Finance Associate - Investment Bank

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥12000000.00 - ¥14000000.00 (年収) + Bonus
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Investment,
Contact: Minula Kariyawasam
Reference: JO-2210-475293

・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 ☑Remote

Finance Associate

[Company Description]
Global Investment bank

-Competitive salary schemes
-Prioritized diversity and inclusion
-Complete Roundabout not just limited to accounting
-Global touchpoint
-Work directly with in house deals

We are looking for an Assistant Vice President level candidate to join the Business Finance team based in Tokyo. This candidate will be responsible for working closely with the Real Estate, Private Equity and Tactical Opportunities Groups' acquisition, asset management, capital markets, regional finance and tax teams on deal execution/transaction support, new product development, financial operations and management. This role will be expected to collaborate across investment and support functions in Tokyo and regionally. This individual will report to a senior Business Finance team member and Head of Business Finance Asia Pacific.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Support deal teams on acquisitions, management of portfolio companies and divestments
  • Lead/assist financial due diligence processes for acquisition opportunities
  • Review transaction documentation for acquisition and disposition activities
  • Support/coordinate investment structuring and entity establishment processes by working with internal/external tax and legal counsel
  • Preparation and review of funds flow files for funding, repatriations and distributions
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting tasks such as reviewing monthly management accounts of SPVs, quarterly distribution / cash analysis, valuations (NAV) and annual financial statements (JGAAP and IFRS)
  • Liaise and coordinate on audits with service providers and auditors
  • Work closely with our various platform companies and JV partners
  • Post-closing assist investment/asset management teams to onboard investments
  • Help to drive and shape finance functions at portfolio companies
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders on finance workstreams related to new product development, product launch, ongoing operations and reporting
  • Responsible for providing key inputs into the quarterly valuation process
  • Assist in various technology, data and process improvement initiatives
  • Works closely with other regional offices in Asia
  • Assist with ad-hoc requests/projects


  • Qualified accountant with 7+ years of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm, private equity firm and/or financial institution/bank. Experience with transaction advisory / execution support is a preferred.
  • Bilingual in English/Japanese, fluency in both spoken and written form
  • Proactive with strong partnering skills and good communication skills are a must
  • Team player - ability to operate and communicate effectively within a global and regional team framework
  • Receptive to coaching and constructive feedback
  • Self-motivation and drive are critical
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Inquisitive in nature and open to driving changes in process
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word) required
  • Experience in real estate and/or private equity fund inbound investment structures will be an advantage
  • Overseas working experiences is a plus
  • Must operate with the highest level of integrity and professional conduct

12-14 million JPY+ bonus

Social insurance, WHF

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

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-2210-475293
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Accounting / Auditing, Finance