Budget Manager

Finance New York, New York


Description

Position at Havas Media

Budget Manager

 

 

The Business Manager/Budget Manager is responsible for assisting Client Leadership Team in managing budgets, billing and P&L for a particular client account team.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage development of, in partnership with Client Leadership and Finance teams, Scopes of Work with detailed assumptions of activities to be

Performed while protecting Agency profitability

  • Oversight, monitoring, and reporting of pacing of budgeted hours against Scope of Work. Identifying any variances to Client Leadership team
  • Monitoring and reporting out of client P&L statements, monitoring trends and highlighting issues
  • Partnership with Media Controls and Finance teams to ensure seamless, error-free processing of vendor invoices and client billing
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with client’s Accounts Payable team, facilitating and resolving intercompany transactions
  • Monitoring cross-functional team timesheet submission to ensure compliance and accuracy

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES

 

  • Strong financial background with understanding of P&L reporting, maintenance, and oversight
  • Highly analytical, able to spot trends and communicate to a diverse audience
  • Ability to develop productive day-to-day working relationships with intra-Agency partners and other specialty teams
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong problem-solving skills, highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to act as a productive, collaborative member of a cross-functional team
  • Demonstrates grace under pressure and able to work in a high-pressure, ever-changing environment
  • Experience working with Agency (preferably Media) financials

Knowledge of Prisma and Advanced Excel