GroupM APAC | Regional Senior Finance Manager

Finance & Commercial Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Description

Position at GroupM

Overview of job

GroupM APAC is looking for a dedicated Regional Senior Finance Manager with demonstrated experiences to oversees the regional consolidated reporting and the accounting functions of local books.


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 the Regional Senior Financial Controller

3 best things about this job:

  1. Opportunity to work in the leading global media investment company with a fast-growing team of professionals.
  2. Work closely with local country, regional and global finance teams.
  3. Develop your career in the regional finance and accounting area.

 

In this role, your goals will be:

In 3 months:

  • You will be in pace with the GroupM’s value proposition and familiar with the company culture.
  • Understand the financial reporting, related company policies and operating procedures. Support the month end closing and reporting.

In 6 months:

  • You will be able to make comments on the financial performance and involve in the daily operation of the business and hands on in the supporting functions.

In 12 months:

  • You will be able to provide recommendation, lead and facilitate the change management to drive the operating efficiency and effectiveness.

 

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Oversees the accounting functions of regional local office, including financial accounting, bank and payment, financial and management reporting, billing, tax etc.
  • Responsible for regional consolidation reporting and reconciliation with Country and Global Finance.
  • Prepare the regional management reports for actual, forecast and budget  with variance analysis.
  • Communicate Global reporting requirements to regional and country finance by providing guidelines, report templates and procedures.
  • Ensure the finance function complied to SOX and company policies. 
  • Support audit work and communication with internal and external auditors.
  • Assist in ad hoc projects.

 

 What you will need:

  • Qualified Accountant with Degree in Accounting/Finance or related discipline.
  • At least 10 years of accounting and finance experience with preferably multinational companies or listed and sizable companies with multiple legal entities and reporting units. Ideally a mix of audit and commercial experience.
  • Strong financial and management reporting experience is a must.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills with ability and confidence to work with all levels
  • Independent, attentive to details, organized, proactive and eager to learn. Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast pace environment.
  • Fluency in both Chinese and English
  • High proficient in MS office (Excel and macros). Experience in Hyperion, SAP or similar consolidation and reporting applications is a definite advantage.

About GroupM

GroupM is the parent company to WPP’s media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom and Wavemaker. Our primary purpose is to maximize the performance of the agencies on behalf of our clients, our shareholders and our people by operating as a parent and collaborator in performance-enhancing activities such as trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, talent, proprietary tool development and other business-critical capabilities. The agencies that comprise GroupM are all global operations in their own right with leading market positions.

The focus of GroupM is the intelligent application of physical and intellectual scale to benefit trading, innovation, and new communication services, to bring competitive advantage to our clients and our companies. For more information on GroupM, our agencies and WPP please visit www.groupm.com

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.