Accountant
Paris

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Accountant
Entreprise anonyme
Paris
15 - 50 salariésParisRemote40k - 50k €OpérationsLegalSupport2 - 5 ans

COMPANY


Bits is a live shopping app where people buy and sell collectibles through live auction shows.

https://www.joinbits.video/


We said collectibles?

This is the hottest space of the passion economy. On Bits you find high demand items such as Pokemon cards, Funko pops, comics or sneakers - and in the long run, everything passionate people need to enjoy life. We think possibilities are limitless.


  • Creation date : 2021

  • Industry : Retail / Auctioning

  • Number of collaborators : +35

  • Location : France



1. Opportunity

Context

Bits is on a mission to create the most entertaining collectibles trading experience by reinventing the way people manage and grow their passion.

We make it safe and fun for buyers and sellers to engage and seamlessly trade through our live video auctions marketplace.

Want to learn more ? Browse our Join Bits page

What it’s all about

As a member of the finance team, you will be accountable for all things related to accounting at Bits from day-to-day finance & accounting, monthly & annual financial statements preparation, to optimizing and internalising processes to build the best-in-class finance & accounting processes

  • You are going to own the interface to our external accountants in several countries and will support driving the documentation, professionalization and gradual insourcing of our accounting processes

  • You are going to be the go-to-person for anything related to day-to-day finance and accounting and will work to bring our finance processes to the next level to prepare our organization for the next phases of growth

  • This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing customer-led, mobile-first business where much is still to be defined and built. You will grow as the company grows, leading the largest department in the business.

You will be among the first to join the Finance team, reporting directly to Camille (Head of Finance), Quentin (CEO) and will regularly engage with the Ops, Commercial and Marketing teams.

If you are proactive, eager to have an impact and take ownership, happy to communicate across multiple levels and functions, able to manage a diverse set of stakeholders and projects and motivated to develop and further grow in your job, this is the ideal opportunity for you.


2. Role & Responsibilities

We're looking for passionate personalities committed to:

  1. Handle day-to-day finance and accounting

    • Handling and processing of all purchases invoices / receipts / costs items

    • Preparation, execution and reconciliation of payment transactions

    • Coordinate and process payroll payments for employees

    • Implement and handle customer invoicing processes, in cooperation with Ops and Commercial teams

    • Review and coordinate intercompany transactions across our various entities

    • Ensure appropriate recording and declaration of VAT, in collaboration with external local accountants

  2. Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

    • Own relationships with external accountants in the different countries Bits is operating (France, UK and soon other European countries) to ensure accurate and timely bookkeeping according to local laws

    • Support in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, and the respective control and reconciliation processes such as accruals, prepaid expenses, advance VAT return, bank reconciliation…

    • Be the bridge between colleagues, external accountants, tax consultants and auditors

    • Prepare quarterly balance sheet / P&Ls reviews

  3. Contribute to the continuous optimization of our financial & accounting processes

    • Collaborate in various projects to implement accounting & legal rules/requirements, implement digital tools to facilitate finance processes, and optimize accounting processes in the context of rapid growth and internationalization

    • In the medium-term, support the internalisation/in-sourcing of the accounting processes (e.g.: ERP implementation)


3. Key Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting and/or Management/business administration (focus on accounting, bookkeeping)

  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in accounting and financial accounting roles, preferably in a startup environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting regulations according to French law (French GAAP) and IFRS

  • Knowledge of VAT rules and obligations, VAT returns

  • Experience in monthly and annual closings and financial reporting

  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and take ownership of your objectives

  • You speak French & English with professional efficiency. Both languages will be essential in this role

  • You work in a structured and detailed-oriented manner

  • Good knowledge in the use of Excel / Google Sheets

  • You are a team player, able to work with different functions internally and external stakeholders

It's a bonus, but not a must, if you also have:

  • Experience with a spend and expense management solution

  • Good knowledge of common ERP systems (e.g. Oracle Netsuite, Workday Financials….)

  • Experience in the field of intercompany accounting


4. What’s in it for you ?

  • Key role in building all finance processes and preparing the start-up to scale internationally

  • Be one of the first finance team members and work directly with the Head of Finance and CEO

  • Attractive salary + equity

  • Healthcare plan reimbursement at 100%

  • Commute costs reimbursement at 100%

  • Tailor-made remote policy, according to your needs

We are based in Paris, at WeWork Coeur Marais, but we are completely flexible regarding remote work. If you plan to work anywhere in France, the company will ensure you regularly come to Paris to stay in touch with the team here!


5. Hiring Process

This is an important hire for Bits and we want to make sure that

  • We get to know you well, understand your motivations, ensure you will flourish at Bits and help your team flourish

  • You have the opportunity to meet the people you will work with throughout our recruitment process and confirm there is a mutual fit

To that end, we would like you to meet the Head of Finance as well as Bits founders

  1. First interview with our Talent Partner Nicholas (30min)

  2. Interview with Camille, Head of Finance (approx 45min)

  3. Written technical case study, with a 1h presentation to Camille (Head of Finance)

  4. Interview with Kevin, co-founder and COO/CMO (approx. 30 min)

  5. Interview with Quentin, co-founder and CEO (approx. 30 min)

  6. Reference checks

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