Director (E) principal, certification and consulting services

July 19, 2021

Forget the image of the traditional cabinet of accountants, lawyers or human resource advisors. Escient is a multidisciplinary practice located in Laval, which is distinguished by its collaborative approach, providing integrated professional accounting, certification, tax, business law, consulting and human capital management. In addition to serving a business clientele in the Greater Montreal and Laval region, it is the reference firm in Quebec for the management of health care clinics.

Recognized for his expertise as for His commitment, our team of 58 specialists innovates constantly in order to adapt to changing needs. Each of its members is invited to contribute to the improvement of our services and systems, as well as in the influence of our employer brand, in an atmosphere where are cultivated values ​​of respect, integrity, autonomy, collegiality and self-realization.

An environment that defies the expectations

  • flexible time
  • 12 mobile days
  • Complete range of medical, paramedical and dental group insurance
  • Recognition programs (years of service, supper following the tax period, etc.)
  • Reduced schedule during the months of July and August
  • Closure of the desktop during the holiday season
  • Performance bonus
  • Continuing education and payment of the professional assessment
  • social committee
  • very good working climate
  • "Jeans day" every day!
  • New and bright office

Reason for being

Relevant to the Vice President, CERT IFication and consulting services, the Senior Director of the same department is to organize the conduct of financing, merger and acquisition operations. In addition, this person will be responsible for a client portfolio of which he will have to follow financial follow-up and act as a resource person within the cabinet.

Key activities

  • guide and accompany the clientele, mainly composed of health professionals, in their business needs and decisions;
  • participate and manage special projects (acquisition, sale, relocation , purchase of building, expansion project, etc.);
  • Working in collaboration with financial institutions with a view to obtaining the best financing conditions for customers;
  • Develop transition strategies (business sale or integration of a new business partner, etc.);
  • advise and provide clients with financial and / or fiscal improvement solutions;
  • Accompany management in the overall strategy of the firm and participate in the business development of that CI;
  • Develop and maximize business relationships with the various stakeholders in our target market;
  • Assign and follow the progress of the work done by staff internally level of customer records that he has the responsibility;
  • Recommend the aspects to be improved to increase the organizational efficiency of the department and the team;
  • be a succession in as a member of the medium-term direction;
  • perform any other related and necessary task as part of its functions.

Requirements profile

skills and skills

  • Marked interest in the business world and customer service concern;
  • Ability to manage multiple folders at a time, to prioritize and respecttight timelines;
  • great autonomy and adaptability;
  • Ability to work under pressure and easy to adapt to changes;
  • proactive, efficient and Being creative to find efficient solutions;
  • skill to manage a team, delegate and train people.

Technical knowledge

  • master the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook and Word);
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep software (an asset);
  • master Perfectly the French language both orally and in writing,
  • master the English language both orally and in writing (an asset).


  • Have a bachelor's degree, a DESS or a Master's degree in Accounting or Finance or Business Administration with Accounting or Finance Specialization;
  • hold the professional title of CPA.

work experience

  • pos Single a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience related to the station including the customer service component;
  • have experience in large accounting firm or a consultation firm;
  • Have experience in staff management.

Special requirements

  • be available to perform additional hours to The normal work week, especially in the period from January to April;
  • on an occasional basis, moving to customers could be required.

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