Ogilvy

  • Senior Finance Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(02/10/2018 11:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4028
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Finance
    Applicant Type
    Citizen only
  • Responsibilities

    Management

    • Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
    • Establishes or recommends to management strategies, objectives and policies for company.
    • Prepare detailed financial analysis and projections at the project and business unit level.
    • Supports the audit of company accounts.
    • Confirming financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses, coordinating collection, consolidation and evaluation of financial data.
    • Advises management on desirable operational adjustments, identifying trends and recommends improvements accordingly.
    • Act as an advisor to our Client management team for all commercial matters related to budget, billing, collection, direct expenses and profitability.
    • Managing credit controlling and cash flow activities within the organization.
    • Assist General Manager in all financial matters, SOW and rate calculation for clients.
    • Responsible and oversee financial operation for the business, manage and resolve all operational issues.
    • Manage and contact point for Share Service FinancePlus, coordinate and resolve all operation issues.
    • Review and ensure proper accounting, statutory and fiscal standards are complied.
    • Review, understand and ensure WPP global policies incorporated into local country/company policies.
    • Develop and implement Internal control processes, procedures and policy.
    • SOX Controller to ensure SOX control code were implemented and complied.
    • Manage and Coordinator for SOX audit and Internal audit for the company.
    • Lead and manage finance team to ensures performance is met.
    • Monthly Management Report as required.
    • Coordinate and resolve issues arise from company accounting system with service
    • provider/regional team.
      Any ad hoc requirement by the management.

    Tax and Statutory

    • Manage and coordinate all company secretary documentation requirement.
    • Advise and review withholding tax requirement for the company.
    • Check and monitor correctness of GST Tax payment and reporting.

    Accounting

    • Ensure timely submission of financial reports.
    • Review bank reconciliation and sign off unidentified/suspense items.
    • Approved all ledger entry for posting.
    • Yearly budgeting and quarterly forecast preparation.
    • Monthly revenue reconciliation and actualization.
    • Monthly accrual revenue reconciliation and movement review.
    • Preparation of monthly revenue pipeline/analysis.

     

    Account Receivable & Client Management

    • Review and perform client background check and analysis before creation of client.
    • Review and approved credit limit for new credit customer.
    • Approve all budget and cost estimate raised to the client.
    • Approve refund, write off, matching, AR/AP contra and inter BU receipt.
    • Monitor weekly ageing report and outstanding debt.
    • Follow up and resolved invoicing issue.
    • Review and verify requirement for the agency agreement/contract with client.

     

    Account Payable & Vendor Management

    • Review and approve all PO and vendor’s invoice, analyse variance between actual and budgeted cost.
    • Prepared cost analysis report for company expenses as required.
    • Check and verify new contract with supplier.
    • Review and perform vendor background check and analysis before creation of vendor.
    • Verify all manual payment (e.g. Promoter, Direct TT).

     

    IT, Asset Management and Admin

    • Audit and verify all assets are correctly tagged and recorded.
    • Advise and assist in IT-related issue and policy.
    • Managed and maintain Business Contingency Plan for the company.
    • Manage and approved IT and Admin PO for office purchases.  

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • At least 10 years experiences in Finance and Accounting, 5 years or above in managerial position.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, good listener, proactive, can stand up and drive changes.
    • Very good command of English both in oral and writing.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Working experience at big 4 audit firms (between 3-4 years of experiences).
    • Familiarity with Financial accounting practices, US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements, internal control and standard operation procedures.
    • Experience in preparing and controlling the budget/forecast.
    • Knowledge and cash flow management.
    • Experience in consolidated financial report.
    • Project management and customer service oriented.
    • General Ledger experience.
    • Closing Month End accounts.
    • Reconciliations – Balance Sheet.
    • Advertising background good (but not necessary).
    • Costing background.
    • Analytics (Excel advanced/charts/pivot tables/powerpoint).
    • IT skills (Maconomy and systems experience).

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