At Algolia, we are passionate about helping developers & product teams connect their users with what matters most in milliseconds!
We’re looking for a dynamic Senior General Accountant for Paris office. To support business growth and expansion, it is important for Algolia to reinforce the Finance team to build up a strong financial basis. If you want to join a fast-growing tech start up, exponentially develop your skills, boost your career by working in an international company and team and have a great career opportunity in Accounting, this job is made for you.
Your position can evolve along with the Accounting and Finance team’s growth.

RESPONSABILITIES:

      • Perform monthly reconciliations (bank; P&L and balance sheet)
      • Ensure reconciliation documentation is clear and up to date
      • Manage monthly closing and improving monthly closing process
      • Participate in improving internal processes
      • Review and analysis of payroll
      • Manage bridge analysis between US GAAP and French GAAP for statutory compliance
      • Work closely with our consolidation team and FP&A team on tracking purchasing and spend against budgets
      • Follow up on tax subjects
      • Follow up on assets
      • Perform AR related tasks: billing and customer support
      • Perform ad-hoc tasks as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:

      • Degree in Accounting, Finance
      • 7 years minimum of experience in General Accounting in French GAAP
      • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures (closing process)
      • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages (ERP)
      • Preferred experience in an accounting firm
      • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
      • Strong analysis capabilities
      • Autonomy, Proactivity, Ability to work in a scalable environment
      • Good learning capacity, strong adaptability
      • Enthusiasm, perseverance, attentiveness to details, teamwork
      • French: fluent
      • English: professional proficiency

NICE TO HAVE:

      • Experience in a small accounting team
      • Experience with Netsuite
      • Experience in an international environment
      • US GAAP knowledge
      • Willing to grow in a start-up environment

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN LIVE OUR VALUES:

      • GRIT – Problem-solving and perseverance capability in an ever-changing and growing environment
      • TRUST – Willingness to trust our co-workers and to take ownership
      • CANDOR – Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
      • CARE – Genuine care about other team members, our clients and the decisions we make in the company
      • HUMILITY- Aptitude for learning from others, putting ego aside

BENEFITS:

      • Private Medical Insurance
      • Life and Disability Insurance
      • Business Travel Insurance
      • Relocation support
      • Flexible work hours and unlimited time off

PERKS:

      • Competitive pay and equity;
      • Your choice of computer, phone, keyboard, you name it;
      • Everything you need to be efficient;
      • Coaching and sponsorship to participate and speak at leading industry conferences;
      • Ongoing professional education opportunities through internal & external workshops, including public speaking, language learning (English/French);
      • Fun: we spend time together — team building, socializing and making tools that encourage getting to know teammates across offices and continents;
      • Charitable contribution matching;
      • Unique referral rewards program: refer a candidate, and we’ll donate to your charity of choice;
      • $1000 Remote work Stipend.

 

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