Revenue Assistant

OVERVIEW

The Finance team in Digitas works with the entire business to make sure that the Company’s financials are accounted for correctly, reported timely and controlled effectively.

The Finance team acts as the gatekeepers of financial controls and processes, financial compliance and reporting and financial forecasting and budgeting.

The Finance team is a high performing team where high expectations is the standard. It is a multi-cultural and diverse Finance team and fun team to work with.

 

Role Summary

The Revenue Accountant works closely with the client account teams to ensure accurate revenue recognition and will contribute to the management of trade working capital which requires close management of accrued income, deferred income, WIP and ensuring prompt collection of accounts receivable.

 

Responsibilities

  • Revenue recognition
  • Ensure that revenue is recognised in accordance with IFRS and Group policies
  • Actual vs Budgeted Revenue variance commentary
  • Works with Revenue Manager to manage any risks
  • Provide account managers with an analysis of accrued income, billable expenses and non-billable expenses
  • Assist with internal and external audits

Month End responsibilities:

  • Ensure revenue reconciliation and reporting is accurate within SAP
  • The completion of month end reports such as aged accrued income, deferred income and WIP

Invoicing

  • Invoice review and approval
  • Safeguard invoices are raised in line with client contracts
  • Check invoices have correct VAT calculation and status
  • Assist client-facing colleagues with invoicing status on projects
  • Provide weekly accrued income reports for the client partner meetings

Ad hoc projects

  • You will support any ad hoc projects in Finance to improve existing processes and to introduce new processes

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills, with the ability to ask questions confidently
  • Ability to build relationships with people across the business and be confident in presenting to client teams
  • Confidence in extracting data from the finance system and creating analysis
  • Strong follow-through orientation
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Self-starter and self-learner
  • Ability to work independently to tight deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Intermediate Skill Level in Excel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting
  • Enthusiastic Team Player

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.