Team Lead - Media Reconciliation, Haymarket

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2067498162
Team Lead - Media Reconciliation, Haymarket
Australia, New South Wales, Haymarket,
Modified March 12, 2024



The Media Reconciliation Team Leader contributes to the success of WPP AUNZ through the completion of exceptional and highly detailed reconciliations resulting in accurate account payments being processed in a timely, efficient and effective manner. The contribution of this role to the success of Finance is through the provision of exceptional service to our clients, enabling them to effectively manage their business relationships and finances / cash flow.


The Media Reconciliation Team Leader is responsible for the media account reconciliation process which includes; identifying, tracking and resolving discrepancies between invoices received and bookings loaded into our systems, and compiling invoices due for payment in the monthly payment run. The role requires a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure the high volume query resolutions are addressed to a high standard and in a timely manner.

Media Reconciliation Team Leader is responsible for team management including, escalation of complex media reconciliation issues, mentoring, developing and guiding team members in their allocated group.

The key responsibilities of this role are as follows:

Team Management

Lead and manage team members

Act as escalation point for complex queries

Coach and mentor team members

Train new team members on media reconciliation processes

Master data base management for user and approver updates on the SMD account query system


Own portfolio of accounts as agreed with management

Process media reconciliations

Process monthly payments runs

Analyse creditor payments made to ensure accuracy

Liaise with media buyers and media owners regarding discrepancies and work with both to resolve these

Support ad hoc and continuous improvement projects driven internally by Finance initiatives

Team Membership

Demonstrate and encourage a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration

Participate in regular performance conversations

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and establishing personal networks

Transforming our processes:

Continually challenge existing processes with the aim of Identifying process improvement opportunities

Regularly review existing workflows to identify opportunities for the automation of processes


Extensive Media Reconciliation experience

Previous experience in coaching and mentoring junior team members

Strong written and oral communication skills

Ability to build relationships and work in a team environment

Sound and extremely accurate data entry

Intermediate Excel skills desirable

Prior experience working with an ERP, electronic workflow solution or SMD is desirable

Well organised with the ability to prioritise workloads and take personal responsibility for own work outcomes

Flexible attitude and a desire to be part of a team

Sound numerical skills

Strong attention to detail


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We support flexibility through our hybrid working model which offers the benefits of being together in the office and working from home. We encourage our people to work in ways that meet their needs and enable them to deliver great work.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Team lead - media reconciliation

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