Director – Corporate Development

City(s): Montreal, QC


Published: January 24, 2022
Type: Full time
Position to fulfill: 1


Principal tasks :

  1. Corporate development
  • Take charge of Corporate Development, reporting initiatives and ensures compliance at all times;
  • Assist the Vice-President of Retail in the preliminary analysis and in the financial modeling of acquisition targets;
  • Keep records of discussions and analyses in various meetings;
  • Analyze financial and market data;
  • Produce Executive summaries for potential acquisitions.
  • Assist the Vice-President of Retail in negotiating preliminary offers for acquisition targets and contribute to the development of Letters of Intent and/or Indication of Interest for acquisition projects;
    • Negotiate and review legal documentation relating to financing and acquisition;
    • Monitor acquisition goals and share updates with the Executive and Finance teams.
  1. Due Diligence
  • Coordinate or perform the financial and accounting Due Diligence of targets;
  • Evaluate the level of profitability of acquisition projects;
    • Evaluate the IRR for the Shareholders;
    • Perform budgetary analysis on a post-acquisition basis;
    • Build synergy analysis on a post-acquisition basis.
  • Lead the Due Diligence reporting needs and project plans for the board of directors;
  • Participate in the financing process.


Secondary tasks :

  1. Support the integration process of Retail systems and ensure a strong alignment with investment rationals:
  • Lead the integration process with the support of Subject Matter Experts;
  • Participate in the implementation plan;
  • Identify the challenges to be addressed into day-to day business operations.
  1. Collaborate with senior management to review and define the Retail integration playbook;
  2. Work closely with other members of the Finance and Accounting departments to carry out the development plans.

Administrative tasks :

  1. Monitor reporting and provide pro-active feedback to the support teams;
  2. Coordinate various corporate planning and strategic initiative meetings.



  • Experience: 7-10 years of experience in Finance, Accounting and/or Corporate Development.Proficiency in financial modelling and business cases.
  • Education: CPA. CPA, CA and CFA accreditations will be considered as an advantage.
  • IT applications and equipment: Proficiency with Ms Office, advanced Microsoft Excel skills, Outlook, Power BI.
  • Thoroughness: You are professional and meticulous and pay attention to detail, ensuring the quality and accuracy of the information provided at all times;
  • Business acumen: You know how to quickly understand the essence of a company and seize the opportunities that emerge from your analyses. Your business acumen allows you to make recommendations that are aligned with the company's objectives and strategies;
  • Ability to develop and effectively communicate views on strategic and financial issues;
  • Positive attitude ;
  • Strong organizational skills ;
  • Superior communication and mentoring skills ;
  • Proven; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task ;
  • Analytical mindset and ability to evaluate and modify processes to improve performance;

Working environment: Ability to periodically travel for work


  • Quebec company of national scope;
  • Opportunity for growth in an expanding company;
  • Work environment stimulated by innovation;
  • Full range of social benefits*;
  • Group RRSP*;
  • Flexible hours and teleworking (depending on the position);
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Sick days*.

*Some conditions apply.

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