Finance Operations Director – Boulogne-Billancourt, France H/F

8 Rue Heyrault, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Position title Finance Operations Director – Boulogne-Billancourt, France H/F
Contract type Permanent contract
Team Finance & Legal Management
Location France


Work is about doing something that matters and growing as we do it. That's why we've built HR software that can help make this happen. At Talentsoft our mission is to help everyone, from our people to our customers, experience work differently.

Each of our 600 Talentsoftees comes to work with an entrepreneurial spirit and the flexibility to try new things, work with innovative technologies, and build corporate-social responsibility directly into their jobs. The result is that we have 9 million people in 130 countries using our products, strong brand recognition in a fiercely competitive industry, and employees who work differently and love their jobs because of it.

If you'd love to love your job check out the description below, apply today, and discover how you can work differently too.


You will manage all aspects of Talentsoft SA's operational finance activity on a daily basis in order to be the guardian of timely and accurate accounts. You will work closely with your peers the Financial Planning and Analysis Director, the International Controller, the Finance Project Manager and the Legal Director in order to provide a seamless and best in class service to both Internal and External clients.
Your direct reports will include Managers of Accounting, Order to Cash and Procure to Pay teams, with resources based between Boulogne and Nantes.

Your missions:

Management of the Order to Cash (O2C) process ensuring :

  • Timely and accurate recording of all new contracts for invoicing purposes in the invoicing system,
  • Timely and accurate invoicing in order to optimize working capital,
  • A seamless and timely cash collections process in order to maintain the DSO below 60 days with minimum bad debt,
  • Validation of Sales Commissions (calculated using Xactly) and all associated interaction with the Sales teams,
  • Close interaction with the Sales teams to ensure excellent communication,

Management of the Procure to Pay (P2P) Process including :

  • Capturing all committed spend on a timely basis and ensuring correct and timely accruals,
  • Timely recording of all invoices in the accounting system (Yooz interfaced to Sage X3),
  • Payment of all supplier invoices on time and in line with agreed contractual payment terms,
  • Recording and Payment of expenses,
  • Frequent reviews of the aging supplier balance, and tracking of the DPO,
  • Close liaison with the Head of Facilities in order to understand and optimize contractual terms with suppliers,

Treasury Management including :

  • Optimization of the Company’s Cash, in charge of the Treasury Strategy and management of all banking relationships
  • Weekly Cash Forecasts and Updates,
  • Intercompany Cash Movements,
  • Ensuring the correct internal controls over all banking tokens and approvals for payments,

Monthly Accounting Close including :

  • Review of cut-off (Clients & Deferred Revenue, Suppliers – Accruals & Prepaids),
  • Commission and Bonus Accruals & Management,
  • Timely VAT and other tax declarations,
  • Payroll accounting including vacation pay accruals,
  • Partner accounting ensuring the timely liaison between Income and Expense and a margin on all third party expense,
  • Recording of Intercompany transactions,
  • Monthly balance sheet reviews and finalization of a complete set of accounts by workday 7 to be included in the reporting and consolidation process,

Annual and Half Yearly Close Process :

  • Management of the audit process,
  • Finalization of the accounts and organization of the Liasse Fiscale
  • Systems enhancements :
    • Optimization of accounting tools and evangelization of their use to all Talentsoftees as appropriate,
    • Involvement in the deployment of new accounting / invoicing tools as appropriate,
    • Documentation of all processes,

Other Ad Hoc tasks


To succeed in this position, you must be…:

  • Excellent ambassador of the finance team – on board with our vision and mission,
  • Qualified Accountancy Degree with 8 – 10 years accounting and finance experience in a fast moving international environment, culminating in a management position,
  • Excellent management skills, but also able to roll your sleeves up when required (frequently),
  • Strong IT inclination – able to understand how to gain time by having systems interface ,
  • Organized and rigorous – able to meet deadlines,
  • Close attention to detail,
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels,
  • A self-starter,
  • Team player,
  • Prior Experience of working in a SAAS environment is a plus,
  • SAGE X3 / Salesforce / Zuora knowledge a plus,
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint),
  • Fluent English and French – any other languages a plus,

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