Industrial Controller

Job title : Industrial Controller
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 8,000,000 - 10,000,000
Contact : William Cruz
Call : William
Email : email William
Reference : JOB_007268[683]

A great opportunity for an accounting and finance professional looking to gain strong controlling experience in the FMCG manufacturing industry. This role is perfect for someone who:

- Is looking to work in a small office

- Wants to work mostly in English

- Has great communication / relationship management skills

- Grow to become CFO in Japan



  • Preparing revised budgets, LTPs
  • Supervising the monthly management reporting
    • Monthly analytical accounting
    • Restitution reports: Direct cost price, structures, performance plans, investments
    • Reconstituting flows, Direct Labour costs, valuing stocks
    • Summary of comments and actions (monthly review for Factory Director and Chief Financial and Administration Officer)
  • Taking part in site projects (Investments and Innovation)
    • Prior economic analysis, measurements during and at the end of projects
    • Investment applications (calculating Industrial Cost Prices, Profitability of Invested Capital)
    • Assessing costs of Requested Technical Studies
    • Assessing costs of recommendations and project options
    • Budgetary monitoring of the project
  • Contributing to the optimisation of information systems for site management
  • Monitoring performance (past and forecast) and leading action plans
    • Reviewing results and actions with the head of department (overall indicators and for each project)
    • Reviewing the portfolio of projects (halt, launch, relevance/priority, resources)
  • Internal auditing and Reporting
    • Organisation of physical inventories (stocks and long-term assets)
    • Anticipating internal and external audits, monitoring audits and implementing recommendations
    • Helping to draft, implement and control management procedures
    • Collecting and consolidating site data for reporting (economic, social and environmental)

Preferred skills/experience:

3+ years of accounting and finance experience

Business-level English

Conversational-level Japanese

Cost controlling experience or experience in controlling with a manufacturing company

Relationship management

  • Internal
    • Factory director / Departmental managers
    • All site departments
    • Research & Development / Marketing
    • Management controllers for the entity
    • Management Control Manager and Chief Financial and Administration Officer
  • External
    • Auditors
    • Statutory auditors
    • Local authorities