Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
Salary: 7000000 - 8000000
Reference: 9611
Contact Name: Anthony Trotter
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2018 09:00

Job Description

My client is looking for a Senior Accounting & Financial Admin person to join their Tokyo Office.   The position will fully assist the Finance Manager for managing the accounts receivables and payables of the organization.   In addition the position will develop the organization’s budget,  prepare  financial  reports  and  is  involved  in  directing  its  investment  activities.   This  position  is  also  responsible  for planning the organization’s long-term financial goals and protecting assets.


(1)   Finance

1.    Check purchase invoices and employees’ expense reports.

2.    Post all transactions in SAP (invoices, payments, sales, accrual, advances, etc.).

3.    Reconcile bank accounts.

4.    Manage petty cash.

5.    Prepare sales invoices as instructed.

6.    File all sales and purchase invoices.

7.    Prepare payments using web banking system.

8.    Assist the director in the preparation of budgets, year-end closing and monthly closing.

(2)   Administration

Control overall office management including but not limited to

-     Managing office equipment and supplies.

-     Managing office layout.

-     Managing property insurance.

(3)   IT

1.    Prepare PC and mobile phone for New Hires.

2.    Vendor management especially for trouble shooting.


     Excellent knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

     Basic knowledge of SAP (Finance and Asset control)

     Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles.

     Working knowledge of IT operating system.



     Minimum 5 year experience in multinational company

     7-8 year experience in accounting or related work

     Vender management: i.e. IT vender



     Excellent organizational and leadership skills

     Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

     Strong problem solving abilities.

     Excellent organizational and time management skills



     Business level of English both in written and spoken (i.e. TOEIC 800 or above)

     Japanese, native level