Ogilvy

Associate, Finance (WPP@Unilever)

Posted Date 1 month ago(11/03/2021 2:53 AM)
Job ID
2021-8749
# of Openings
1
Department
Finance

Overview

Overview

To provide support to commercial finance team through efficient control of finance processes and the timely delivery of effective reporting. To establish a collaborative relationship with the commercial finance teams to ensure that they are given all necessary financial support on a timely basis.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Liaise and build relationship with client servicing team, ensure billings are generated accurately and on a timely basis
  • Work closely with business partners to follow up with outstanding client-related issues, such as aged debtors, accrued revenue, outstanding cost estimates/PO to ensure healthy working capital
  • Work closely with shared services team or client’s finance team on overdue invoices to ensure timely collection of debts
  • Prepare weekly payment proposals
  • Monthly review of Work in Progress (project costs) with the client servicing team to identify and resolve any issues
  • Assist in Work in Progress related queries
  • Evaluate and understand finance system Maconomy to aid in management process of reconciling jobs and projects
  • Preparation of journals including revenue recognition and month end P&L accruals
  • Reconciliation of out of pocket expenses on a quarterly basis to ensure that all clients are invoiced in accordance with contractual terms
  • Run spend analysis on key accounts as required
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation schedules
  • Ensure WPP policies are adhered to around vendor and client creation
  • Oversee reporting and follow up of complete timesheet reporting, including sending out weekly reminders
  • Assist in preparation of audit samples and other adhoc requests

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Meticulous with an eye for detail
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments
  • Minimum Diploma holder
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good team player and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Familiar with MS Office applications
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot table and vlookups) and PowerPoint 
  • Able to start work immediately or in a short notice will be preferred

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