Director - Finance and Administration (Dynamic Services Company)

June 25, 2019

ROLE: Director - Finance and Administration

Our client, a thriving professional services company headquartered in Old Montreal, is looking for a Director - Finance & Administration to join their dynamic team.

Please note that our client is open to a schedule of 4 days a week.

The Director - Finance and Administration will be responsible for the overall responsibility of the accounting, administrative and other projects. Specifically, his responsibilities will include:

Financial Accounting Management

  • Prepare and present the company's monthly and annual financial statements to the management team
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly financial dashboards
  • Complete the accounting cycle for the company, its management company and its trust
  • Liaise with governments, banks, accounting firm and other professionals
  • Prepare monthly billing, track and manage payables and receivables
  • Manage and track customer billing cycle, work in progress (TEC) and other customer projects
  • Support project teams in their budget tracking
  • Approve expense accounts and advisor budgets
  • Collaborate on the preparation and follow-up of quotes and purchase orders, when required
  • Complete tax reports (federal and provincial)
  • Manage employee payroll and liaise with provincial government bodies (Quebec and Ontario)
  • Oversee the work of the accounting clerk and participate in the proper development of his / her learning to enable high efficiency and optimal engagement
  • Be the resource person to support accounting and project tracking systems

Human Resources Management

  • Ensure effective management of human resources
  • Manage the mobile holidays, holidays, annual holidays of all the team
  • Be the contact person in the group insurance file
  • Keep up to date the Employee Handbook, job profiles, employee records and other internal documents
  • Participate in the hiring process for new employees and trainees
  • Take care of welcoming new employees

Administrative Management

  • Participate in annual strategic planning
  • Manage employee and trainee files (reception, contracts, vacations, absences, group insurance, etc.)
  • Manage insurance, leases and ensure the smooth running of offices
  • Manage computer and telephone systems
  • Negotiate and coordinate the work of technical vendors, such as the IT consultant and others


  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Hold an accounting title (an important asset)
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Business Services Professional Experience
  • Bilingualism


  • Mastering the complete accounting cycle
  • Experience in a project accounting environment
  • Pan-Canadian and foreign experience (an asset)
  • Experience in a multi-currency environment (an asset)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel proficiency (layout, formula programming, pivot tables, etc.).)


  • Have an excellent sense of initiative and organization
  • Demonstrate rigor and attention to detail; ensure rigorous follow-ups
  • Demonstrate a good sense of autonomy and positive leadership
  • Excellent management of priorities and deadlines while demonstrating flexibility
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships both within the organization and with external partners
  • Show dynamism, intellectual curiosity and a desire to improve processes to support the company in its growth

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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We subscribe to the principle of employment equity. TALINKO is a boutique firm specializing in the recruitment of professionals, high-level middle and senior managers.

We accompany all our clients and our candidates in a constructive and personalized approach.

Please note that the masculine is used to lighten the text, without prejudice to the feminine form.

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