The Team: The EMEA Enterprise Controller team is responsible for the month end close, management & statutory reporting and internal controls across the region. The team values collaboration across various corporate functions, in delivering to our internal & external stakeholders, and a strong team ethic. The role reports to the French Controller embedded in an international team.
The Impact: The role will be responsible for all financial duties for some French entities and any other countries that are deemed appropriate. We are looking for a candidate who is a problem solver with an analytical mindset who is comfortable with taking on responsibility to ensure compliance with local statutory requirements. The candidate will play a key role in providing support for all Controllership matters.
Analysis/interrogation of key balance sheet & P&L accounts, with preparation and posting of any associated journals
Preparation of financial statements for legal entities in accordance with US and local GAAP
Responsibility for month end processes, including the preparation & posting of journals along with preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations
Liaising and interacting with external auditors pursuant to the timely completion of statutory audits carried out on legal entities
Assistance with preparation of tax returns and associated accounting workflows, including processing of payment and balance sheet reconciliation of related accounts
Preparation of VAT returns and associated accounting workflows, including processing of payment and balance sheet reconciliation of related accounts
Responsibility for Accounts Payable and local contact for T&E questions and compliance
Support to payroll department and posting of payroll transactions / review of automated feeds
Assistance with Legal Entity Rationalization
What We're Looking For:
Key qualifications of the job:
DCG / DSCG / or equivalent
Strong technical accounting skills/knowledge of French GAAP / IFRS and US GAAP
Ability to prepare financial statements and lead local audits
Minimum 5 years' experience in Financial Reporting or Accounting
Good understanding of VAT and general tax accounting
Experience with financial statement reporting obligations, including an understanding of French GAAP and local requirements and internal controls
Fluency in French and English
Key soft skills required:
Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Well organized and able to prioritize conflicting deadlines
Real team player with innate desire to contribute to change
Attention to detail
Delivers excellence with agility and rigor
A strong desire to exceed expectations
Please include your English and French cv when applying.
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.
Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.
Grade/Level ( relevant for internal applicants only ): GL 10
The Location: 40 rue de courcelles 75008 Paris, France
About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape. -----------------------------------------------------------
Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:" EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com "and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person."
US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf" describes discrimination protections under federal law. -----------------------------------------------------------
20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)
Job ID: 294674 Posted On: 2023-12-01 Location: Paris, France