Junior Accountant


Dec 14th, 2022

Your mission in the team:

As a Junior Accountant, you will be joining the Finance Team and working on many duties such as:

  • Being responsible for daily bookkeeping for our entities in France and abroad;
  • Setting up relevant controls in your daily routine to ensure the accuracy of our financial statements;
  • Being the key partners for the preparation of monthly and quarterly closures;
  • Synchronizing with external accounting firms in France and abroad;
  • Improving financial processes – you will take an active role in the internalization and automation of our accounting;
  • Working closely with the Accounting Lead, the Accountant, and Junior Accountant – yes we’re already 3 in Accounting!
  • Talking to a lot of people from different teams and also outside of Luko – the Finance team is at a crossroads of many things.

These duties will evolve in the future as Luko is growing and many exciting projects are waiting for you. You will be a reliable contributor and have continuous learning.

It’s a unique opportunity to take a closer look inside a fast-growing start-up with huge ambitions!

What do we recommend to be successful?

  • Master’sdegree in accounting, management, finance, or audit;
  • Previous experience (internships, apprenticeship or work-study) in accounting, finance, or audit(external accounting/audit firm or within a finance team). A previous experience in the insurance industry (insurer or broker) or financial services is a plus but not mandatory;
  • Good knowledge of general french accounting, willing to learn other accounting frameworks (foreign GAAP, insurance technical accounting);
  • At ease with Office or Google suit, previous experience with accounting software/ERP is a plus but not mandatory;
  • Eager to work closely with your team and the whole firm in a fast-paced environment;
  • Curiosity, optimism, achiever mindset;
  • Interested in the start-up ecosystem;
  • Language: French and English mandatory.

What is in it for you?

  • Be part of the fastest-growing Insurtech in Europe
  • Be part of the #1 French scale-up to work for in terms of well-being
  • Evolve in a stimulating and challenging environment
  • Share and learn with a passionate and diverse team
  • International and friendly team
  • Offices in Paris & Berlin
  • Meal vouchers
  • Mental health support
  • Learning and development course
  • Free books policy
  • Unlimited days off
  • Remote-friendly policy

Our recruitment process:

1. First interview/ Introduction call with Victor (our Accountant Lead)

2. Case study + debrief with the team: Yasmine (Accountant) & Ignacio (FP&A Analyst)

3. Lukofit interview with Alison, from the People team

Who are we?

Luko is the fastest growing Insurance in Europe and France’s #1 Neo Insurance.

Today, Luko’s mission seems obvious: to transform insurance from an industry perceived as a necessary evil to a service that truly protects.

Beyond the protection of individuals, insurance must serve society. It should be an ally to the planet and to its environmental issues.

We believe that insurance must be simple, transparent and useful.

Our obsession? Delivering an incredible insuree experience. Luko is not just about insuring, but also about preventing issues. We are building the best AI-powered technologies to avoid accidents in every European home.

In 5 years, we have convinced over 400 000 users to trust us. We are backed by some of the most incredible VCs (EQT Ventures, Accel, Founders Fund, Speed Invest, Xavier Niel, etc.) and raised more than 70M€ in Series A & B.

We are a team of 250 ambitious & creative talents eager to reinvent an entire industry and committed to equal access to employment, inclusion and diversity within the teams.

You’ve read all the way, you may as well apply!

Our company-wide communication language is English (written & spoken).
We would therefore appreciate it if you could send us your application’s content (CV, cover letter, portfolio…) in english.

If you have any questions take a look at our Luko open handbook to find out more about who we are, what we do and how we work

Belonging: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity

We believe inclusion is the result of ongoing commitment. We want to build an authentic environment, open to everyone regardless of nationality, physical ability, family structure, age, socio-economics, civil status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic origin, religion, belief or anything else that makes your life experience unique. We are continuously working to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment, where everyone has a space to thrive. To encourage this philosophy we have put in place policies to support this mindset, you can read more about this here.

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