GroupM | Accountant - GroupM Limited - Quarry Bay

Job Highlights
largest marketing services group
a systemic accounting and finance department
collaborative team
Job Description

GroupM Hong Kong

Overview of job
GroupM is the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP. In fact, we are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally. We are currently looking for an Accountant to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring client invoices are issued accurately and on timely basis, funds are collected while maintaining positive customer relationship. Furthermore, you will work with our business team to ensure the revenue recognition. The successful candidate will have a combination of billing, accounts receivable, business and supervisory experience as this position could lead to a broader role in our company.

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: Billing and Revenue Control Manager.

3 best things about the job:

  1. Be part of the largest marketing services group in Hong Kong and worldwide with career growth opportunity
  2. Working together with a professional team in a systemic accounting and finance department
  3. Work with a collaborative team in a dynamic company

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:

    In pace with the GroupM’s value proposition and familiar with the company culture
    Able to ensure the client billing is managed with accuracy and punctuality

In six months:

able to make comments and on the agency’s financial performance and involve in the daily operation of the business and hands on in the supporting functions
able to ensure the completeness of revenue recognition
able to improve the fund collection and minimise the aging debtors

In 12 months:

able to advise the management team on the strategy and deployment of resources in order to facilitate the management of the business

What your day job looks like at GroupM:

Responsible for billings and day-to-day accounting activities
Supervise & provide guidance to subordinates
Follow up with media team & external parties on cost reconciliation
Support and assist month-end closing activities including recognition of revenue
Perform ad hoc assignments as required
Minimum qualifications:
Degree holder in Accountancy or relevant disciplines
Minimum 4 years relevant experience
Work independently, mature and responsible
Good leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
Well versed in in Microsoft Office applications
Candidate with less experience will be considered as Assistant Accountant

More about GroupM

GroupM is the leading global media investment management group serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. GroupM’s primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP’s media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, and proprietary tool development. GroupM’s focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people, and is increasingly working closely for the benefit of clients with WPP’s data investment management group, Kantar. Together, GroupM and Kantar account for over 50% of WPP’s group revenues of more than $20 billion.

Discover more about GroupM at www.groupm.com
Follow @GroupMWorldwide on Twitter
Follow GroupM on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/groupm

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.

Additional Information
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
Job Functions
Banking / Finance, Financial Services, Order Processing & Operation / Settlement
Company Overview

GroupM is the leading global media investment management group serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. GroupM’s primary purpose is to maximize the performance of WPP’s media agencies by operating as leader and collaborator in trading, content creation, sports, digital, finance, and proprietary tool development. GroupM’s focus is to deliver unrivaled marketplace advantage to its clients, stakeholders and people, and is increasingly working closely for the benefit of clients with WPP’s data investment management group, Kantar. Together, GroupM and Kantar account for over 50% of WPP’s group revenues of more than $20 billion.

Discover more about GroupM at www.groupm.com
Follow @GroupMWorldwide on Twitter
Follow GroupM on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/groupm

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