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Client Finance Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Merge Storytelling and Technology

MERGE promotes health, wealth and happiness in the world by merging storytelling with technology and offers marketing and technology clients full-service capabilities including strategy, creative communications, experience engineering, performance marketing, media and digital platform development. MERGE has enduring client partnerships with American Express, T-Mobile, LG, Subway, Kate Spade NY, Coach, The North Face, Meta, Adobe, BlueCross BlueShield, Abbott, Astellas, Supernus, CSL, GE Healthcare, Broward Health, Indiana University Health, Nationwide and Morgan Stanley. With 800 employees across offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Montreal, New York City and Los Angeles, MERGE uses a talent-to-task process that enables clients to think higher and feel deeper about their customers. For more information, visit mergeworld.com.

Promote Health, Wealth & Happiness

We are committed to promoting health, wealth, and happiness in the world by partnering with purpose-driven clients in purpose-driven industries such as healthcare, financial services, and consumer products. Our deep vertical expertise and category insights stem from decade-long partnerships with our top clients.

Emerge to the Top of Your Career

At MERGE, we strive to create a superior work experience where talented and ambitious people grow. An experience that encourages people to think higher and feel deeper. An experience where people engage minds and hearts to do the best work of their careers.

As our Client Finance Analyst, you will…

Assist with financial and operational coordination across MERGE. You will have key financial and accounting responsibilities for assigned client(s) and will be the primary point of contact for all financial issues with the Client Team. These responsibilities are focused upon but are not limited to reporting, billing, job opening, project pricing and monitoring, revenue accounting, and other internal agency processes. You will work cross-functionally with the Client Service, Finance, and project teams to ensure comprehension of the agency process concerning client requirements and overall agency guidelines.

Be Accountable and Responsible

  • Maintain timely accurate client billing, including supporting documentation.
  • Explain and translate financial reports to internal teams
  • Prepare client profitability reports
  • Coordinate contract renewals and new agreements.
  • Maintain information related to annual client contractual obligations.
  • Ensure financial integrity of internal reporting and procedures.
  • Manage certain management reports, including Missing Time, Utilization, and (Over)/Under Service.
  • Identify and communicate areas of concern.
  • Suggest process improvements.
  • Explain and translate financial reports to client teams.
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure accuracy and efficiency.

These are the qualifications we’re looking for

  • 2-4 years of experience in Finance or Accounting, including familiarity with the digital environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office with an emphasis on Excel
  • Familiarity using financial reporting systems.
  • Understanding of accounting concepts (debits/credits, revenue recognition, reserves/ absorptions).
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • Strong organizational skills



And here’s how we live our values at MERGE

  • Ability. Mastering our craft
  • Agility. Delivering with a growth mindset
  • Humility. Collaborating for shared success

MERGE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

MERGE welcomes and celebrates diversity regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or people with abilities. We believe that the more diverse we are, the more creative our work will be!