Whenever and wherever you join us, you open a door to opportunities in any and all aspects of media, technology and innovation.
We will encourage you to break the rules, knock things down, rebuild them better, and push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Our success takes a team of people who are invested in our culture, each other’s success, and their own growth, and together we make Mindshare Canada the place where we do the best work of our career.
We are looking for an Analyst, Client Revenue Reporting who will serve as the finance contact for a portfolio of clients in addition to providing support to Finance Directors on their accounts.
In this role you will provide financial management and analysis for Mindshare’s client finance group. You will also provide financial analysis and reporting to inform financial business decisions and ensure all financial aspects of each client are properly managed.
This role will require you to forecast company revenue / billings, review scopes of work, and price staff plans. In addition, you will maintain the overall integrity of the financial and management reporting process and ensure compliance with all SOX and specific client requirements.
How you will make an IMPACT :
Assist in forecasting, analyzing and reporting revenue by client consistent with Mindshare policies and GAAP; analyze resource allocation and utilization;
analyze company profitability by client and by individual service line (planning, buying, interaction, etc.).
Operational / Administrative account setup and maintenance : (setting up codes, receivables, billing issues, estimates, work with GroupM Finance team on various issues)
Support overall budgeting and re-forecasting efforts; submit Monthly Flash, Quarterly Forecast and Annual Operating Budget;
provide in-depth reporting to FP&A team, CFO, and lead Client Finance Director
Work with GroupM to help manage accounts payable and accounts receivable processes to ensure timely billing and sufficient cash flow for the agency.
Oversee the collection of past-due accounts; ensure adherence to contract billing policies; provide summaries of monthly billing and reconciliations
Work with Controllership with regards to Sarbanes Oxley process compliance (implementation and monitoring), as well as support various audit compliance efforts (internal and external).
Partner with client Account Directors to maintain expert and fluid knowledge of client’s business models, contractual arrangements, key strengths, and opportunities.
Proactively document and follow up on any budgeting, billing, invoicing, or payment issues that pertain to Clients.
Manage day to day Finance responsibilities on Clients including but not limited to client / product / job set up, production invoices, ad hoc reporting, and vendor payment issues.
Manage manpower actuals and accruals for client review
What YOU bring :
College diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a Media or Financial related field, or equivalent experience
2+ years’ experience of finance administration, agency experience an asset
Exceptional organizational skills and detail oriented
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skills
Excellent time management skills; proven ability to prioritize and organize workload, and operate under tight deadlines while managing multiple projects
Showcase a natural gift for grasping concepts quickly and making good judgments
Ability to work on own initiative; pre-emptive and proactive; constantly thinking ahead; demonstrating a hands-on and highly organized approach to all tasks
Ability to foster collaborative relationships with other cross-functional teams
Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced work environment effectively
Strong capability in customer service skills and communications
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Comfortable with ambiguity flexible and adaptable with a willingness to learn and assist wherever needed
Comfortable working with budgets / numbers and a strong understanding of mathematical concepts
What WE bring :
The opportunity to create and contribute to an environment where Innovation as usual’ thrives in everyday work
We foster a growth mindset by exhibiting adaptability, inclusivity, sincerity, curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and teamwork
Extensive learning, training and development opportunities
Comprehensive benefits program, including maternity / parental top-up program
Agency that values wellness with programs that contribute to a healthy lifestyle
Exposure to a global network of resources, strategic partnerships, and career opportunities
Corporate social responsibility, actively participating to create a better community
Great social environment where we work hard and play hard
Mindshare was born in Asia in 1997, a WPP start-up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global network with 116 offices in 86 countries and billings of $17.
9bn. We are the largest agency in GroupM, WPP’s Media Investment Management arm, which is the #1 media holding group globally.
GroupM and all of its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity and inclusivity. We are committed to creating a safe and respectful work environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive and collaborative we are, the more great work we can create together.
Mindshare encourages all qualified candidates to apply and has an exceptional record of accommodating the needs of our staff.
If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please let us know. Mindshare thanks all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.