Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shibuya-ku, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 7500000 - 9000000
Reference: 10874
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published 17th Dec 2018


I'm working with FocusCore's best luxury retail client to find a new Financial Controller at the company's swish Shibuya office.

This position is responsible for financial reports and maintaining a complete set of controls and budgets to mitigate risk, improvements to the financial reporting system, and ensuring that reported results follow Japanese and IFRS accounting rules.

Day to day responsibilities:
o Manage all finance and accounting operations
o Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
o Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
o Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
o Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
o Research technical accounting issues for compliance
o Support month-end and year-end close processes
o Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
o Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
o Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

o Native-level Japanese
o Business-level English
o Experience as a Financial Controller
o At least 5 years of accounting/finance experience
o Accounting qualification (minimum of Nissho Boki Grade 2)
o Experience with financial statements, closing, and general ledger accounting