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WPP Shared Service Centre (SCC)
The WPP SCC provides transactional financial services to WPP companies in the UK, including:
By consolidating activities, the WPP SCC takes advantage of volume to deliver increased efficiency. This is achieved by standardising, streamlining, and aligning relevant processes, and introducing tools and technology to drive effectiveness across our operations. By taking over transactional financial activities, the WPP SCC enables our agencies to focus on commercial activities, client management as well as revenue and cost management.
In 2021, the WPP SCC UK organisation transferred specific process and transactional activities to the WPP SCC in India. The WPP SCC teams in the UK and India work together to provide services to WPP companies in the UK.
Why we're hiring:
WPP SCC is on a global transformation journey, and this is an opportunity to join the UK team to help us deliver exceptional financial services to our UK companies.
What you'll be doing:
The Accounts Receivable Department consists of Credit Control, Cash Allocation and Media Billing teams. The Credit Control team is made up of 3 Senior Credit Controllers, 12 Credit Controllers and 1 Reporting Analyst. The team is responsible for collecting around £350m each month, across 1650 external 'Blue-Chip' clients, and on behalf of 40+ internal companies.
This role is responsible for the cash collection for a portfolio of clients as well as producing detailed commentary for daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
This role will report into a Senior Credit Controller.
What you'll need:
Who you are:
You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are accepting: of new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.
You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with conviction: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.
You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we provide extraordinary every day.
What we'll give you:
Passionate, inspired people - We promote a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and complete projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.
Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?
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