Overview

Position Summary

The Senior Analyst Client Finance will support the Mediabrands US business in the overall management of Key Clients such as Merck, T-Mobile, CVS, Quicken, Nintendo, Grubhub and others. The role will be pivotal in the financial & commercial management of the Key Clients within the US portfolio.
The primary goal of this function is to drive increased client revenue and profitability across the Mediabrands companies. This team provides financial leadership, leads the compensation negotiations and introduces innovative compensation models where possible. They also play a critical role in new business pitches with respect to compensation and commercial responses. Responsibility for regular reporting of client performance as well as various ad-hoc operational initiatives.
IPG Mediabrands is a holding company of multiple business units and the Sr. Analyst Client Finance will work across the organization to deliver exceptional performance across the group.

 
Key Responsibilities
 
• Support the supervision of a select group of Key US Clients including the review of financial performance against targets on a regular basis and attend regular business review meetings for each client. Highlight potential opportunities and risks.
• Assist with preparation of profitability analysis & internal reporting, contract development & maintenance, client reporting and compensation negotiations.
• Support Client Business Leads with regular reporting on client performance, adhoc financial information and best practice analysis.
• Support commercial portion of new business pitches including RFP responses, pitch budget management, compensation modelling and contract development.
• Collect and analyze financial information from multiple business units and consolidate into a holistic view to review with managers and determine proper courses of action and/or follow ups.
• Review and address specific client variances to forecast and target. Ensure reporting is timely accurate and consistent.
• Source data as needed from various financial systems and create ad hoc analyses.
• Support the creation of various models and scenarios as well as commercial proposals.
• Create dashboards and/or commercial summaries.
• Will work closely and have exposure to Senior Leadership in the organization.
Desired Skills & Experience
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Math/Statistics, Marketing or similar
  • 2-3 years experience
  • Experience analyzing financial information and collating summaries
  • Must have strong analytical skills with a very high level of attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and especially high level with Excel
  • Experience using Oracle Hyperion and dashboard applications such as PowerBI is necessary
  • Accurate, curious, and efficient in work with excellent communications skills (spoken and written)
  • Ability to communicate financial information to others in a simple, easy to understand way
  • Excellent time management skills with an adaptable/flexible attitude
  • An even-keeled demeanor that conveys professionalism
  • Collaborative, team orientated with a personable and client appropriate approach
  • Experience in media industry an asset but not necessary
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