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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
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.