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Client Finance Manager

New York   •  Permanent

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  • Creative and international advertising agency seeking a Client Finance Manager
  • Incredible opportunity to grow one's career within Client Finance

About Our Client

One of the largest international brand agencies with operations in 25 countries is seeking a Client Finance Manager. This role will report into a Director and sit in the New York City office.

Job Description

*Serve as the subject matter expert for the financial performance of assigned clients and projects

*Partner with program management in the financial oversight of client work streams, including: responsibility for managing projects against scope of work, all aspects of budgeting, financial analysis, revenue projections and revenue recognition.

*Responsible for production and maintenance of client financial statements, including P&L's, multi-period budgets and forecasts.

*Prepare revenue forecasts and financial roll-ups for monthly account reviews.

*Work across a number of projects taking responsibility and ownership over your assigned projects

*Review the WIP and the AR balances for the clients you're responsible for on a weekly/monthly basis

*Create and maintain a clear audit trail of all client financial activity within industry and accounting guidelines. Prepare and maintain all financial records for monthly, quarterly and annual client reporting requirements, as needed.

*Track and maintain project expenses and hours. Serve as liaison between program management and accounting in regards to client revenue recognition, invoicing, and cash collections.

*Accurately assess and alert partner program managers and/or client team/leads of the financial risks associated with each project, guarding against project over-runs.

*Perform trend analysis and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon scope parameters and cost control guidelines

*Provide analytical support to the CFO and COO as necessary. Manage assigned on-going relationships with client procurement departments.

The Successful Applicant

Ideal Client Finance Manager candidate will have:

Qualifications:

*Four year degree in Finance, Accounting required

*CPA, CMA and/or PMP a plus

*2-5 years work experience in Branding or Advertising preferred

*Working understanding of client contracts and commercial requirements

*Ability to multi-task and perform under deadline

*Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

*Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and summarize information to identify trends and risks

*Strong interpersonal skills

*Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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