Finance Operations Analyst 12m FTC

Finance & Commercial London, England


Description

Position at GroupM

Location:            London, UK

 

About GroupM

GroupM serve as the parent company to WPP media agencies Wavemaker, MediaCom, MindShare, Essence and M/SIX.

 

Our primary purpose is to maximise the performance of WPP’s media communications 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, 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 unfair competitive advantage to our clients and our companies.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Close off GroupM Spring Clean
  • Report and police campaign best practice.
  • Liaising with media teams and Finance Plus (WPP owned outsourced service centre) to resolve any discrepancies & queries, communicating to suppliers accordingly
  • Preparing accurate & detailed supplier reconciliations
  • Supporting the finance team & the wider business on any ad hoc requirements
  • Supporting the team during external, internal & client audits

 

The candidate:

  • Proficient level of IT literacy, experience of Mediaocean/DDS accounting systems advantageous but not essential
  • Strong excel skills
  • Prioritisation, time management and attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills, liaising across all levels of the business
  • Demonstrates logical thinking in approach to their role
  • Proactive
  • Problem solving ability and ability to pre-empt issues
  • Collaborative and communicative- seeks to understand and integrate within the business specialisms
  • Is not afraid to ask questions or to challenge status quo
  • Continuously seeks to refine the processes and procedures, always seeking to adapt as the business changes
  • Has fun – enjoys their role and wants to be part of the solution

 

 Attributes:

  • Passionate – brings a genuine thrill and excitement to the role
  • Agile – is able to be nimble in thought and action and overcome obstacles to achieve great things
  • Collaborative – works well with others, and can align behind a shared purpose
  • Entrepreneurial – is open to new ideas and will challenge old ones.
  • Diverse – is proud of the difference they can bring