Client Financial Controller

09 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A global advertising agency are looking for a dynamic new Client Financial Controller to joining the CFC team. This will be a very commercially focussed role with lots of business partnering and reporting directly into the FC will offer lots of opportunities to progress within the agency. You will take full ownership for a portfolio of the company's key clients and be responsible for the financial management and financial reporting!

Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Reporting
• Monthly reporting of revenue, ensuring revenue is reported in accordance with GAAP
• Managing expectations throughout the month ensuring that Management are aware of potential upsides and downsides before month-end
• Provide explanations for variances versus forecast, budget and prior year
• Manage the quarterly reforecasting process from a revenue and resourcing perspective executing a client plan that is achievable
• Working with Department Heads to ensure that resource requested in reforecast is acceptable
Financial Management
• Management of client profitability, ensuring that the account is managed profitability and proactively addressing margin issues
• Thorough understanding of all WIP balances ensuring all amounts are recoverable from client
• Thorough understanding of all debtor balances assisting credit control in chasing overdue amounts
• Overall management of Net Working Capital accounts, meeting with Financial Controller on a monthly basis to provide explanations for aged items and devising a plan to maximise working capital position
• Monitoring of client T&E accounts ensuring spend is in accordance with company policies and within budget
• Ensure across the account that time is recorded in an accurate and timely manner

The ideal candidate will be immediately available or available on short notice. Be able to demonstrate a proactive attitude with excellent communicative skills. Ideally part-qualified or studying towards your ACCA/CIMA and a background in a marketing or advertising agency would be beneficial.