Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: tokyo, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 5000000-7000000
Reference: 11317
Contact Name: Simon Jelfs
Job Published 01 Oct 2019


Major global manufacturing company is seeking a Cost Accounting professional to join their plant finance team.  Reporting directly to the Plant Controller you will be based in the plant in Tsukuba.  You will learn about kaizen processes and have first class training.


Perform monthly/quarterly/yearly closing under supervision of Plant Controller, working with staffs in Shared Service Centers overseas

Support Plant Controller to submit reports accurately and punctually

Review and ensure all payment processes are made in a timely manner

Actively involved in periodic forecast/budget process, including standard cost roll-up

Support Plant Controller to provide analytic review for weekly/monthly/quarterly performance, decision making for Ops Management team

Required Experience / Skills

3-5 years ‘hands on’ experience working for multinationals and manufacturing facilities

Strong communication skills in both English (Preferred) /Japanese

Mindset of ‘continuous improvement’ is a must

Preferred Experience / Skills

SAP experience (or similar ERP) in manufacturing environment is big advantage

Excellent financial accounting (US GAAP), controlling, analytical & reporting skills

Work-Life Balance

Easy to Commute to work by car

Limited overtime due to robust processes in finance


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