Global Finance Manager

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
2017-4423
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance and Accounting

Overview

Wunderman, with a growing portfolio of top-tier clients, specializes in designing consumer-centric strategies focused on combining creative with data to build valuable relationships between consumers and brands. 

 

We are seeking a Global Finance Manager to join our Global Finance Team, reporting to the Assistant Global Controller. The Finance Manager will manage the reporting and analysis of our monthly actuals, annual budget and quarterly forecasts, including the accompanying senior management presentations. This role will partner with regional teams to ensure accuracy in financial reporting and drive process improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the reporting and review of monthly flash, actuals, annual budget, quarterly forecasts and year end from the regions to ensure completeness and accuracy of accounting entries
  • Review KPI performance to identify drivers and prepare variance analysis vs forecast and prior year
  • Review and analysis of Working Capital and Balance Sheet movements, including intercompany mismatches
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting for senior management and WPP
  • Assist in reviewing compliance with Wunderman, WPP and IFRS accounting policies and SOX
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis for the senior management team

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Accounting or Finance roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics. CPA preferred.
  • Technical accounting knowledge of Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet accounts
  • Strong analytical skills with advanced working knowledge of Excel, including modeling and advanced functions
  • Experience with SAP BFC or similar financial consolidation reporting system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic, pro-active, team player, deliverable focused and detail-oriented
  • Highly organized, with the ability to handle simultaneous projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

 

Wunderman is Creatively Driven. Data Inspired. A leading global digital agency, Wunderman combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands. Wunderman has been widely recognized for its work. Forrester Research named us a leader in marketing database operations and a strong performer in customer engagement strategy*. Headquartered in New York, we have 9,200 creatives, data scientists, strategists and technologists in 200 offices in 70 markets. Wunderman is a ‘team first’ culture committed to creating an environment where people come to do the best work of their careers. 
* The Forrester Wave™, Customer Insights Services Providers, Q4 2015

 

Wunderman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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