Permanent job offered at Montreal

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  • CFO with international profile (IFRS/Matrix)
  • Strategic planning and investment
  • Growth and risk management
  • Business partner of the management team



Our client in the high-tech sector (assembly, design, R&D, software), a growing division of a European public company, is looking for a CFO to challenge, advise and exchange with the COO and the leaders of various departments and divisions at the finance and business level. The targeted candidate is able to manage risks and operationalize the strategy, in which he actively participates, to optimize the company's growth in a young, friendly and results-oriented environment. 

Strategic business partner with the COO and leader of its finance team; the CFO will have to orient himself in the first few months in the company's business model and be hands-on to implement best business practices in terms of processes, for example. He will ensure good business management and produce the necessary financial information for the European public head office.

Beyond accounting, financial and operational technical skills, the successful candidate will sit on the Executive Committee and be an advisor who supports business management through strategic analysis, planning, implementation of business strategies; and natural leadership who rallies his troops and maintains good relations with internal and external associates.  

The CFO likes to diagnose, improve the finance function, systems and procedures so that he can become more efficient.

We are looking for a candidate who has had a direct impact on growth, profitability and strategic direction.  Case or opportunity analyses, risk management are essential and must be part of the CFO's achievements.


CPA perfectly bilingual (English and French) with a minimum of 10 years of experience, which has had a concrete impact on the growth of a large company or division. We are looking for an integration of accounting and financial expertise and a good knowledge of the multinational sector (IFRS) as a minimum requirement. The successful candidate will be able to see both macro and micro, must be creative and choose growth. The CFO is an intrapreneurial leader, capable of operationalizing his many ideas. 

With a very high capacity for influence and communication, the CFO is able to promote understanding of business, accounting and strategic positioning issues at all levels of the organization and with various partners. The ideal profile is creative, promotes knowledge sharing and works for the expansion of the company. 

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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