Accounting Manager

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yokohama, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 8500000 - 10500000
Reference: 10733
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published 29th Oct 2018


This highly profitable European manufacturing company is looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to join its team in Kanagawa. The position offers a highly competitive salary and good prospects for further career development. Fluent Japanese and business-level English are essential.

Manager Job Duties:

 Responsible for keeping timelines and deliveries of the accounting team to the German HQ and domestic authorities.

  Balance the workload in the team by assigning task efficiently.

  Identify needed capabilities, gaps in the current team and development of the team members personally and with external trainings.

  Improvement of financial processes and the utilization of SAP.

  Supporting knowledge transfer in the team.

Accountant Job Duties:

  Month-end closing and year-end-closing with the team.

  Work with tax authorities, internal and external auditors.

  Verify data and entries in the SAP ERP system.

  Support preparation of financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from ERP system and from departments.

  Cooperate with other staff in all departments to fulfill missions; communicating closely with Controlling team of Finance Department.

  Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data in ERP system.

  Provide accounting support for budgeting and forecasting with obtaining supplementary information for these preparations, and reflect data to ERP system.

  Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team

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