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Financial Controller Junior ( Big4 )

Location: Barcelona, CT.
Company Description:

We are Merkle, a performance marketing agency which specialises in the delivery of personalised customer experiences across platforms and devices. We call it ‘people-based’ marketing, and we are proud to be recognised as an industry leader. 

Our head office is in Columbia, Maryland and our expansion in Europe started in 2015 with the acquisition of three European companies: Persicopix, DBG and Comet. In 2016, we joined the Dentsu Aegis Network, one of the world’s biggest Global media companies.

Merkle’s heritage in data, technology and analytics is the foundation for our understanding of consumer insights that drives our people-based marketing strategies. With our expertise, we can offer our clients content-driven, contextual and compelling customer journeys and experiences that drive business growth.

The last twelve months have been a whirlwind of pitch wins, new hires and expansion for Merkle in Europe; we have made several new acquisitions, secured new premises in London and have attracted renowned experts to diversify our offering.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the company; we have no plans to slow down! We take great pride in our company values and culture; we regularly host socials and strive to create a working environment where our employees enjoy coming into work.

Job Description:

As a Financial Analyst your responsibilities are:

·         Revenue recognition process ownership. Direct contact with the business departments and freedom to develop new financial information. 

  • Manage the inter-company process and owning the communications between the companies and business partners.
  • Proactive analysis to improve efficiency of finance processes
  • Assist with the month end closings. Plan and implement new processes in order to optimise monthly closings
  • Identify financial performance by comparing and analysing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Support Managing Reporting
  • Support in external Audits

  What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or similar (Master’s will be a plus)
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in Audit (Big Four), Financial controlling.
  • Good communication skills, team player, autonomous and proactive.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential
  • Good English is essential as most of our communication takes place in English
  • Strong capabilities in attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Qualifications:

  What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or similar (Master’s will be a plus)
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in Audit (Big Four), Financial controlling or Financial consultancy.
  • Good communication skills, team player, autonomous and proactive.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential
  • Good English is essential as most of our communication takes place in English
  • Strong capabilities in attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Additional Information:

 

  • Attractive and competitive salary.
  • Spanish/English lessons.
  • Free life and health insurance.
  • Career development through Merkle University (which includes access to Lynda.com and Skillsoft).
  • Breakfast Box on your birthday.
  • Fruit, coffee, tea, cookies available in the office.

 

More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.

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