Liaison between Client accounting and account teams to ensure all client financial obligations are met. Analyze overall profitability for the agency to ensure it is maximized. **Responsibilities: ** Contract/Pricing/Actual versus Estimates - Outline and review financial and operational contract terms to meet client requirements and deadlines - Train new hires on internal and client financial process. - Review actual versus estimate on a monthly basis and work with account teams to achieve estimate or discuss revision of estimate with client - Review terms of contract ; Ensure that IMsci is in compliance with contract at all times Jobs - At month end, ensure timesheets are submitted.
- Verify that new employees have recorded time to the appropriate billable job - Identifying time issues and direct time transfers - Attend Burn Sheet meetings with Project Management - Approve estimates in JD Edwards (JDE) in compliance of client approved SOWs. - Ensure all rates are correct in the system for accurate tracking. Accounts Receivable/Income Recognition/Billing - Work closely with A/R Manager and Account Teams and monitor status of accounts receivables to assure on-time collection of outstanding client invoices - Analyze hours reports, review income recognition and provide income accruals to Financial Analyst - Ensure timely billing through coordination between operational staff and client accounting staff - Responsible for third party vendor management, including set up, purchase orders, and payment - Coordinate and ensure the timely processing and billing of all Intercompany and Production Studio invoices with the Account Teams and Accounts Payable Department Client Profitability/Forecasting - Review Client Profitability on a monthly basis, provide profitability analysis and recommend improvements to achieve maximum potential - Meet monthly with account teams to review all non-billable direct expenses and ensure compliance with the contract terms. Provide non-billable analysis and support upon request - Providing quarterly and annual forecast updates per the schedule set by ghg - Review annual staffing forecast and roll up.
- Participate in client meetings on an as-needed basis to provide financial information - Ensure that all jobs, monthly, quarterly and final reconciliations are completed in a timely manner, and are in compliance with contract Note: Employee is responsible for other duties as assigned. **Requirements: ** - Strong analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills. - Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management. - Strong computer skills – intermediate level in Excel; PowerPoint knowledge.
** Education: - Bachelor’s Degree Experience: - 2+ years’ experience in Finance and Advertising Agency (Preferred)