Financial Analyst

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
2017-3882
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance and Accounting

Overview

Background:

The Young & Rubicam Advertising team for North America oversees up to 16 field operations in New York, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, Toronto, Kansas City, Atlanta, Detroit, and several departmental operations including Shared Financial Services group, Facilities and IT.

 

The Financial Analyst will join the Y&R North America team. The team is overseeing all of the financial aspects of Y&R operations in North America.

Primary Function:

The FA will cover a number of advertising agencies; the FA will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting and planning of the assigned agencies.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Review all balance sheet and P&L account analyses/reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Analyze performance by comparing to most recent forecast in order to assist management in identifying key issues
  • Review Budgets and Forecasts (quarterly) submitted by the agencies
  • Partner with the regional CFO with Planning and Budgeting objectives
  • Assist in the identification and assessment of accounting , reporting and operational issues
  • Investigate findings and gain an understanding of cause and effect 
  • Support the agencies as needed
  • Ad Hoc requests from management as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • CPA - an advantage, Big 4 accounting firm experience – an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Detail oriented, ability to take initiative and work with a sense of urgency 
  • Good time management, organizational
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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