Senior Analyst, Complex Accounting

Permanent job offered at Downtown Montreal

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  • Business partner
  • Project mode position; acquisitions, implementation of new standards...
  • Support in the production of financial statements
  • Maintenance of financial policies and procedures
  • Transfer pricing process



Do you want to work in a financially solid company where you will have the chance to grow? We have an opportunity for you to work as a Senior Analyst, Complex Accounting for a large international manufacturing company. You will be the right hand of the Director of Complex Accounting who Cielo knows very well for having placed her and who is very appreciated. She is friendly, likes to coach and accompany her employees while leaving them a lot of autonomy. You will have the chance to work in a great team, in a company with good values, where you will have the opportunity to grow internally. In addition, you will benefit from a very stable and flexible schedule. The company is very flexible about remote work.



As a Senior Analyst, Complex Accounting, you will be responsible for performing technical research in U.S. GAAP on complex accounting issues, which will include analysis of new contracts, segment reporting, asset impairment assessments, stock-based compensation, asset retirement obligations, leases, etc. In addition, you will prepare documents related to the company's accounting position on complex issues and non-routine transactions. Moreover, you will support the complex accounting team in the preparation of financial statement disclosures including: review and impairment testing of long-lived assets and goodwill; significant and emerging accounting policies; business combinations, asset disposals and closing costs; commitments and contingencies; derivatives and hedging; etc. You will also advise and train segment managers and accounting staff (sales and corporate) on the application of U.S. GAAP and assist in the implementation and maintenance of the company's financial policies and procedures. Also, you will participate in the preparation and review of independent financial statements and statutory reports, participate in internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities, and determine the accounting treatment of non-routine transactions such as acquisitions, dispositions and closings.



This is a great opportunity to act as a business partner and right-hand man to the manager. You will be involved in a multitude of challenging projects in a fast-paced environment.


Perfectly bilingual CPA with a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position in public financial accounting, financial reporting, consolidation, complex accounting and financial reporting in a public company, with advanced Excel skills. The ability to quickly understand accounting processes in an environment with multiple systems, multiple companies and multiple currencies is necessary. The candidate must have strong analytical skills, be a self-starter, able to work in a team environment, communicate effectively and adapt quickly to change. He/she must be able to make good decisions quickly based on experience and judgment. Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS and SAP is an 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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