The Finance Fellow is part of the business unit finance team. This role reports to the Business Manager, or another manager as designated by the Company, and works closely with Business Manager(s) of the assigned business unit(s). Along with supporting the client invoicing functions, the Finance Fellow is also expected to produce and review client specific /ad hoc reports.
Role & Responsibilities:
Support Senior CSS with proactively following up and ensuring proper documentation/deliverables are being received from the appropriate parties including signed estimates and estimate entries in the finance system.
Prepare monthly invoicing and support Senior CSS with managing production reports. This includes PO/budget vs. estimate reporting.
Support Senior CSS by attending regular billing meetings with account teams to cover the current state of affairs with all jobs and raise awareness for potential issues in addition to outlining action items needed.
Provide support to business unit finance, account and operations teams. This includes delivering relevant financial reporting/information. In addition, this role helps to ensure the validity and accuracy of all financial data related to the business unit.
Ensure accurate and consistent invoicing procedures are followed to help promote reliability across business units. This includes collaboratively compiling and maintaining a comprehensive and detailed 'Master Invoicing Guideline' document for shared use.
Provide support on special projects and create variety of ad-hoc reporting both for internal finance purposes as well as external/client requests. Financial report creation, analysis and maintenance of a variety of reporting.
Skills & Experience Required:
BS/BA in Business Management, Accounting or Finance (preferred)
Financial, Advertising or Service industry experience is preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
Understanding of General Accounting Principles.
In addition, the ideal candidate will possess:
Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain professional and courteous working relationships and communicate effectively.
Proactive and collaborative team player with a strong work ethic. Willing to learn new tasks and take on additional responsibilities.
Must have a positive, energetic attitude and a strong desire to provide excellence.
To succeed in the Havas Health & You culture, candidates must be self-starters and strive for results. We are looking for people with an entrepreneurial mindset that adhere to the highest ethical and performance standards and think creatively to realize opportunities.