Client Finance Director

Operations Chicago, Illinois


Client Finance Director

The Client Finance Director provides financial oversight for the US Army account and overall management of the Client Finance Team for the DDB Chicago office.  As finance lead on Army, reporting into SVP of Finance, liaise with Account Management leads, Affiliate partners and Contract Management providing contractual required reporting, coordinates preparation of Task Order Proposals, monitor burn rate and staffing utilization, and prepare revenue forecasts.  The Client Finance Director oversees, coordinates, plans and anticipates financial aspects of DDB Chicago Client Billing including but not limited to; Invoicing, Reporting, Credit Analysis, Working Capital Review, Revenue forecasting and reporting, financial analysis, financial controls and policies.  The Finance Director provides ongoing reporting and recommendations to keep the SVP of Finance aware of financial issues and needs of the office.  The Client Finance Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships and working in conjunction with all DDB Clients, DDB Corporate Shared Services and affiliate offices. 

Areas of Accountability

  • Government Contract Compliance and Reporting
  • Coordination and Management of Affiliate Partner Reporting
  • Reporting and Optimization of Burn and Revenue
  • Management of client contractual requirements
  • Oversight of Client Billing Process
  • Oversight of Client Budget Reporting
  • Onboarding of new Clients
  • Accounts Receivable Monitoring
  • Working Capital Reporting
  • Client Credit Analysis Review - Carixa
  • Reviewing and Approving Revenue Recognition
  • Works with Account Management on Revenue Projections
  • Management of client contractual requirements