Financial Controller

France (FR)
€ 70000 - € 95000
18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a leading innovator in Information Systems for managing scientific laboratories, is seeking a Financial Controller EMEA, reporting to the FD in the US and GM France. This role suits candidates with significant experience in Financial Control on European markets. You should have a strategic mind-set but also be comfortable rolling sleeves up for every day tasks.



• Responsible for all EMEA accounting / finance functions (basic transaction processing activities supported by shared accounting resources based in Paris and the US)

• Lead role/responsibilities in planned expansion of operations into European continent and establishment of appropriate accounting systems/infrastructure

• Coordinate accounting / finance activities with EMEA, US and India operations

• Coordinate development of the annual operating plan

• Financial and statutory reporting

• Operational and variance analysis

• Liaison with other functional departments (e.g., sales, professional services)

• System / process re-engineering

• Cash flow management

• Coordinate with outside audit statutory firm

• Member of EMEA management team

• Some travel required


Profile required:

• Accounting qualifications

• Significant experience in private and/or public accounting

• Fluent in French and  English,

• Software industry experience preferred

• Familiarity with statutory reporting requirements

• Proficiency with SAP or comparable enterprise accounting software required

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

• Experience in working establishing new operations desirable

• Demonstrated ability to work in a global team environment

• Ability to coordinate multiple demands in a fast-paced environment


Salary: approx. 70-95K€, dependent on experience

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