Senior Analyst, Media Business Operations

OVERVIEW

Digitas is 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. Right now, we’re looking for a Senior Analyst to drive that transformation in our Media Business Operations group – someone with an unwavering attention to detail who can support and ensure timely and accurate completion of digital advertising campaign financial deliverables. Sound like you? Read on.

What you’ll do:  

As a Media Business Operations Senior Analyst, you will responsible for the day-to-day support and project management of Media Business Operations initiatives for a specific client(s). The Senior Analyst will play a central role in collaborating with Media, Media Business Operations, Accounts Payable and Client Finance teams on a daily basis. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for managing the PGD team, and acting as a first source of escalation for our Analysts; delegating work and prioritizing tasks. Areas of focus will include partnering with media on monthly reconciliation efforts, media buying tool support, tracking invoice reconciliation, reviewing financial data for irregularities on a regular on-going basis, confirming proper storage of key financial documents, and striving for operational excellence. The Senior Analyst will provide regular feedback and report into the Media Business Operations Manager as well as assist with the management of a team of Media Business Operations Analysts.

Day to day your role includes:

  • Manage monthly requests for invoices with partners
  • Complete invoice reconciliation upon media delivery verification  
  • Perform invoice discrepancy resolution in a timely fashion
  • Provide ad hoc spend reporting, media billing and project support as applicable
  • Impart daily support to media, finance, accounts payable, and partners
  • Conduct weekly analysis to ensure media campaigns within client authorized budgets and ensure Insertion Order acceptance
  • Execute monthly media delivery process to verify delivery adheres to contracted deliverables and client expectations
  • Reconcile monthly campaign delivery in line with client mandated reconciliation and payment deadlines
  • Support media teams in monthly client billing approvals to identify areas of review to promote accuracy
  • Mentor, motivate and serve as escalation point for Media Business Operations Analysts
  • Lead bi-weekly meetings to discuss key financial KPI’s and discrepancy resolution needs
  • Responsible for final reconciliation of media campaigns – quality control work of Analysts and PGD team
  • Promote adherence to internal audit controls and maintenance of audit documentation amongst Analysts and internal teams
  • Identify recurrent issues and alert Media Business Operations Manager with potential solutions
  • Develop documentation and train new hires and teammates on media buying tools and financial processes
  • Enhance existing processes for marketplace changes and efficiency gains

QUALIFICATIONS

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • Four-year degree
  • 3-4 years of experience preferred
  • Agency experience desired
  • Effective time management skills
  • Proficiency in MS office suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable with technology and computers
  • Ability to multi-task and show initiative
  • Proficient in managing numbers
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize efficiently
  • Team player
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivator
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Fiscally responsible
  • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer. 

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