Junior financial controller - Apprenticeship

Karla Otto
Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
29 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022


The Independents is a global marketing and communications group for industry leaders across luxury and lifestyle.

Formed through the combination of Karla Otto, K2, The Qode, Lefty and Bureau Betak, The Independents is a collective of agencies who share the same values: a drive for excellence and innovation, a customer-centric view and a spirit of community rooted in thoughtful collaboration.

The Junior financial controller would be part of the controlling team mainly focused on Karla Otto entities; his main tasks would include:

  • Participation to the monthly management reporting process of several Karla Otto offices
  • Analysis of the actual financial performance, providing insightful commentary (top line, gross margin, cost structure, EBITDA, working capital, etc.) vs previous periods and vs budget
  • Analysis of the profitability by office / business unit / team / client in function of the needs
  • Building of collaborative relationships with local finance teams and with the Group team
  • Participation to the preparation of the annual budget and of the reforecasts over the year of the Karla Otto offices
  • Participation to the preparation of annual financial consolidated statements¬†


  • Master degree
  • Analytical skills, problem-solving approach, strong attention to detail, investigative nature IT skills, o/w good knowledge of Excel
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance
  • Business acumen
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind
  • English and French compulsory
  • An experience as an auditor of consolidated accounts or a similar position within a corporate would be very appreciated but is not compulsory

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