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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry:
Salary: 4000000 - 5500000
Reference: 10654
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published: October 09, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This luxury retail company wants to add an energetic accountant with experience to its downtown Tokyo team. This special roles combines both accounting and financial analysis, and involves supporting the accounting team, maintaining accurate journal entries, and preparing reports. The position reports to the brand's Financial Controller.


Responsibilities:
- Carry out routine, day-to-day bookkeeping and participate in monthly and year-end closing
- Monthly Balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation
- Consolidating actual operating performance and reporting
- Checks and justifies account balances
- Manage of AP issues including risk management, insurance, payment tracking
- Manage of AR and Credit limit and CAPEX status accordingly
- Execute in account settlement at fiscal year end
- Assist Budget and Forecast process
- Providing in-depth analytics to key business performance drives
- Other tasks and analysis assigned by manager, according to the company’s needs


Required skills and essentials;

  1. 3 years' experience in Finance & Accounting at international companies

  2. A knowledge of standard software packages and the ability to learn company-specific software if required

  3. Experience in wholesale/retail industry (especially luxury) is preferred

  4. Adequate knowledge and experience for closing

  5. Audit experience is preferred

  6. Advanced Excel skill

  7. Excellent communication skill and Proactive attitude