Project Controller - Procurement

Permanent job offered at South Shore

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  • Business partner
  • Project accounting
  • Reporting and KPI coordination
  • Financial administration


For a large international manufacturing company with a green orientation, you will work as a Project Controller - Procurement in a fast-paced and motivating environment. You will report to a friendly manager who really knows his stuff and for whom communication is very important. Cielo knows the client well having placed several happy professionals there, including the VP Finance. You have a real chance to show your business partner side as well as interact with several teams and build a nice network of contacts in a dynamic and pleasant environment. The position is offered in hybrid mode.



As a Project Controller - Procurement, you will be responsible for the monthly review of BOM changes by subsystem/material category/vendor, explaining the manufacturing BOM variance as well as properly managing risks, savings and opportunities. In addition, you will ensure consistency between budget, forecast and project numbers and perform monthly analysis of actual costs incurred versus forecast and variance analysis. You will be the point of reference and business partner for the Purchasing Manager and the Project Finance Manager. Moreover, you will track and control costs to completion, monitor work in progress against objectives, control costs against objectives and validate data accuracy and costing (purchasing costs, calculation, allocation of fixed or unabsorbed costs to projects). You will also propose actions to reduce costs. In addition, you will do reporting as well as KPI coordination. To do so, you will work closely with the project controller, local accounting teams and central control teams. Finally, you will provide management with reliable financial data to assist in decision making and provide ad hoc reports on projects.


Bilingual CPA with a minimum of 8 years experience, including experience in complex manufacturing and engineering. We are looking for a business partner with experience in project accounting, FP&A and costing. Experience as a project controller is an asset. We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership skills. The candidate must be collaborative, rigorous, a good communicator, responsible and motivated by challenges.

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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