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Country Financial Controller

€ €70000 - €85000 + Bonus + Benefits

Job Description

Board And Senior, Finance & Accounting

€ €70000 - €85000 + Bonus + Benefits

Location: Europe (EU), France

Country Financial Controller


"Key leadership and transformation role for experience Financial Controller to join the French sales & distribution division of a global multinational."


Salary €70-85000 Bonus & Benefits including Relocation Assistance or Accommodation Allowance


Location: Normandy (Hybrid)



Are you a forward-thinking and operationally adept Financial Controller or General Manager Finance with a background supporting commercial and industrial sales and distribution? Do you have experience working in a multinational/matrix structure? Will you be unafraid to steer the financial helm of a recently acquired French business? Martin Veasey Talent Solutions is partnering with a leading name in the wholesale sector, seeking an astute and experienced Country Financial Controller to mastermind our client's financial and operational strategy in France.


The Role:


This pivotal role demands a blend of financial acumen and operational leadership, with an 80% focus on spearheading financial initiatives. You will be the financial voice and operational eyes for the UK headquarters, ensuring seamless cash flow management, auditing, and internal controls across the French territory. You will report to the European MD and European CFO.


Engaging with regulatory environments, such as Sarbanes Oxley, is essential. Experience of ERP systems such as SAP e.g. SAP 4HANA or FI/CO would be very advantageous.


As a strong financial leader, and country controller you will possess the strategy and vision to engage and inspire the French team, enabling you to create a cohesive company culture across all divisions, driving operations, customer service, and sales teams towards unified success.


About You:


You will be degree educated in business administration, accounting or (financial) controlling and an experienced Financial Controller/Finance leader and strategic business partner. You will have relevant finance management experience gained within a European/global matrix. This should include extensive IFRS and French GAAP experience gained within a SAP environment.


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Our client envisages you will be a French national with excellent English language skills. You'll be a confident presenter, as part of your role will be to deliver financial reports to the European head office senior team. Initially, you'll need to be based on the French site full-time, as you lead and embed transformational change, but the role can eventually become hybrid with three-four days on site and one-two days working from home.

The right candidate will have the opportunity to influence change and performance substantially. If you're poised for a significant leap in your career trajectory on an international stage, we encourage you to apply.


In return, our client offers a stimulating role with a salary range of €70,000 - €85,000, alongside comprehensive social benefits reflective of French employment law.


In addition to the salary, our client is also offering a bonus, and hybrid working - our client will assist with accommodation allowance for the days when you are on site or alternatively our client will assist with your relocation to the region if you currently live outside the commuting zone.


This role is offered on a permanent contract basis; however, the client will also consider experienced candidates interested in a long-term fixed term contract.


Join us in sculpting our client's financial and operational future in France. Send your CV, quoting LX 2018604 to embark on this rewarding journey. Applications remain strictly confidential.


Elevate your career. Shape our client's success. Apply today.



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