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Accounting and Financial Control Intern

Upflow

Upflow

Accounting & Finance
Paris, France
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Accounting and Financial Control Intern to join our Finance team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various aspects of accounting and financial management, supporting our efforts to optimize financial processes and prepare for our Series B funding round.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Financial Close Tracking

    • Assist in monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes.

    • Ensure all transactions are recorded accurately and timely in the Netsuite system.

  2. Billing Management

    • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing to clients.

    • Monitor and reconcile billing discrepancies.

  3. Accounting Management

    • Assist in maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records.

    • Support daily bookkeeping tasks, including data entry and transaction recording.

  4. Cash Collection Management

    • Monitor accounts receivable and follow up on overdue payments.

    • Implement strategies to improve cash collection efficiency.

    • Contribute to the development of our product by providing feedback and insights based on cash collection processes.

  5. Liaison with Accountants (US and France)

    • Coordinate with external accountants to ensure compliance with local regulations.

    • Provide necessary documentation and support for external audits.

  6. Tax Monitoring

    • Assist in tracking and ensuring compliance with tax obligations.

    • Support the preparation and submission of tax filings.

  7. Financial Analysis and Projects

    • Conduct financial analyses to support decision-making processes.

    • Contribute to various financial projects aimed at improving efficiency and cost savings.

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • Understanding of accounting principles and financial regulations.

  • Proficiency in Excel / Google Suite.

  • Familiarity with Netsuite or other accounting software is a plus.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why join us?

  • Defined pathway: This is a structured 6-month internship designed to immerse you deeply in the workings of Upflow’s finance operations.

  • International mindset: We have offices in Paris and New York.

  • Flexible working: On-site job in Paris in a hybrid office culture.

  • All-star team: Excellent team with deep functional and domain expertise.

  • Learning opportunity: Strong focus on learning and growing through education and professional development in hard and soft skills.

  • Trusting environment: Hands-off management style. We have a strong culture of ownership and autonomy.

  • Best in-class perks: Meal vouchers, cool offices, top-of-the-range equipment

  • Offsites: Regular offsites with the team, meetups, and strong connections to the startup ecosystem

This is a paid internship, compensated 1,500 EUR per month.