Financial Controller

Our client, a leading innovator in Information Systems for managing scientific laboratories, is seeking a Financial Controller EMEA, reporting to the FD in the US and GM France. This role suits candidates with significant experience in Financial Control on European markets. You should have a strategic mind-set but also be comfortable rolling sleeves up for every day tasks.



• Responsible for all EMEA accounting / finance functions (basic transaction processing activities supported by shared accounting resources based in Paris and the US)

• Lead role/responsibilities in planned expansion of operations into European continent and establishment of appropriate accounting systems/infrastructure

• Coordinate accounting / finance activities with EMEA, US and India operations

• Coordinate development of the annual operating plan

• Financial and statutory reporting

• Operational and variance analysis

• Liaison with other functional departments (e.g., sales, professional services)

• System / process re-engineering

• Cash flow management

• Coordinate with outside audit statutory firm

• Member of EMEA management team

• Some travel required


Profile required:

• Accounting qualifications

• Significant experience in private and/or public accounting

• Fluent in French and  English,

• Software industry experience preferred

• Familiarity with statutory reporting requirements

• Proficiency with SAP or comparable enterprise accounting software required

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

• Experience in working establishing new operations desirable

• Demonstrated ability to work in a global team environment

• Ability to coordinate multiple demands in a fast-paced environment


Salary: approx. 70-95K€, dependent on experience


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Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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.