Finance Associate

Posted Date 1 month ago(17/03/2021 6:19 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings


Duties and responsibilities:




  • Work closely with Business partners to follow up with outstanding clients-related issues, eg. aged debtors, revenue recognition, outstanding cost estimates, and resolving clients' issue but with a win-win solution/approach to both Agency & clients.
  • Liaise with Client Service team; ensure system billings and purchase orders are generated timely.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders, whether within the Finance department or in other functions.
  • Good team player with the right attitude to learn and committed to ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Assist in preparing audit schedules and other ah-hoc assignments.
  • Assist in management reports.



GL and AR functions


  • Assist client facing team in managing regular revenue and WIP (work-in progress) reporting.
  • Analyzing monthly balance sheet items such as WIP, accruals, pre-billings, prepayments, etc.
  • Preparation of journals and keeping proper supporting documentation and filing in preparation for audit.
  • Reconciliation of actual project time spent against contractual fee.
  • Assist in preparing audit schedules and other ah-hoc assignments.
  • Assist in monthly management reports, quarterly SOX reporting and budget reports.
  • Review Debtors Ageing Report, follow up with Shared Service Team or client on overdue invoices to ensure timely collection of debts.
  • Ensure that Net Working Capital and Aged Debtors ratios are kept within Group acceptable levels.
  • Liaison with Shared Service team when answering queries from client facing and/or project management team regarding settlement of supplier accounts/ invoices.
  • Guiding client facing and/or project management team to obtain appropriate documentations required in setting up vendor account in financial systems.




  • Diploma in Accounting or CAT.
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact and establish
  • Team player who enjoys being part of a fast-moving business
  • Independent, highly motivated and committed with a can-do attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines





  • Understanding of Deltek Maconomy and/or Adept Functionality
  • Good presentation skills for sharing of solutions
  • Able to start work immediately or in short notice (preferred)


Personal Data Protection Act

At Ogilvy we are committed to ensuring your personal information is protected and never misused. Personal data collected will be used for assessing and evaluating your suitability for employment in any current or prospective position within the organization and verifying your identity and accuracy of your personal details and other information provided.

By submitting your application for this position, you are authorizing Ogilvy to: a) collect and use your personal data, and disclose such data to any third party with whom Ogilvy or any of its related corporation has service arrangements, in each case for all purposes in connection with your job application, and employment with Ogilvy; and b) retain your personal data for 1 year for consideration of future job opportunities (where applicable)



Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed