Location: Singapore
Office: Singapore
Agency: Mediabrands - Singapore
Ref#: 4135

Who We Are

Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Mediabrands manages approximately $40 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients and provides strategic services and solutions across its award-winning, full-service agency networks UM and Initiative and through its innovative marketing specialist companies Reprise, Magna, Orion, Rapport, Healix, Mediabrands Content Studio and the IPG Media Lab. Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors.

At Mediabrands we are committed to creating a diverse global community based on excellence and equity. The company employs more than 13,000 marketing experts in more than 130 countries representing the full diversity of humanity. We deliberately foster a diversity of experiences and backgrounds and cultivate the sharing of different ideas and viewpoints as a critical part of our promise of innovation to clients. We pride ourselves in attracting and retaining the best in the industry, across all disciplines and specialties. For more information, please visit our website


The Opportunity

The Accountant reports into the Associate Director, FP&A and is responsible for managing full spectrum of month-end closing & financial accounting including reviewing of journals, review of expense allocation and maintaining month end schedules.

  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of month-end close in compliance with Regional & local requirements
  • Coordinate and perform monthly balance sheet reconciliation
  • Liaise with Shared Service Center on various accounting matters
  • Establish and maintain standard financial procedures/processes for the tasks performed and ensure continuous efficiency improvement
  • Preparation of statutory schedules and reporting for annual statutory audit
  • Preparation of tax computations to tax agents for annual tax filings
  • Preparation and submission of GST
  • Support Associate Director on forecasting & variance analysis
  • Support Compliance Manager on coordination for internal/SOX audits & preparation of necessary schedules
  • Undertake any ad-hoc assignments as when required



  • Professional certificate such as ACCA, CPA or equivalent
  • Prior working knowledge in IFRS/SFRS, internal controls and SOX
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good organizational and time management skills and ability to deal with multiple deliverables and tight timelines
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • Experience in Media Agency or MNCs will be an added advantage
  • Audit experience in Big Four would be preferred
  • Experience with SAP and Hyperion would be preferred



Mediabrands is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. People with Disabilities and all historically excluded or under-represented people are encouraged to apply.