Interim Controller

Job Title: Interim Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Tokyo,
Salary: ¥5000.00 - ¥6000 per hour + Commute
Start Date: As soon as possible
Reference: BBBH5403
Contact Name: Natassja Barzetti
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 21, 2016 12:31

Job Description

A global leader in the worldwide healthcare market is looking for an Interim Controller to cover the heavy year end closing work load and help the company grow.

The Company is looking for a new permanent addition to their Finance team. Therefore as interim Controller you will have a good chance to prove yourself while on the job and potentially be hired as permanent employee after 3 to 6 months.

Role & Responsibilities:

1. Accounting operation:

a. Design accounting team structure and each staff role & responsible to maximize productivity

b. Design process flow in well balance of efficiency & internal control

c. Referred to Corporate policies, and implement local policies (e.g. travel, entertainment,

payment, sales, Level of Authority etc)

d. In charge routine accounting operation including payment, receipt, check/verify invoice etc.

e. In charge of accounting entries in SAP including AR receipt, payable, G/L entries, fixed assets


f. In charge of month end closing in SAP including TB review, currency evaluation, profit center

allocation etc.

g. In charge of monthly Corporate Actual Reportings

h. Treasury/cash flow management

i. Taxation

j. Annual statutory audit

2. Financial Analysis & Planning:

a. In charge of Monthly Corporate Forecast Reportings

b. In charge of Annual budget process

c. In charge of Actual vs. Budget vs. Forecast analysis both P&L and key Balance Sheet Item

(inventory, AR, AP)

d. Design and implement local detail expense monitoring file compared with Budget/Forecast

e. Ad hoc analysis/project


a. University graduates in Accounting or Finance

b. Solid working experience in Japan Finance preferable with both Accounting and FP&A


c. Fluent in speaking and writing of English and Japanese

d. Independent, strong communication and self-motivated

e. Work under pressure and timeline

f. Fast learner and adapt change quickly

g. Intermediate/advance level of Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint

h. Hands on experience in SAP system

i. Hyperion reporting experience is preferable


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