Permanent position – Financial Controller France (M/F) – Retail Ref. 22.068

Dear member,

Are you ready to join a great growing Group with strong ambitions and values? If so, this is the opportunity for you!
Our client is strengthening its current financial organisation and has entrusted us with an exclusive search for its future Financial Controller France (M/F).
We are currently looking for a new Financial Controller to join our client’s team. You will be a real business partner to the operational staff and will be able to contribute to the realisation of this vast company project based on growth and rapid national coverage.
If you are willing to be part of this vast project over the long term, then there is no time to lose: get your CVs ready and apply!

☑️ The Company
Internationally renowned group
Significant growth in its sector
Numerous plans to open new shops to complete its territorial coverage
Staff in thousands and turnover in billions
A company with strong values: flexibility, respect, teamwork, optimisation of customer value, pioneering spirit
Joining this company is not only to occupy a position but to participate in a vast business project

☑️ The position to be filled
Financial Controller – France
You will report directly to the country’s Finance Director from the France headquarters, based in the Paris region. You will work directly with the Group’s Shared Services Centre (SSC). You will be the direct correspondent for all accounting, tax and applicable standards.

You will be responsible for the following tasks
– Supervise the accounting and financial analysis of all activities
– To be the guarantor of compliance with French-Gap standards and the transition to IFRS standards
– Participate in the development of financial performance
– Support the Finance Department and General Management through your analyses and recommendations.

Your scope of activities includes, but is not limited to
– Coordination of monthly closings
– Supervision of tax returns (CFE, CVAE and others) with the support of a tax advisor
– Reconciliation of company accounts between local and Group standards
– Preparation of reporting and performance analysis: P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
– Managing relationships with external auditors, tax advisors and tax authorities

You will be in a true “Business Partner” relationship within the company and actively participate, through your initiatives and actions, in the realisation of the company’s project.

🏢 Permanent position: based in the Paris region
✈️ Mobility: in France according to needs, partial telecommuting possible
🚩 Starting date: from September 2022, ASAP if short notice is given
Progressive position: numerous opportunities within the Group, in France and/or internationally depending on the profile

☑️ Your profile
Education & know-how
University / Business School / Accounting / Auditing / Management / Economics degree.
Ideally a holder of the DSCG – DESCF or equivalent
Knowledge of IFRS standards and mastery of Excel
Able to work in a team environment with a high degree of autonomy.
Experience of at least 5 years in an equivalent position, preferably in Retail within an international Group
Your experience in an audit and/or accounting firm is a plus
Fluent English

Personal skills
Willingness to work for the long term, in an ambitious and developing Group
Autonomous, rigorous with a pragmatic approach
You are able to take initiative and are a force for proposal in your fields
Ability to communicate and convince your contacts

🎯 Available quickly
This search is Exclusive & Confidential for our client.

🦸 🦸 Your profile “FIT” with this opportunity?
Send your application by email to with the reference 22.068