Japan Controller

Job Title: Japan Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 10000000 - 13000000
Reference: 10441
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published 25th Jul 2018


A Japan Controller position is available at an American company that produces high-grade machinery.



  • Administer and interpret accounting policy, procedures and programs applicable to company operations in Japan. Supervises accounting and ensure the application of generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Manage timely month-end and annual-close duties to ensure financials are accurately and timely reported.
  • Compile and analyze operating and performance reports.
  • Prepare special financial and statistical reports and analyze unusual items on financial or accounting reports.
  • Operate as key financial accountant for Japan, providing overall control of the balance sheet and P&L.
  • Lead and liaise with external auditors. Support global audits as required.
  • Develop recommendations to improve reporting.



  • Business-level English to report to Global Controller.
  • Accounting and finance leadership experience in a manufacturing company.
  • CPA (or similar qualification) is an advantage but not essential.