Human Resources Business Partner

Job title: Human Resources Business Partner

Company: Pennylane

Location: Paris

Job Description: Are you looking to have an impact on the daily life of millions of entrepreneurs in France and Europe ?

Do you thrive in a trustful, fast-paced environment ?

Then Pennylane might be the right place for you – and you, might be the perfect fit for this role 🙂

We figure out among the of 2023 on the French Market 🚀

Our vision

We aim to become the most beloved financial Operating System of European SMEs. We help business owners get rid of the time-consuming hassle of handling accounting and finance while giving them access to key information that they can use to make better decisions. Meanwhile, we’re helping accountants. By using Pennylane, rather than doing manual and repetitive tasks, they can spend more time advising and guiding their clients. Already more than 70000 SMB’s & more than 1200 accounting firms in France are using Pennylane 🚀

About us

Pennylane is one of the fastest-growing Fintechs in France (and soon to be in Europe!)

In 3 years of existence, we’ve managed to ⏬

💻 Make ourselves known as a groundbreaking accounting and financial software for small businesses and their accountants

💰 Raise a total of €84 million, including from Sequoia 🌲, the famous fund from Silicon Valley who invested early in companies like Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Stripe, Paypal and much more..

.👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Grow from 7 cofounders to 350 happy Pennylaners (we’re now recognized as one of the greatest places to work in France (but also remotely), with a 5/5 rating on glassdoor and an e-NPS of 94.

🌍 Build an international environment with more than 25 nationalities, with a strong remote-friendly culture, where 35% of the employees are already working from all parts of Europe

🤝 Earn the trust of thousands of customers and accounting firms and obtain outstanding ratings

Why this position is of utmost importance to reach our mission ?

To support our scale, we are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to join the HR team.

As we grow, we’re opening this new position to accompany the scale of the company for 2024 & beyond. You’ll join an existing HRBP team with Charlène & Salomé.

How you will contribute to the company as an Experienced HR Business Partner ?

Reporting into our VP People, you will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels, as a trusted partner to our Business teams and as a program manager to cultivate and develop a best-in-class employee experience.

You act as a partner to our People team. You have strong decision-making skills with a thorough understanding of talent management and also organizational design within technology companies, to support our business teams‘ rapid growth. You will be responsible for supporting and executing all the projects and functions that will be designed by the L&D Manager.

Missions

HR Business Partnering

– You set up rituals with managers and team members to build relationships of trust and become the preferred contact for the teams

– With a deep understanding of the population you support, you are the privileged HR point of contact to accompany teams at all steps of the employee life cycle (on-boarding, 3-month and 6-month feedback, performance assessment, compensation review, internal transfer, off-boarding…)

– You advise our people managers on organization design, individual performance review, promotions, ompensation.

– You also advise our employees on learning & development opportunities, career pathing and evolution.

– You are the internal communication relay of your perimeter, you ensure a good respect of the rules in force in the company, and you contribute to the animation of new HR processes and of the company’s culture in order to maximize retention.

Talent development

– You participate and establish projects related to the People team roadmap

– You will build and run rigorous data analysis and reporting solutions based on business needs, to inform on program or process impact measurements.

Who are we looking for ? 🎯

– You have a strong experience (at least 5 years) in a similar position ; having worked in a fast-growing environment is a strong plus

– You have a well-rounded experience on a variety of HR-related topics: onboarding, learning & development, legal, compensation &

– You excel at creating trust and developing strong working relationships at all levels of an organization

– You demonstrate excellent writing and conversational communications skills in both French and English

What we do to make your work life easier ? 🏢

– You’ll be able to work from our wonderful office in the center of Paris🏝 or full-remotely from any other location in France.

– You’ll get company shares to enjoy a piece of the success story you’re building with us🏡

– You’ll get between 8 to 13 additional days off (to the 25 standard ones) to rest and do what you love each year🍜

– You’ll have lunch credits (Swile card) to buy your favorite food every day🏥

– You’ll have a great healthcare cover (Alan Blue) to take care of yourself and your family

– If you’re working remotely, you’ll have a budget to turn your home into a more comfortable workspace, as well as a monthly allowance to work from a co-working space whenever you feel like it⛹️

– Through our partner Gymlib, you’ll have access to 8000 fitness spaces in Europe and more than 300 activities related to wellness🇬🇧

– You’ll have access to to perfect your English or your French💻

– You’ll get the latest Apple equipment🎉

– You’ll be part of a vibrant social community: we do lots of sports together (Foot, running, climbing…), and we love to hang out and have a drink together (Thursday after work drinks on our rooftop is a usual thing, once-a-year we do company seminars, last time we went on a trip to one of the centerparcs and it was fabulous !)

What does our recruitment process looks like ?

– You will first have a general chat with Thomas (Recruiter) : 30 min

– You’ll then have a deeper discussion with Marine (VP People) : 45 min – 1 H

– You’ll then have a case study to prepare at home + a following debrief with Marine & one of our HRBP Salomé or Charlène : 1 H

– Last Round with Félix (COO) : 45 Min

We make sure we move fast; you can expect the recruitment process with us to last between 15 and 25 days in total.

Last but not least

We’re open regarding the profile we’re looking for. Research has shown that some people are less likely to apply than others if they don’t feel like they meet the full list of criteria. So we have decided to take it down entirely. We have tried to give you as many details as we could about the purpose, missions, and environment of this role; it is now up to you to tell us if you think this is a position in which you could a) have fun and b) bring value to our company.

If you’re hesitating, we encourage you to apply anyway: worst case scenario, you might lose a few minutes, and in the best case, it will be the start of a meaningful and long-lasting collaboration. We also want to emphasize that we fully embrace diversity and that we’re doing our best to create a safe and inclusive environment. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin, disabilities, or any other traits that make you who you are.

If anything, diversity makes us a more fun place to work at. To end with a humble illustration of our commitment, we’ve recently signed the to set concrete goals in building a better and more inclusive workplace in the years to come.

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