Client Finance Analyst, New York, New York

Agency Essence Global
Created 01/14/2022
Reference 8661H
Category Finance
Country United States
State New York
City New York
About Essence

Essence, part of GroupM, is a global data and measurement-driven media agency whose mission is to make brands more valuable to the world. Clients include Google, Flipkart, NBCUniversal, L'Oréal and the Financial Times. The agency is more than 2,000 people strong, manages $4.5B in annualized media spend, and deploys campaigns in 121 markets via 22 offices in APAC, EMEA and the Americas. Visit for more information and follow us on Twitter at @essenceglobal.

About The Role

You will be joining our NA Client Finance team as one of the 3 members of the client finance function based in our New York office. Your primary role will be to liaise with the Account Management team to review billing requests and provide the Client Finance team with a robust set of financial data.

Some of the things we'd like you to do:
  • Process and review invoice requests ensuring that we are billing both the media and any fees to our clients on a timely manner
  • Reconcile our billing accounts
  • Troubleshoot all billing issues with Account Management
  • Ensure all Essence's employees complete their timesheets to ensure reliable client profitability reports
  • Provide the team with all relevant financial reports including Client Margin reports and utilization reports
  • Assist with actual and forecast reporting
  • Administration of client contracts and creative department's SOWs
  • Reply to all queries linked to client Set-up.

A bit about yourself:
  • Degree from a top-tier College, a minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent
  • Strong numeracy and experience with the Microsoft office suite (Special experience or highly proficient with Microsoft Excel)
  • Strong and confident communicator, comfortable with dealing with both internal and external parties
  • The ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly and efficiently

What you can expect from Essence:

Essence's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.

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