H/F - Head of Accounting
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Born in 2016 from the merger of Groupe PSA and the TravelCar startup, Free2move was created to simplify and guarantee mobility for everyone.
Today, thanks to our agile and conquering state of mind, we bring together a set of new mobility services to meet the travel needs of our customers.
With Free2move, you can find the closest vehicule and book it for minutes / hours / days in Madrid, rent a car for your stay in Italy, find the nearest charging point for your electric car everywhere in Europe, book a parking space for your weekend in Paris ... all in one click and on the same application !
Free2move is the Nº1 reflex for more than 1 million users, in more than 170 countries across 5 continents, available in 30 languages and 26 currencies. Free2move has 5,000 partners and offers 100k+ vehicles available to rent.
If you want to join a team of passionate, dynamic, motivated, and creative people, in a human-sized, innovative, agile, internationally oriented environment ... join us!
To sustain and support our growth, we are seeking a talented individual to join us as a Head of Accounting. The successful candidate will be autonomous and proactive, comfortable in a dynamic and changing/challenging environment.
You will have a direct report to the group's CAO based in Berlin.
Your main missions will be:
In charge of managing and developing the Accounting function, including team build-up, local GAAP & IFRS standards compliance, consolidation, financial statement issuance and accounting reliability etc.
Manage accounting of Free2Move headquarters and all subsidiaries, directly or with local accounting firms - Europe + North America
Oversee all accounting, including ledgers, assets, credit, collections, and accounts and manage invoices process
Oversee internal and external audits, and make recommendations and changes to processes
Manage the relationship with accounting auditors
Year-end and monthly closing processes.
Track records, plan, and file all state and federal taxes, along with internal and external financial reports.
Tax compliance and tax returns: maintains awareness and conformity to all federal, state, local and corporate laws and policies.
Financial reporting: issue quarterly financial reports and other Group required documents. Assemble summary financial statements to interpret a company's current and projected financial position.
Prepare financial statements and reports to help interpret current company financial position.
Management of ledger and financial accounts: audit accounts for errors and corrects any inconsistencies. Monitor the general ledger accounting for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), other industry best practices and company guidelines. Coordinate and help with internal and external audits during financial and operational audits.
Performing bank reconciliations
Oversee payroll and budgeting processes to ensure the flow of operations.
Ability to propose and contribute to the implementation of efficient tools to upgrade the accounting performance
Build strong relationships with various internal and external stakeholders
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Master Degree in Finance or Accounting/ Accounting certification
Around 10 years of professional experience in structuring accounting activities in global fast-growing companies or tech companies would be highly appreciated
Experience in audit company a real plus
Experience in management
Ability to steer, monitor, and be hands-on
Leadership & well-organized
Fluent in English, German would be a plus
Agile & flexible mindset
Eager to face challenges
WHAT WE OFFER
Working at Free2move means integrating a tribe in which excellence and the culture of performance are synonymous with having a good time; but it also means :
- The opportunity to revolutionize mobility with us!
- A great induction process with lots of surprises
- Career evolution
- Latest technological working tools
- Strong cooperation between our different teams
- International projects
- Hybrid mode of work attendance - Home office location mainly in Paris area
Free2move is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or nationality, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
What is Free2move purpose? Simplify the mobility of everyone!
Free2Move is the only global mobility brand that offers a complete and unique ecosystem for its private and professional customers around the world and specifically in Europe and USA. Relying on data and technology, Free2Move puts the customer experience at the heart of the business to reinvent mobility and facilitate the transition to E-mobility. As a real marketplace for mobility, the company offers a range of products and services ranging from car-sharing to short, medium or long-term rental, including the reservation of VTC drivers, parking spaces and charging stations via the app, as well as support solutions towards the energy transition or even fleet management for professionals.
Finally, Free2Move designs, develops, produces and distributes electric mobility products and services ranging from charging infrastructure, monthly subscriptions, battery life cycle management to the integration of Vehicle-to-Grid technology (V2G). Free2Move in figures is: 2 million users, 450,000 rental vehicles, 500,000 parking spaces, 250,000 charging points in Europe, 620,000 business contracts and a presence in 170 countries.
For further information: https://www.free2move.com/
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