Posted to MedZilla on 12/2/2019

Syneos Health

US-NY, Finance Manager 3317926-MZ



Syneos Health Communications is seeking a Finance Manager to join their team in New York.


  • Manage revenue recognition and month end close, including coordination with GL team and project financial accountants
  • Provide support in the preparation of client pricing and staffing plans
  • Coordinate with project financial accountants to monitor project activity, obtain client approval documentation, prepare and assist with reconciliations and resolve discrepancies
  • Prepare, review and distribute monthly financial reports to account leads
  • Update monthly P&L reforecast files including revenue, staff costs and other department expenses
  • Assist in the budget & reforecast process; coordinate monthly forecast reviews with agency Managing Directors
  • Track revenues vs. budget and research variance drivers
  • Analytical review of staff utilization and capacity and read out to managing directors
  • Analytical review of revenue and client profitability and read out to managing directors
  • Develop, maintain and distribute ad-hoc reports and financial models as needed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with agency personnel related to financial processes and deliverables
  • Provide ongoing reporting and analysis to client teams related to client and job profitability

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree is required; specialization in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years of Client Finance Analysis experience in an Advertising and PR Agency, Marketing Agency or Media Company is required
  • Must have exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, and be service oriented in working with the agencies and other finance teams
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks with efficiency and the appropriate level of detailed thought
  • Must possess strong problem solving skills
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team-player
  • Must have intermediate or advanced skills in Excel
  • Knowledge of Oracle a plus

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