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Downtown Montreal
Public & Governmental Sector | Accounting | #3920
Permanent | French
Differentiating elements
  • Autonomy & Latitude
  • Flexibility & Quality of Life
  • Growing Environment
  • Key Role with High Added Value
  • Mission with Constructive Impact
  • Stable Environment
  • Structured Environment

About the employer

Would you like to get involved in a dynamic cultural environment, while remaining rooted in the federal sector? You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with passionate professionals, all committed to creating cultural projects from diverse horizons. Cultural initiatives imbued with narrative innovation not only enrich the cultural landscape, but also promote diversity and inclusion on a national and international scale. Working in this field will enable you to contribute to initiatives that have a significant impact on Canadian society and federal policy.

Benefits: Highly visible role and member of the Executive Committee - Highly organized environment undergoing major transformation - New, bright offices - Defined benefit plan - Flexible working hours - Excellent, above-market conditions - Very good quality of life for the level of position - 5 weeks' vacation and other allowances.

Your responsibilities in a few words!

As a member of the Executive Committee, you play an essential role in the overall management of the entity. You will contribute to the development of strategic plans and the definition of vision, strategies and objectives, taking into account the Commissioner’s orientations and departmental priorities. You will also represent the entity before government bodies to defend its interests within the federal government. Contribute to the development of strategic objectives – Lead the annual strategic planning process – Define and implement the vision and strategies for the areas under his/her responsibility – Establish productive business relationships with the various internal stakeholders – Ensure the development and maintenance of an effective management structure – Identify and develop beneficial partnerships – Develop the overall financial plan and ensure the integrity of financial data – Proactively manage financial and material resources – Supervise budgets and justify variances as required – Direct the activities of the areas under his/her responsibility, including financial operations and purchasing – Manage human resources in accordance with organizational policies – Participate in establishing performance indicators and dashboards – Approve non-routine transactions and ensure regulatory compliance – Maximize business results by managing priorities and supporting strategic projects – Define and implement business continuity plans and emergency management programs – Evaluate individual and sector performance, and develop talent.

Your assets for this position!

Hold the CPA designation

At least 15 years' experience in team management and strategic consulting roles

Demonstrated experience in financial management, ideally in the federal and/or cultural public sector

Proven ability to manage complex and diversified projects, with analytical and strategic skills

Significant experience in creating processes and controls to achieve objectives, manage risks and use resources effectively

Ability to influence and create strategic vision, with political and entrepreneurial flair

Collaborative spirit and ability to connect with diverse communities and individuals

Strong analytical and conceptual ability to solve complex problems

Integrity and ability to work in a demanding ethical environment

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both official languages

Summary

An ideal opportunity for someone with transformative, inspiring and innovative leadership, combined with strong analytical and strategic expertise. The ability to influence positively, to think strategically and to see the big picture is essential. This opportunity would be perfect for someone who takes a cautious, considered approach to minimizing risk while seizing growth opportunities. It’s also crucial to be able to drive change in a mobilizing way, and to challenge the status quo with tact and diplomacy. If you would like to be part of this wonderful team and contribute to the organization’s great heritage, contact us today!

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