Date:  Feb 2, 2023
Contract type:  Permanent contract

PARIS, FR, 75017 ROUBAIX, FR, 59100 LONDON, GB, EC3R 7LP LYON, FR, 69003

Financial Controller 


OVHcloud puts complete freedom in the hands of technologists and businesses, for anyone to master right from the start.  We are a global technology company serving developers, entrepreneurs, and businesses with the dedicated server, software and infrastructure building blocks to manage, secure and scale their data.  Throughout our history, we have always challenged the status quo and set out to make technology accessible and affordable.  In our rapidly evolving digital world, we believe an integral part of our future is an open ecosystem and open cloud, where all can continue to thrive and customers can choose when, where and how to manage their data.   

We are a global company trusted by more than 1.5 million customers.  We manufacture our servers, own and manage 30 datacenters, and operate our own fiber-optic network.  From our range of products, our support, thriving ecosystem, passionate employees, to our commitment to social responsibility—we are open to power your data.


We are looking for a/an Financial Controller  to join our Profitability team. As the guarantor of the company's economic model, the team is committed to providing detailed figures to support the decisions of top management. In this respect, it has 4 main responsibilities:

- Pricing of new products and guaranteeing the profitability of the company's business model: determination of economic standards for each product and involvement in price negotiations with key accounts.

- Controlling the Product Business Unit: as a partner of the operational entity in charge of products, the team ensures management control.

- Profitability reporting: reporting to top management on product profitability and rationalisation/explanation of key events.

- Supporting top management in the numerical approach to major projects.


- You will work with the operational staff to quantify the company's major projects with a financial view.

- You will present the results to the project stakeholders.

- You will participate in the dissemination of a financial culture within the company (explanation of the financial concepts used to the operational teams, dissemination of good modeling practices to the teams)

- As an ambassador for the team, you are the point of contact for the operational teams, and you support junior employees in strengthening their skills and professional development.


At OVHcloud, we encourage boldness and initiative. In addition to these tasks, we expect you to be a driving force and to participate in the continuous improvement of your scope.


Skills :

- You have at least 7 years of experience as a financial controller/auditor with experience in an audit firm and in a company.

- You are comfortable with technology and ideally have a good knowledge of the cloud.

- You have a strong knowledge of the organisation and its environment: cultivating expertise in relation to the organisation's environment, industry practices, and specific organisational elements.

- You have knowledge of corporate finance.

- You are fluent in French (native language or C2) and have a very good command of English (minimum level C1).

- You have strong accounting skills.

- You have a perfect command of Excel (modelling...) and the Pack Office.


Personal skills:

- You have great interpersonal skills and a strong team spirit.

- You have an excellent sense of analysis and a spirit of synthesis.

- With a strong sense of service, you want to have a positive impact on your internal and external contacts.

- You are open to the world and working in an international context is important to you.

- You are autonomous and able to work in a fast-moving environment.

- You are an effective communicator.

- You can make swift decisions and adapt to your environment and peers.

- With a great sense of service, you want to have a positive impact on your internal and / or external contacts.

- You are open to the world and working in an international context is an important aspect for you.

- You are autonomous and able to work in a rapidly changing environment.

Do you want to join a unique human adventure? Explore new avenues and use your talents and energy to support an ambitious project? You are in the right place. Do not hesitate any longer and join the OVHcloud adventure!