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FP&A Group Reporting Lead

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75018)

About

BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

Back Market is now looking for its next FP&A Group Reporting Lead. Reporting to the Head of Group FP&A, you will be a key player of the Finance team and you will contribute to shape the future of finance at Back Market. You will be working in a very close coordination with other finance teams (among which accounting team first) and business teams.  

YOUR MISSION (IF YOU ACCEPT IT): 🥇

  • Lead and coordinate the Group monthly financial closing / reporting process for all subsidiaries
  • -Work closely with internal and external accounting teams in all subsidiaries to ensure transmission of robust and harmonized monthly financial reporting

    -Actively participate into the preparation of the Group monthly financial packages, to be shared with the Executive Committee and the shareholders

    -Coordinate and continuously improve the monthly reporting processes with subsidiaries (e.g. fast close, automation, additional analyses)

    -Ensure a proper reconciliation between accounting and reporting·      

  • Lead the budget and the reforecast processes for the Group
  • -Planning definition

    -Data preparation

    -Communication & presentation

    -Support to business teams and country managers on the construction 

  • Keep on improving the Group financial performance and be a key business partner to help drive the business
  • -Monitor each country performance in collaboration with the General Managers of each entity

    -Perform gap analysis vs. budget / reforecasts, and recommendations to the business executives

    - Realize ad-hoc strategic analyses in coordination with the company executives

    - Maintain and update the analytical accounting structure of Back Market to make it relevant and efficient·    

  • Invest time and efforts to map and industrialize company/group processes
  • -Contribute to documenting the processes within the FP&A team

    -Work closely with Tax and Accounting teams to implement and improve our Group processes (e.g. management fees agreements, transfer pricing policy etc.)·      

  • Be a strong strategic partner for the openings of new legal entities and Back Market geographical expansion
  • Lead and develop a very talented Group reporting FP&A team (2 persons to manage to date)
  • Take an active part into the development of Back Market and the structuring of the finance team by help implementing / maintaining / connecting the right management tools to automate and improve the quality of the financial information (Anaplan, ERP, dashboarding, KPIs)
  • YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE IF: ⭐

  • You hold a master’s degree in Finance (or equivalent)
  • You bring to the table at least 5 years of experience in corporate finance, of which meaningful experience in FP&A. An audit background is definitely helpful
  • You love to work in a fast-changing environment. Ideally, you already have a strong experience in a start-up / scale-up, and / or in a marketplace environment
  • You are fluent in both French and English
  • You are a reliable team player with a strong sense of accountability and ownership
  • You are highly organized, motivated, analytical, have a sense of urgency and an ability to prioritize tasks
  • You have excellent financial modeling and scenario analysis skills, including the ability to build excel-based decision tools, sensitivity tables (expert user of Microsoft Excel is a must)
  • You have excellent verbal/written communication skills with ability to synthesize recommendations from analysis
  • You are a hands-on person able to dive into accounting, tax & reporting issues
  • You have an unquestionable credibility and integrity
  • You have strong and proven management skills
  • RECRUITMENT PROCESS: 📅

  • Phone interview with Elodie, our Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Interview with Alice, our FP&A Group Reporting Lead
  • Business case and interview with Suzanne, our Head of FP&A
  • Interview with Céline, our Head of Accounting
  • Interview with Clément, our CFO
  • Interview with Thibaud, our CEO
  • WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN US ? ✌🏼

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75018)
    • Experience: > 5 years