Assistant Manager Accounting - Mass Media Company

勤務地 Tokyo, Japan
職種 正社員
給与 ¥5000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 per annum
専門 経理・財務,
Sub-specialization 経理(スタッフ),
お問合せ Andre Schuetz
参照 JO-2009-447556
about Andre Schuetz

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan

Global Mass Media Company

General Summary:
This role will support the accounting function on adherence to local and Global Financial Governance policies in order to maintain accurate financial reporting. This includes supporting end to end financial close process, ensuring statutory and regulatory compliances, accounting support to business teams incl FP&A, audits, coordination and consolidation of accounting, tax, treasury and other finance requirements for all entities of Japan.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support accounting under SAP in Japan in areas of financial and management accounting, month end close, statutory reporting, and internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with Japan GAAP and US GAAP accounting standards, taxation regulations and corporate financial policies and guidelines
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet variance commentaries
  • Support all financial reporting analysis, such as the monthly balance sheet review, quarterly financial reviews and other analysis for presentation and review to the Associate Director Japan and APAC Controller
  • Liaison with Internal and External Auditors
  • Assist tax and transfer pricing teams in all tax matters including preparation of tax returns (Corporate and VAT), assessments, etc
  • Partner with the Shared Services and FP&A finance functions, Treasury function and Operations functions, and other business stakeholders in ensuring effective support of the Japan business from a legal entity compliance perspective
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks as assigned


  • Qualified accountant with at least 7 years post qualified experience in financial accounting with strong knowledge of Japan GAAP
  • Strong technical accounting skills and tax knowledge
  • Good knowledge in SAP, Audits and Regulatory compliances applicable to Japan
  • Audit working experience from Big 4 firms or relevant finance experience, preferably gained in MNCs
  • Business level Japanese and good English language skills, both written and spoken
  • Meticulous, good analytical and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail
  • USGAAP knowledge would be an added advantage