Accounting Manager 7177

Job Title: Accounting Manager 7177
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: ¥7000000.00 - ¥9000000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH7177_1496057356
Contact Name: Eri Tatsuta
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2017 20:29

Job Description

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Supervision of team and people management
  • Manage and oversee the daily operations including month and end-year process.
  • Meet global reporting and local regulatory deadlines.
  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles.
  • Responsible for issue resolution and process of GL, Tax, Accounting (Trade and non Trade AP, Sales, Inventory, Cost, Opex, Capex)
  • Monitoring and analyzing Trial Balance.
  • Cash flow management - Perform accurate reporting, assessment, and monitoring of working capital, cash flow, and items that impact collection, generation, and disbursement
  • Responsible for Internal Control System (ICS) on accounting and treasury control items; improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Responsible for month end closing under IFRS in accordance with accounting principles/group policies and group reporting so that the organization has a full and accurate statement of its financial position.
  • Prepare and ensure the accurate and timely preparation and adjustment between IFRS and JGAAP of financial statement
  • Drive for simplification of processes and implement common process wherever possible
  • Active communication and issue solution with internal & external to optimize their satisfaction with service provided.
  • Ensure compliance with group finance manual, local taxes and duty regulations.
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits.
  • Liaison with tax authorities, internal and external auditors, etc.
  • Payment approvals.


  • Strong knowledge of IFRS & local GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills and customer focus
  • Strong process understanding of accounting relevant processes
  • Ability to pay close attention to details
  • Management skills and good communication skills
  • Profound knowledge of General ledger accounting & tax through previous work experience
  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Familiarity with ERP system (SAP), Microsoft office or equivalent tools
  • University degree in Accounting or adequate education
  • CPA - Japan CPA is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the area of accounting

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