Client Accounting Specialist

OVERVIEW

As a Client Accounting Specialist, you will be responsible : 

  • Overall responsibility for APAC/SEA accounts receivables function; Coordinate debt collection efforts in APAC.
  • On‐boarding of new media suppliers and client to BCC
  • Revenue monitoring including revenue take up/WIP clearing. Review completeness and accuracy once posted in ERP System
  • Resolve issues in supplier invoices / spends file in co‐ordination with operations team
  • Issue PO, Code & process supplier invoices in Portal (APC) for upload to ERP System
  • Month‐end closing duties such as accruing for media costs or revenue
  • Manage the monthly billing process, ensuring the timely delivery of invoices to clients while also managing disputes as and when they arise.
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of invoices in the AR system (manually encoded or through interface).
  • Liaise with customers on a timely basis, execute collection activities, reconcile and track daily/monthly AR balance accounts with customer record
  •  Assist in reconciliation of advertising/media spends against supplier invoices & reports. + payment processing (Accounts Payable)
  • Work closely with Ad Operations team during monthly billing cycle and supplier reconciliations.
  • Approval of credit, insertion orders and budgets for advertising campaigns prior to launch.
  • Enforce and explore processes that further provide efficiency in workflow between Finance, Sales and Client Services teams.
  • Provide general support to the Finance Director, auditors, client services and sales teams when necessary
  • Any other ad‐hoc duties assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

You should apply if you are/have: 

  • Currently based in Singapore 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience with at least a Diploma in Finance/Accounting or qualified professional certification 
  • Prior hands on experience in Accounting or Accounts Receivables/
    Billing operations for media industry an advantage, but not mandatory 
    as training would be provided
  • Strong in numbers and intermediate in Microsoft Excel (such as pivot table and v‐lookup)
  • Analytical, meticulous with a positive attitude to learn fast and work hard
  • Good team player and able to work with minimal supervision 

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.

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