Finance Director

Job title : Finance Director
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 16,000,000-19,000,000
Contact : Simon Jelfs
Call : Simon
Email : email Simon
Reference : JOB_006634[704]

An international company specializing in logistics and transportation services is looking for a Finance Director, who will be responsible for all finance, accounting and tax related matters as well as the financial results of the country. This role will monitor and manage the risks/exposures for all divisions, drive value creation initiatives, and ensure high quality and timely reporting for Region, Group and statutory/legal reporting.


Planning, Steering and Controlling

- Participate in Business Plan development and define short/mid-term objectives
- Proactively analyze investment plans
- Steer the short-term planning (budget/forecast) process
- Analyze results, report finding to country management, and ensure/supervise action plan implementation
- Ensure compliance to group policies
- Proactively drive the value creation program and value creating initiatives

Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management

- Cash planning and management
- Manage foreign currency in line with Group standards


- Monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting to the Group as per Accounting Policies
- Statutory reporting in accordance with local laws
- Co-operation with internal and external auditors and follow-up of their reports
- Proactively monitor the tax exposure and drive the deduction of the tax rate
- Manage tax returns for income, capital and indirect taxes


- Business experience in financial and cost accounting and tax
- Verbal and written communication skills at all levels (cross cultural/cross functional)
- Japanese and English fluency
- Experience in people management
- Experience using SAP systems and MS Office
- Ability to handle high levels of pressure and deadlines
- Proactive and detail and cost-oriented