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Commercial Manager/Associate Director

Roles & Responsibilities

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 a Commercial Manager/Associate Director to join us.

In this role, you will oversee company needs, handle daily business issues, manage company associations, and recognize business opportunities. The role requires constant communicating    Read more

and negotiating with clients or business associates. In addition, you will continuously work to strategically expand, preserve or improve the company’s procedures, standards or policies while sticking to business edicts and regulatory guidelines.

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 the GroupM Singapore CFO

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.

Measures of success –

In three months:

Be conversant with Agencies/GroupM’s Legal / Finance Structure

Support budgeting exercise in partnership with stakeholders.

Oversee day-to-day finance/commercial activities of Agencies /GroupM

Good understanding of all necessary control, compliances and key client contracts

In six months:

Lead the quarterly forecasting processes and generate monthly financial and management reports for the agency.

Design and implement improved business processes

Partner with Agencies management teams to model growth scenarios

In 12 months:

Responsible for Agencies P&L, Balance sheet, Annual Budget/Quarterly/Monthly Forecast

Joined owner with Agencies/GroupM,CEO/MD of overall financial and operational performance

Responsibilities of the role:

Act as a Business Partner to One or Multiple Agencies

As an advisor to CEO/MD, Business Leaders, Management team and Client Leads.

Ensure sustainable and profitable growth of agency/ies

Ensure the overall Financial health – Revenue, Cost, Profitability etc

Build out a strong financial and operational processes for agencies and GroupM

Tracking agency/ies P&L delivery, Client Profitability

Fee negotiation

Own new and existing clients’ contract terms and commercial negotiation

Own financial budgeting and reporting procedures and deadlines

Ensure compliance of client and vendors contract and Revenue Recognition policies and guidelines

Work closely with management team to deliver year on year growth targets

Assist in pitches, RFP, RFI, RFQ, determine scope of work etc

Drive optimal clients’ profitability

Assist in business development opportunities (both new, organic and new Trading models)

Lead, plan, execute and integrate any new business initiatives

Lead, plan and execute Annual Budgeting, advise, monitor and manage Quarterly and Monthly forecasting

Build out strong financial and operational processes, responsible for operational efficiency across business, integration with media, finance, IT and human resource.

Work closely with Agency’s management team to deliver on yearly growth targets

Setting up processes for tracking metrics used to measure agency/ies business strategy and aligning to overall Agency/GroupM strategy and vision.

Being an interface between agency/ies and finance shared services

Ad Hoc special project and new business initiatives

Provide financial support to GroupM Trading Team

Consolidate, monitor, review and analysis Trading Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly budgets/reforecast

Ensure sustainable and profitable growth of Trading

Work closely with GroupM CFO/FD, Group Trading and Agency Head of Trading in the implementation of all Trading deals

Work with Trading Team to ensure that deal risk is appropriately managed to safeguard proprietary media interests and that this does not lead to material losses

Ensure that agency/ies aligned and achieved yearly trading targets.

Governance, Compliance, Risk & Reporting

Monitor contract compliance and commercial terms

Ensure all contacts, client, vendors, etc, are approved, signed and filed

Risk and corporate governance management

Ensure Compliance and develop initiatives to maximise yields

Working with internal and external auditors, ensuring SOX compliance

Ensure that all management reports submitted within deadline

Monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting to be carried out with high accuracy and timeliness and developing processes to ensure quality reporting

Variances to be fully explained and analysed with action plan

Central point of contract for agency’s global and regional

About GroupM

GroupM leads and shapes media markets by delivering performance enhancing media products and services, powered by data and technology. Our global network agencies and businesses enable our people to work collaboratively across borders with the best in class, providing them the opportunity to accelerate their progress and development. We are not limited by teams or geographies; our scale and diverse range of clients lets us be more adventurous with our business and talent. We give our talent the space, support and tools to innovate and grow.

Discover more about GroupM at

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About Singapore

GroupM Singapore operates in one of the most dynamic and exciting environments in the world. Although it is a small domestic market, there is a vibrant media industry which is undergoing rapid evolution as digital technology reshapes the way marketing supports advertisers’ needs. Being at the crossroads of Asia means that aside from the local clients and media owners, we also have a high proportion of multi-national clients and media owners.

