Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Industry: Accounting & Finance
Salary: 6000000 - 7500000
Reference: 11111
Contact Name: Anthony Trotter
Job Published 07 May 2019


An opportunity has arisen at this European company that year after year shows strong market penetration and success.

As a Senior Accountant you will have the opportunity to be involved with the following responsibilities:

  • Ÿ Treasury - Domestic payments, Overseas remittance, Bank reconciliation, Cash forecast, Loan, petty cash, Store float, Credit card sales, Store cash sales
  • Ÿ Check and Support for AR collections (AR clearing is outsourced to an external party and Shared service enter)
  • Ÿ Inter-company transactions
  • Ÿ Fixed Assets
  • Ÿ Invoicing for charging expense
  • Ÿ Support JPGAAP reporting
  • Ÿ Assist Tax return
  • Ÿ Support for Monthly closing and Audit
  • Ÿ Participate company projects


  • Book keeping 2nd grade or above
  • Experience with SAP would be a plus(not a must)
  • Intermediate level Excel skills (vlookup, formula such as sumif, pivot table)
  • Able to communicate by English email. Able to understand a guidance/manual in

English. Basic spoken communication in English.


Bachelor’s degree or above
More than 5 years of experience in finance & accounting (total)
Experience with closing and tax related tasks (in charge or support) l Experience working in foreign affiliated companies will be a plus
Experience working in distribution industry will be a plus


Able to work as a part of a team and support the colleagues as needed l Willing to develop himself/herself by widening the experience
Loves to challenge new tasks/projects


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