Iron Mountain Directeur Comptable (France) in Paris, France
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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Directeur Comptable to join Iron Mountain in France.
About the opportunity...
In this role you will be responsible for the Financial Control environment within all Iron Mountain in France including the overseeing of accounting and internal control activities across the country. This role will be responsible for the accurate monthly accounting in local systems and group reporting. The role requires the ability to understand and apply specific business knowledge in an effort to anticipate potential problems and force timely resolutions. As there is frequent interaction with key stakeholders, strong presentation and communication skills are essential.
What you will do (key accountabilities)...
Responsible for the coordination, preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting packs for the country entities
Manage and track preparation of Statutory Accounts and tax returns for all Country entities. Target is for all to be completed on time. Support external auditors for US GAAP audit purposes.
Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external key stakeholders.
Maintain the accountability to the Country finance director / Business Partner. Perform risk analysis, review, and providing recommendations for business process changes necessary to address risks of financial misstatement. Working with management, operations and accounting teams on implementing the changes.
Provide support to investigate and resolve accounting issues for all Country entities
Accountable for ensuring compliance with IM group accounting policies, US GAAP and SOX. Collaborating with and supporting cluster finance director in ensuring ongoing risk-based monitoring, design, and implementation of effective internal controls for the Cluster locations including those in scope for the SOX. Responsible for country approval and cluster certification of SOX (or SOX-Lite) controls for Country entities with a goal of maintaining the same effectiveness, not lower than the average of EMEA countries.
Manage a team geographically distributed across the Country entities for all aspects of their performance management.
Ensure finance systems optimisation and continuous improvement. Proactively contribute to the development and implementation of the Finance Systems strategy within the framework of the IM global financial systems strategy.
Implement and lead r egular balance sheet reviews for all Country entities (regularity of review dependent on importance of country and size of previous accounting issues) and have a special focus on reviewing of high risk balance sheet account reconciliations
Accounting support of M&A activities, due diligence and post-acquisition integration projects relating to financial reporting aspects, lead the set-up of reporting for newly acquired entities.
Drive and support the effective operation of accounting shared services. Identify any issues and manage resolution. Provide support in any additional transition to the outsourcing companies, or system implementation
Monitoring P2P activities in the country, perform root cause analysis, run continuous improvement projects (working with Finance SSC P2P Lead and Regional SME)
Revenue recognition: monitoring for risk around significant new or complex arrangements, work closely working with global SME
Responsible for the production of the monthly disclosure report for country entities.
Participate in ad-hoc projects.
Country accounting team
Country Business partners
IM Global and EMEA Controllership
Group Internal Audit
What you will bring...
Qualifications: Chartered Accountant (CA, ACCA, CPA or local equivalent)
Experience of Managing a General Ledger close for a large multinational corporation
Excellent understanding of French GAAP
Exposure to SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley)
Experienced in preparing Statutory Accounts
Experience working within a matrix organisation
Good understanding of Taxation (particularly VAT) is preferred
Experience implementing/improving financial processes is preferred
Management experience including managing employees
You will be a proactive self-starter with proven problem solving skill set
Experience of working in a shared service environment
You will be an excellent communicator with team building skills
Remote management skills of a team deployed across several countries is preferred
Independent, proactive and inspires to challenge the status quo
Strong relationship building skills at all levels
Fluent French and English
What we offer...
Be part of an ever evolving global organization focused on transformation and innovation
A support system where you have a safe place to voice your opinion, share feedback, and be your true authentic self
Global connectivity to learn from 26,000+ teammates across 52 countries
Be part of a winning team who embrace diversity, inclusion, and our differences
Discover Limitless Possibilities: embark on an exciting journey with Iron Mountain, a global organization that embraces transformation and innovation.
Pioneering Sustainability: contribute to our vision of fostering a sustainable and thriving workforce, leaving an enduring legacy for generations to come.
Iron Mountain is a global leader in storage and information management services trusted by more than 225,000 organizations in 60 countries. We safeguard billions of our customers’ assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and invaluable cultural and historic artifacts. Take a look at our history here.
Iron Mountain helps lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable digital and sustainable solutions, whether in information management, digital transformation, secure storage and destruction, data center operations, cloud services, or art storage and logistics. Please see our Values and Code of Ethics for a look at our principles and aspirations in elevating the power of our work together.
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