Financial Controller North America

Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • Financial Statements
  • Accounting Standards
  • Accounting
  • Process optimization



A large company specializing in e-commerce and sales that has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. They are looking for a financial controller to join their team. You will be reporting to a kind manager, who is very demanding when it comes to the management of his teams and with whom it is pleasant to work. You will work in a dynamic environment, very active and there is a great team spirit. If you like challenges, you are in the right place. Cielo knows the manager very well, as we have been dealing with them for a while and have placed competent professionals on the team.

As the Financial Controller, you will manage all accounting operations for the company, including general ledgers as well as cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition. You will prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. You will provide quality control for financial transactions and reporting. You will diagnose potential technical accounting problems and propose solutions.  You will also participate in the development of management systems and practices in order to ensure rigorous follow-up and thus increase internal efficiency. You will also maintain and strengthen internal controls by developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies. 
You will work with managers to ensure that recruiting goals are met and conduct weekly one-on-one meetings to evaluate performance and provide solutions to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of your teams. Also, you will be responsible for mobilizing the teams and then setting short-term goals for the department and ensuring that the teams are committed to achieving the department's missions. Finally, you will lead by example and ensure that the department's mission and vision are respected by all teams.


CPA, bilingual with 10 years of experience in progressive roles and 5 years as a financial controller (and systems implementer). You will need to have a very good knowledge of Excel and SAP (strong asset). It is important that the candidate has experience in sales and/or e-commerce. He/she must be comfortable consolidating multiple entities (in multiple currencies), must be a good communicator in both languages (English/French).


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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