Senior Client Financial Analyst

Finance Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Havas

Summary

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

 

Responsibilities

  • 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

 

Tasks

  • 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

 

Qualifications

  • 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