Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 15000000 - 16000000
Reference: 11399
Contact Name: Emile Ngene
Job Published: September 26, 2019 09:00

Job Description

An innovative multi-national services and software company is looking for a Finance Manager with significant experience to lead their Finance team and partner with key stakeholders.



  • You will provide financial leadership to the Japan Geography finance and finance operations team with a focus on strong fiscal stewardship of the business and the provision of financial insights to inform key business decisions
  • You will be responsible for oversight, management, audit, and compliance of financial processes for Japan
  • You will work with the Consulting business to produce the monthly Outlook ensuring the accuracy, integrity and feasibility of these. You will consolidate Japan Outlooks, analyse and explain variances, prepare the P&L, identify risks/upsides and submit the final committed Japan Outlook to the Consulting Division business leadership team
  • You will manage the day to day Japan Consulting business through a financial lens ensuring continued analysis, identification and mitigation of business risks
  • You will contribute to improvements in the overall productivity and profitability of the Consulting business through performance analysis supported with recommendations for the Japan leaders
  • You will drive the annual planning process for Japan Consulting Services implementing the measures by which the Consulting business will be managed i.e. revenue growth, target billability, headcount growth etc
  • You will assist in the deployment, and customization of global processes, systems, tools, and metrics to facilitate management of the Consulting business
  • You will promote company ethics and compliance by working with Consulting business management and supporting operational reviews, audits, process reviews and compliance audits and implementing recommendations based on findings from these audits
  • You will train, mentor, and assist business operations teams and Consulting management with implementing standard Consulting operating practices
  • Manage the Japan Finance operations team




  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 7+ years’ experience in an analytical role such as business operations and/or sales operations
  • 5+ years’ experience of coaching, mentoring and leading business operations teams
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to build relationships with people in an open, friendly, accepting manner
  • Advanced Excel skills including complex lookups and pivot tables
  • Significant experience building budgets and forecasts and stress testing through sensitivity analysis
  • FP&A experience