Financial Analyst, Client Reporting

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

The Financial Analyst is a financial business partner to Leo Burnett Group client teams reporting to Client Finance Manager.  Responsible for client related finance matters including client reporting, client deliverable tracking, staff utilization tracking and client profitability analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities:

Client Reporting

·       Partners with Client Finance Manager to develop reporting formats in accordance with client contracts

·       Works closely with client teams to ensure consistent process supports reporting needs including staff utilization and deliverable tracking

·       Prepares weekly client reporting based from SAP data

·       Partners with billing, production and client teams to ensure client report accuracy

·       Works to resolve client reporting related questions and requests

Client Profitability

·       Prepares client profitability reporting on a monthly basis

·       Works closely with Client Finance Manager and client teams to analyze issues and identify opportunities for improvement

·       Partners with client teams to implement profitability improvement strategies

·       Prepares and submits client profitability reporting in HFM in accordance with Publicis Groupe deadlines

Client Forecasts

·       Works closely with Client Finance Manager to prepare client profitability forecasts

·       Submits client profitability forecasts in HFM in accordance with Publicis Groupe deadlines

Contract Management

·       Ensures Agency is in compliance with current contractual guidelines

Other

·       Partners with client teams on consistent process implementation across all aspects of client related finance matters

Qualifications

Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

·       Relevant internship experience and/or 1+ years of work experience considered

·       Strong technical skills, especially Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)

·       Ability to be physical present in Chicago office once safely re-opened at a future date

·       Effective communication skills

·       Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment 

·       Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills

·       Comfortable digging through large volumes of reporting for key operational findings

·       Ability to maintain and grow positive client relationships

·       Self-motivation to work independently 

·       Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment

Additional Information

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