Accounting Manager - Cosmetic Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥8000000.00 - ¥10500000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: General Accounting (Manager),
Contact: Hiroyuki Tachi
Reference: JO-2208-473498


  • Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
  • Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

☑Foreign business ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required ☑Flex time

Accounting Manager

[Company Description]
Global Cosmetic Company

Core Mission コア・ミッション:

  • This position aims for leading the accounting, tax, and audit activities.
  • Influence and co-work with cross-function teams for smooth accounting operation
  • Communicate with US(HQ) team for timely reporting
  • Perform monthly/quarterly/year-end closing under US GAAP
  • manage sub-ledgers of A/R, inventory, A/P, F/A with sufficient understanding of ERP
  • prepare / approve journals (i.e. prepayments, accruals, etc.)
  • perform B/S reconciliation
  • Complete actual reporting to Global Finance on timely manner
  • Prepare for statutory financial statements at year end
  • Provide necessary documentations for Tax return and co-work with tax consultants
  • Control Treasury related matters; bank & cash mgt
  • Manage Internal control
  • Supervise / streamline outsourced vendors and / or temp staffs.
  • Lead TP studies and tax investigations, if any.
  • Manage other ad-hoc accounting matters

Education/Training : 学歴/トレーニング:

  • BA or MBA (preferred) in Economics/Finance or International Business
  • English & Japanese fluently (both written and orally)
  • Good knowledge in accounting skills (both JP & USGAAP)
  • Experience with Hyperion, BI tools, ERP Systems like SAP, Workday, or equivalent as well as MS Excel
  • Professional accounting qualification (CPA or equivalent) is preferable

Work Experience :職務経験:

  • 5 - 10 years in an accounting position in an international setting
  • Proven work experience as an Accounting Manager or similar role
  • Experience in CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) industry is preferable

Behavioral Skills: 行動様式、態度等:

  • Clear & effective communicator
  • Flexible mind-set; Comfortable with change, willing to/enjoy driving change
  • Honest & open, results oriented, and a can-do approach/mentality toward constructive goals.
  • Strong inter-personal skills & ability to collaborate / manage / negotiate with internal & external partners.
  • Strategic thinker to create growth stories with assumptions

8~10.5 million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday, Annual Leave, and more.

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2208-473498
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Accounting