Información general

Agency: Orion

Job Function: Finance and Accounting

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 12091

Descripción y requisitos

Position Summary

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for many of the world’s most well-known media owners and brands. We define success through the strength or our partnerships and function as connectors throughout the media industry. Bringing together people and businesses to utilize the Orion business model to provide bespoke commercial solutions and value creation. 

 

Our employees, whom we call Orionites, have a work experience that combines the best of both worlds — an organization that cultivates a strong, tight-knit community with all the advantages, opportunities, and benefits of ownership by Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the “Big Five” advertising holding companies. 

 

We look for people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and partnership skills to join our collaborative and diverse teams. No single person, or discipline, is responsible for success at Orion. Teamwork is the backbone for how we achieve our business goals and cultivate an inclusive culture in which we can all be proud. We strive for a vibrant culture of creativity, accountability, and connection – and believe we do a pretty good job! 

 

DISCOVER POSSIBILITIES AT ORION 
We compiled these materials to help you learn more about what we do, how we do our work and who we are as a company. We also asked Orionites, to share their stories — how they learned about Orion, how they have grown and some of their favorite memories. The Director of FP&A is a critical role within the Finance organization. The role is responsible for the creation and management of the overall US P&L, and management of global finance deliverables. This includes leading the generation of the annual budget (FP, BUD) and the subsequent forecast updates (1RE/2RE/3RE/4RE). In addition, they will be responsible for the monthly/quarterly close activities as required by Orion’s holding company, MediaBrands. This person will be asked to partner with US & Regional Finance leads in order to keep a “pulse” on the overall business. Orion’s revenue model makes this a unique role for a FP&A professional as it will require an understanding of multiple levers from both a client and media partner side to fully see the landscape of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the business teams through the development and management of the Budget (FP, BUD) and Forecasting (1RE, 2RE, 3RE, 4RE) 
    • Create, analyze and consolidate budgets, estimates and forecasts from local and regional Finance teams
    • Manage submission process from business teams into Finance FP&A system
    • Partner with US CFO & SVP Global Finance to organize and conduct Quarterly Business Reviews with business teams
  • Manage all relevant expense accounts within the US P&L. This includes Salary and Related, Occupancy, T&E, and all other Office & General (O&G)
  • Lead the development and delivery of monthly and quarterly deliverables to Mediabrands (monthly variance analysis, Flash submissions, etc…)
  • Support leadership in the preparation of executive management presentations and communications
  • Manage and develop 2 staff members (FP&A Manager and Sr. Financial Analyst)
  • Serve as primary point-of-contact for MediaBrands FP&A
  • Manage, maintain, and enhance FP&A systems (Khalix Longview, SAP)
  • Lead the creation and analysis of Client P&Ls
  • Calculate Management Service Fees for local agencies globally and review the related billing
  • Ad-hoc projects for senior management and parent company

Desired Skills & Experience

Work Experience:

  • 8-12 years of financial planning and analysis and/or budget experience

·        Media industry experience highly preferred.

Skills:

  • Strong Excel skills, including pivot tables, V-Lookups, etc. Experience with Macros preferred
  • Ability to lean and utilize several online platforms including SAP/Hyperion
  • Solid financial analysis skills and comfort with numbers
  • Demonstrates team collaboration skills
  • Proven experience presenting information orally and in writing
  • Experience in a fast paced, client service environment; a high sense of urgency, a positive attitude
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines, possession of strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to understand and establish appropriate priorities

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.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

Quiénes somos

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for our business partners. As the industry has evolved over the past two decades, so have we — expanding our global reach and product offering to deliver value for the world’s best brands, across nearly every category. The very best ideas are developed by people with diversity of background, thought and experience working together to develop customized solutions that best address our partners’ needs. A five-time winner of “Most Inclusive Climate” at the IPG Inclusion Awards, we scale our recruiting efforts beyond the traditional advertising candidate pool to find people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and collaborative skills needed to achieve our business goals and assist in cultivating a culture in which we can all be proud.

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