As the largest media investment management company in Singapore with over 41% market share (Recma) and over 650 employees, GroupM Singapore is the premiere organisation to join and develop a career in.

GroupM APAC is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our people are our strength so we respect and nurture their individual talent and potential.


What you will need:

Graduate Calibre with 7 to 10 years of experience with strong finance and commercial background

Proactive, self-starter with strong commercial acumen

Working closely with agency/agencies MDs and all stakeholders

Experience of influencing senior management

Leadership qualities – ability to lead and deliver results in a highly motivated, demanding environment

Good people management skill in a highly matrix environment

Sharp, action orientated and able to sell ideas convincingl

Strong analytical skills with proven ability in interpreting performance trends and taking proactive action

Experience in Media / Advertising industry will be an added advantage

Experience of working in successful fast paced business is preferable

Comprehensive understanding of key elements of route performance (both commercial and operational)

Interested applicants, please apply through this link:

Chief Executive Officer

Roles & Responsibilities

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides overall direction of the company within guidelines set by a board of directors or similar governing body. He/She is a systems thinker that strategises and directs operational activities at the highest level of management. He/She does this with the help of a management team. He/She is action oriented, innovative and able to translate broad goals into achievable steps. He/She also    Read more

anticipates, stays ahead of trends and seizes business opportunities. He/She mentors the management team as part of succession planning and represents the firm to speak with clients, investors and business partners.


~ Align workforce plan with competitive plan.

~ Build global business networks.

~ Drive value, alignment, and sustainability.

~ Endorse principles of corporate governance and compliance.

~ Endorse risk management philosophy and plans.

~ Endorse strategies, policies and plans.

~ Harness cultural intelligence in a multinational workplace

~ Lead green manufacturing practices for sustainability.

~ Lead organisational succession planning, capability development, and employee engagement.

~ Lead the organisation’s public relations strategy to manage the corporate reputation.

~ Lead use of Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) policy.

~ Make use of the strengths of the organisation to raise business competitiveness using strategic technology and operations road-mapping.

~ Mentor and lead staff.

~ Plan marketing for competitive advantage.

~ Provide leadership in a crisis.

~ Represent and promote the organisation.

~ Set organisation’s finance philosophy and plan.

~ Strategic research and development.

~ Support the organisation’s interests.

~ Build positive relationships with the board.

National Service Resort & Country Club (NSRCC)
Executive / Senior Executive (Finance)
National Service Resort & Country Club (NSRCC)   via JobsCentral

The Job:

Supervisory / Management

Supervise a team of subordinates (AP/FA/GL) to run the financial functions of the Club including liaising with other departments where necessary for effective performance of duties

Identify critical success factor of subordinates and set KPIs for performance measurement

General Accounting/ Reporting

Responsible for month-end closing & coordinate yearly financial closing

Prepare monthly financial progress report, annual budget & analysis for management use

Direct and ensure that    Read more

the classification of the expenditure (operating, capital or non-recurring), the budget amount (if any) and the amount to be charged are accurate and complete

Reconcile, analyze, and prepare journal entries (AP/FA/GL), including checking the accuracy of trail balance, P&L report before preparation of monthly management report

Review all transactions processed by Accounts Officer before posting to Ledgers for Accounts Payables, fixed assets and General Ledger etc

Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all prepayment, accruals, provisions, liabilities and assets are taken up in the books (from FA/AP/GL)

Ensure timely and accurate submission of statutory required filings including GST filing of NSRCC to IRAS etc

Update of monthly membership entrance fees received in advance and preparation of monthly entrance fees amortization revenue

Update of financial statements, notes to accounts and cash flow statement to external auditors

Responsible for financial year-end audit e.g. preparing confirmations, answering of queries and preparation of audit schedules

Oversee the bi-annually fixed assets audit and review of fixed asset audit findings for investigation

Prepare quarterly SAFRA Management Reports and update approval papers for adoption of accounts, GC, BOD and BOG meetings

Update Powerpoint slides for GC, SAFRA MC, BOD and BOG meeting

Update monthly utilization rates for facilities and membership data

Prepare annual club comparison analysis

Assist Manager (Finance & Admin) in updating Managers’ KPI bi-annually

Prepare MINDEF Grant claims and reconcile redevelopment cost

Assume ad-hoc projects as assigned from time to time by Senior Manager (Finance & Admin) if any.


