Controller (RH2018-021)


Always in search of the best talents and passionate people such as us to join our team, we are currently looking to fill the permanent full-time position of Controller. The Controller will have to manage a team of 2 employees in a multi-company and multi-currency environment.

If you are passionate about your profession and looking for new challenges, we are looking for an experienced person who can help us to reach new heights in a motivating and pleasant atmosphere.

We are convinced that our researchers and employees are the reason of our success and we dedicated to offering an environment allowing our employees to grow professionally.

Key responsabilities

Under the authority of the Vice-President and COO, the Controller will be in charge of the planning, the organization and the administration of the company’s accounting systems in accordance with general accounting principles and company policies. In addition to ensuring accurate accounting and financial information, the person must maintain appropriate internal controls. The Controller will act as a resource person for the Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer in all aspects of budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.

  • Coordinate and control all accounting activities including the management and development of a team of two (2) employees;
  • Coordinate monthly financial statements and prepare gap analysis and other relevant analyzes;
  • Supervise and carry out all the accounting operations of the group companies in a multi-currency and accounting context per project;
  • Provide reports tracking budget variances, key performance indicators and develop effective reporting tools;
  • Answer questions and requests for information inquired by the different units and ensure that the results are communicated so that required information is accurate and delivered on time;
  • Conduct the year-end process and coordinate the activities of the external auditors;
  • Train the administrative staff, if needed, to ensure proper accounting transactions;
  • Be in charge of updating and delivering the functionalities of the company's integrated accounting management system;
  • Manage and be involved in various special projects and prepare various analyzes at the request of the Management including the recommendation of new policies or management tools;
  • Participate in treasury management of the treasury in collaboration with the immediate superior.



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting combined with an accounting certification (member of the CPA order);
  • Advanced knowledge and advanced working skills of Microsoft Office, specifically MS Excel, MS Office.
  • Very good skills in budget and financial planning (budget management, forecasts, and financial analysis);
  • Good knowledge of an enterprise resource planning system (ERP) is essential and of ACOMBA integrated management system (an asset);
  • Knowledge of tax measures related to the SR&ED tax credit program;
  • Excellent coaching, leadership, and training skills;
  • Ability to show rigor, integrity, autonomy, and discretion;
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize, and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to deliver high quality solutions on time;
  • Focused on performance, action, and ability to work under pressure.

> Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant accounting experience including 4 in a similar role;
  • Experience in management or supervision of a team;
  • Strong experience in implementation/optimization of integrated management systems;
  • Relevant work experience in biopharmaceutical and/or service industry is an asset.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of introduction immediately to the following address: with the reference RH2018-021. Competitive compensation will be offered to the candidate who meets the selection criteria.


Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. The use of the masculine is only intended to lighten the text. We are an equal opportunity employer.



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