Director, Accounting

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    TALINKO - Recherche de talents
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    negotiable / month
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Our client, a large public company located in Montreal, is looking for a Director, Accounting for a replacement mandate 18-24 months with possibility of extension. They also offer the possibility of teleworking in the current context.

THE STRATEGIC ROLE: Director, Accounting

Under supervision of the Vice-President and Controller of the company, the Director, Accounting will work together with a team of motivated and innovative collaborators.

More specifically, these tasks will consist of:

Coordinate and ensure the execution of the following activities ensuring the efficiency of the accounting department in accordance with the objectives of the company :

  • Accounting of business entities
  • Prepare instructions for closing the books of business entities
  • Ensure the implementation of rigorous processes for positions under the responsibility of the general accounting team
  • Ensure the preparation of quarterly balance sheet analyzes as well as the review of analyzes prepared by business entities
  • Provide the required assistance for the internal and external audit of business entities
  • Prepare and manage the budget of its department
  • Develop and ensure production monitoring reports and performance indicators
  • Participate in various committees within the company
  • Ensure the integrity of financial data under its governance
  • Follow up on the rigorous application of policies and procedures in accordance with service agreements
  • Ensure adequate internal controls for the general accounting department
  • S ” ensure that the time required to produce information is reduced by identifying and ensuring the implementation of the tools necessary to achieve this objective.
  • Participate in the various departmental projects, as needed

Ensure the management, supervision and mobilization of your team and the various resources:

  • Establish expectations and clear objectives and help employees achieve their goals
  • Delegate and empower employees to execute the operational strategy
  • Act as a role model by conveying the values ​​of the company
  • Communicate organizational information on a regular and consistent basis
  • Establish and monitor development objectives
  • Align management processes and practices to promote mobilization
  • Ensure sound performance management as well as continuous communication
  • Seek out and seize opportunities for recognition consistent with efforts
  • Create a participatory environment of trust, transparency and engagement
  • Encourage dialogue and open communication
  • Embrace, facilitate and lead change
  • Stimulate and foster innovation and improvement continues proactively
  • Stimulate and encourage employees to work more efficiently nte

Ensure good management of customer service and ensure continuous improvement:

  • Ensure to provide unparalleled service to internal and external customers; visits to sectors
  • Ensure that a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork is maintained with the sector
  • Provide expertise in accounting processes to internal employees and entitiesbusiness


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Have a recognized accounting designation (CPA)
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of accounting experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years of team management experience
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft (an asset)
  • Excellent command of French and good knowledge of English, both oral and written


  • Very good analytical skills
  • Be results-oriented, decision-making ability
  • Be oriented towards customer service
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills
  • Oriented towards continuous improvement
  • Good communicator, at ease in establishing good relationships
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Interacts with tact and diplomacy

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