Accounting Manager

Job title : Accounting Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Contact : William Cruz
Call : William
Email : email William
Reference : JOB_007335[690]

This opportunity is with a global media company producing the highest quality content with more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes some of the world’s most respected and influential media properties.

With the office and studio being together, there is constant opportunities to meet with content creators and celebrities in this company.

Report directly to the Finance Director and communicate constantly with UK and US offices.
The accounting manager is responsible for financial controlling including the G/L Accounting, B/S management, Tax, Treasury, Intercompany, etc.

The company is striving to connect all global operations closer together, and the accounting manager should have a very global mindset to interact with other regions.

This is the perfect opportunity for an accounting professional to develop people management skills and manage 2 accounting staff.

 

Is Work-Life Balance important for you?

This client offers great conditions for a working parent such as:

- Parental leave

- Flexible schedule

- Remote work

- Babysitter allowance

- Generous vacation allowance


Responsibilities:

• Ensure good overall maintenance of accounting system and processing of daily accounting transactions in compliance with local and group reporting

• Transactional Accounting: Accounts payables / Invoicing and receivables / Travel expenses management / General accounting

• Financial Reporting: Prepare financial reports, Maintain reporting systems / Prepare and distribute reports

• Control & Compliance: Set accounting policies, Set policies and monitor compliance / Provide specialist accounting advice / Tax & Treasury oversight

• Overall responsibility for the internal/external audit and tax return

• Treasury management and day to day accounting operational control

• Correspondence with local taxation and accounting issues. Ensure compliance with local taxation and other statutory / government requirements

• Implementation and supervision of adequate internal control and adherence to the company policies and processes

• Ensure the effective implementation of global finance projects and initiatives within the local offices


Requirements:

• At least 4 years professional experience in an accounting role

• Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP

• ERP system experience

• Fluent in Japanese and Business level English

• Strong sense of responsibility, good problem solving

• Highly analytical, detail oriented and result focus