Accounting Manager

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 7500000 - 9500000
Reference: 10455
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published 27th Jul 2018


One of our biggest international clients in the fashion industry is looking for someone with significant accounting experience and a background in retail to join its Tokyo office as an Accounting Manager.



  • Plan and control closing procedures (monthly / quarterly / yearly) and ensure timely and accurate reporting to management and HQ.
  • Maintain the accounting system and ledgers including chart of accounts, accounting policies and procedures and control processes.
  • Prepare local statutory reporting.
  • Support the preparation of the tax return and ensure appropriate treatment and controls for tax reporting matters.
  • Supervise asset reconciliation processes to ensure integrity of reporting.
  • Review discrepancies analysis report of inventory.
  • Support of internal control reviews by Internal Audit teams.
  • Implement appropriate procedures to maintain and improve internal control systems and complete reporting requirements.
  • Provide necessary data to external and internal auditors or tax auditors.
  • Maintenance and development of Business Continuity processes for Accounting team responsibilities.
  • Take charge in ad-hoc projects related to accounting flows, rules and systems.
  • Support and develop the team (3 members).



  • Business level English and Japanese.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Team management experience preferred.