Project Manager (new position / rapid growth via acquisitions)

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Best-practice management of a multitude of projects
  • Optimization of D365 and migration of systems to D365
  • Major post-acquisition integration
  • Finance function transformation
  • Governance projects - Everything to build
  • Mentoring/coaching - project-mode coordination


Our client, a Canadian leader in its sector with international activities, is looking for a Project Manager to completely overhaul the finance function, with systems to be enhanced and integrated with a recent acquisition. The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all financial projects are captured, controlled and managed to completion. The target candidate is hands-on and very strong in execution. You'll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where people are highly valued, and where we've placed two candidates who thrive in it. This position is offered in hybrid mode and requires mobility outside Quebec for a maximum of 25%.


As Project Manager, you'll report to the Finance Transformation Director we've placed, who is a very sympathetic, dynamic and competent person who allows latitude and enjoys having fun at work. You'll be rigorous and organized, managing five projects simultaneously. These include: a finance department transformation project, a system integration project, a D365 Finance & Operations optimization project, a governance project and an SAP to D365 project.


You'll ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and on budget. You will manage all project documents, from project charter, budgeting, work breakdown structure (WBS), change requests, close-out, etc. You will also identify problems to be solved during projects and facilitate solutions.


You will manage, motivate and coach project team members to ensure completion of respective tasks, and act as a link between the project team and senior management. You will also exploit your mentoring and coaching skills with team members.


In addition, you will ensure project communication, including status reporting, risk management, issue escalation, etc.


You will have the opportunity to build up a large network of contacts, as you will be responsible for managing relationships with suppliers and consultants involved in projects.


Join a fast-growing company where you'll be able to develop to new professional heights. Your journey with our customer is not just a job or a mandate, but a genuine long-term career opportunity in project mode generated by our growth-through-acquisition business model.


PMP (asset) dynamic perfectly bilingual (English and French) with a minimum of 10 years experience in process improvement roles in the service sector ideally in a large company. We're looking for a good communicator with drive and energy who knows how to think outside the box. He/she will have project management (ideally IT) and structural (organization) expertise in large companies.

We're looking for a true change agent, who will strive to find and implement the best financial - system - controls business practices...

We're looking for a manager who can manage a multitude of priorities and projects with rigor, and who knows how to meet deadlines.

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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