Job Description



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 Accounting Manager 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: Finance and Accounting Manager.

3 best things about the job:

1. Be part of the largest Media Agency group in Thailand
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

What you’ll bring:

  • Solid experience accounting experience with MNC environment
  • Exposure in dealing with variety MNC & clients
  • Familiar with SOX requirement

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or relevant disciplines
  • Minimum 10 year relevant experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Attention to details
  • Work independently, mature and responsible
  • Good leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Well versed in in Microsoft Office applications

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 Thailand

In a population of 66 million people, Thailand’s mobile penetration is at a whopping 137% with smart phone penetration at 61%. Digital spend has grown 18% year-on-year since 2016 and most people are now accessing the internet via mobile devices. Bangkok is one of the top Facebook cities in the world and Thailand ranks high in time spend viewing YouTube.

The audience fragmentation, following years of a virtual FTA TV duopoly, is creating huge trading and content opportunities. Thailand is one of the fastest-growing media and marketing communication markets in the region. Those looking for a rewarding and dynamic career in media have no better place to be than Thailand.

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