Senior Advisor, Accounting Policies

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Right hand of the Senior Director
  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting standards / IFRS
  • Ad hoc requests / memos


You will have the opportunity to work in a company operating in the financial sector, growing with several investment projects and having an excellent reputation. You will occupy the role of Senior Accounting Policy Advisor under the direction of the Senior Director who advocates initiative and collaboration in a highly talented environment.

You will be responsible for analyzing, researching and documenting new accounting standards (IFRS) and presenting them to the Senior Director in order to lead their implementation in collaboration with internal clients. You will be responsible for conducting quarterly and annual technical reviews of the company's financial statements to ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards (IFRS) and discuss possible improvements with the Senior Director. You will be responsible for reviewing complex investment transactions to determine and present to the Senior Director the appropriate accounting treatment. Finally, you will present the views of the Accounting Policy Group during technical discussions regarding accounting issues or reports raised by the internal or external auditors. You will also respond to ad hoc requests and memos from senior management.

This position is offered on a teleworking basis and the desired profile must be able to build relationships even from a distance. This is an opportunity to work in a corporate and transactional environment, with several subsidiaries and partners in different fields of expertise.   


Bilingual CPA, 10 to 12 years of recent experience in financial accounting for publicly accountable enterprises, 6 years experience in accounting policies, excellent knowledge of IFRS 7, 9 and 13 accounting standards, strong exposure to complex accounting issues or equivalent experience in one of the BIG4, rigorous, analytical. The ideal CPA should also have excellent writing and reporting skills in English. Banking experience is a strong 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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