Consolidate inputs submitted by all divisions to the budget system and output to reports for annual budgeting review exercise after cost allocation basis

Import new FY budget to all relevant financial modules.

Treasury/ Cash Management

Monitor to ensure operating bank account has sufficient funds for disbursements

Liaise with banks on rates and arrange fund transfer for new placement or renewal of fixed deposit upon maturity with proper documentation and approval

Conduct price valuation of bond investment at financial year end

Policy Formulation/Internal Control

Ensure accounting policies and procedures comply with FRS and corporate governance

Assist Senior Manager (Finance & Admin) to plan and conduct Fixed Assets audit and any other ad hoc internal audit if necessary


Degree in Accountancy / ACCA or equivalent with 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience

Knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint and advanced features of Microsoft Excel and is a must

Ethical, meticulous, possess an eye for detail, a good analytical mind, and good interpersonal skills

Additional Information:

5-day work week

Working hours: 8:15 am to 5:30 pm OR 8:45 am to 6:00 pm

Staff transport provided at Tanah Merah MRT station

Attractive Employee Benefits*

Annual and medical leave

Annual Wage Supplement (13th month bonus)

Variable bonus

Subsidies for medical, dental & holiday

Medical and group insurance coverage

Perfect Medical / Long Service Award

Birthday voucher

Corporate rate for selected tourist attraction

Privileged rates for usage of Club facilities

*Terms & conditions apply.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Success Human Resource Centre Pte Ltd
Internal Audit Manager - 6 Month Renewable Contract @ Boon Lay
Success Human Resource Centre Pte Ltd   via JobsCentral

6 months Contract (Renewable)

$4500 - $7000 nego

Boon Lay (Tertiary institute)


Assist Audit Senior Management with the preparation of the internal audit plan as well as appropriate Management and Audit Committee reporting.

Plan and undertake operational, financial, compliance audit engagements in line with IIA Standards

Where external resources are involved, work with Audit Senior Management to manage the audit vendor in the execution of audit fieldwork, including review of    Read more

outcomes, reports, to ensure audit work provides appropriate assurance and completeness in scope.

Monitor the follow-up, tracking and completion status of all identified findings and recommendations as agreed with management and establish if they have been carried out to an acceptable level.

Carry out and oversee any other ad-hoc work as required (e.g. Investigations or Project Reviews).

Assist in report preparation and administrative matters on daily operation.


6 months Contract (Renewable)


$4500 - $7000 nego*Depending on qualification & experience

Working hours:

Mon – Thurs: 8.30am to 5.45pm

Fri: 8.30am – 5.15pm


Boon Lay (Tertiary institute)


Minimum University degree

Minimum five years of internal audit experience

Professional Qualification (e.g. CIA, CISA, CPA, CFE) would be a big plus

Industry knowledge would be a plus

Good understanding of internal controls, risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and internal auditing standards and accounting principles

Possess good business acumen and have an inquiring mind

Good written/verbal communication skills

Good interpersonal skills in dealing with people and build working relationships

Have knowledge of data analytic tools would be a big plus

Meticulous, highly analytical to detect control weaknesses & red flags, process-driven self-starter with the ability to work independently

Interested applicants, kindly email your detailed resume (MS Word format is preferred):

[Click Here to Email Your Resume] (Reg No: R1107390)

Please ensure that applications sent through email are no bigger than 1Mb.

We thank all applicants for your interest but regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates would be notified.

Success Human Resource Centre Pte Ltd (EA License Number: 97C4832)

1 Sophia Road, Peace Centre,

#06-23/29 Singapore 228149

T: 6337 3183 | F: 6337 0329 | W:

Chief Financial Officer
JobFitter   via JobsCentral

Job Description

Providing strategic recommendations / consultation to the Director / CEO and members of the executive management team including financial analysis on projects,cost identification and allocation and revenue and expense analysis of operations.

Directs the preparation of all financial reports,including income statements,balance sheets,tax returns and reports for Goverment Regulatory Agencies.

