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Client Finance Manager

Merge Storytelling and Technology
We MERGE storytelling and technology to promote health, wealth and happiness in the world. We help marketing and technology executives engage hearts and connect parts by offering full-service capabilities including strategy, creative communications, experience engineering, performance marketing, media, digital platform development and more.
Promote Health, Wealth & Happiness
We are committed to promoting health, wealth and happiness in the world by partnering with purpose-driven clients in purpose-driven industries such as healthcare, financial services and consumer products. Our health clients are literally on the front lines saving lives. Our wealth clients are changing the financial potential in people's lives. And our consumer clients make lives...a little bit happier every day.
Partner with Clients of Iconic Brands
MERGE has enduring client partnerships with American Express, T-Mobile, LG, Facebook, Adobe, Kate Spade NY, Coach, The North Face, Fidelity, Eaton Vance, BlueCross BlueShield, Abbott, Astellas, Seqirus, Supernus, Boston Scientific, Advocate Aurora Health, Indiana University Health and Marco’s Pizza to name a few.
Work with Poets and PHD’s
With 750+ employees across offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Montreal and New York City, MERGE uses a talent-to-task process that connects our poets and PHD’s which enables clients to think higher and feel deeper about their customers.
Emerge to the Top of Your Career
At MERGE, we strive to create a superior work experience where people with ability, agility and humility can grow and do the best work of their careers.

As our Client Finance Manager, you will…
Be Accountable and Responsible
  • Work with client management teams and finance to develop accurate revenue and operating profit forecasts
  • Work with Client teams to optimize revenue tracking and delivery
  • Validate revenue forecasts based on finalized results and known and potential engagements
  • Manage revenue accrual process for assigned clients
  • Provide analysis of forecasted and actual results as requested.
  • Report and analyze Client Profitability results and identify profit improvement opportunities by
  • Client rate analysis and assisting with negotiations as required.
  • Analysis of client-level labor costs and input on new hire and freelance decisions
  • Oversee client billing process to ensure all costs are recovered and cash flow is maximized.
  • Ensure billing happens in a timely manner and aligns with any client-specific contract terms
  • Work with Client Service / Project Management teams, and the client directly as necessary to help secure applicable purchase orders or payment for services to be rendered, especially for 3rd party costs.
  • Work with client teams to grow and maintain an optimal level of Sandbox financial acumen through the appropriate levels of staff
These are qualifications we’re looking for
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 3-5 years of work experience in an advertising agency or similar service business model with particular knowledge of agency processes, roles, and the business model
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills