Available, reactive and pertinent interlocutors
Business Valuator certified CCEF
Director of the Audit department
Business Valuator certified CCEF
We put at your disposal, under the supervision of a partner, a stable team which will be able to act promptly, advise you, meet your needs and expectations in compliance with the conditions agreed upon.
To meet the requirements of our clients, we attach particular care to the recruitment of our staff, whose original skills are enhanced through intensive and systematic internal training. Our workforce consists of over 25 % chartered accountants and chartered accountants trainees.
33 years old
Structured, stable teams
many interlocutors available
10 to 20 %
annual recruitment rate
masters degrees from universities and business schools
Chairman of the firm, Member of the EMEA Board of Nexia
With more than 40 years of experience, Yves SONIER accompanies and advises his SME clients, large groups and foreign companies, developing a strong partnership relationship with their financial departments in all areas of accounting, auditing and consulting in France and abroad.
Having very quickly understood the importance of a comprehensive service offering for the firm’s development, he was at the origin of the firm’s transformation from an accounting firm to a multidisciplinary service platform.
As a privileged partner of his clients, Yves SONIER, is a secure interface allowing the adaptation to French standards of international organizations.
Jérôme joined the firm in 1989.
He became a partner in 2000.
He has held the position of Managing Director since 2004.
He is in charge of the firm’s Finance Department.
As partner, Jérôme will be your privileged contact and will ensure all along the quality of the mission realization.
Jérôme mainly acts as a chartered accountant for the financial departments of his clients, in the context of accounting and tax assistance assignments and the implementation of complex accounting projects.
Its expertise is in the following areas:
. Operational support and outsourcing for large companies,
. Tax advisory, in particular tax consolidation,
. Financial and Tax due diligence,
. Business valuation.
He is currently a member of the board of Nexia France.
His managerial skills include the management of organizations and the coordination of teams of experts (tax, corporate law, IT) and international teams (Europe, US, China).
He is also a trainer within the firm.
Yves-Marie is one of the managing partner at SEFICO-NEXIA since 1998. His domain of intervention is primarily Audit & Advisory as well as Tax compliance. He has a strong worldwide experience (as former auditor with Arthur Andersen in the USA and in France), he has developed international Audit & Advisory engagements, including specifically : statutory audit of group subsidiary, compilation engagements or tax compliance. Yves is also very active in developing outsourcing assistance to the finance or accounting departments for its clients.
Yves-Marie has always been very active in the Nexia network, being a member of the worldwide Audit Committee of NEXIA INTERNATIONAL for the past 6 years, the vocation of which is to look after the respect for the quality of the members of the network. He acts as a primary contact for Audit & Advisory engagements within SEFICO-NEXIA and is keeping in touch with members of the Nexia International organization by attending most events and providing his support in the preparation of training sessions.
Yves-Marie is a certified Valuator (certification from the Society of Financial Advisers and Financial Experts) and is also certified in IFRS. He has undertook several engagements to help his clients transition towards IFRS and perform IFRS standards consolidation.
Richard started his career at SARA LEE Group as an Accounting Manager before joining Sefico in 2008. He now has more than 10 years’ experience in audit, accounting of French and international companies in various industries.
He specializes in implementation SAP and SOX in French companies.
Richard combines a solid experience in internal controls implementation on SAP, as well as in auditing internal control on several reglementary environments.
He has been in charge of Business strategies and SAP certification in several groups to ensure its correct application.
He has developed skills in financial control, Cash management Function and consolidation package.
As a firm’s partner and member of the board, Jean-Baptiste is a French statutory auditor and certified public accountant. He is currently in charge of managing the Sefico Nexia Audit line of services. Over the past 20 years, he developed specific technical skills in the audit, transaction services and risk advisory areas. He serves both domestic and international clients, including French subsidiaries of foreign groups in their development projects.
During his career, Jean-Baptiste had the opportunity to work in the USA where he developed specific skills to serve global clients with a deep experience in coordinating international teams including experts in areas such as tax, M&A, consulting, legal,… He has a very good knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP.
Jean-Baptiste has a deep knowledge in the risk advisory areas which includes risk mapping, internal control framework (COSO), SOX, internal control documentation, procedures, internal audit and IT systems audit.
Vincent joined the firm in 1990.
He became a partner in 2008.
He holds the position of Head of the CONSOLIDATION division.
Vincent acts as a chartered accountant for groups or structured SMEs.
His managerial skills are managing organizations and coordinating teams of consolidation experts.
He is also a trainer within the firm.
Anne-Lise joined SEFICO in 1999 and started as accountant.
She specializes in acquisition audit & due diligence.
Among other things, she develops accountancy mission on behalf of subsidiaries of French and International groups: bookkeeping, reporting, social review, compilation and formatting of financial statements and tax declarations.
