Media Client Accountant
Chancery Lane, London,

Company Description

At Digitas, we harness the power of connection to make positive impact everyday. We have a relentless focus on creating connections to help our clients’ businesses grow, connecting diverse people, ideas and expertise in innovative and exciting ways.

We are making positive impact with our amazing clients, through our capabilities in Consulting, Products & Platforms, Customer Engagement and Digital Media. 

Part of Publicis Groupe, and a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies, we’re proud to work with some of the world’s leading brands.

Digitas. Experience the power of connection.

Our Commitment
Digitas is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Job Description

Our Finance team in London is a core part of the Digitas family. We collaborate and connect with all departments at all levels.

The main purpose of this role is to support and provide accurate and timely financial services to the media team and media revenue manager.


  • Support the media team and billing team to ensure all client invoicing are issued in accordance to the agreed billing process
  • Support the revenue manager with monthly revenue recognise in line with Janus and UK GAAP standards
  • Highlight revenue recognition issues to the media revenue manager on a timely basis
  • Help to coordinate the relationship between media team accounts payable and media team, and assist accounts payable team with any payable queries relating to the media plans.
  • Ensure that all suppler / publisher costs are paid within required payment terms
  • Support and help the credit control team resolve any queries relating to media client billing.
  • Help request and submit client / project request to MDM TEAM and ensure all details in SAP align with DDS  (Media System)
  • Assist the media revenue manager with reviewing unbilled media spend, accrued income and WIP on a monthly basis.
  • Assist media revenue manager with balance sheet reconciliations for all accounts within Media
  • Help provide Accrued Income/WIP / Unbilled media spend reports for Media Team on a monthly basis.
  • Work closely with the Media department to ensure the successful delivery of new processes
  • Helping to maintain campaign /project life cycle in a timely manner once work is complete and everything has been invoiced/project reconciled
  • Ad hoc duties as directed by the Media Revenue Manager
  • Support the department with annual external and internal audit process.


  • Excellent spreadsheet skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Strong follow-through orientation
  • Ability to manage expectation across multiple tasks and priorities
  • Self-starter and self-learner
  • Ability to work independently to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills   
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Orgnisation skills
  • Communicates priorities as appropriate and manages expectations of internal clients and revenue manager.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clear guidelines on revenue recognition to the finance team and to client-facing colleagues.
  • Exhibits professional demeanor and engages with finance team and internal clients
  • Builds the respect of the team and client


  • DDS/ Prisma experience
  • SAP experience
  • Exhibits a willingness to develop and progress within the role and recognise own training needs.
  • Suggest improvements and drives efficiency in revenue recognition and sales invoicing processes and documentation.
  • Makes suggestions for improvements across the finance function.

Additional Information

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.


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