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Client Finance Analyst - Ogilvy Denver

Company: Ogilvy Agency
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posted Date 1 week ago (10/12/2021 9:29 PM) Requisition ID 2021-9571 Location US-CO-Denver Department Finance Overview About Ogilvy - David Ogilvy famously said: "If each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants." We're looking for the 'giants' who will help us be better, think bigger, and go farther to increase growth and impact for our clients, our culture, and our communities. We believe that you may be one of those people. If you want to be part of the best creative platform for growth on the planet - where you get to create and champion the big ideas that help businesses take leaps from the now to the next -- read on! About the Role - The Client Finance Analyst provides financial support to client account teams and monitors budgets on a project basis. You will report into a Client Finance Manager. Job responsibilities include assisting in the creation of job estimates, budgets and client staffing plans; ensure adherence to contract billing policies; provide summaries of monthly billing and reconciliations; and assist with financial analysis and reporting. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, person who takes pride in the work they produce, looking to continue gaining experience within Finance & Accounting - or looking to learn Finance within the advertising and marketing industry - at one of the top ten marketing communications firms worldwide. Responsibilities

  • Provide financial support to client account teams and monitor client budgets on a project basis
  • Provide financial information to multiple departments and clients
  • Provide client financial analysis in the review of monthly results, and summary of monthly billings and reconciliation
  • Forecast and perform annual budget preparation
  • Help create job estimates, budgets, and client staffing plans, including calculating fees for client staffing plans
  • Assume role of primary financial contact for account team and resource manager on assigned client business
  • Generate professional financial reports for review with clients as directed by account team
  • Provide complete journal entries, time entry transfers and provide invoicing instructions
  • Reconcile labor hours on client projects
  • Secure client P.O. or necessary work/payment authorizations and ensure adherence to contract billing policies and workflow procedures, and monitor accounts receivable status and follow-up on aged balances with client
  • Lead and participate in financial meetings
  • Open and manage jobs with account team
  • Participate in the coordination and submission of internal and external periodic reporting to Corp Headquarters and/or parent company (actuals, budgets, re-forecasts, balance sheet variance analyses, interest, foreign currency, special year end reporting items/YE reporting packages)
  • Support inter-company payables and receivables
  • Support internal and external Audits
  • Perform reconciliations and analyses of accounts and coordinate activities with the treasury and accounts payable department
  • Participate in Ad Hoc projects as assigned Qualifications Experience You Bring to the Role -
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF, etc.). Creating and using complicated spreadsheets are a part of everyday work, you are very adept at learning new applications
    • Finance/Accounting knowledge (Balance Sheet, A/R, P&Ls). While this isn't an accounting position, understanding accounting principles is crucial
    • 2 or more years of related financial analysis and/or accounting experience, preferably within an advertising, marketing, PR or service industry environment
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong analytical skills / Ability to think outside the box (problem solving, critical thinking, attention to detail, etc
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and proactively on assigned tasks
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.

      Our Benefits
    • 401(k)
    • Flex Work Policy
    • Casual Dress/Creative Atmosphere
    • Life Insurance/Disability
    • Gym/Health Club/Fitness Membership As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Ogilvy provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $ 55,000 - $ 64,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical locations. Ogilvy offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, life insurance/AD&D and 401k matching. We offer paid vacation, paid sick days, company holidays, personal days and paid parental leave. - Ogilvy 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. 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. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Ogilvy 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. 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.

      You can read more about Diversity & Inclusion at Ogilvy here and see the explicit commitments our U.S. leadership made earlier this year to anti-racism here .

      If you are unable or limited in your ability to use access the Ogilvy career site as a result of a disability, we will be happy to assist you. Please call our Corporate HR department at 212-880-5291 to request an alternate accommodation. Please note that only requests for an employment application accommodation will be returned.

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