Accounting Assistant Manager 5730

Job Title: Accounting Assistant Manager 5730
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo,
Salary: ¥8000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum + Including Incentive
Reference: BBBH5730
Contact Name: Eri Tatsuta
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2017 11:18

Job Description


Accounting and Controllership:

  • Proactively support the Japan Accounting Manager in managing/overseeing the accounting cycle (closing monthly and yearly book, tax audit).
  • Comply with tax filing requirements by studying regulation, calculate and prepare estimated income and value added tax payments, and complete required tax reporting in a timely manner
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits in collaboration
  • Ensure that all financial reporting including HFM submission are timely submitted and in the compliance with the local and global accounting standard.
  • Consolidate and analyze accounting data for the Japan office and produce periodical financial reports or ad-hoc reports on as-needed basis
  • Ensure that accounting entries and accruals are made properly
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Drive improvement in monthly management reporting process under the guidance
  • Support in establishing and validating standard operating procedures to be implemented in Japan
  • Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls

Ad-Hoc projects:


  • Complete higher education in Accounting, Finance
  • Minimum 5 years in Accounting positions
  • Strong knowledge of General Accounting, Managerial and cost accounting;
  • Strong IT skill including SAP (BI tool experience would be a plus)
  • Project management skills
  • Japanese - native
  • English - business level required
  • Leadership
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal Relationship; Negotiation
  • Orientation to Result/sense of urgency
  • Good communication with different levels in the Organization.

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