Client Financial Analyst

London, South East England
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with a globally renowned advertising agency - with a fantastic client list, multiple awards and as part of the one of the largest marketing services groups - this agency offer an incredibly dynamic, fluid working environment. There are fantastic career opportunities within the business and the wider group - so this is an opportunity which can offer immediately challenges and long term progression.

You will be acting as a finance business partner to the Account Management team and supporting the Commercial Finance Managers, Director and Management with all commercial aspects of specific client P&Ls across all our discipline offerings.

You will be part of the Commercial Finance Team and allocated a portfolio of clients across the business (local and /or multinational clients).

Specific Responsibilities

- Monthly revenue reporting and analysis of variance to forecast
- Quarterly forecasting and reporting of revenue and client profitability
- Work with the Business Director's for each client account on establishing forecast variances
- Provide supporting analysis to support Business directors for budget reviews
- Work with the Business Director's for each client account on establishing budget variances
- Ensure that you are the key day to day liaison person for the account team
- Lead/Support in fee negotiations; construct staffing plans, fee proposals, reconciliations and contractual matters (where appropriate);
- Support and work closely with the Account Management and Project Management Teams on project fees that are being produced and all commercial finance matters to include but not limited to job profitability, client profitability, supplier contracts and rate cards
- Streamlining commercial reporting provided to the non finance teams
- Identifying business risks and opportunities
- Understand and review / liaise with client teams on all aspects of the client P&L including T&E and client investment.
- Liaise with regional markets as required to collate and provide supporting analysis to regional HQ
- Management of hedging and review of WIP
- Liaise with regional management and clients on financial management issues
- Managing and ensuring client contract compliance

Ideally you will be:
- Qualified or P/Qual accountant with advertising or marketing services experience
- Polished communication and presentation skills
- Strong revenue / client accounting experience