking for IT and ITS projects. In addition, you will prepare monthly and annual financial analyses as well as the budgetary follow-up of IT and ITS expenditures and will actively participate in month-end and fiscal year-end activities and the production of financial statements. This is a great opportunity to play an essential role in the smooth running of a company, as you will assist in the preparation and review of decision summaries, contribute to the development and improvement of financial management systems and existing tools and be responsible for the proper integration of projects into the accounting system.


You will have the opportunity to act as a business partner with the IT and ITS departments in order to complete their projects and will participate in the updating of financial processes (including internal control) and any other related tasks that may be assigned to you. This position will allow you to get involved and be the IT/ITS resource person in the team while supporting the project accounting consultant and the corporate controller in their work.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a similar field and analysis in IT/ITS project management/accounting. Experience in financial statement production, municipal accounting and public transit is an asset. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel) is required and knowledge of SAP is an asset. The ideal candidate has a strong taste for IT. He/she is curious, organized, rigorous, autonomous and shows initiative.

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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