Head of Accounting & Tax

Paris, France /
Finance/Legal – Finance /
Full-Time
Sendinblue is the European leader in digital marketing software. We are a complete Sales & Marketing toolbox: email, SMS, Facebook ads, chat, CRM, and more in one single SaaS platform. Our mission is to empower all companies with the tools they need to build stronger customer relationships and grow their business through meaningful interactions.

We have a team of 500 employees representing over 50 nationalities spread across six offices located in Paris, Berlin, Sofia, Delhi, Seattle and Toronto.

Reporting directly to the CFO, you will pilot all the accounting activities built around business accounting and general accounting to which 4 employees are attached. You will supervise the production of financial statements, guarantee the sincerity of the accounts and intervene in internal and external relations.

Manage and contribute to accounting work

    • Supervise the day-to-day accounting work, monthly closing of accounts and production of financial statements, consolidation reporting and tax declarations in compliance with internal procedures
    • Provide assistance and advice to accounting staff in their work
    • Be responsible for the organization and continuity of the activity of the accounting department (in particular general accounting)
    • Check the quality of the audit trail of accounting work and the justification of account balances
    • Ensure the accounting and tax normative watch
    • Master internal procedures, apply them and update them
    • Produce short, medium and long term financing plans
    • Check the adequacy of the accounting tool and its configuration to the needs of the Finance Department

Support accounting staff

    • Supervise accounting staff on a daily basis
    • Define and monitor employee objectives, assess and enhance performance, support skills development and participate in employee career management
    • Support the change, involve employees in its implementation

Management of internal and external relations

    • Be the contact for the Statutory Auditors and internal control (permanent control, internal audit, inspection)
    • Be the contact on accounting matters for other activities of the Finance Department (financial management, IT), and other departments of the company
    • Manage the relationship with the tax administration and tax advisors

Profile

    • 10+ years of experience including experience on a similar position and in accounting firm or big corporation
    • DSCG (higher diploma in accounting and management), a DEC (diploma in accounting expertise), a higher school diploma in business or management, or a CCA master (accounting, control, audit)
    • Knowledge of French accounting standards and IFRS
    • Perfect mastery of taxation
    • Analytical skills, perspective, business orientation and strength of proposal
    • Knowledge of computer accounting tools
    • Excellent team-building and team-management skills - open-mindedness to understand team members’ motivations, hopes and problems, ability to inspire them and develop their skills and responsibilities, while building trustworthy relationships with them
    • Great ability to inspire and coach others, to give constructive feedback, to lead by example and to create an efficient work environment that encourages maximum performance and dedication
    • Autonomy and proactivity, combined with a great ability to give visibility and involve others in key decisions
    • Excellent communication and writing skills in both English & French

Benefits

    • A unique opportunity to join an international and collaborative startup environment in a hyper-growth context
    • We value work-life balance and offer flexible working hours and remote work up to 2 days a week
    • The chance to grow your professional and technical skills, with real room for career progression
    • Meal vouchers - Swile (8,5 € per day)
    • Excellent private health care, of which 70% is covered by the company
    • RTT
    • Bi-annual global company offsite; inter-office trips (when the current sanitary situation permits)
    • 50% Reimbursement of Navigo or bicycle mileage reimbursement 
    • More than 100 activities you can do at work via our partner Yuco
    • Paternity leave/second parent leave: 1 month of fully paid leave
    • English and French classes
    • A modern office in a central location with free fruits, drinks & lots of fun activities

Meet us !

    • Video interview with our HR Team 
    • A first interview with our CFO
    • A second interview with our CEO and CPO (Chief People Officer)
    • A last interview with the team
Sendinblue puts diversity and inclusion at the heart of its values. We examine all applications (including those from people with disabilities) with treatment based on equal skills and applying the principles of non-discrimination.