EMEA: Senior General Accountant

Algolia

Paris, FR / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website: algolia.com
  • Company Address: 301 Howard Street, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Algolia

Our mission is to enable every developer and product team to build consumer-grade search for their users that is easy to implement, engaging, and high-performing. With Algolia, consumers are able to easily find and discover what they want across web, mobile, and voice.

Job Description

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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ABOUT US:

Millions of developers around the world use Algolia to unleash the power of search across their digital properties. They use Algolia because we are API-first. We unlock incredible flexibility. We build blazing fast speed into our APIs. We do this because we know developers want to build cool things and innovate. Under Armour, Lacoste, Birchbox, Stripe, Slack, Medium, Zendesk and 10,000+ other companies use Algolia to build not just great search, but search that converts at higher rates because of the relevancy. We help their customers find the right goods, offers, and content really quickly. So quickly, in fact, that they don’t go anywhere else. Algolia helps businesses build and optimize the search and discovery experience resulting in significantly enhanced online engagement, increased conversion rates and enriched lifetime value that generates profitable growth. Today, Algolia powers 1.5 Trillion searches a year – that’s 4 times more than Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Baidu and Yandex combined. Our amazing technology is used by one in eight online users.

Founded in 2012, we're backed by $184M in funding from Accel Partners, Alven, DAG Ventures, Founders Circle, Owl Rock Capital, Point Nine Capital, SaaStr Fund, Salesforce Ventures, Storm Ventures and World Innovation Lab. The team is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris, London, Tokyo, New York, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.algolia.com.

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

We’re looking for talented, passionate people to build the world’s best search & discovery technology. As an ownership-driven company, we seek team members who thrive within an environment based on autonomy and diversity. We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace. We care about each other and the world around us, and embrace talented people regardless of their race, age, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, color, veteran status, disability and socioeconomic background.

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