Senior Financial Analyst

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 7500000 - 9500000
Reference: 10472
Contact Name: Cian Boland
Job Published: July 31, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Position Summary

Advise and support local and global commercial teams in achieving their sales and profit targets by cutting through financial information with your FP&A knowledge and experience.



  • Reporting – Prepare monthly P&L reports and analyses per Global/Area/market requirements, ad-hoc analyses as required.
  • Budgeting and forecasting – Collaborate with various functions to prepare and upload data for annual budget plan and Quarterly forecasts.  Perform analyses to explain variances. 
  • Business Decision Support – Prepare Pre/Post promotion and ROI evaluation, product P&L, customer P&L et.  Deliver insightful analysis from the data collected showing promotional performance and areas for financial improvement.
  • Deflator Management – Manage the deflator accruals and invoices via the Deflator tracker.  Provide analysis and maintain control over year end rebates to ensure accrual rate is in line with latest customer agreements.
  • Support implementation of business finance company policies and procedures.
  • Provide financial input to cross functional project teams as required and support on project evaluation where necessary.



  • University degree
  • 2-3 years accounting and FP&A experience
  • Knowledge of business analysis, sales forecasting and product profitability.
  • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of SAP
  • Native-level Japanese, business-level English