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Senior Analyst, Client Finance



IT, Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Company Description

Publicis Groupe, known for its award-winning creativity, best-in-class technology, digital and consulting expertise, is the world's third largest communications group. With 80,000+ colleagues in over 100 countries, the Groupe has four Solution hubs: Creative with Publicis Communications, Media with Publicis Media, Digital business transformation with Publicis. Sapient, and Health & Wellbeing with Publicis Health.

Since 2014 with the acquisition of Sapient, Publicis Groupe has undergone a profound transformation by scaling a new model connecting data, creativity, and technology. The Groupe has continued this journey with the 2019 acquisition of Epsilon to further scale the data-led offering and provide true momentum to our client's own transformation.

This model, with a country-led approach, is called the "Power of One" and gathers all the capabilities of the Groupe under one roof, putting clients at the core of the organization.

Job Description

Client Reporting

  • Reporting to and partnering with Client Finance Manager to develop reporting formats in accordance with client contracts
  • Work with client teams to ensure process supports reporting needs including staff utilization and deliverable tracking
  • Prepare weekly client reports based from SAP data
  • Partner with billing, production and client teams to ensure client report accuracy
  • Work to resolve client reporting related requests

Client Profitability

  • You will prepare client profitability reports on a monthly basis
  • Work with Client Finance Manager and client teams to analyze issues and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Partner with client teams to implement profitability improvement strategies
  • Prepare and submit client profitability reports in HFM in accordance with Publicis Groupe deadlines

Client Forecasts

  • Work with Client Finance Manager to prepare client profitability forecasts
  • Submit client profitability forecasts in HFM in accordance with Publicis Groupe deadlines

Contract Management

  • Ensure Agency is in compliance with current contractual guidelines


  • Partner with client teams on process implementation throughout client related finance matters


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 2+ years of work experience considered
  • Strong technical skills, especially Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, etc.)
  • Preference for Chicago area candidates (Hybrid - 3x/ week)
  • Experience presenting financial information to non-financial teams
  • Comfortable digging through large volumes of reporting for key operational findings
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment

Additional Information

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

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 encouraging belonging and creating equitable &inclusive experiences for all talent.

Publicis Groupe provides robust and inclusive benefit programs and policies to support the evolving and diverse needs of our talent and allow 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].

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