Senior Finance Corporate Development Manager

Paris
Corporate & Middle Office – Corporate Development /
Full-time /
Hybrid
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.

Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!

Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people

Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Discover the steps we took to create a discrimination-free hiring process.

Join our team at Qonto as a Corporate Development Associate and seize an unparalleled opportunity to be at the heart of our rapid expansion and transformation. 
You’ll play a pivotal role in our fast-paced environment, directly influencing our future through high-impact projects such as M&A, fundraising, and investor relations. This role comes from the recent strategic structuring of our Finance team, marking a new chapter of our growth.

You'll be working within the Corporate Development division, under the leadership of Séverin, with Baptiste as your direct manager. Together, in this newly formed, high-impact team, you'll collaborate with the Finance teams, but also our Legal, Strategy, and Growth departments. 
This is your chance to contribute significantly to shaping Qonto’s future.


👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Corporate Development Associate at Qonto, you will

Prepare strategic presentations, financial reporting, and investment memos to steer decision-making
• Financial reporting to the management and board of investors, ensuring transparent communication;
• Detailed investor presentations that articulate the company’s business, operations, strategy, and results

Play an active part in the company's corporate development projects, such as mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, and special projects
• Evaluate and analyze acquisition or merger opportunities by producing complex financial models and incorporating in-depth financial analyses to assess viability and value creation potential for Qonto;
• Coordinate and conduct financial due diligence (including Q&A process), perform ad hoc financial analysis, including detailed performance modeling;
• Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders and advisors
• Participate in structuring transactions, negotiating financial terms, and managing the financial aspects of deals (including sourcing and securing appropriate financing);

Participate in business plan updates, drawing potential financial impacts from scenarios and sensibility analysis


🤔 What you can expect

• To be exposed to strategic financial and corporate topics (M&A, investors reporting)
• To contribute to the development of the Corporate Development function in one of the most promising European scale-ups / fintech
• To provide operational support to Corporate Development teams to ensure the success and efficient delivery of CorpDev initiatives
• To work in a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on quality (click here to know more)


🤝 About your future manager

Your manager will be Baptiste, who is our Lead Corporate Development.

• His path? He has worked 5 years in TS and Capital Market advisory and is now leading the Finance Corporate Development team, and is looking for the next gem
• What he can bring to the team? Baptiste brings to the table a wide range of expertise. He recently worked on a company-wide new business model assessment, participated in our latest acquisition post-merger financial integration, and was in charge of investor reporting. He has contributed to enhancing robustness and automation for multiple financial processes.


🏅About You

• Experience: You have 3+ years of experience working in Transaction Services, M&A, FP&A, or controlling; ideally with previous experience working with fintech or SaaS model companies
• Communication: You have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas clearly and in a structured way
• Mastery: You are analytical, fully proficient in Excel, and strong strategic thinking. You know how to use data to build powerful insights and strategies
• Languages: You are fluent in English and another European language (French, German, Italian, or Spanish) is a definite plus

At Qonto, we believe in the power of a diverse team. Don't check every box? Apply anyway! You might be the unique piece we need.
🎁 Perks

A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.

- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.

💪 Our hiring process:

- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like

We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞


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