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BlaBlaCar's vision is to bring fairness, freedom & fraternity to the world of travel.

BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with one dream in mind: fill the millions of empty seats on the road to create an efficient, affordable & friendly way to travel. Today, our global, trusted community counts 75 million members in 22 countries, enabling a smarter, large scale & truly sustainable transport network.

Born from a simple idea of people sharing their rides, BlaBlaCar's ambition is to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility. We offer long distance carpooling service, a commuting carpooling service, & since 2018 a marketplace bus service too. A filled bus emits one third of the emissions per passenger kilometer as an average car. So we want to fill those seats too!

In 2018, 84 million travellers used BlaBlaCar globally saving 1.6 million tons of CO2. Meanwhile we enabled human connections, bringing people closer together in more ways than one with 87% of members say that carpooling is an enriching experience.

BlaBlaCar offers a truly & unique international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities, serving a global member-base from 8 offices in Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), So Paulo, Warsaw. English is the official spoken language across BlaBlaCar. We are privately-held & founder-led. Our team of 500 employees is entrepreneurial, passionate, & fundamentally mission-driven.

Job Description

Why join us?

As our future Accounting Controller, you will be joining the BlaBlaCar Finance team & work in a multicultural environment with skilled, friendly & dedicated colleagues, whose mission is to structure, analyze & forecast BlaBlaCar's activity & financials.

Reporting to the Financial Control Manager & leading a team of 4 Financial Controllersyour role will be to review, maintain & produce accounts for the entities of the BlaBlaCar Group, produce reliable reports & follow-ups in order to ensure BlaBlaCar's financial health & growth. You will act as a business partner to various managers across the organisation to ensure access to reliable & accurate accounting & financial metrics.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Post, maintain & follow-up accounting journals;

  • Manage the Monthly Financial Reporting;

  • Prepare monthly reviews & analysis of the Balance Sheet;

  • Partner with other team members (Cost Centre Managers, Finance Ops, FP&A, Tax, BI & Data) for the correct follow up of our accounting;

  • Participate in the preparation of Financial Statements andin the audits of the group;

  • Constantly improve our processesto ensure proper accounting & reliable financial information;

  • Train the team


What do you need to be successful:

  • 2-3 years of successful experience inAuditing or Accounting (experience in an accounting Big 4 company will be a plus)
  • Accounting/Finance degree;

  • Fluent in Excel (Workday Finance knowledge will be a huge plus);

  • Fluent in English (additional languages such as German, Portuguese & Russian will be a plus);

  • Rigorous, resilient & detail-oriented

  • Strong grasp of business & financial statements: P&L ownership, Cash-flow & Balance Sheet strong understanding;

  • Outstanding analytical skills, agile & hands-on, committed to making an impact;

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris

  • Contract: Permanent contract

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience

What we offer all of our employees

  • The opportunity to have a meaningful impact, building a CO2-saving global travel network enabling strong human connections too.

  • A strong Fun & Serious company culture

  • An international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities, serving a global member-base from 8 offices around the world (Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), So Paulo, Warsaw)

  • State-of-the-art office spaces, in a great location

  • A start-up spirit grounded in agility & teamwork

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth & fast-paced environment

  • Bi-Weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn from each other

  • Weekly Tech Demos, so that we're all up to date with where our product stands

And some other great perks!

  • Free carpooling & bus rides to live our value Be The Member.

  • BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend every 18 months

  • Possibility to work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad for a week once a year (BlaBlaSwap)

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