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Chief Accountant

Web Publication Date:10/30/2018
Job Location:Montreal-Nord Quebec
English Description:

Our client, an important player in the aerospace foundry industry, is currently looking for a chief accountant to join their team located in Montreal North.


Would you like to use your accounting and management experience to meet a new challenge? If Yes, this role could be for you.

Job Function:

What is the role of the chief accountant?


This person will have the following main responsibilities, but not limited to:


  • Prepare and analyze monthly statements and other financial reports for the management team;
  • Supervise and review the work of the accounting team, including accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll;
  • Record bookkeeping transactions, prepare year-end reports and financial statements for all management and investment companies;
  • Ensure accurate cost accounting and determine and/or improve product profitability and inventory tracking;
  • Coordinate and assist to government audits;
  • Maintain consistent and positive working relationships with management, the external auditors and any government agencies;
  • Prepare financial data and financial reports for R&D tax claim;
  • Responsible for maintaining the accounting software and training its users;
  • Oversee the IT department and assist in the selection or update of any new software;
  • Any other related tasks.


Our client offers:

Permanent position with a high degree of stability

37.5 hours per week

Competitive additional benefits such as group insurance and a retirement savings plan.

Job Requirement:

Do you have a bachelor's degree in accounting or any other related degree?

Do you have a minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting and a minimum of two years in a supervisory role?

Do you speak French and English fluently?

Do you have an excellent knowledge of computerized accounting systems? (Knowledge of Great Plains and Crystal Reports are considered assets.)

Do you have excellent abilities to meet deadlines, solve problems and analyze?

Are you detail-oriented, autonomous and are you known for your reliability and judgment?


If you answered yes to all of the above and you are interested, your profile is what we are looking for. Apply now!

Contact Details:

We would be pleased to discuss the position in more detail during a telephone interview.