Global FP&A more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:IPG McCann
First posted:August 31, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Tracking Code
3169-094
Job Description

McCann Worldgroup Global Financial Planning & Analysis

Global FP&A Job Description

Overview

The Financial Analyst will assist in the financial reporting, planning and analysis process for the McCann Worldgroup Global Financial Planning & Analysis team.  This involves preparing various reports and providing insightful analysis on the financial performance of the business from a consolidated and business unit perspective.

For the right candidate, this position provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic global corporate finance team, with exposure to various aspects of corporate accounting as well as financial planning and analysis and provides a great environment to learn and develop.

Responsibilities:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for various aspects of the forecast process including:

  • Assist with various Monthly/Quarterly reporting for McCann Worldgroup Senior Management
  • Assist with preparing bi-weekly flash forecasts
  • Analyze business unit performance by preparing revenue reconciliations as well as variance and trend analyses (Reconcile and analyze data to ensure timely completion and accuracy of key financial information)
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to optimize forecasting, tracking and analysis of key performance indicators.  Utilize financial systems to develop and update key reporting tools and outputs
  • Assist in coordinating with the Global Finance team to ensure adherence with the reporting framework, timely collection of data and other reporting requirements
  • Assist with maintenance of Dashboard and other automated reporting tools
  • Assist with preparation of CFO presentations
  • Work closely with the Controllers team and business unit finance contacts
  • Create various ad-hoc reports
  • Set up and utilize financial models as well as conduct detailed variance analysis, assist with regional reporting and satisfy ad hoc reporting requests

McCann Worldgroup

McCann Worldgroup operations are united across 100+ countries by a single mission: to help brands play a meaningful role in people's lives. By developing a deep strategic understanding of our clients' businesses and their consumers, we create evocative and effective brand communications. It's powerful and innovative creativity that helps marketers grow their brands and businesses...and it's what we are committed to achieving every day, everywhere, and for every client.

Required Skills

Skills/Background:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with Hyperion (a plus) or other ERP software
  • Ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the business is essential
  • Ability to work and build relationships with team members and business unit leads
  • Strong analytical skills, providing analysis and understanding of key business metrics
  • Team player who can function well in a fast paced environment and work within strict deadlines

 

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience (Big 4/National accounting firm experience a plus)
  • CPA or MBA preferred

Job Location
New York, New York, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular


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