EssenceMediacom | Finance Executive (6 months contract)

Singapore, Singapore


Joining a small but expanding accounting team as a contract Accounts Payable Executive (6 months), your primary role will be to facilitate the day to day Accounts Payable for EssenceMediacom. This will include helping to manage our day-to-day cash flow and maintaining strong relationships with our business partners.

With a fast growing business, spend control is mission critical and cash is king. There’s also a lot of change with evolving business requirements. this role is crucial to help managing part of the P2P processes to enable the AP team to focus on more critical deliverables.

Reporting of the role
This role reports to: Andrew Wong, Accounting Director.

3 best things about the job:
1. Good exposure and learning opportunity with respect to internal controls across company processes
2. Exposure to different finance operating system including SAP, Concur, Olive, and HSBCnet
3. Friendly and helpful teammates and working culture.

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

  • Entering and coding invoices and expenses through SAP accounting system, SAP Concur, and Olive media system
  • Facilitating the internal authorization of invoices through SAP Concur
  • Review T&E expenses to ensure they are properly approved, supported with receipts and in line with the company’s T&E policies
  • Being the one of the contact points internally and for externally for accounts payable related queries
  • Process payments which include media, non-media and employee reimbursements
  • Assist in reconciliation of AP ledgers and media accrual accounts
  • Assist in bank reconciliations and supplier reconciliations
  • Complete documentation as per ICFR control requirements
  • Other ad-hoc or improvement projects from time to time.

What you’ll bring:

  • Relevant experience in accounts payable function
  • Self-discipline and Independent
  • Positive and willing to learn
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to manage workload
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent deadlines

Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree/diploma in accounting
  • Ideally 1 -2 years’ experience in accounts payable role
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Excel and Google sheet (added advantage)
  • Responsible, diligent, and attentive to detail; follows through on queries and issues
  • Good communicator, comfortable in dealing with both internal and external parties
  • Experience in SAP B1 is preferable


More About EssenceMediacom
We are a global communications agency leading with breakthrough thinking, building explosive growth for brands, and helping our clients see the bigger picture. Our daring global network of 10,000 influencers help our clients breach traditional boundaries in media, uncover novel ideas, and unleash exponential growth. EssenceMediacom challenges conventional thinking to build, propel, and supercharge our clients’ businesses at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability.  

EssenceMediacom understands that our people are tasked with big goals: building breakthrough growth for brands and leading with breakthrough thinking in our industry. Our people are at the heart of this work because their ideas will enable us to decode the intersections of people, content, and technology to bring our aspirations to life. Our success is down to our eclectic, diverse, and talented people.

EssenceMediacom is a place for us to grow our careers and expand our horizons. EssenceMediacom is committed to building an agency culture that supports our people, puts diversity at the forefront of our operations, and creates opportunity for all. This collective culture will be our “new power” where ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is actively encouraged in a place where you can innovate in our hyperconnected world.  


About GroupM Singapore
GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means, that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients, renowned brands and media owners. Making GroupM Singapore the Number One organisation to join and develop your career in media investment.

GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it’s about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that’s what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

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