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Title:  Accounting, Tax and Internal Control Manager

Job ID:  57910
Country:  France
City:  Paris
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Paris, J, FR, 1202


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 



 JT International France, the Group's French entity located in Boulogne-Billancourt and employing 280 people, is looking for an Accounting, Tax and Internal Control Manager for its finance department.




What will you do:



  • Supervise all the financial accounting tasks to ensure timely production of accurate financial information for the local legal entity, under both statutory GAAP and IFRS.
  • Audit responsibility (external, internal, tax, work council).
  • Coordinate with Global Business Services accounting teams.



  • Supervise all indirect and direct tax matters related to the French Market, ensuring full tax compliance (CIT, VAT and others if applicable). 
  • Have full ownership for the implementation of group transfer pricing principles.
  • Be accountable for all group tax reporting as well as Tax and Accounting legislation watch and application to business.


Financial Reporting

  • Ensure accuracy and compliance and timely submission of Entity Financial Statements and Group reporting packages (monthly, quarterly and year-end closing). 
  • Ensure timely bi-annual statutory reporting for JTI EP and JTI France SAS.
  • Maintenance of SAP Hana Financial statements and Taxable income report.
  • Ensure DART (FEC) correctness and bi-annual Review as well as timely production and submission of ad-hoc surveys ( INSEE, Banque de France, AML).


Entity planning

  • JTI France SAS Entity Planning (P&L, B/S and FCF) in line with group planning guidelines.
  •  Entity model maintenance.


Internal Controls and Compliance

  • Define and maintain an adequate internal control environment by adapting and integrating existing and new Corporate Policies and Procedures to local needs, publishing and maintaining the set of local Policies and Procedures.
  • Monitor the correct execution of J-Sox and CH-Sox controls.


Credit Management

  • Ensure local compliance, in line with local and global credit policy.
  • Monitor customer's overdue to ensure timely collection.
  • Ensure regular assessment of Distributor credit limit.
  • Ensure that all the controls related to O2C are correctly performed and maintain SOD.
  • Ensure timely monthly and quarterly reporting to the global credit department.


Who are we looking for: 


  • University level-Bachelor in Finance degree, Chartered Accountant or MBA is a plus.
  • Experience in an External Audit Firm or an FMCG multinational company for a minimum of 8 years in a similar position.
  • Fluent French and very good spoken and written English language skills are essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite and SAP is highly desirable.


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