Head of FP&A

Job title : Head of FP&A
Location : Yokohama
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 16,000,000 - 20,000,000
Contact : Hisato Wakaizumi
Call : Hisato
Email : email Hisato
Reference : JOB_006970[719]



Position: Head of FP&A

Location: Yokohama, Japan

Reporting to: CFO – Finance & Administration

Department: Finance

We are looking for an enthusiastic finance business partner to lead the business performance management of Japan. You have strong business acumen and communications skills, and you enjoy collaborating with all the departments. As a team player, you provide financial insights and recommendations to meet and exceed the ambitious business targets. You will be driving strategical initiatives to ensure the sustainable and profitable growth of Japan.

Your responsibilities:

  • Report to CFO, work closely with your team in driving the whole finance performance management cycle such as annual planning, rolling forecasts, monthly tracking, management reporting, as well as continuously improve the finance performance management.

  • Be a strong finance business partner with the ability to develop strategy and concept with specific action items for implementation and provide in-depth financial analysis and recommendations with the overview of the business in mind.

  • Form trusting relationship across different functions by partnering with sales, marketing and management team in identifying and executing mutually agreed measures and accountable for business performance against strategic objectives to achieve sustainable value creation.

  • Recognize and tackle the potential business risks and issues to ensure the financial targets are met.

  • Passionate about people development through coaching, providing clear direction and support, and fully engaged in team members’ career development.

  • Participate and in-charge of ad hoc finance initiatives and actively involve in strategic projects across functions or even cross countries.



Your profile:


  • Bachelor degree or above in finance, business, or other discipline from reputable university.

  • At least approx. 8 years of experience with focus on finance planning and analysis, preferably team leading experience in a multinational environment, CPA or CFA is a plus.

  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills with sound business acumen and the ability to advise stakeholders in planning and implementing key business decisions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to roll-up the sleeves and work with others and thrill to tackle difficulties with practical solutions.

  • Strong attention to detail, well organized and with exceptional planning and time management skills, while being flexible in changing situations.

  • Adaptable to change with strong winning and high performing mindset.

  • Highly proficient in both written and spoken Japanese and English.

  • Aspiring to develop a long-term career with us and look for the opportunity to excel the exposure at regional or even at global level.