Finance Assistant - FTC


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Finance Assistant Worldwide



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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


The Role


Providing support to the Global Finance team. Assisting with the preparation of reporting schedules, Inter-Company point of contact and other ad hoc duties within the Finance team.


Our Opportunity


This role offers an opportunity to work in a team where the focus is on delivering excellence. Successful candidate is likely seen as a valuable indispensable member of the team which will be presented with career growth.




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Job Title


Finance Assistant


Reporting To

Global Management Accountant






124 Theobalds road

Date Issued

November 2019


Competitive based on experience


Objectives of the Role: 


To support the Finance team working with the various Business units/Stakeholders, whilst assisting the Global Management Accountant across the reporting schedules, Inter-Company and other Finance/process tasks.



Key Areas of Responsibility and Accountability:


Business Responsibilities:


  • Assist Finance Plus with Invoice coding and allocating of POs to the invoices.
  • Contact for resolution of queries between Finance plus and Head office.
  • Assist raising PO’s for Intercompany invoices.
  • Assist rolling forward month end schedules.
  • Assist running month end reports if necessary.
  • Assist obtaining Invoice copies and supporting documents from Finance plus.
  • Assist in reconciliation of Balance sheet items.
  • Preparing journals for review.
  • Preparing and assisting with journal supporting schedules.
  • Posting Ad-Hoc journals.
  • Assist in preparation of month end packs.


Key Performance Indicators:

  • Being able to meet all the deadlines
  • Open and Approachable to others
  • Produce accurate information
  • Perform working under pressure
  • Integration with the Finance team and Finance Plus






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Essential (E)

Desirable (D)


Indicates the preferred background knowledge required e.g. a minimum period of experience in a defined area of work It outlines the required previous knowledge of the industry/sector.


  • The successful candidate will have experience in similar role. (Second job)


  • Ideally bringing 2+ years of experience


  • MediaOcean Accounting system knowledge









Skills and Experience

What experience and/or achievement in a field, profession or a specialisation is required.



  • Excellent attention to detail


  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel


  • Experience within a Finance team











Education, Qualification, Training

Indicates the level and type of education required or the professional qualifications and/or specific (internal) occupational training needed.


  • High school diploma/GED required


  • Some accounting education preferred


  • Interest in higher accounting qualification












Technical Skills

Indicate what skills specific to the job are required, e.g. PowerPoint skills, payroll skills, etc.


  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel


  • Ability to understand financial systems easily


  • Ideally experience in working with MediaOcean and Cartesis