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Financial Accountant

Automated Insights

Automated Insights

Accounting & Finance
France
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Job Description

Stats Perform is the market leader in sports tech. We provide the richest and most trusted sports data available and are at the forefront of the latest advancements in AI and machine learning to turn this data into something magic.

We entwine our extensive back-catalogue of data in with innovative products and machine-learning to deliver insights, predictions, and super-fast data for a variety of sporting organisations worldwide, plus the biggest names in media and broadcast.

We partner with top-flight teams, leagues, coaches, betting companies, broadcasters, media outlets, gaming specialists and professional bodies to improve the overall experience for sports fans. We constantly collect the most detailed sports data to enhance a wide range of sports competitions, from tennis to soccer to basketball and more. Stats Perform is the knowledge bank behind it all.

But data and technology is only half of the package. We need great people to fuel the engine. And that’s where you come in…

Responsibilities:

Stats Perform has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the Group’s Finance team in France. Reporting into the VP of Financial Reporting, you will have responsibility for preparing the formal financial accounts for the group’s French entities.

  • Manage the audit of the group’s French accounts for specified periods and participate in the selection process for a new auditor and oversee the handover of accounts preparation from the existing preparer.
  • Collaborate with VP of Financial Reporting and rationalisation project team on the closure of one of the French entities.
  • Participate in discussions with French advisers, registrar of companies, and tax authorities.
  • Prepare French statutory accounts using a robust working knowledge of the plan des comptes.
  • Work with finance service centre colleagues to generate accurate raw accounting information.
  • Work closely with the group’s company secretarial team.
  • Produce high-quality financial information and ensure compliance with French reporting and filing obligations.
  • Act as a key financial contact for the business.
  • Collaborate with financial reporting team on problem-solving and implementing solutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least part qualification with a recognised French accounting institute
    • DPECF (Diplôme Préparatoire aux Etudes Comptables et Financères)
    • DECF (Diplôme d’Etudes Comptables et Financères)
    • DESCF (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Comptables et Financères)
  • The ability to critically evaluate information and make decisions.
  • Planning and organisational skills, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Languages: French & English

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience interacting with internationally based staff or stakeholders

Why work at Stats Perform?

Well, why not? We are a unique organization with a unique culture of care, competition, and collaboration. Our ‘One Team’ ethos means that we take care of each other, through initiatives such as Mental Health Days Off and ‘No Meeting Fridays’ and of course, flexible working.

We pull together to build a better environment for all – from volunteering activities to fundraisers to participating in Employee Resource Groups. We will embrace all you have to offer at Stats Perform – your ideas, your passion, your life experiences and in return we will give you a great place to work.