Hogarth Worldwide

Commercial Finance Director

Posted Date 4 months ago(04/02/2020 16:12)
Job ID
2020-3953
# of Openings
1
Job Location(s)
US-NY-New York
Category
Finance

Overview

Hogarth is a global marketing implementation agency that produces, creates and adapts advertising for brands across all media (video, print and digital), delivering multi-level national and international campaigns. Our mission is to create efficiencies in strategy, creative, production and delivery, while enhancing quality across all media, to streamline processes and optimize cost savings for clients. We believe strongly in our team culture of hard work without egos. We demand great things of each other, but we don’t lose perspective and never lose our sense of humor. Collaboration and partnership is at the core of how we do business, and we have fun doing it.

 

What we want:

From developing pricing strategies for new business opportunities to driving existing client profitability, the Commercial Finance Director is at the heart of everything Hogarth does. Working throughout the organization and with global clients, the Commercial Finance Director ultimately creates efficiencies while maintaining profitability. The Commercial Finance Director will work closely with and become an advisor to senior management and must be knowledgeable of the market place with strong negotiation skills. Reporting into the Director of Finance, you will manage and develop a team of financial analysts.

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with Finance Director and CEO on business initiatives that will impact the overall growth of the operation.
  • Provide insight to Client Leads on Revenue Analysis.
  • Develop and execute strategies to improve both top and bottom line performance (eg pricing strategies, offshoring)
  • Work closely with senior management, as well as with WPP sister agencies, to execute methodology for new business opportunities
  • Attend new business pitches, presenting commercial models to local and global clients.
  • Lead contract negotiations, balancing financial, commercial & legal agendas to reach the best resolution (eg payment terms, lead times, SLAs, liabilities, IP rights)
  • Create and maintain contract database for all of Hogarth Clients
  • Develop and review standardized rate card.
  • Assist in execution of clients SLA’s and reporting.
  • Manage and develop a team, ensuring a consistent professional service is delivered to internal and external clients
  • Drive account profitability by managing cost base and looking for internal efficiencies
  • Provide business development support to global offices.
  • Be knowledgeable of global tax implications for multiple regions

Qualifications

What you’ll have:

  • At least 7 – 10 years’ experience of working in a commercial or financial role
  • Service industry background would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Extensive analytical, financial modelling, and budget planning experience required; pricing experience preferred
  • Experience of global organizations and working with foreign currencies
  • Confident presentation & communication skills, comfortable working with all levels of management
  • Proactive and results driven problem solver
  • A team player attitude

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