Senior Client Finance Analyst

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Finance

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.

Who we are looking for: 

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a dynamic, business-minded Senior Client Finance Analyst to join the team! This team member will be responsible for monitoring financial reports, maintaining and completing client billing, and pulling data from multiple sources to analyze and present budget to actual variances.

What you'll do:

  • Partner | Work with clients and internal teams to analyze variances and forecast financial targets. Maintain accurate client billing and translate financial reports to client teams and regional staff.
  • Analyze | Review client’s co-marketing partner’s terms, conditions, and financial metrics.
  • Track | Track budgets, cash flow projections and execution of billing and receivables.
  • Report | Prepare and send financial reports to clients on a weekly basis highlighting status of reimbursement dollars.
  • Drive Growth | Manage and ensure we meet global cash goals

Who you are:

  • Detail Oriented | Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Collaborative | Interested in learning about the industry and the people who contribute to our success.
  • A Strong Communicator | Must be able to speak with all levels of employees, across various disciplines.
  • Resilient | Digs in and simplifies how to work around problems, asking "why not?" and "how can we make this better?”

What you'll need:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting or finance. Agency experience highly preferred.
  • Advanced PC Microsoft Office software skills with emphasis on Excel.
  • Acts as a team player to achieve client and agency objectives.
  • Ability to execute against aggressive targets and operate in dynamic environment.
  • Innate problem solver with proven experience in identifying process improvements
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail; must demonstrate logical thinking in order to gather and report data.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills with adaptable styles.
  • Excellent time management; able to perform tasks without direct supervision.
  • Proactively looks for opportunities to add value to agency operations and client’s bottom line.
  • Understanding of accounting concepts such as debits/credits, revenue recognition, reserves, absorptions.

What we offer: 

  • Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
  • Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviors to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.
  • Competitive benefits | What we offer full time hires ranges from the full spectrum of group health coverage options (medical, dental, vision) to a generous 401k match (100% dollar-for-dollar match, up to 5% of salary contribution), and a variety of paid time off offerings that reflect our investment in all aspects of your overall life balance and wellness.
  • Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.

In New York City, the base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $ 70,000 to $ 140,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. 

Wunderman Thompson is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or other protected group status. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.

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.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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