Global General Ledger Manager

Our client, a well-reputed international organisation, is looking for an Global General Ledger Manager, based in Fontainebleau. You will work in a truly multi-cultural capacity so an excellent command of French and English is imperative for the role.

Job purpose

With the support of a small team of 3 skilled professionals, the global General Ledger Manager ensures timely and accurate bookkeeping, closing, audit of 12 legal entities in 4 different countries.

You will be responsible for the quality and accuracy of General Ledger data and will establish the IFRS combined accounts (total revenues €245m).

 

Main accountabilities

  • Manage the General Ledger team
  • Ensure timely booking of General Ledger entries such as payroll, intragroup transactions, allocation of grants and scholarships, misc. receipts, borrowings and banks, investment portfolios, long-term provisions
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, half-year and annual closing,
  • In charge of the fixed assets management
  • Ensure full compliance with local tax regulations, including timely submission and payment of all taxes
  • In charge of financial statements for  French and European Entities
  • Implement new accounting standards (annual changes in IFRS) and changes in tax regulations
  • Liaise with accounting firms, tax authorities and auditors

 

PROFILE REQUIRED:

 

Work experience

  • Significant general ledger accounting experience either in an audit / accounting firm or in an international company
  • Previous management experience

Competencies

  • Proficient in French GAAPs and French taxation rules
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Good understanding of international taxation rules (VAT/GST, withholding tax, permanent establishment, transfer pricing)
  • Proficiency in IFRS and consolidated accounts would be a plus
  • Awareness of multiculturalism, through his/her professional or personal history

Education

  • Higher education degree (engineering, business or international equivalent, Bac+4, Master)
  • French higher degree in accountancy (MSTCF, DSCG) or international equivalent (CPA…)

 

Salary: 65-75K€ (80K€ MAX)

 

Please send your CV to m.collins@eurolondon.fr

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates must have valid working papers for France.

 

Consultant

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Megan Collins

Equipe : Paris

Spécialisée en : Recrutement de profils internationaux pour le marché français.

Consultante à Euro London depuis : 1999

A propos de moi :  Megan a ouvert le bureau français d’Euro London à Paris en 2001 puis en a pris la direction jusqu’en 2005. Elle a ensuite travaillé en interne pour le cabinet d’avocats Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer où elle s’est spécialisée en recrutement d’avocats, commerciaux et professionnels du marketing. Revenue au cabinet Euro London en 2011, elle s’est concentrée sur les postes internationaux pour le marché français. Megan est bilingue Français/Anglais.

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