GroupM | Senior Financial Analyst

Finance & Commercial Manila, Philippines


Position at GroupM

GroupM is currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join us. In this role, you will liaise with GroupM /Agency team to oversee the day-to-day activities of the reporting, budgeting, and compliance function and ensure the company’s finance is organized and efficient and produces accurate financial and management accounts.

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 Finance Manager

3 best things about the job:

  1. Opportunity to work in the leading global media investment company with a fast-growing team of over 50 finance professionals.
  2. Exciting exposure and learning in the media industry, which is fast evolving from the regular Print-Ads, Radio, and TV to Digital (Google, Facebook, YouTube, Programmatic, etc.).
  3. Fast-paced, demanding, fun-loving, and satisfying work environment.

In this role, your goals will be:

In three months:

  • Familiarize with the internal accounting and reporting systems
  • Perform monthly closing and financial reporting, liaison with regional finance team on reporting matters.
  • Establish good rapport with the agencies being handled.
  • Must be aware of making a chart of accounts, balance sheet, and profit and loss account 

In six months:

  • Provide and interpret financial information of the company to the Group management.
  • Preparing budgets and quarterly forecasts and timely submission to the regional office.
  • Monitoring actual performance with budgets and forecasts, providing a summary of variances and reasoning.
  • Ensure completion of audits and compliance-related tasks.

In 12 months:

  • Support the commercial and client management services teams to provide guidance as per the financial perspective of a particular agency
  • Support the agencies and/or specialized units i.e Trading, Digital, and ESP in terms of budgeting and target achievement.
  • Identify opportunities to improve and achieve sustainable compliance in finance operations and reporting

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

A great place to work, a supportive and positive team.

What you’ll bring:

  • Integrity
  • Work with passion
  • Good initiative
  • Good teamwork and respect for others

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, preferably with a CPA or equivalent professional qualification
  • More than 3 years of work experience in accounting and financial reporting
  • Relevant experience with the Big 4 or large MNCs
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the agency teams and auditors
  • Work independently, mature, and responsible Proven ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Must have advance excel skill
  • Attention to details, and good analytical skills

More about GroupM

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 let us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent space, support, and tools to innovate and grow.

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About the Philippines

In recent years, the Philippines has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia. Al-Jazeera noted the market demonstrating “an unprecedented period of macro-economic buoyancy and political stability”, spurring both domestic and international business growth. It is also one of the largest and fastest-growing digital markets in Southeast Asia, with growth expecting to increase exponentially in the next few years.
With a population of 109.5 million, 59.2% of these currently have access to the internet. By 2022, the Philippines' internet population is forecasted to be 73%. Coupled with the Philippines’ vibrant economic growth and the expansion of its digital footprint, GroupM Philippines is well-positioned as an exciting and innovative organization for media players and talent to be.
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.