Project Finance Specialist

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US-DC-Washington, DC
Finance and Accounting


The Brief:


As an Project Finance Specialist , you will be responsible for fully immersing yourself in our clients’ mission, business, and  and processes. You will help manage and track multiple integrated campaigns, simultaneously.


  • Assist and help manage methodology and processes throughout projects
  • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones and deliverables
  • Provide regular status reports including hours utilized and financial status for projects
  • Work closely with internal team members to prepare project proposals, schedules and estimates
  • Compile team travel estimates, as neeeded
  • Manage travel and budget dashboards to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Liaise with outside partner agencies and vendors to ensure quality control, timely payments and accurate tracking


We’d love it if you:


  • BA/BS degree
  • Have 1-2 years of professional experience in advertising project management or program management, working with digital, broadcast, OOH & print deliverables
  • Will bring strong excel skills. including, but not limited to: pivot tables, conditional formatting. Vlookup, Sum-if, etc.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills; have strong presentation skills
  • Will bring knowledge of integrated advertising/marketing including print, digital, broadcast, and OOH desired
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Project or other contemporary PM software
  • Experience with government accounts is a plus, preferred
  • Have Donovan Data System (DDS) and Aura experience

We embrace diversity at Y&R. In fact, we celebrate it. We have different backgrounds. Passports. Genders. Orientations. Beliefs. We have different skills, ambitions and talents. We’re fresh out of school and we have years of experience. We’ve come back from serving our country. We’re returning after starting our families.


We are inclusive. Full stop. Diversity enriches our culture, enhances our worldview and makes us better partners to our clients and better citizens of the world. Our differences add up to a stronger whole, because it takes all kinds of people to build all kinds of brands. We are Y&R. And we Resist the Usual.


Y&R is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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