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Landor is a global leader in brand consulting and design.
 
New York    Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
 
   
 
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About Landor

As a global leader in brand consulting & design, Landor helps clients create agile brands that thrive in todays dynamic, disruptive marketplace. Our work enables top brandsfrom Barclays to BMW & Tide to Tajto stand for something while never standing still.

Landors branding services include strategy & positioning, identity & design, brand architecture, prototyping, innovation, naming & verbal identity, research & analytics, environments & experiences, engagement & activation, & interactive & media design.

Founded by Walter Landor in 1941, Landor pioneered many of the research, design, & consulting methods that are now standard in the branding industry. Today, Landor has 27 offices in 21 countries, working with a broad spectrum of world-famous brands. Clients include Barclays, Bayer, BMW, BP, FedEx, GE, Intuit, Kraft Foods, Pernod Ricard, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, & Taj Group.

Landor is a member of the Young & Rubicam Group within WPP, the world's largest marketing & communications firm. For more information, please visit Landor.com & follow Landor on Facebook & Twitter.

Position Purpose

The Junior Financial Analyst will act as a liaison between Client Services (Project Management) & the financial system, Maconomy, to ensure timely & accurate entry of client billings & project information. The Junior Financial Analyst will collaborate on various financial analysis & reporting of financial data as well as ad-hoc projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

Billing & Accounts Receivable

  • Partner with Client Services to ensure that client invoices are accurate & produced in a timely manner.
  • Review all billing requests & draft invoices, where necessary making corrections.
  • Maintain client specific billing information & billing requests.
  • Monitor AR Collection - pursue timely collection with continuous client follow ups & escalate collections issues as necessary.

Project Creation & Maintenance

  • Accurately enter new project information into accounting system.
  • Adjust client-billing information as requested by Client Services.
  • Investigate queries regarding system errors & make corrections or notify Financial Analyst.
  • Coordinate the transfer of incorrectly coded expenses & time allocations to the correct project.
  • Review & verify that project requests are accurate, complete, & meet system requirements.
  • Advise relevant people of the proper procedures for requesting & creating new projects.

Internal Client Relationships

  • Research system-related discrepancies & make recommendations or escalate to help desk.
  • Provide on-going financial & system-related support & training for Client Managers, including training all newly hired Client Managers on Landors client accounting processes. Document financial process changes & implement into training manual.

Reports

  • Run overview, transaction, billing, aging, & weekly financial reports for Client Services.
  • Review weekly reports for data accuracy & identifies exceptions to our standard business practices, advising Client Services on the proper course of action.

Qualifications & Skills

Capabilities (Success Factors)

  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Time Management skills

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years account reconciliation & billing experience
  • Knowledge of basic accounting/bookkeeping
  • Agency experience preferred but not required

Systems

  • Aptitude to understand & work with various accounting systems (Maconomy)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
 
 
 
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