Perform project evaluation for existing and new businesses,feasibility studies.

Provide commercial insight and leadership across the business in    Read more

order to exceed business plan targets

Manage the upkeep of corporate governance standards and measures and ensuring compliance to statutory requirements .

Manage interest rate and foreign exchange risks using options,forwards and caps

Advising on long-term business and financial planning .

Implement sound internal control procedures in the organization.

Conduct due diligence and valuation of acquistion targets.

Negotiate terms and conditions with Banks for term loans to finance development projects .

Any other ad-hoc duties as assigned.


Qualified CPA with at least a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy/Finance or its equivalent.

Must have relevant working experience and at least 5 years in a senior leadership position.

Awareness of legal and statutory requirements on tax and accounting matters.

Must be well versed with relevant authorities ' requirement and compliance.

Meticulous with strong analytical mind and abilty to work under pressure with tight schedule.

Mature with effective leadership skills with drive,innovation and strong sense of commitment .

High degree of integrity and honesty;demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality and neutrality in complex and sensitive situations

Excellent track record of leading finance teams.

Independent and effective team player.

Articulates well and confident in presentation.

The Advertiser
Financial Controller
The Advertiser   via JobsCentral

Roles & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Prepare, review and approve Singapore monthly/quarterly financial statements for release to Houston International Accounting group

Supervise and provide leadership to Accounting staff on accounting procedures

Oversee the daily general ledger reconciliation and analysis on variances

Review large or unusual transactions and escalate to management for decision making

Review analyses prepared from field detail information

Prepare and review management reports

Generate Singapore quarterly forecast and Singapore Budget Plan

Review and prior confirm all    Read more

capital expenditure requests against Budget Plan

Calculate and establish Standard Rate for labor and overhead absorption

Review recent accounting literature and current accounting policies, assess impact on operational activities and recommend changed as necessary

Review, establish and maintain procedures, systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, to enhance the Company’s value

Review, establish and maintain operational controls for SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliance and corporate governance

Review cash flow forecasts and coordinate cash flow needs with Corporate Treasury

Review quarterly corporate tax computations for Houston Tax Group and coordinate with local tax agent on corporate tax compliance to ensure timely submission of annual tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes. Determine ECI (Estimated Chargeable Income) tax amount payable and secure maximum tax instalments available for cash flow planning.

Review ad submit Quarterly GST (Goods and Services Tax) Returns

Coordinate and support quarterly/annual internal and external audit process

Report Quarterly to Houston Legal group on Litigations involving any proceedings (tax, tort, employment, civil, etc) or threatened proceedings and assess necessary provisions

Coordinate with Houston and local company secretary on preparation of necessary DRIW (Directors’ Resolution in Writing) and filling with ACRA (Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority) of Singapore

Assist management in Singapore with special projects


- Good manufacturing experience

- Meticulous and good knowledge of inter-company billings

- Min. degree or equivalent in accounting and financial analysis

Corporate Secretarial Assistant

Roles & Responsibilities

Corporate Secretarial Assistant

Location: Singapore

POSITION GOAL:Provide assistance to the Paralegal, Asia Pacific in matters of corporate compliance and ensure that LaSalle corporate and fund entities receive the support and advice necessary for them to discharge their duties. Provide secretariat support for corporate transactions and projects as required.

REPORTING:Paralegal, Asia Pacific (being head of Corporate Secretarial, Asia Pacific)

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:Legal & Compliance, Fund Finance, Fund Managers, Acquisitions Officers


Assist with the    Read more

preparation, collation and distribution of meeting materials for the LaSalle corporate and fund entities in both electronic and paper form and timely circulation and dispatch of same

Attend meetings and assist with the recording of discussions and decisions, the drafting of minutes and action points and liaison with the relevant people for comments prior to circulation

Ensure that statutory filings and payment of relevant fees are completed within statutory time frames.

Ensure that relevant statutory and regulatory requirements are complied with across the firm and fund entities in various jurisdictions

Ensure corporate documents are scanned and indexed in correct place in accordance with filing structure

Liaise and maintain good relations with external service providers

Other corporate or ad-hoc duties as required


Experience, Qualification and competencies

Diploma in Law and Management

Minimum 2 years of related experience (experience gained in professional firm / law firm would be an advantage)

High quality English

Excellent communication skills at all levels and able to respond clearly to questions and queries.

