Senior Client Financial Analyst

Finance Chicago, Illinois


Position at Havas


Works with Director of Client Finance to facilitate and manage client financial reporting and analysis within the organization. 



  • Works with Financial Analysts to help manage client revenue/budgets
  • Monthly review of client contribution margin
  • Analytical review of revenue and employee utilization across clients
  • Assists in prioritizing daily and weekly deliverables
  • Interface with client groups to assure accuracy and completeness of client data and reporting
  • Anticipates and rapidly responds to assigned special projects
  • Aggressively pursues new ways to enhance overall agency profitability



  • Aid department heads in managing internal studio/production and broadcast budgets to include; billing, revenue and revenue accruals, validating and activating projects, and reconciliations of labor versus billings
  • Create, improve and distribute reports which collect, summarize and analyze account information inclusive of contribution margin and labor reconciliations
  • Work with client teams to produce client related reports and analysis
  • Stays abreast of agency and client competitive environment
  • Represent Finance in client budget meetings regarding revenue and labor



  • Must be an industry leader with 3+ years of experience of client financial analysis within an advertising agency
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to foster optimal relationships (Excellent communication skills, both written and oral)
  • Strong problem solving skills, and detail-oriented
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree, MBA or equivalent business experience preferred