Senior Client Financial Analyst

Gain Theory

Department: Finance

Expertise: Data

Location: New York, NY, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Position Overview:

The Senior Client Finance Analyst will support the Finance Director in the day-to-day commercial finance responsibilities including but not limited to client/product/job set up, production invoices and ad hoc reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform substantive due diligence investigation on all new prospective clients
  • Set up and maintain client and product codes
  • Create jobs according to client contracts and agreed upon billing schedules
  • Assess each client contract to determine proper revenue recognition and presentation
  • Coordinate inter-company billing for projects involving sister agencies
  • Perform the month end revenue reconciliation to ensure clients were billed according to the contract, revenue was appropriately recognized and calculate any necessary accruals/deferrals
  • Support overall budgeting and re-forecasting efforts
  • Maintain compliance with Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR)
  • Proactively document and follow up on any billing, invoicing, or payment issues that pertain to clients
  • Review WIP and provide comments for month end balances and ensure WIP items are cleared timely
  • Review Aura to determine completeness of timesheets and prepare, analyze, and review quarterly labor analysis

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in finance and accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business OR equivalent professional experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with ability to see big picture and work on diverse projects
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and able to work to their own initiative
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
  • Experience with Workday is a plus

About Gain Theory:

Gain Theory is a global marketing effectiveness consultancy within the WPP network.  We help marketers unlock business growth by providing pragmatic marketing recommendations, fueled by robust data, state-of-the-art analytics and a 40+ year heritage in marketing effectiveness.  Gain Theory has 200+ marketing effectiveness consultants, analysts, data experts and engineers operating around the world and is well integrated with our WPP partners, but we operate 100% independently to provide our clients with deep insights and measurement into Marketing performance and analytics strategy uninfluenced by other WPP agency execution.

In New York City, the base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $ 50,000 to $ 90,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications.

 

 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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