Controlling Specialist

Job title : Controlling Specialist
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 7,000,000-9,000,000
Contact : Simon Jelfs
Call : Simon
Email : email Simon
Reference : JOB_006961[100]

Headquartered in Europe, this international leading company specializing in fashion, luxury, sports, and eyewear is now looking for a Business and Financial Controller to support Top Management and Finance Manager and lead the Japan Branch through 3 main business channels: Wholesale, Retail, E-Commerce. This is a very unique opportunity as the company does not require Japanese language skills.



  • Drive business growth based on business and financial analysis, influencing business Teams with strong partnership and interaction
  • Responsible for Monthly Actual Reporting activities for Net Sales and P&L providing business explanations about GAP vs forecast
  • Responsible for collecting, reviewing and consolidate data for Net Sales and P&L for forecasting cycles: Long Term (Full Year Review, 4 times per year) and short term (Quarter Review, monthly)
  • Analysis by KPI of each business channel proposing action plan to achieve sales & P&L targets
  • Sales reporting including pricing and margin analysis
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis requested by Country Manager
  •  Lead discussion and explanation during monthly closing and forecast with Corporate


  • Business level in English with work experience in Japan

  • Understanding of Financials and accounting principles

  • Strong communication skills

  • SAP or other ERP system knowledge