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Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 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 Financial Analyst will support agency finance leads with client reporting, forecasting, and budget preparation and analysis. You will communicate and partner with teams across several departments and seniority levels. You will report to the Manager on the team.

Client Finance

  • Support client account leads with client reporting, fee management, and burn analysis
  • Prepare backup for revenue recognition by project as part of month-end close
  • Work with agency finance leads to analyze fee and hours burn rates against project scopes
  • Track and reconcile monthly intercompany work and revenue share agreements


  • Prepare agency forecasting templates and review submissions for accuracy
  • Analyze forecasted P&L's against historical data and target Goals
  • Upload forecast data into Oracle Hyperion Financial Management
  • Prepare monthly internal budgeting reports for department heads
  • Partner with agency finance lead on evaluating expense forecasts
  • Provide support for external and internal audits


  • Must have experience handling confidential information
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Train team members to ensure professional development and result oriented mindset


  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong technical skills, especially Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Effective communication skills, ability to engage with partners at all levels including senior management
  • Comfortable digging through large data sets for key operational findings
  • Self-motivation to work independently
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment
  • SAP and HFM experience
  • Advertising Agency experience

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: $46,500-68,500. 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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