Publicis Groupe Manager, Finance in Boston, Massachusetts
Digitas is the Networked Experience Agency, built on the vision that we create magnetic experiences that earn the right for brands to exist in human networks. Today, and tomorrow. We deliver Networked Experiences by leveraging comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities. Digitas delivers ambitious outcomes via unique solutions that include Creative Experiences, Integrated Media, Addressable Relationships, Social Marketing and Total Commerce. Celebrated by Ad Age as Data and Insights Agency of the Year, U.S Campaign’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year, Media Network of the Year and celebrated by Forrester and Gartner, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 5,500 employees across over 65 offices in 43 countries.
What you’ll do:
You’ll lead the Media Finance team on key client initiatives and manage and develop a team of Media Finance Analysts.
Day to day, your role will include:
Establishing a successful working process between Media, Media Finance, Accounts Payable and Client Finance
Building trust and credibility with clients by ensuring audit compliance and prompt billing reconciliation
Managing and holding media teams to deadlines, providing process and structure for junior-level employees
Ensuring that campaign financial documents are correctly filed and updated according to compliance regulations
Creating ongoing communication feedback and updating channels with other departments
Assuming a broader role in key departmental or company initiatives while providing expertise in planning tools, procurement system, and process documentation
Guiding and mentoring direct reports, offering performance evaluation, career advice, motivation and training
Utilize strong computer skills, in particular Excel and Pivot tables, to generate Client reporting
We’re looking for a whip smart Media Finance Manager with strong experience, which usually includes:
A four year college degree and five to seven years of online media experience in either a media operations role or a finance driven capacity, preferably at a creative agency
Previous management experience (again, preferably in an agency environment)
Understanding of online media planning and ad-serving tools, understanding of the media billing reconciliation process, and strong familiarity with negotiation, implementation, and performance analysis
A stellar ability to problem solve, prioritize tasks, multitask, and manage time effectively
Advanced Excel, Pivot table, and presentation skill set
Excellent communication skills – you’re articulate, straightforward and, above all, you’re thoughtful and kind
Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.
Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.