Assistant Commercial Management Accountant

Finance & Commercial London, England


Position at MediaCom



About Mediacom



Welcome innovators, initiative takers and instigators. 


We are 8,500 of the world’s leading media communications specialists, in 125 offices, across 100 countries.


We have a global client roster that’s the envy of our peers. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Mars, P&G, PSA, Richemont, Shell and Sony to name but a few.


We help brands unlock growth through media. We do this using our Systems Thinking approach to data, technology and creativity and design communication strategies that build brands and generate sales. We’re part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, which gives us access to the richest data sets and most robust benchmarks in the business.


All this has helped us become the first network to hold the big six Media Network of the Year titles concurrently.


But the real secret to our success is simple (and not really a secret). It’s our People First, Better Results philosophy.


We know that when we invest in our people, we’ll deliver better results not only for them, but also for our clients.


We also know that talent comes in all shapes, sizes, genders and ethnicities. That’s why our agencies are open environments that celebrate difference.


Do you want to work with smart, creative, enthusiastic people? So do we.

Welcome to MediaCom



Job Description

Job Title

Assistant Commercial Management Accountant

Reporting To

Commercial Revenue Manager


International/WW Finance





Date Issued

May 2021


Competitive based on experience

The Team:


We are the MediaCom International/ WW Finance team, servicing both Global client teams and the Central Execution Hub across Financial, Commercial and Operational areas of the business


This role sits within the International/WW Finance team in MediaCom, reporting into the Commercial Revenue Manager. This role will work closely with the client teams and Agency Commercial teams.


The Role:


Business Responsibilities:

  • To support the Commercial Revenue Manager on the International Division of Mediacom.
  • Assist in reporting of monthly variance analysis (by comparing to budget/forecast) and exception reporting
  • Calculation of accruals, unbilled & deferrals, and reparation of journals
  • Supporting Commercial Revenue Manager with the preparation of the quarterly and annual budgets
  • Continuously reviewing current processes and making improvements to allow better control or improved efficiencies
  • Assist with the SOX and year-end audit by providing all relevant information to the auditors
  • Assist in co-ordinating internal SOX control testing
  • Assist with preparation of Profitability analysis
  • Other ADHOC tasks


People Responsibilities:


  • Establish strong and positive relationships with both internal and external colleagues
  • Is open and approachable to others
  • Shares thoughts about own strengths and limitations
  • To be knowledgeable and accountable on the tasks that they carry out


Skills, Behaviours and Experience Required:


  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Good accounting understanding
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Flexible approach to role and requirements
  • Works productively in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Studying towards an Accountancy Qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
  • System skills in Microsoft Applications (Excel/Word/Outlook) is essential. In addition, MediaOcean Applications is desirable.


Key Performance Indicators:


  • Being able to meet all deadlines
  • To produce accurate information
  • To actively seek to implement automated tools
  • Understands the importance of prioritising tasks


More About Working for MediaCom:  People First, Better Results



In return, MediaCom will offer the candidate the opportunity to:

  • Be in a fantastic working environment – our work/life balance is important to us
  • Work on a well-established award winning account, and gain exposure working on multiple Ecommerce channels.
  • Build a career here – we are long-term focused and reward great performance
  • Training opportunities – we encourage continuous learning