Digitas

  • Senior Analyst, Finance

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/10/2018 11:12 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-27291
    # Positions
    1
    Location
    New York
  • Overview

    Senior Analyst - Finance

     

    Digitas is a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. 

    Our skills and passions span insight, brand building, content creation and distribution, as well as the ability to help brands embrace the creative and technological change that is revolutionizing their businesses. We act as strategic partner to some of the world’s most exciting companies across a wide range of industries including FMCG, financial services, publishing, retail, telecoms and travel. There are many things that make Digitas unique but if we had to choose one it would be our ability to connect data with storytelling to help make brands special, shareable and more ultimately valuable wherever, whenever and however people choose to engage with them. 

    We’re searching for a Senior Analyst of Finance who can assist with the development and tracking of forecasts, cash flow projections and comprehensive account supervision. You’ll be expected to highlight key issues and provide resolutions for negative exposure items that could impact profitability. You’ll also be involved in process improvement projects in support of business needs.

    Tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Lead client and regional staff meetings in management of financial metrics
    • Monitor financial management functions
    • Develop organization to drive efficiencies and provide growth opportunities
    • Review and analyze key financial metrics
    • Assist with creating forecasts for assigned clients and regions
    • Review journal entries for accuracy and appropriateness
    • Explain and translate financial reports to team members
    • Exhibit judgment on when to evaluate issues and when to resolve independently
    • Prioritize and streamline tasks to ensure accuracy

    To qualify, you’ll need:

    • Four year degree (Finance, Accounting degree preferred)
    • 2-4 years of experience in Finance or Accounting, including familiarity with the digital environment
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office
    • Advanced knowledge of financial reporting systems (Lawson, Business Objects, Crystal)
    • Understanding of accounting concepts (debits/credits, revenue recognition, DSO calculation, cash vs. accrual based accounting)
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail with ability to multitask
    • Strong organization skills
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

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