Financial Analyst

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance/Accounting

Company Description

In 2020, Viral Nation was voted the 4th fastest growing company in Canada. Viral Nation is a global digital marketing agency that specializes in influencer marketing, talent representation, social media marketing and management, and content production. Our influencers develop engaging and authentic content that drives real ROI, and likewise our creative and social teams develop compelling content that makes brands' social break through the noise of our cluttered feeds.

We are a company of digital and social natives that are passionate about delivering results. We are a team of entrepreneurs, ex-global agency leaders and big talent agency recruiters who came together with a shared vision to do things differently. We move at the speed of culture and evolve quickly as needed. We continue to do this successfully for some of the world’s largest brands, including Facebook Oculus, Disney, DC Comics, TikTok and Tencent.

We envision Viral Nation becoming a data and AI tech mammoth in the coming years and we are actively recruiting top talent technology professionals to help us get there and co-create innovative digital products that will go viral.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salaries and 100% paid comprehensive health benefits plan 
  • Learn from an unrivalled leadership team with many years of agency experience
  • Be yourself! Work with an agency that boasts above-average diversity statistics
  • Dedicated programs to support your mental health and work-life harmony
  • Flexible work schedule and summer hours 
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Partake in our calendar of team building and social events 
  • Work with some of the world’s most engaging brands

Job Description

The Financial Analyst will work closely with the Viral Nation teams to ensure sound financial stewardship in regards to client billing, receivables, vendor payments and timely reconciliation.

Responsibilities:

  • Billing clients based on estimates
  • Create POs and process vendor invoices in a time-sensitive environment
  • Process employee expense claims in compliance with Viral Nation policies
  • Work with the admin team to code financial transactions
  • Follow up with vendors on long outstanding POs for invoices
  • Respond to vendors' payment related inquiries
  • Document all accounting transactions and maintain the filing system
  • Ad-hoc tasks as assigned to support finance functions
  • Facilitate all client audits at the agency and coordinate paperwork transmittal
  • Manage monthly client budget control reports (BCR)
  • Work with clients on monthly accruals and year-end reconciliation as needed
  • Review draft billing reports, where applicable, to ensure accuracy of unique vital information (i.e. billing vs. MPA approved dollars, PO/MPA #’s, commissions)
  • Act as an intermediary between the agency teams and Finance team to ensure billing is provided with the correct monthly spend report by the supplier so they can issue invoices to clients within the billing cycle period

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of Finance management experience, preferably in the Marketing and Advertising industry.
  • University Degree or College Diploma from an Accounting or Finance program.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is required
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, professional, and objective.
  • Marketing space knowledge an asset
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and impeccable mathematical and analytical skill
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to work proficiently under minimal supervision
  • Strong team player

Additional Information

Viral Nation is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our agency. Viral Nation welcomes applications from people with visible and non-visible disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruiting and selection process.