Client Finance Director

VML   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago


VML is all about putting everything you are into everything you do. We're a full-service advertising agency that thrives on moving brands forward by inspiring a human connection.

VML is seeking a Client Finance Director. This individual will be the primary finance person responsible for:

  • Manpower budgets, forecasts, actuals tracking and reporting
  • Assisting Account Management with quarterly forecasts of manpower, scopes of work pricing
  • Monthly tracking of actual time, out-of-pocket expenses and production costs
  • Developing client-specific rate cards
  • Assisting Account Management with billing, monitoring unbilled inventory and month-end revenue accruals
  • Following-up on client receivables
  • Year-end actualizations
  • Represent agency in client finance meetings
  • Contract compliance, including coordinator of any third-party audits
  • Assisting VML Finance in month-end close, budget preparation and financial reporting for selected clients
  • Acting as the main point of contact for ad hoc reporting for supporting Account Management, VML Finance and Executive Business Leads

As part of the WPP Group, VML offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business. VML is headquartered in Kansas City.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Extremely detailed-oriented
  • Exceptional client-facing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, remain organized and multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Required Experience

  • Five to seven years of experience in public or private financial accounting (advertising agency experience a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting

VML is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Req ID: 881