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Head of Accounting M/F

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Where your skills ignite opportunities & you will elevate your skills in a stretching, rewarding, and meaningful environment. At Eutelsat Group, we’re united by inclusion and diversity, striving for gender balance and social responsibility, on Earth and in Space.


Who You Are: 

You are the Head of Accounting for the Financial Department, you will be responsible of all the accounting operations on the French perimeter.


What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee the accounting operations of French entities (80% of the Group activity)
  • Ensure all financial transactions are properly recorded and reported in a timely fashion
  • Expertise on accounting impacts of complex operations or contracts
  • Ensure the production of monthly, half yearly and yearly accounts of the French entities in IFRS and French GAAPs
  • Manage the relationship with external auditors especially for French entities in IFRS and local GAAPs.
  • Ensure the proper level of internal control is in place in accounting tasks
  • Ensure suppliers invoices are paid as per legal and contractual deadlines
  • Ensure customer billing is issued as per contractual agreements
  • Prepare expected cash flows for forecast and budget campaigns
  • Steer IT projects related to accounting tools in coordination with IT teams. Ensures proper development are planned and delivered timely and as per business needs.
  • Maintain and update when necessary the accounting procedures and policies
  • Anticipate the accounting impacts linked with the development of news businesses or new processes and ensure proper implementation.


What it Takes: 

  • 10+ years of experience in accounting in an international environment
  • Master degree in finance / accounting / economics
  • Good knowledge of IFRS, French GAAPs and French tax.
  • Leadership, good management skills, strong ability to organize teams and processes
  • Team spirit, demonstrate emotional intelligence
  • Can do attitude -- positive and collaboration mindset responsibilities
  • IT systems oriented. Knowledge of SAP4 Hana is key, Sales Force and/or One Stream are a plus.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills working with multiple peer groups and levels of management
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Project management skills
  • Resilient and ability to manage multi-tasks, solution oriented, good delivery.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ethics and lead-by-example behavior


Where You’ll Be: Issy-Les-Moulineaux (France)


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Issy-Les-Moulineaux, FR

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