FP&A Manager - Luxury Jewelry Brand

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥7000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: Financial Planning & Analysis (Manager),
Contact: Andre Schuetz
Reference: JO-2106-460314
about Andre Schuetz

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

Luxury Jewelry Brand

The company has been stable
The company overall is a hybrid of being a Japanese company and also some aspects of western culture, and it is a pretty friendly environment

The FP&A Manager will be a crucial participant in the ongoing support of Japan business. The individual will provide support annual planning process, reporting, and business intelligence. In addition, the person will be a key driver to streamline processes, report trends, and analyze results to identify areas of focus with the local management team.

Reporting (30%):

  • Lead in preparing the monthly management reporting packages for Capital and Operating expenses, including summarizing for Senior Management.
  • Capture KPIs and analyze trends over time. Independently perform deep-dive analysis to understand the underlying drivers. Provide insight and commentary on trends; proactively identify opportunities/risk areas where appropriate.
  • Interface with business management financial statements, reporting activity, and adherence to policy.
  • Prepare ad hoc financial and analytical support for the broader supply chain, as necessary.

Analysis & Financial Modeling(30%):

  • Perform return analysis, including proformas, on various project proposals
  • Monitor investment performance and provide timely feedback to management

Expense and Capital Planning(30%):

  • Lead the market-wide Capital Planning process
  • Provide support and partnership for annual operational expense profit plan and coordination with business units across the market
  • Support creation of documentation and presentations for senior leadership

Ad Hoc(10%):

  • Support other ad-hoc requests from other departments in Japan as well as Corporate.

Required Qualifications/Primary Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience in analysis and reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Business level English communication skills
  • Advance level of Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint
  • Self-Starter/Good coordinator
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule during monthly and year- end closings
  • College degree

Preferred Qualifications/Primary Job Requirements:

  • Experience of Hyperion, Business Objects, and JDE software
  • Budget process support experience



9:30am - 6pm (Flextime : 11am - 4pm)
With the Pandemic, currently 80% or so WFH and come to the office on average 1-2 times a week.