Crowe Fidelio IBS


We deliver comprehensive professional services to businesses of all sizes from start-ups to large organisations.
They are very Professional, highly committed and very supportive. They are always available for any queries during the year in a very reactive manner. They are very competent and a great support in numerous and complicated topics, in M&A, specific tax issues or accounting topics. They have strong knowledge in a wide range of topics and are really patient to ensure competency transfer. It was a great relief for me to have them working with me."
CFO of a M€. 50 subsidiary

Becoming an extension of your team

We support organisations through their lifecycle as they start-up, expand and restructure.

Our experienced staff, combined with our global network, allow us to provide a range of advisory services that support your needs.

We work with you as an extension of your team.



Advisory services

Start up France

Helping you start up in France

As part of its development strategy, your group has decided to start up in France. You have to find a competent and reliable Partner in order to set up the branch or subsidiary and to support your development.

Highly skilled in international practices, and with a wide knowledge of French regulations, we provide comprehensive professional and tailor-made services that support your needs.

We can help with :

  • company secretarial services: finding the right structure for your business, business registration, registered office,
  • accounting and administrative assistance: bookkeeping, reporting and cash flow tracking,
  • tax compliance work: preparation of tax returns, dealing with the Tax authorities on your behalf, tax alert, monitoring deadlines,
  • Payroll services: issuing payslips, meeting deadlines, compliance with regulations, selection of funds, implementation of expatriate payroll and estimation of employee costs,etc.

Local support to your Group Shared Service Center

The group has centralised the French entity's operational tasks, such as accounting, human resources, payroll, IT, legal, compliance, purchasing… through a shared services center ("SSC").

Many of these SSC find it hard to comply with certain local regulations, such as electronic invoicing or e-accounting. Moreover, preparing the statutory annual accounts and the corporate income tax returns require once a year specific technical expertise within a challenging timeframe. 

We can help with:

  • identifying the main discrepancies between your group accounting policy and the French regulations
  • monitoring the gaap to statutory adjustments
  • reviewing the main tax accruals and disclosure
  • preparing the annual financial statements on the basis of the information provided by the SSC
  • submitting the year-end corporate income tax return
  • fixing the group tax reports
  • liaising with the group and the auditors

We can provide on-site teams or support your SSC remotely.


Support your French operations

Your group is operating and expanding in France. Whether you are making your first hire in France or looking for a more streamlined way to manage your multiple international operations, we provide services which you may find expensive to recruit or difficult to source. Our solutions are tailored and flexible and can be combined to provide a fully outsourced finance function.

We can help with:

  • Bookkeeping and backoffice
  • Management accounts and reports
  • Forecasts
  • Bank account management
  • Tax compliance
  • Payroll & HR
  • Year-end statutory Financial statements
  • Liaising with statutory and group auditors

Our strategy is to maintain things simple. Our team will work in partnership with you to ensure high quality of services and cost effectiveness.


Helping Businesses Maximize Growth Opportunities

Our experienced international advisors help make deals successful. They can navigate the risks and barriers which range from dealing with different business ethics to unfamiliar legal systems.

With the correct advice, international deals can offer improved returns from economies of scale, new target markets for existing products and services, access to commodity materials, and a hedge against seasonality.

We provides the following advisory services to businesses and organisations:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Valuation Services
  • M&A Integration



Focused on Sustainable Results

Our risk consulting professionals help organizations resolve strategic issues and achieve sustainable change by helping transform their governance, embed risk into their decision-making, and maintain efficient compliance.

Serving clients with global reach and global needs, we work with many of the world’s largest organizations in today’s most challenging industries, including financial services, healthcare, the public sector, technology, consumer products, and life sciences.

We provides the following risk services to businesses and organisations:

  • Enterprise Risk
  • Regulatory Risk
  • Technology Risk
  • Fraud Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • Financial Risk

Contact us

Stephane Bernard-Migeon
Stephane Bernard-Migeon
Crowe Fidelio
Frederic Chalvignac
Frederic Chalvignac
Crowe Fidelio
Sami Khlaifi
Sami Khlaifi
Head of International Business Services
Crowe Fidelio