It's already back to school ... and the time has come to talk about professional future, development, new challenges and especially to seize new opportunities.

Here is an exciting one for our client, a fast-growing player in the French retail sector.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and motivated individual to join our client.

If you are motivated to join this fantastic human adventure, within a multicultural and international Group, no time to lose: get your Resume ready and apply!

☑️ The Company
International player in the retail sector

Growing company with many openings in progress

Deployment of a distribution network throughout France

Culture of growth and transformation

A retail start-up spirit

A company with a mission and strong values

Turnover in excess of €1 billion in France

Several thousand employees, constantly growing

☑️ The position to be filled

Group Accounting & Finance Manager - M/W

You will be a key member of the Finance Department and will contribute to the development of the company's performance through your actions. You will be responsible for the management of internal and external relations and for the improvement of processes. You will also be responsible for the management of internal and external relations and for the improvement of processes.

Your main accounting and tax missions :

  • Coordinate the monthly closing processes
  • Ensure the relationship with the Group's Shared Service Center (SSC) based in Europe
  • Present quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial statements
  • Manage the conversion of French Gaap accounts to IFRS
  • Supervise the preparation of French tax returns (VAT, CVAE, CFE, etc.) with the help of a specialised consultant
  • Ensure compliance with the company's accounting and tax obligations in France

Your main contacts

  • Internally: the company's CFO, the Management Controllers, the Group's CSP and, as required, the General Management, the Operations Department and the Store Managers
  • Externally: statutory auditors, tax authorities, suppliers and other service providers

Your contributions to process improvement

  • You implement and develop internal controls
  • You participate in risk management to protect the company's assets

You are a true Business Partner of the Management

  • As the CFO's right-hand man, you will carry out and present performance analyses (balance sheet, results, financial flows)
  • You participate in discussions with the General Management to propose any improvements in the management and development dynamics of the company

🏢 Permanent position: based in Paris

✈️ Mobility: occasional, limited to France

Teleworking according to company agreements at Group level

🚩 Start date: during September 2022

Or ASAP if short notice to be given

Career opportunities: eventually within the Group

Positions in Finance or other functions, France & international depending on profile

 Your profile

  • Education & skills
  • Higher education in Accounting & Finance, DSCG - DECF or DEC level or equivalent. Minimum 5 years of higher education for this position
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an equivalent position in the Retail, Distribution and/or Franchisee Networks sector
  • Experience in an (international) audit firm at the beginning of your career, a real plus
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Fluent Excel in intensive use
  • Knowledge of SAP / Hyperion / Blackline is a plus


  • Rigorous, pragmatic, autonomous
  • You know how to take initiative and be a force of proposal
  • Open-minded with a desire to develop in a growing company



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