Besides she is in charge of social and tax assistance for various compagnies
Anne-Lise is also on the faculty of the ISC Paris Business School where she teaches courses in the accounting profession.
Fabien is a chartered accountant and certified business valuator.
Fabien has been working since 1991 in the field of chartered accountancy and taxation for groups and companies of all sizes in various sectors (retirement homes, aeronautics, press, hotels, distribution, law firms, …) as well as for numerous associations. He is also involved in business valuation and expertise missions for works councils.
Benjamin is a Partner, head of the Firm’s Tax & Legal Practice.
He will be your privileged contact for the management of the tax and legal aspects of the assignment.
Benjamin has 20 years of experience in the field of corporate & international taxation.
He created Sefico Nexia’s Tax & Legal practice after 12 years with Deloitte France and 7 years with PwC France.
Benjamin serves French and multinational clients and assists on their strategic & day-to-day tax issues. He is also involved in international and corporate tax projects in relation to investments of foreign groups in France . He participates to the structuration of French acquisition projects and management of their financing aspects.
Benjamin has been admitted as a lawyer to the Paris bar association.
He is graduated from HEC (MS) and Paris II University.
As a Director within Sefico Nexia’s Consolidation and Expertise Division, Augustin will be your key contact for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and for support assignments for French companies and subsidiaries of French and foreign groups.
Augustin joined Sefico Nexia in 2007 after 3 years of experience in the field of public accounting with a Big4.
He assists groups of companies on a daily basis in the fields of accounting, taxation and consolidation.
With 12 years of experience in the preparation of consolidated financial statements under IFRS and French standards, Augustin will become in 2019 Director of the firm’s Consolidation and Standards department.
He has developed skills in the implementation of consolidation systems, in the recovery of historical data and in the management of the transition to new standards.
As a director within our Accounting & Consulting service line, Antoine will be your privileged contact and will ensure the quality of the mission throughout its realization.
Antoine began his career at Sefico Nexia in 2002. He has 18 years of experience in accounting in French and international companies in a wide range of sectors.
He has been a director since 2019.
He has a strong mastery of accounting and finance, particularly in retail, industry and services.
Antoine benefits from a strong experience in one-off reorganization and restructuring assignments (updating of accounting records, audit of accounting procedures, implementation to improve financial information and shorten closing deadlines).
Antoine also has managerial and project management skills, acquired during his support missions with finance departments, notably as head of accounting.
As audit director, Bettina will be your privileged contact and will ensure all along the quality of the mission realization.
Bettina started her career at PwC before joining Sefico in 2014. She now has more than 10 years’ experience in audit of French and international companies in various industries.
She specializes in retail, industry and pharmaceutical accounting & finance.
Bettina combines a solid experience in internal controls implementation on Sarbanes-Oxley, GDPR, Sapin II and french environments as well as in auditing internal control on several reglementary environments.
She has been in charge of audit and internal control trainings in several groups to ensure its correct application.
She has developed skills in management and teams’ coordination (Tax and legal experts, international offices).
As a director within our operational support service line, Yves will be your privileged contact and will ensure the quality of the mission throughout its realization.
Yves joined Sefico Nexia in 2000.
He has been a Director since 2019.
He mainly carries out operational support missions for the finance departments, to which he brings his skills, notably as Accounting Director.
He is also in charge of occasional missions to improve accounting and tax procedures through the implementation of monthly and annual closing processes.
Raphaël is a Chartered Accountant with Sefico-Nexia.
He will be your privileged interlocutor in accounting, organizational and current tax matters.
Raphaël started his career at Sefico Nexia in 2007. He has 13 years of experience in accounting and auditing in French and international companies in many sectors.
He has been a director since 2019.
He has a strong mastery of accounting and finance, particularly in industry, vending and service.
Raphaël is specialized in foreign group subsidiaries in France for which he is called upon to deal with various issues such as the determination of the integrated tax result, the particularities of international VAT, and the monitoring of FIBU gaps;
He is a certified public accountant and has obtained the MSTCF and Master CCA diplomas from the CETFI of Aix-en-Provence.
As a Director within Sefico Nexia’s Chartered Accountancy Department, Yann will be your privileged contact for support missions for French companies and subsidiaries of French and foreign groups.
Yann began his career with Sefico Nexia in 2000. He has 20 years of experience in the fields of chartered accountancy and auditing, working with French SMEs and subsidiaries of French and foreign groups in a wide range of sectors.
He becomes Director in 2019.
He specializes in subsidiaries and branches of foreign groups in France for which he is called upon to deal with various issues such as the management of different mapings, the analysis of tax/budget variances and the French Gaap / US Gaap income statement transition.
Yann has also developed managerial and project management skills, acquired on accounting outsourcing and organizational missions.