Analyst, Finance

  • 35 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Publicis Media: 

Publicis Media is one of the four solutions hubs of Publicis Groupe ([Euronext Paris FR0000130577, CAC 40], alongside Publicis Communications, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Health. Led by Steve King, CEO, Publicis Media is comprised of Starcom, Zenith, Digitas, Spark Foundry, and Performics, powered by digital-first, data-driven global practices that together deliver client value and business transformation. Publicis Media is committed to helping its clients navigate the modern media landscape and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide. 

Publicis Media Exchange (PMX) delivers sustainable, transparent, competitive advantage to Publicis Media clients and agencies.  This is done through the consolidated strength of our agencies, deep understanding of our client drivers, leveraging scaled investment, marketplace innovation, strength in partnerships and intelligence.  PM Precision is PMX’s data-informed, tech-enabled trading division that helps brands reach audiences on highly viewable, fraud free media. Precision spans product strategists, marketers, solutions consultants, activation specialists, ad-ops and data scientists.  Precision encompasses agency-embedded teams that provide greater strategic alignment with clients and buying teams.  Agency teams are supported by a centralized team for shared resources, best practices, tech audits and partnership management. 

TRUST 
Trust is the cornerstone upon which we build our relationships. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of how a partner should behave. 
We treat our people and our clients with respect, transparency and honesty. 

TALENT 
This is first and foremost a people business. We are committed to ensuring Publicis Media a destination for the best talent in our industry. We value people as individuals, growing ourselves as we grow our client’s business. 

TRANSFORMATION 
True transformation comes when we stop managing change, and instead initiate change. We believe in our purpose to be the admired force for business transformation. We believe that focusing on performance and results has the power to transform client business. 

Job Description

Overview
This position is suitable for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, service-focused individual who will monitor, maintain, and complete client billing and reconciliations, as well as participate in reporting and account maintenance processes. The Financial Analyst position supports our Client Finance team by partnering with Publicis Groupe client contacts to ensure campaigns are invoiced according to proper procedures.   

Role Objectives: 

•    Facilitate monthly client invoice procedure in a timely and accurate manner 
•    Compile and organize data for client invoicing 
•    Review and confirm pricing and budgets with client contacts  
•    Collect and manage campaign data reporting 
•    Frequent communication with clients and vendors on open balances  
•    Assist in ad hoc reporting 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance  

  • Professional experience in a Finance or Accounting position preferred, but open to entry-level candidates with edcational or internship experience 

  • Proficiency of MS Office, Word, Excel (including Pivot Tables) required  

  • Understanding of basic billing concepts 

  •  Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse groups agency-wide 

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask  

  • Accountability and flexibility a must 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 

  • Strong organization and communication skills 

  •  Positive team player attitude 

Additional Information

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