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Client Finance Manager
Client Finance Manager

We are a Chicago based full-service creative agency that creates brand excitement. Culture is our secret sauce, and we work collaboratively with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for what we do. Minds wide open, we are a gang of instigators, makers, all-in creative thinkers, and problem solvers.

The Client Finance Manager works across internal teams to ensure excellence in budgeting, financial tracking and reconciliation. A successful Client Finance Manager must possess strong written and oral communication skills to work with agency partners and third-party vendors. Strong attention to detail and a passion for financial rigor are a must.

Take this opportunity to join an award-winning creative agency and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Act as cross-functional lead for finance processes, working with people across job levels within the agency and client teams.
  • Lead strategic evaluation and analysis of vendor payment and processing costs/invoices as well as real-time reconciliation. Manage reconciliation process, ensuring timely invoicing (includes billing of commission/fee and hard costs) and developing reports as needed.
  • Manage budget changes and period close processes, monthly financial adjustments and auditing.
  • Develop and maintain budget tracker to track budget vs. actual spend (media fee/commission and vendor hard costs), including monthly reconciliation.
  • Ensure payment and invoicing in accordance with payment terms / client contracts (media/account team to provide details by client).
  • Training / use of Deltek

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent job-related experience required
  • 2-3 Years of experience in finance within an agency environment; agency experience strongly preferred.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with clients, customers, agency partners, and third-party vendors.
  • Understanding of agency financial processes
Upshot General Application
Upshot General Application

We’re always looking to speak with great candidates who are interested in future opportunities at Upshot. So please submit your résumé and be sure to let us know your area of expertise —creative, account management, digital, media, production, planning, administrative—. If you’re a great fit, you’ll be hearing from us.

Please provide us with your contact details including phone number, a link to your portfolio if available and attach a copy of your resume.