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Finance Manager - France (23205)

  • Location City:
  • Country:
    United Kingdom
  • Location Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Employee Type:
    Full Time
  • IWG



About the company

IWG has been at the forefront of the flexible workspace revolution for more than 30 years and is the largest provider globally. We have made it possible for organisations and individuals everywhere to take a new approach to the traditional working day. We have over £2 billion of revenue, 3,400 locations across over 120 countries allowing millions of people every day to have a great day at work. IWG is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a FTSE 250 constituent.

Our customers are start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises, and large multinationals. With unique business goals, people and aspirations. They want workspaces and communities to match their needs. We provide them with choice through our portfolio of brands, covering serviced offices (Regus, Spaces, HQ, Signature and No18), commercial real estate brokerage and managed office solutions.

Join us at www.iwgplc.com


Job Purpose

We are looking for Finance Manager responsible for Statutory and Tax Compliance to manage our local obligations for France plus any additional local requirements.

This is great opportunity to manage one of our biggest countries’ filings and be part of a global organisation and play a key role in a large Finance team. You are a team player, with a hands-on approach.

You can work from home/remotely when appropriate or at one of our 3,400 offices; the working pattern is built around the local statutory and tax timetable. You will support all legal entities of the country and assist with local audits. We need someone who is used to adopting a hands-on approach with good technology skills.

The position is for a full-time employee role.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a global set up which includes shared service centres and group functions focusing on the country specific requirements
  • Build proactive working relationships with the business partners within the organisation
  • Local tax and statutory filings in French Gaap
    • Responsibility to prepare, and manage and execute tasks
    • Review and control data received from business partners
    • Meet deadlines and requirements in a proactive fashion
    • Contact point for authorities and manage inspections/audits
    • Provide relevant support for group tax reporting when required
  • Local and group audits
    • Responsibility to prepare, and manage and ensure completeness  
    • Review and control data received from business partners
    • Meet deadlines and requirements
    • Contact point for auditors
  • Assist with company secretarial activities, specific to the country
  • Undertake a range of other commercial activities as the local country finance representative (i.e. banking, external partner and supplier tasks required onsite or with local language dependencies).


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Accounting or Tax Qualification
  • 10 years+ experience, including recent experience in a similar level role (ideally within a multinational business environment)
  • Technically strong, with a working knowledge of French GAAP
  • Proven ability to meet statutory compliance obligations
  • Extensive experience of producing Statutory Accounts and Annual Reports and documents relating to company secretarial requirements
  • Flexible approach, adaptable to change
  • Excellent communication skills – previous experience of working remotely an advantage
  • Self-motivated
  • Fluent in French and English

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