FP&A Manager

Yubo is hiring!


Yubo is a live social discovery app launched in 2015, with the ambition to create a space where Gen Z can belong, feel safe and make friends.
With more than 70 million users worldwide across 140 countries, we celebrate the true essence of being young, and make it easy to connect with others wherever you are.

We are a French Tech company, part of the Next120, and our mission is to inspire and enable a new generation to find out about the world and themselves. Yubo’s business model is different from other social networks: in-app purchases and subscriptions. Yubo’s growth relies on paid UA, not virality.

Our objective is to become the safest social app in the world.
Indeed, as leading platform for young people to socialize online, we have a special responsibility towards our community to building a safe digital space, and we take it very seriously. Safety is at the core of our DNA, and we have developed and implemented a wide range of safeguards in the app. We also work closely with the broader technology industry, NGOs and charities to create industry-leading child protection standards.

We really have a proactive approach to protect, support and educate.

Job Description

The team

Currently, our finance team is composed of two dedicated professionals who manage all essential finance tasks, including budgeting, reporting, accounting processes, and cash management. As we continue to grow, we're looking for a talented Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to lead and expand our capabilities, driving strategic financial decisions and contributing to our overall success.

Main responsibilities

The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager will report directly to the Head of Finance and collaborate closely with various department managers across the company. This role is pivotal in creating, managing, and monitoring the budget, ensuring alignment with our financial goals and strategic objectives. Additionally, the FP&A Manager will serve as a strategic advisor to the Head of Finance and the executive team, providing actionable financial analysis to support informed decision-making and drive the company's growth.


  • Budgeting & forecasting:

- Oversee the financial planning process, encompassing budgeting, forecasting, and long-term financial strategy development.

- Examine financial data to pinpoint trends, risks, and opportunities, delivering practical insights to senior management.

- Assist senior management in presenting financial plans to shareholders.

  • Monthly closing & reporting:

- Collaborate with the external accounting firms to prepare monthly financial statements

- Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all accounting records, and properly document all financial transactions.

- Produce the monthly financial reports to be communicated to our external shareholers

- Produce monthly internal reports for budget owners, providing them with detailed insights and updates to assist in the ongoing monitoring and management of their budgets

- Oversee the preparation of year-end closing, including audit schedules, and support the external audit process.

  • Other:

- Conduct ad hoc analyses on specific topics, providing valuable insights to support management in making informed and strategic decisions.

- Work with the team to improve accounting and reporting processes and tools.

Preferred Experience

Technical & Mindset Prerequisites

>Professional background:

  • Education: master’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in audit, transaction services, financial planning and analysis, or corporate finance.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment (start up/scale up)

>Specific knowledge:

  • English B2-C1

  • Strong accounting skills 

  • Excellent financial modeling scenario analysis skills 

  • Advanced knowledge of excel

  • Willingness to explore and adopt new financial tools and technologies

  • Nice to have: knowledge of SQL and data visualization tools like Looker

  • Nice to have: international and multi-entity experience.

>Soft skills:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Hands-on mentality with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

  • Detail-oriented and rigorous in ensuring accuracy and compliance in financial process

  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn, continuously seeking to improve knowledge and skills

The recruitment Process

  • Interview with TAM

  • Interview with Head of Finance

  • Technical Test and debrief with the team

  • Fit Interview

Our approach to privacy

  • As part of your job, you will be working on tools that process personal data relating to Yubo users.

  • As a social media platform, we require our employees to have a strong awareness and understanding of privacy issues, and in particular of children's online safety, privacy and well-being.

  • Every employee at Yubo is expected to participate in compliance with data protection regulations as well as the continuous improvement of our Privacy & Safety By Design measures.

At Yubo, we understand that our influence goes beyond our financial success and we endeavor to make beneficial contributions to our workforce and the communities where we operate. We aim to establish superior standards of conduct in our industry and are dedicated to encouraging positive behaviors, as we believe that this is crucial to accomplishing sustainable growth in the long term.

What Yubo will offer you:

🤝Flexibility and autonomy:

Our model relies on a hybrid culture, and we strongly believe that striking a good work-life balance enhances productivity. Therefore we give you flexibility and autonomy to choose your remote rhythm directly with your manager.

Nevertheless, to stimulate cross-functional collaboration with the teams :

- Paris and Île-de-France: 1 day per week at the office

- In Europe: 2 days per month at the office

☀️ Commitment towards employees well-being

Physical and mental wellness is of prime importance in our workspaces. Yubo’s headquarters is a safe and hazard-free workspace, built to reflect the new awareness of wellness at work. Our flex office offers a variety of amenities, including outdoor seating areas, quiet spaces, a playroom, an aromatic garden, a gym, and showers.

We offer numerous benefits, including health insurance (fully reimbursed for both partners and children), safe care partnership, sports classes, lunch vouchers reimbursed at 60%, 100% coverage for sick leave, parental leave for both parents, a 100% covered Pass Navigo.

🧠 Foster innovation, curiosity and creativity

Yubo is a team of diverse backgrounds and expertise gathered around common values:

- Inventiveness: Hack your way to solve problems

- Velocity: Move fast in the right direction / fast iteration process

- Team player: Make your best as a team

- Excellence: Always strive for excellence

- Leadership: Everything is a way to become a leader - own, drive, and inspire

🥳 Togetherness and fun

Monthly team-buildings are held to celebrate, one incredible getaway per year to relax and enjoy, team-buildings per team to rediscover each other and reconnect, Switch or cards games after lunch, and, of course, kind and friendly teammates!

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Possible partial remote