Financial Analyst

Job Title: Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Osaka, Japan
Salary: 8000000 - 10000000
Reference: 10629
Contact Name: Bryson Crane
Job Published: September 25, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Financial Analyst
Reports Overseas


Position purpose

Support the local country team and analyze the consequences of business decisions

Manage the specialty finance functions and activities


Business Performance Management

Develop and analyze reports for country performance monitoring

Monitor actual performance against KPIs, analyze the variances, and share insights in areas of cost management (GM Analysis of Change (AOC), Cost AOC)

Develop management reporting systems

Analyze financial and non-financial data

Make timelines, monthly KPI reports, and quarterly business reviews

Run impact analysis and running costs

Budgeting and Forecasting

Explain budget definitions to stakeholders

Guarantee compliance of the budget process with the budget guidelines


Oversee the management reporting process, ensuring consistency in terms of performance

Lead the monthly and quarterly reporting process

Coordinate between cross-functional teams

Conduct timely, accurate, and relevant analyses

Provide strong and quality rolling forecasts


Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Business, Economics or related field

Professional accounting qualification

At least 3 years’ experience 

ERP and Business Intelligence experience advantageous

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Experience with HFM