Senior Accountant - Interim

Job Title: Senior Accountant - Interim
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Tokyo 23 wards,
Salary: ¥2500 - ¥3500 per hour + Commute+OT
Reference: BBBH5843
Contact Name: Natassja Barzetti
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 02, 2016 16:39

Job Description


  • Supervise daily activities of Finance Department.
  • Ensure that data input on SAP has been done properly on a daily basis.
  • To carry out specified accounting tasks in such a way that a reliable and timely administration and reporting can be assured for internal use and Group purposes, with a respect of all statutory and operational requirements.
  • To ensure the implementation and respect of internal procedures in order to guarantee the safeguarding and optimal use of the assets of the company. This includes strict debtor management, cash management, trade creditors, control of fixed assets, applications of Group and locally generally accepted accounting principles, analysis of investments in accordance with Group principles.
  • Management and optimization of working capital
  • To support as necessary in the preparation of the financial part of the long-term and short-term planning (budget) process of the business.
  • Active participation in budgeting process
  • Supervise the accounting closures and emit the financial statements and other management information in the financial area, according to the external norms of the Group.
  • Supervise the Treasury situation of the company, proposing or taking the necessary decisions to minimize the net financial costs in the framework of the approved financial policies.
  • Dealings with banks
  • To manage forex contract dealings with HQ treasury
  • Cooperate with the outside auditors and tax assessors of the company, providing them with the required information, in accordance with the rules set by Finance Director.
  • To assist the Finance Director in other appropriate areas as required.


  • University graduate
  • Fluent Japanese and English
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position, preferably in an international environment
  • Experience of working with SAP
  • Following personal competencies:
    • Organizational and planning skills
    • Leadership
    • Team Spirit and Team Work
    • Quality and Customer Orientation
    • Initiative
    • Adaptability (Openness to Change)
    • Enthusiasm and Promotion of Success
    • Strong IT skills (working knowledge of SAP)
    • Broad View and Spirit of Synthesis

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