Manager Budgeting
GroupM
Karachi, Pakistan
1d ago

Position at GroupM

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 a Manager Budgeting to join us. In this role, you will liaise with GroupM / Agency teams to oversee the day-to-day activities of the reporting function and ensure the company's finance is organized and efficient and produces accurate financial and management accounts.

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 Financial Controller.

3 best things about the job :

  • Opportunity to work for World Best Agencies under one roof.
  • Multi facets roles, advisor, trusted partner, leader, listener, executor, etc
  • Fast pace, demanding, fun loving and satisfying work environment.
  • In this role, your goals will be :

    In three months :

  • You will be in pace with the GroupM's value proposition and familiar with the company culture.
  • To assist in budgeting, quarterly forecasting and monthly rolling forecast for agencies and GroupM.
  • Assuming the budgeting role of the agencies assigned, on track to becoming the trusted business partner to agencies.
  • In six months :

  • You will be able to make analysis on the agency's financial performance and involve in the daily operation of the business and operational finance.
  • Being a valued team member in supporting to drive growth of the company.
  • In 12 months :

  • You will be able to advise the management team on the strategy and deployment of resources in order to facilitate the management of the business.
  • Ability to plan, strategize and execute mid to long term plan to improve the overall financials margins for agencies and group.
  • Responsibilities of the role :

  • Preparing budgets and quarterly forecasts and timely submission to regional office.
  • Provide and interpret financial information of the company to the Group management.
  • Perform monthly closing and financial reporting, liaison with regional finance team on reporting matters.
  • Producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines to regional office and local management.
  • Monitoring actual performance with budgets and forecasts, providing summary of variances and reasoning.
  • Must be aware of making chart of accounts, balance sheet and profit and loss account.
  • Other projects as and when assigned.
  • What you will need :

  • MBA (Finance) / ACCA qualified.
  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience in similar position, people, team management skill is essential.
  • Self-driven, forward looking, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus.
  • Ability to lead, plan and manage change.
  • Ability to earn respect and trust from senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Diligent and willing to be hands, 'roll up your sleeves'
  • Flexibility and comfortable working in a fast pace matrix reporting environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive thinking, motivated and collaborative team player.
  • In depth knowledge of processes, tools and techniques.
  • What you will need :

  • Self-driven, forward looking, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus.
  • Ability to lead, plan and manage change.
  • Ability to earn respect and trust from senior management and external stakeholders.
  • Diligent and willing to be hands, 'roll up your sleeves'
  • Flexibility and comfortable working in a fast pace matrix reporting environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive thinking, motivated and collaborative team player.
  • In depth knowledge of processes, tools and techniques.
  • Maximum Qualifications

  • CA / ACCA qualified.
  • At least 3+ years of relevant industry experience in similar position, people, team management skill is essential.
  • About GroupM

    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 Pakistan

    GroupM Pakistan is the leading global media investment management operation in Pakistan. We see major growth coming on Digital platforms with internet penetration growing to 87 million broadband users and 85 million 3G / 4G subscribers.

    Social media platforms have also grown substantially in Pakistan where Facebook stands at 34 million subscribers and Tik Tok has replaced Instagram to become the second most penetrated social platform.

    While the digitalization of the market is happening at a fast pace, it has also opened up opportunities for specializations like e-commerce, Digital Content, Video Planning solutions, Technology and Data & Analytics in Pakistan.

    GroupM Pakistan is a closely knit community where we value differences in opinions and thrive amidst this growth. Be a part of our dynamic team now!

    GroupM is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity - it's about belonging.

    We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and that's what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

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