VP of Finance (Paris)
VP of Finance
My client is a growing technology start-up in the Paris area. Currently 50 employees, they will be growing significantly next year and looking for a new VP of Finance who will also take responsibility for Corporate Affairs and Strategic operations. Prior start-up experience in a technology-led B2B business is highly advantageous. You will be part of the management team reporting to the board/CEO but this is initially an individual contributor role.
Candidates interested in this role should have
-7+ years experience in managerial accounting and financial management
-Proven background within a start-up and/or rapidly growing organisation
-Knowledge of B2B industries, ideally in a hi-technology environment (hardware and software)
-Recent dealings managing finance operations from inception up to large annual revenues
-MSc degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or similar. CPA/CMA also preferred
Your key responsibilities will be forecasting, budgeting and analysis and directing all aspects of the accounting systems and policies. In addition you will co-ordinate all relationships with lending/financial institutions, manage the cash-flow and tax planning & compliance. You will also manage HR, lead purchasing and sales processes and also assist in managing legal issues. This is a growing start-up and hence you will need to prepared to get involved in various aspects of the business.