Interim Senior Controller

Job Title: Interim Senior Controller
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Tokyo,
Salary: ¥6000 - ¥7000 per hour + Commute
Start Date: As soon as possible
Reference: BBBH4979
Contact Name: Natassja Barzetti
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 21, 2016 16:43

Job Description

A multinational IT services company headquartered in London is looking for an Interim Senior Controller.

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.


Job Summary:

Establish and maintain control and system which allows appropriate day-to- day accounting operations with the final aim of preparing the proper annual financial report in accordance with GAAPs and other applicable laws in Japan, Asia UK.

Cooperating with other departments, contribute to improve company's financial result and provide management & investors with useful information, in order for them to make proper judgments & decisions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform proper and timely accounting and tax management with high quality, in order to win and enhance reliability by stakeholders such as customers, vendors, investors, other departments of the company and headquarter Finance team in UK.
  • Make accurate and timely monthly and annual financial closing in accordance with GAAP and other applicable laws in Japan, Asia, and UK and other countries, when required.
  • Working with Financial Planning & Analysis department and other related departments, provide management and investors with useful information, in order for them to make proper judgment & decision.
  • Contribute to improve the financial result of the Asian branch of the company cooperating with other departments.
  • Educate staffs and build strong team of professionals.

Experience /Qualifications:

  • Professional knowledge of accounting and finance (CPA required; MBA desirable)
  • Practical knowledge and experience of Japanese taxation
  • Experience in accounting both under Japan GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP
  • More than 5 years of experience as manager or higher level
  • Business level English
  • PC skills (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint), ERP experience (Oracle EBS is preferable), SAP experience is also welcome since the company is planning to implement SAP later in 2016
  • Proactive, Mature, Skillful, Mentally tough, Cooperative, Leadership, Hands-on

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