Sr. Analyst, Client Finance

Finance & Commercial
New York, New York San Francisco, California Los Angeles, California Minneapolis, Minnesota Chicago, Illinois


Google via Media Futures Group - A little about us  
Google has consolidated its media agency partnership into WPP’s GroupM, building on the world class digital work that Essence has delivered for Google for over 15 years. Media Futures Group (MFG) is a bespoke team that delivers on our commitment to Google for a more strategic, creative and integrated media approach established to drive better business results.   
The MFG team is made up of best in class digital, offline, and integrated media experts who work together to enhance media’s contribution to Google’s business. MFG is powered by Essence, MediaCom, and other constituent parts of GroupM around the world. The MFG team operates in a seamlessly integrated way across strategy, planning, investment, creative, business sciences and analytics, data and technology. The profile of people who work in MFG are world class, committed to establishing a new high water mark in the media industry.  
About the Role  
EssenceMediacom is seeking a Sr. Analyst, Client Finance to join our North American Finance team. This role requires someone who thinks big, thrives under ambiguity, and has a strong sense of ownership.  The role requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to be a trusted partner with our finance teams at all levels. The ideal candidate will:  

  • Have a strong analytical orientation. 
  • Have skills in financial analysis and building models with large sets of data that are scalable and repeatable.
  • Exhibit excellent judgment and use data to inform your decision-making.
  • Create and communicate a bold direction that inspires results.
  • Benchmark yourself and your teams against the best.
  • Stay connected and have a strong attention to the details. No task is beneath you.
Some of the things we’d like you to do:  
  • Work within a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment to provide financial rigor. 
  • Assist the Associate Director with the monthly and quarterly client deliverables across all global regions for MFG (Media Futures Group).
  • Support quarterly Camry to billing reconciliation process.
  • Provide support data needed for client and executive team global fin/ops dashboards.
  • Build tools and processes to track central fees and liaise with regional teams on its management. 
  • Track and report Central Projects workstream globally, managing client reporting, timecodes, over/underburn, etc.
  • Track and manage Creative SOWs, Billings & time reporting.
  • Track and manage non media SOWs.
  • Support with monthly and quarterly forecasting of spend, commission and fees.
  • Provide regular and Ad Hoc client reporting to account teams and agency leadership.
  • Other Ad-Hoc duties within the global finance team.
A bit about yourself:  
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • 2+ years experience, with at least 1 years experience in Advertising and Media. 
  • Strong analytical orientation. Skills in financial analysis, modeling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and simultaneously balance multiple projects and processes.
  • Functions well under pressure; consistently pays attention to accuracy and quality of work.
  • Experience with Google Product Suite software applications preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft/Google Office Suite; demonstrated skill with Microsoft Excel performing complex data analysis including Pivot Tables and Macros.
  • Experience working within a matrix environment supporting multiple business partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships and be inclusive of ideas.
  • Takes initiative to add value beyond initial requests by anticipating future questions/follow-up requests and proactively resolving them.
What You Can Expect:  
GroupM is WPP’s media investment group and the world’s leading media investment company with a mission to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. The company is responsible for more than $60 billion in annual media investment, as measured by the independent research bureau COMvergence. Through its global agencies Mindshare, Wavemaker, EssenceMediacom, and mSix&Partners, and cross-channel performance (GroupM Nexus), data (Choreograph), entertainment (GroupM Motion Entertainment) and investment solutions, GroupM leverages a unique combination of global scale, expertise, and innovation to generate sustained value for clients wherever they do business. Discover more at

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The base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $60,000 to $100,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, please visit for more details.       

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