Head of FP&A

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Ile De France, France (75019)


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 #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 434M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 650 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2021! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, New-York, Prague, Berlin and Tokyo). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

Back Market is now looking for its next Head of Group FP&A. Reporting to the Group CFO, 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 very close coordination with other Finance teams (among which accounting team first) and business teams.


  • Manage the Group monthly financial reporting process
  • Preparation of the monthly financial packages, to be shared with the Executive Committee and the shareholders
  • Continuously improve the reporting process (e.g. fast close, automation, additional analyses)
  • Lead and coordinate the budget and the reforecast process for the Group (planning, data preparation, communication and construction with business teams
  • Monitor the Group financial performance Controlling of Back Market performance through different angles (e.g. geographies, business units, services)
  • Gap analysis vs. budget / reforecasts, and recommendations to the business executives 
  • Contribution to Board presentations
  • Ad-hoc strategic analyses in coordination with the Group CFO and other executives
  • Maintenance and evolution of the analytical accounting structure of Back Market 
  • Invest time and efforts to map and industrialize company processes
  • Lead, grow and develop a very talented FP&A team
  • Implement / Maintain / Connect the right management tools to automate and improve the quality of the financial information (Anaplan, ERP, dashboarding, KPIs)
  • Get involved into the strategic projects of the company (e.g. fundraising)
  • Make sure Finance supports the business and help operations teams make the best decision, at any time

  • You bring at least 8 years of experience in corporate finance, of which meaningful experience in FP&A and in leadership roles.
  • You have an audit background, it is definitely a plus!
  • 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 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 a successful track record partnering with and influencing exec-level stakeholders
  • You are a hands-on person able to dive into accounting, tax & reporting issues
  • You have an unquestionable credibility and integrity
  • You are excellent at solving unstructured problems
  • You have strong and proven people management skills

  • Phone interview with our Talent Acquisition partner, Caroline
  • Business case and interview with Clément, our CFO
  • Interview with Emma our Head of Financial Planning
  • Interview with our Head of Accounting, Céline
  • Interview with Albane, our CPO, and another C-level at Back Market
  • Interview with Thibaud, our CEO
  • #LI-CP1


    - 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: Ile De France, France (75019)