• Location
    • Kyiv, UA
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 21, 2021
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Mobility

About BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading carpooling platform, created with one dream in mind: leveraging technology to fill the millions of empty seats on the road. We offer long- and short-distance carpooling as well as a bus marketplace, with the mission to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility.

Today, our community counts over 100 million travelers in 22 countries, creating a smarter, friendlier and carbon-saving transport network. Every year, our community saves 1.6 million tons of CO2e by sharing the road, equivalent to the CO2 emissions generated by Paris traffic in a year. But it doesn’t stop here – our team of 250+ engineers is developing innovative algorithms to further unlock the potential of shared travel and multiply its impact.

We’re looking for people to join our journey – people who care, who are driven by impact and innovation, and who want to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. We offer a flexible workplace where we count on each other to take initiative. So join the ride – we can’t wait to see where it takes you.

Your Mission

  • We are looking for a Financial Controller to join the Financial and internal control CEE team.
  • Your role will cover financial control in Ukraine, its improvement and development, in the CEE region.

For the Internal control part, the role will be to support the development of internal control procedures to ensure that financial activities meet short and long-term business objectives and comply with regulations and standards in Ukraine, Poland, and Russia entities, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance in financial processes. You will be accountable for information quality checks and will be involved in the improvement of financial and accounting processes. For the Financial Control part, the role includes participation in monthly corporate financial closing, controlling and keeping financial data in the corporate ERP system in line with local data. You will be involved in audits and due diligence. Overall, you will be responsible for spreading across the organization risk-based approach and financial prudency.

To get a grasp of your first 6 months:

  • Participation in corporate monthly financial closing and monthly validation of differences between corporate system and locals, including Intragroup reconciliation
  • Manage efficiency  improvements of financial control in Ukraine
  • Participation in internal control procedures development
  • Assist Tax & Accounting teams in the automation of processes

Your Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compliance in financial processes
  • Analyze inefficiencies in financial and accounting processes, propose and implement solutions
  • Conduct internal control level reviews
  • Be financial safeguard

Your Qualifications

  • You master Excel, which you can use for analysis of any data stream. You understand how to optimize and automate data crunching processes
  • Knowledge of UAS, RAS is mandatory, IFRS understanding
  • Appetite for automation projects
  • You have had experience in or you have interest in the internal control process and risk management systems (you are familiar with such concepts as segregation of duties or Disaster recovery plan)
  • You have excellent communication skills, you’re humble, you enjoy sharing & learning from others and you are a team-player
  • You embrace change, are able to take a step back, prioritize, and focus on added-value tasks
  • You have a results-driven and impact-oriented mindset
  • Fluency in English
  • Nice to have: knowledge or experience of working with Brazil and/or Poland is a nice plus

What we have to offer

An international environment: over 35 nationalities across 7 countries: France, Germany, Spain, Ukraine, Russia, Brasil, Poland.

Opportunities to learn: 360 onboarding weeks, weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn about what other teams are up to, International Weeks to mingle with other offices, regular Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about our company KPIs, ‘Fail, Learn, Succeed’ moments where we destigmatize and share moments of failure with others.

Innovation: Coding Nights to pitch ideas outside our roadmap and make development dreams come true, weekly Product & Tech Demos and blogs to share engineering stories, access to top conferences across Europe. Impact: building a product that has a real impact on society and the environment, and sharing an office culture that prioritizes low-waste and eco-friendly practices.

People-first: wind down from work at our BlaBlaShows, BlaBlaBreak retreats, weekly breakfasts, and afterworks (when the sanitary conditions permit it), or meme battles on Slack.

Shared company principles that guide us in our everyday decision-making and bring us closer to our goal. Find out more about our BlaBlaPrinciples.

Your Future Benefits

  • Tailor-made remote policy: from 2 days per week to full remote (to be discussed with the Talent Acquisition Manager during the first call).
  • A fair & competitive salary and benefits package, including medical insurance, lunch, and transportation allowances
  • Parental policy (we are a signatory of the #ParentalAct)
  • Trainings & career development programs
  • BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.