Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Koto-ku, Japan
Reference: 10447
Contact Name: Anthony Trotter
Job Published: July 26, 2018 09:00

Job Description

My client is a global company with a strong client base here in Japan. An extremely pleasant work environment coupled with a very flat organizational structure means your opinions are listened to and valued as you help contribute to the team and the company. This role requires approximately 80% accounting related tasks and 20% office admin tasks. A great opportunity for those just starting their accounting career or a more senior person comfortable with an "accountant" title.


Location:  Toyko, Japan

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare journal entries and complete general ledger operations.
  2. Bank reconciliation, petty cash, account payable and receivable.
  3. Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements.
  4. Produce invoices and assist in billing related matters.
  5. Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts.
  6. Supports internal/external audits.
  7. Maintains office supplies and stationaries.
  8. Answering phone calls.
  9. Maintenance of office facilities.
  10. Reporting to the Finance Manager.


Experience & Education Requirements

  • Professional certification in Accounting/Finance with at least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • English – Business level.
  • SAP experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel