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Become a Director at Digitas a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. We’re looking for a Vice President/ Director of Finance who is responsible for providing senior financial oversight and management of a portfolio of clients/capabilities. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.
Specific duties include supervision of forecast submissions, tracking of budgets, mentoring of staff, monthly close processes, financial review meetings, cash flow projections and account billing and receivables.
The VP/D is required to highlight key issues and minimize exposure items that may impact profitability or negative trade working capital.
The VP/D will be a key business partner and advisor to Senior Leadership, and in a position that will also be involved in critical process improvement projects and ad hoc analysis in support of Client and Regional Finance requests.
A minimum of ten �fifteen years of professional experience in a Finance or Accounting position and prior supervisory experience is required. Special consideration is given to those from the advertising/marketing industry.
The person must have excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills, as well as strong computer skills, in particular, Excel.
We are looking for someone with leadership qualities that will be able to suggest and create overall efficiencies in their workflow that will benefit their team, department and our clients.
We are also looking for someone who can be client facing at senior levels (internally with office general managers and presidents) specifically agency management or procurement organizations.
Traits & Distinguishing Characteristics
Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, relentlessly committed to help brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. Our team is deliberately diversified—with experts in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech working seamlessly across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. We are endlessly curious and fully transparent, always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas operates in over 25 countries across six continents and is part of Publicis Media, one of four solution hubs within Publicis Groupe, which is present in over 100 countries and employs nearly 80,000 professionals. To connect with us or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.