Group Controller F/H/NB


Ipsos is the leader in France for market research and opinion polls. An independent French group, founded in 1975, Ipsos now operates in 90 countries and provides the companies and institutions for which it works with the keys to understanding society, markets, citizens and consumers.

A mission that relies on digital disruption, the extension of fields of observation and continuous innovation to improve the finesse of analyzes.

Integrating Ipsos today means:

Choose an exciting profession at the heart of current issues and societal transformations.

Benefit from a multiplicity of learning opportunities in different sectors: marketing, advertising, media, politics, CRM, which integrate the latest digital and technological innovations.

Be given immediate responsibilities for studies with real prospects for professional development.

Evolve within an international group in which mobility opportunities are a reality.

To meet the new needs of its customers, Ipsos has more than 75 different services grouped into 17 Service Lines.

This new organization allows us to sharpen our expertise to provide our clients with precise answers to their questions, allowing us to be more specialized, rapid and consistent in all markets.

Job Description

Ipsos is a leading market research company with a Turnover of €2.4 billion and 19 000 Headcount in 2022, present in 90 countries, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (SBF 120) with a market capitalization of € 2.2 billion.

It plans to reach a turnover for € 3 billion in 2025 with a combination of organic growth and acquisitions as outlined in its strategic plan 2022 – 2025 “The Heart Of Science and Data” released last year.

In order to reinforce its Central Financial Planning & Analysis team (8 Headcount), Ipsos is looking  for an FP&A Controller in charge of monitoring the financial performance of a region”.

Controlling :

  • In charge of all FP&A, including review of monthly performance (sales & P&L), annual reforecasts, budget cycle for all Ipsos entities in one geographic area

  • Act the contact point for all Finance Directors of the region in scope to explain group policies and requirements and ensure compliance

  • Perform reviews on accuracy of revenue recognition on a quarterly basis

  • Complete various analyses to support investor relations at each quarterly closing

  • Review of dividend payments to minority shareholders of subsidiaries

  • Participate to transversal and special projects on an ad-hoc basis

Preferred Experience

  • English: fluent, Spanish is a plus

  • 5 - 6 years in Big 4 or equivalent Audit firm or as a FP&A Controller in a multinational corporation

  • Agile, high level of autonomy, team player, curious, proactive, mentally flexible, looking for self-improvement

  • Strong technical and analytical skills


• A stimulating work environment and a culture based on agility, openness, respect and performance

• A set of high-level training and access to unique resources and knowledge to develop talents

• Development opportunities in France and internationally

• An activity and a collaborative way of working in connection with all of Ipsos' expertise

• An international culture with daily work with teams from other countries.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Occasional remote authorized