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Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Finance and Accounting

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 13234

Beschreibung und Anforderungen

Position Summary

Supports day-to-day management of accounts and for the development of solid client relationships. Responsible for oversight of client billing packages and preparing client facing documents and financial reporting on a monthly basis and for ad hoc requests. Candidate must be detailed, conscientious, act as a team player, possess strong business acumen and the ability to manage key relationships, and be proficient in excel. Strong email, phone, and in- person communication skills are important.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversight of client billing across accounts on an on-going basis
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships through effective project management of media deliverables and proactive problem solving.
  • Must be able to supervise, train and motivate the day-to-day billing team to ensure they learn and produce accurate work on time. 
  • Provide financial reporting, on an as need basis, for a range of client deliverables including monthly accrual reporting
  • Prepare and facilitate monthly client billing.
  • Schedule and lead monthly billing meetings with appropriate departments 
  • Must be familiar with all system-generated media billing reports and be able to troubleshoot issues.
  • Provide reporting of client activity internally to Finance Leadership for forecasting and reconciliation purposes 
  • Address any ad hoc requests 
  • Liaise between various departments as part of billing process (planning teams, activation teams, shared services teams)
  • Participate in related interdepartmental projects and agency meetings 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher
  • 3+ years ideally in media agency finance/media billing/operations role
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities/tasks and consistently meet deadlines 
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely through email 
  • Superior attention to detail 
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills with familiarity of entire Microsoft Office suite 
  • Comfortable working in various legacy and proprietary computer systems 
  • Works well under pressure


Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

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Über uns

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.

All U.S. Mediabrands employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.