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Junior Accountant
Paris/Full-time

Junior Accountant

Paris/Full-time
JOB TARGET                                                                                
 
Reporting to our Senior Accountant & Controller, our future Junior Accountant will have the rare opportunity to participate in the structuring of the accounting for all Preligens’ current and future entities (including several foreign subsidiaries). He/She will primarily be responsible for ensuring the reliability of the accounting of the group. This position will be based in Paris, France.
 
 
MAIN AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
 
●      Accounting entries (customer billing, supplier invoices, employee expenses, etc.)
●      Support for the construction of accounting process
●      Manage payments and control of expenses incurred
●      Support for the management of accounts receivable
●      Support for tax declarations
●      Support for reportings
 

MAIN ACTIVITIES
 
●      Participate in the internalization of the accounting of the French entity (and, progressively, all subsidiaries)
●      Manage internal bookkepping and refer to the Senior Accountant and Controller
●      Manage the analytical accounting
●      Support the Senior Accountant and Controller in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly group consolidated reportings
●      Help the Senior Accountant and Controller to ensure liaison with our chartered accountants, auditors and any other stakeholders when necessary (banks, CIR/CII, etc.)
●      Support the Senior Accountant & Controller with other tasks when necessary
 
 
INFLUENCE ON RESULTS
 
Must-haves:
 
●        Master 1 or Master 2 in Accounting from Business school or faculty
●        2/3+ years of experience in accounting, preferably with dual experience working in a chartered accounting firm and in a classic company
●        Accuracy and rigor-oriented: you are pugnacious and do not let go when facing difficulties
●        Demonstrate a strong sense of integrity, ethics, dependability and humility
●        Excellent time management and ability to solve problems in a timely manner
●        Challenges the status quo, takes initiative and generates breakthrough ideas: ability to defend your ideas and not being afraid of challenging the Senior Accountant & Controller
●        Excellent communication skills: you are at ease sharing your difficulties, interacting with various people in an organization
●        Advanced computer software skills including Excel and accounting softwares
●        In-depth understanding of bank reconciliation and bookkeeping
●        Fluent in both written and spoken French and English
 
Nice-to-haves:
 
●        Previous successful experience working in a quick growth startup/scale-up environment
●        Technical accounting knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP and/or IFRS
●        Controlling/audit missions
●        Expertise in the Defense & Space and/or Military-Intelligence sectors would be beneficial too