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Group Financial Controller

EF - ACQB-8850175
Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
10 June, 2021

Job Description

For our client, a highly regarded manufacturing business based in central Paris, we are looking for a Group Financial Controller to report directly to the CFO.

Group Financial Controller – Paris

This company has a high level of retention and has a proven track record of promoting/transferring employees internally to further their personal and professional development.

A true business partnering role, this is an ideal opportunity for someone who thrives when working in global, multi-cultural, and multi-functional teams across varying levels of seniority.


Main tasks of the Group Financial Controller:


  • Take responsibility for and ensure maintenance of group financial standards across 8 manufacturing plants globally.
  • Support the local Business Controllers to achieve their professional goals.
  • Oversight of statutory financial statements (French GAAP), production of consolidated financial statements (IFRS).
  • Analysis of financial performance to support strategic decision-making.
  • Future planning activities; budgeting, forecasting (inc. monthly reforecasting).
  • Maintaining an awareness of group expansion opportunities.
  • Continuous improvement projects – KPI process review, systems and process improvements.
  • Ad-hoc projects, such as supporting Commercial teams with client pitches from a financial perspective.


Required for the role:


  • Fluency in English, French an advantage.
  • Ability to travel 20%.
  • Experience of having worked within a manufacturing/production site.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to liaise with Finance and non-Finance teams, strategic and operational levels.
  • Analytical personality; attention to detail and accuracy.
  • High level of business acumen, commercial mindset.
  • Adaptable, can-do attitude.
  • Strong systems affinity (MS Office, BI tools)


If you are interested in this Group Financial Controller role, please apply below, or contact Emma Feneley: / +41 41 508 7007.