Senior Financial Analyst - New York
This position supports the finance team with all aspects of client financereporting directly to the Director of Finance, FP&A. This position will be required to build strong and effective working relationships with both internal finance teams within the Havas network as well as key Clients.
This position will be responsible for certain elements of the process including staff plans, variance analysis and client profitability analysis.
Work with client finance teams to accurately forecast, analyze and report client revenue, expenses and profitability on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
Liaise with and advise account teams regarding all finance matters; work in conjunction with the teams to reach appropriate solutions to any and all issues
Monitor and analyze resource allocation vs. utilization (planned vs. actual)
Monitor contractual relationships with clients to ensure compliance with all billing, compensation and reporting terms
Prepare monthly revenue recognition adhering to corporate guidelines and client contracts
Responsible forWIP and AR for all clients
Responsible for the creation of job and client codes
Assist with ad–hoc projects
Must have DDS
Outstanding inter–personal skills with the proven ability to interact and pro–actively work with colleagues and clients of all levels and personalities
Strong analytical skills, highly logical and with a meticulous eye for detail
Sufficient professionalism and presence to liaise with clients and procurement regarding rates and reconciliations
Highly organized with the ability to handle simultaneous projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
4+ years of financial analysis and/or accounting experience in an advertising or service industry environment