Group Head Office Manager

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Date: 29-Nov-2022

Location: Puteaux, Ile-de-France, FR

Company: Bureau Veritas

Your career is about more than building a resume — it’s a chance to Leave Your Mark.
Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Contribute to a global mission to enhance standards with integrity, and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.


Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.  Since 1828 we offer innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Our core values include integrity and ethicsimpartiality, customer focus and safety at work.


Your mission:

  • Reporting to VP Group FP&A (Planning-Reporting/Budget-Forecast/HO Controlling/Projects and Business controlling)
  • Team Controlling HO within the Group FP&A team
  • HO as an Operating Group within the Group, composed of  Global Functions, Group Service-Lines, Global IT (ISM) and other dedicated departments as Group Insurance, Incentive plans, HQ Premises & General services


Your responsibilities:

  • Accounting (with the support of French DCF based in Lyon) / Reporting / Controlling
  • Monitoring of HO Budget and Forecasts (3 per year)
  • Monthly HO Reportings: P&L and Cash flow, by nature and destination
  • Analysis, comments, actions plan
  • HR monitoring: FTE-HC movements, Bonus, Functions, Group Incentive plans
  • Global vision of Group projects, monitored by Department
  • Supporting operational staff in managing their activity


Other projects:

    • Monthly Reporting
  • Modelling-standardizing-industrializing reporting-presentation under Tableau
  • Including creation of dedicated dashboards / Phasing out of all xls reporting
  • Giving reporting a more forward-looking orientation
  • Design, build, run a commentary model on the 3KPis for departments
  • Group FP&A and HO: Integrate GSL-ISM in Finance organization, finance projects
  • Produce a quarterly HC monitoring table: volume / package
  • Strengthen the control of costs and payments on the suppliers’ side with ISM/Purchasing/DCF
  • Review the classification of cash cost elements
  • Chart of Accounts France – Functions – AD50 cleaning


Your profile:

  • Management control: accurate, rigorous, compliant with deadlines
  • Know how to manage a team
  • Accounting and administrative skills
  • Preparation, planning, organization and control are key requisites for the role given the large number of contacts, the amount of data treated and the tight deadlines
  • Good inter- personal and communication skills are necessary given the teamwork and co-ordination involved.
  • Communication must be done in English to a high standard.
  • Excel, Word, PPT, BPC-Tableau
  • English is mandatory


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.

Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.