Sound grasp of corporate governance issues

Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels

Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

Excellent organisation and coordination skills

The ability to prioritise and work well under pressure

Desirable: Ability to communicate in Chinese effectively and partial/fully ICSA qualified

ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd.
Inventory Planning & Control Executive (2-Year)
ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd.   via JobsCentral

Company: ST Engineering Land Systems Ltd.

Business Area: Land Systems

Job Description:

Render inventory management support and services within business unit

Plan, organise,manage and evaluate the inventory management activities and budget of department

Direct and manage corporate governance and regulatory compliance procedures related to inventory management operations.

Monitor inventory levels and inventory movement using manual or computerized inventory systems

Monitor key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the inventory    Read more

management operations

Maintain open dialogue with other management to coordinate activities and improve performance and productivity

Job requirements:

Degree /Diploma in Supply Chain Management / Engineering

Possess good interpersonal skills and strong ability to work within a team

Equip with problem solving skills that need to be ready when problem arise, or be ready to anticipate problems before they happen

Devise inventory plans of action and assess those plans regularly

Ability to present ideas, approach and objectives clearly

Work under pressure, independent and self-motivated

Being a good listener, willing to understand customers' issues and address their concerns

Chief Financial Officer (Property Development / Real Estate / Construction)
JOBFITTER LLP   via JobsCentral

Roles & Responsibilities

Job Description

-Providing strategic recommendations / consultation to the Director / CEO and members of the executive managementteam including financial analysis on projects,cost identification and allocation and revenue and expense analysis ofoperations.

-Directs the preparation of all financial reports,including income statements,balance sheets,tax returns and reports forGoverment Regulatory Agencies.

-Perform project evaluation for existing and new businesses,feasibility studies.

-Provide commercial insight and leadership across the business in order    Read more

to exceed business plan targets

-Manage the upkeep of corporate governance standards and measures and ensuring compliance to statutoryrequirements .

-Manage interest rate and foreign exchange risks using options,forwards and caps

-Advising on long-term business and financial planning .

-Implement sound internal control procedures in the organization.

-Conduct due diligence and valuation of acquistion targets.

-Negotiate terms and conditions with Banks for term loans to finance development projects .

-Any other ad-hoc duties as assigned.



-Qualified CPA with at least a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy/Finance or its equivalent.

-Must have relevant working experience and at least 5 years in a senior leadership position.

-Awareness of legal and statutory requirements on tax and accounting matters.

-Must be well versed with relevant authorities ' requirement and compliance.

-Meticulous with strong analytical mind and abilty to work under pressure with tight schedule.

-Mature with effective leadership skills with drive,innovation and strong sense of commitment .

-High degree of integrity and honesty;demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality and neutrality in complex andsensitive situations

-Excellent track record of leading finance teams.

-Independent and effective team player.

-Articulates well and confident in presentation.

Head, Finance
AAA OILS & FATS PTE. LTD.   via JobsCentral

Roles & Responsibilities

Providing advice, coach and train personnel on FATC (Finance, Accounting, Tax, Control) functions covering:

Selection and hiring of talents

Set up budgets, targets and KPIs

Ensure implementation and compliance

Corporate governance, control policies, and periodic quality reporting

Coordinate tax and legal advice

Manage and track investments and approval process

Stakeholders liaison

To identify cost saving opportunities and efficiency gains

Corporate Finance Services

Corporate finance, financial forecasting and strategic planning

Banking relationship

International funding structure, initiation and projects

Advice on    Read more

Local and Oversea Business Development

Provide assistance to the business development team in assessing thefinancial viability of local and overseas new projects, mergers and acquisitions opportunities

Joint venture partnership management

Sourcing of deals

Due diligence and documentations


A qualified accountant with at least 15 years in Business Controlling, Financial/Management Accounting from multi-national company

Experience in Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Planning and Forecasting

Active, aggressive, externally focused and future oriented

Strong leadership skill in change management

Business and commercially minded

Proficiency in English