Client Finance Director - New York - Kinetic
Client Finance Director - New York

The Client Finance Director is responsible for overseeing the client finance department while applying accounting principles and procedures to prepare and analyze financial information pertaining to client revenue in accordance with industry practices.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage revenue recognition schedules for multiple agency divisions
  • Provide updates as required on status of each account to Account Team leads and Directors
  • Compile and analyze financial information and prepare financial management reports, including utilization and client profitability
  • Work with account teams and senior leadership to forecast client revenue across various revenue streams
  • Calculate and negotiate client fees and scope
  • Finance lead on client scope and fee conversations with external and internal counterparts
  • Identify accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close reconciliations related to revenue accounts
  • Oversee all Client Finance staff, empowering them to grow within their roles
  • Ad hoc reporting and accounting research

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Our Offering

Kinetic offers a dynamic and diverse workplace with excellent benefits that include: generous vacation policy, medical, dental and vision health insurance, 401(k) Plan participation, flexible spending accounts, and other competitive employee benefits.

We are a people-first team and invest in our employee’s rich career development with a defined talent structure, timelines for growth and corporate-supported educational programing, such as KEEP, our Kinetic Employee Enrichment Program, and unlimited access.

Our DNA: Agility – Integrity – Focus – Innovation – Passion

We never stand still—we’re always reaching higher, and we’re always exploring and shaping what’s next. We have youthful energy, finding possibilities and solutions where others see obstacles. We are realistic optimists—our head is in the clouds, but our feet are on the ground. We are insightful and strategic in our thinking, while always being approachable and accessible. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience working in media, advertising, or similar field, preferably at a large networked agency
  • Minimum of 6-9 years’ finance/accounting experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP/IFRS
  • Proficient in MS Office, with a particular focus in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence and integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborative, with strong focus on teamwork

If you’re interested in joining our vibrant team, please send your resume and a cover letter clearly indicating why you would like to be a part of Kinetic to:


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