Controller, #1 finance SME

Permanent job offered at Laval

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  • Optimization of systems & processes
  • Business Partner / Budgets - KPI
  • Full accounting cycle / Projects
  • Strategic Planning / Hands-on


For a fast growing SME in the high tech & manufacturing sector that is a leader in its niche, you report directly to the CEO. An approachable, open-door manager who advocates teamwork first and foremost. You will work in an entrepreneurial environment within a large family.

You will be responsible for the accounting and financial structure by reviewing and optimizing the processes in place and the different systems used. You will have to get involved in the very beginning in more clerical tasks to improve the processes, bring the best business practices and then delegate them to a technician. In addition, as an operations business partner, you manage the complete accounting cycle, implement KPIs and sound management tools. Finally, you will sit on the management committee and you will be in contact with all departments, auditors, budget, bank, insurance, etc.

This position offers the opportunity to progress internally, to be in charge of the financing and growth of the company to eventually evolve into a role of CFO or CFO.

Also, it is possible to access the shareholding after more than a year, entrepreneurial profile sought!


Bilingual CPA with SME profile and at least 5 years of relevant experience. A hands-on candidate, mastering management accounting, continuous improvement, Excel & systems and able to develop the strategic component. We are looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit, resourceful and with a solutions-based approach. The successful candidate will need to be able to make presentations to the executive committee as well as other high level people.

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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