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Sr. Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis

Digitas

Digitas

IT, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Company Description

Present in over 100 countries and employing nearly 80,000 professionals, Publicis Groupe is the third largest communications group in the world. Publicis Groupe is listed on the Euronext Paris [FR0000130577] and is part of the CAC 40 index. Active across the entire value chain, Publicis Groupe offers its major clients a transversal, unified and fluid model allowing them access to all the Groupe's tools and expertise around the world through the mantra "The Power of One."

Job Description

The Sr. Analyst FP&A will be part of the Business Intelligence (BI) team, which supports agencies and CFO under the PDX Pillar and report directly to the Associate Director of FP&A. You will:

Budget/Forecast

  • Collect agency's projections and ensure accuracy before consolidating
  • Consolidate financials and analyze
  • Gather business development data though Salesforce including pitches and prospecting trend analysis
  • Complex variance analysis of actuals vs forecast/budget for all P&L line items and headcount.
  • Client Profitability Reporting for actuals and reforecasts, analyzing client margins, and providing agency finance leads insight on any client margin risks/opportunities
  • Create HFM templates to provide to agencies to use for presentation
  • Produce budget/forecast presentation

Month End Close

  • Prepare monthly reports, presentations, and other financial schedules
  • Help prepare monthly and quarterly KPI reports to support analysis on actuals vs forecast/budget
  • Analyze variances between actuals vs forecasted/budget

Other

  • Help identify any opportunities to streamline financial reporting requirements
  • Help with ad-hoc projects
  • Ability to explain and translate financial reports to business finance leads
  • Maintain HFM organizational structure
  • Develop strong relationships with agency finance leads

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance. Master's degree is a plus
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience and can take accountability/ownership
  • Cultivate cooperative working relationship, a team player, and follow deadlines
  • Identify problems and seek solutions
  • Excel skills, using pivot tables, look-ups, and advanced formulas
  • Advanced in Salesforce, Hyperion/Essbase, Anaplan, Oracle Business Intelligence, and SAP
  • Media/advertising experience is a plus

Additional Information

Our Publicis Groupe motto "Viva La Différence" means we're better together, and we believe that our differences make us stronger. It means we honor and celebrate all identities, across all facets of intersectionality, and it underpins all that we do as an organization. We are focused on fostering belonging and creating equitable & inclusive experiences for all talent.

Compensation Range: $58,500-92,000. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time.

The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 07/17/2024.

Publicis Groupe provides robust and inclusive benefit programs and policies to support the evolving and diverse needs of our talent and enable every person to grow and thrive. Our benefits package includes medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401K, as well as parental and family care leave, family forming assistance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible time off.

If you require accommodation or assistance with the application or onboarding process specifically, please contact [email protected].

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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