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Vice President / Director, Finance


Vice President/Director - Finance

We’re searching for a Vice President/Director of Finance who is responsible for the overall financial operations of industry-leading clients. 

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Partner with client teams/regional staff and develop relationships with Relationship Managers/General Managers to influence productive and accurate client/regional financial management
  • Lead client/region team meetings in management of financial metrics
  • Resolve issues, conflict and areas of potential exposure
  • Use good business judgment to resolve financial management decisions
  • Formulate a high level “big picture” point of view
  • Provide thoughtful recommendations to solve business issues and implement solutions
  • Supervise financial management functions that reside with staff
  • Manage and develop staff into productive team members utilizing skills and tools available to succeed
  • Hone influencing and persuasive skills to become a trusted partner
  • Evaluate requests to determine the most effective and efficient solution, and how it impacts the future financial management of the client/region
  • Show judgment on when to elevate issues/requests and when to resolve independently
  • Prioritize and streamline tasks for self and staff to ensure accuracy and efficiencies
  • Suggest process improvements and coordinate the implementation to benefit Capability
  • Appropriately represent and encourage growth within Capability
  • Leverage Capability resources to resolve issues

To qualify, you’ll need:

  • Four year degree (Finance, Accounting, or Business)
  • Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred but not required
  • 10-12 years of professional experience in a Finance or Accounting position. Prior supervisory experience is required
  • Has excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Word, Excel (including Pivot Tables) and financial reporting systems (Lawson, Business Objects, Crystal, Hyperion Pillar)
  • Understand accounting concepts (debits/credits, revenue recognition, percent complete, reserves/absorptions, DSO calculation)
  • Has an understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and is highly attuned to near flawless work and execution.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Require little direction to manage staff and clients and meet ongoing deadlines
  • Demonstrate initiative, responsibility and follow through for “owned” work
  • Develop strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse groups agency-wide
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Maintain positive team player attitude
  • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

Got what it takes?

Sobre Digitas

Digitas es La Agencia de Marketing Conectada, totalmente comprometida con ayudar a las marcas a conectar con las personas a través de la AUTENTICIDAD. CONEXIÓN. IMAGINACIÓN. Nuestro completo y diversificado equipo se compone de expertos en data, estrategia, creatividad, media y tecnología que trabajan de forma integrada y conectada para generar vínculos que marcan la diferencia y dan respuesta a la necesidades de nuestros clientes a través de ideas que emocionan, provocan e inspiran. Somos curiosos y muy claros, siempre basándonos en el comportamiento de las personas para generar verdaderas conexiones entre marcas y usuarios, clientes y partners, ideas y resultados. Digitas está presente en más de 25 países en los seis continentes y forma parte de Publicis Media, uno de los cuatro hubs dentro del Grupo Publicis, quien está presente en más de 100 países y está formado por cerca de 80.000 profesionales. Si quieres conectar con nosotros y saber más, visita www.digitas.com.

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