Full Job Description
The Associate Director, Business Management is responsible for financial management of media budgets and project management of financial deliverables across multiple teams. The Associate Director also has a holistic view of PHM processes and provides insight, training, and follow-up, thereof.
Accountable for overseeing flawless the lifecycle of financial deliverables from project start to finish
Attends monthly meetings with internal stakeholders to confirm revenue, project pacing, and client P&L
Accountable for Revenue Forecast document accuracy and business lead approval
Expert at creating, relaying and abiding Client best practices in regards to scoping, invoicing, and financial tracking. Owns the revision or enhancement of those processes.
Day-to-day point of contact for procurement of and procurement deliverables of small to medium clients
Leads brand client financial discussions and has increasingly independent accountability
Escalation point of contact for day-to-day brand clients
Accountable for the Business Management team’s completion and accuracy of the financial deliverables calendar for internal and client deliverables. Responsible that internal team is kept apprised of status on all jobs by issuing timely and accurate documentation and correspondence.
Implements rollout of new systems and processes across client, and often Business Management capability
Accountable for accuracy of working media statements of work
Accountable for accuracy of all fee statements of work, including intercompany
Can read and interpret Master Service Agreements (MSAs)
Requirements and Qualifications:
Highly organized with great attention to detail
Expert understanding of scoping process, general media processes, and client financial responsibilities
Advanced knowledge of all PHM services (Planning & Buying, Platforms, Tech, BI, etc.)
Advanced in pricing and scoping, so that able to “gut” price work
Able to recognize and problem solve increasingly complex issues without oversight and provide alternative solutions
Advanced to expert Excel skills