Posted 23 days ago by

Client Finance Associate

Detroit, MI, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Junior

As a digital transformation platform, Publicis.Sapient is helping companies boldly define their future, by staying ahead of the curve.

The market now demands a fully digital enterprise – where digital is “at the core” rather than an “extension” or “bolt-on”. This requires companies to reinvent key business activities that taken together create a new Platform for the business that changes the basis of competition and leads to step change improvements in performance.

Publicis.Sapient was forged to address this challenge by fusing two paths to problem solving - Digital Solutions & Business/Technology Consulting. The platform is unique in combining the leading digital pioneers and thinkers of the past 20 years from SapientRazorfish, & DigitasLBi with the experienced business analysts, proven technology developers and deep industry experts of Sapient Consulting.

Job Summary:

The Associate, Client Finance role is vital in providing support for both short and long-term strategic financial reporting, planning and analysis efforts. This role will include, but will not be limited to, the following responsibilities:

Core Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Maintains organizational data integrity within systems and tools used for financial analysis and reporting related to sales pipeline management, project and resource management, monthly revenue and expense forecasting, and annual budgeting
  • Owns facilitation of relationships between Client and SR internal invoicing and A/R team for assigned clients within the region
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual forecasting, revenue, margin projections, contracts, cash collections, invoicing, purchase orders and reporting
  • Assists with preparation of ad hoc financial reporting in an accurate and timely manner
  • Understands key financial drivers within clients to enable partnership and collaboration with Business Leads to promote/predict profitability
Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Finance, Accounting or the equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 1 to 2 years work experience with understanding of general business models, financial accounting and reporting
  • Proficient with Excel (Specifically formula and pivot table creation)
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical, solution-oriented thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and balance multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Prior experience in a consulting or professional services firm with exposure to digital advertising and international operations a plus
  • Prior experience with Oracle and/or Salesforce is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required

As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, SapientRazorfish US is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200.

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