AP Accountant

Job Title: AP Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shinagawa, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 6000000 - 7000000
Reference: 10709
Contact Name: Emile Ngene
Job Published 24th Oct 2018


This manufacturer is part of a multi-national conglomerate responsible for many items that our essential to daily life and wellbeing. Growing in mass, they are looking for an AP Specialist to support their operations.

  • Checking & booking AP for various invoices from vendors, inter companies, and travel expenses report from employees.
  • Prepare and maintain vendor master in SAP.
  • Prepare cash payment based on AP information via banking system in a timely and accurate manner (Domestic and Overseas).
  • Responsible for preparing necessary cash amount transfer.
  • Responsible for B/K account reconciliation with AR team on a daily, monthly basis.
  • Responsible for management of petty cash, revenue stamps, journal entry into SAP.
  • ​​​​​​Responsible for management of W/H tax, and submit yearly documentation to tax office.
  • ​​​​​​​Responsible for reconciliation accounts and preparation Balance sheet review (BSR) of accounts.
  • Lead to project of transfer to Accounting function as shared service from related company in Japan.
  • ​​​​​​​Lead to improve Purchase Order process & implementation of new process.
  • More than 5 years' experience in Accounting Jobs including year-end closing and audit.
  • Strong experiences in ERP system and MS Excel (SAP experience is preferred)
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Ability to work effectively across organisation, other departments
  • Knowledge and experience of US GAAP, SOX, local tax rules
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

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