GroupM | Regional Senior Finance FP&A Manager

Finance & Commercial Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Description

Position at GroupM

Overview of job
GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. GroupM Regional Finance team Hong Kong is looking a Regional Senior Finance Manager strong at financial and reporting background to take care of regional management reporting and analysis for countries across the region. 

At GroupM APAC, our people are our strength, which is why fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion is important to us. 

Reporting of the role

This role reports to Regional Financial Director GroupM APAC


3 best things about the job: 

  1. Opportunity to work in the leading global media investment company with a fast growing team of professionals
  2. Opportunity to experience the dynamic environment working with local, regional and global team
  3. Chance to work in a dynamic matrix environment that is always interesting and to develop your career in an exciting and fast evolving digital marketing & communications space

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:

  • Built relationships with the key stakeholders across the group.
  • Understood P&L structures and performance indicators, reporting requirements, WPP and GroupM finance and accounting policies and practices.

 In six months:

  • Developed your understanding of GroupM’s businesses structure.
  • Possessed solid understanding of the regional reporting and analysis requirement.

In 12 months:

  • Developed a structural and dynamic financial planning analysis reporting with Market.
  • Support the information and analysis request from Senior Management effectively. Manage the change request with market and commercial finance independently.

 

What your day job looks like at GroupM: 

 

Working closely with regional commercial and country finance on reviewing the financial report and performance.  Provide financial analysis and report to support business decision making.  Ensure compliance for the regional reporting requirement, drive for process improvement, support change management and ad hoc request.

 

  • Prepare the monthly key performance indicator (KPI) report. 
  • Analyse and review the financial performance for the region.  Perform variance analysis and provide management highlight for risk and opportunity. 
  • Co-ordinate and prepare the financial information and analysis required by global, regional and senior management. Provide guidance to the country and regional finance team.  
  • Support financial budget and forecast process and review for the region and prepare long-term plan.
  • Review busines case, e.g. leasing, capital investment.   
  • Act as a business partner with regional teams (e.g. IT) and provide financial support.
  • Support the SOX reporting compliance and change management work.
  • Support process improvement and ad hoc project.

 


What you will bring:

  • Degree in Accounting/ Finance or related studies, ACCA/CPA or equivalent
  • At least 8 to 10 year experience in MNC or sizable organization. Proven skills in financial analysis, reporting and group consolidation, ideally a mix of audit and commercial experience
  • Strong business acumen and able to understand management prospective in analysing the financial performance
  • Previous experience in SOX controls and Hyperion system is highly preferable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese, both Cantonese and Mandarin preferred 


About GroupM

GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

Discover more about GroupM at www.groupm.com
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About Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s small yet highly dynamic and efficient media market means it gets to operate with agility. Its internet and digital penetration continues to grow year-on-year, and has the highest smartphone penetration in Asia Pacific at 87%, while tablet ownership clocks in at 57%. Hong Kong’s digital market boasts a healthy mix of local, regional and global players, providing new opportunities in the media space.

If you want a future in media and communications, and believe in Hong Kong’s belief of “work hard, play hard”, there is clearly no place more vibrant, challenging and exciting than Hong Kong, where opportunities for you to innovate and grow are unparalleled.

GroupM APAC is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential.