Principal Accountant - Global Medical Device Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥8000000 - ¥10000000 per annum
Specialization: ライフサイエンス・ヘルスケア・医療機器・製薬
Sub-specialization 経理(マネージャー), 経理・財務 / FP&A
お問合せ Justin Kamihara
参照 JO-1809-403156
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[Company Summary ]
Global Medical Device Company

・Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with US GAAP
・"Hands-on" management of full-scope accounting functions, including:
1 Maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the treasury function.
2 Ensure appropriate revenue recognition of all significant sales arrangements.
3 Reconcile bank and investment accounts
4 Manage payroll accounting, including pension valuation and other accruals
5 Inventory accounting, with working capital knowledge
6 Manage tax, in partnership with Corporate HQ tax specialists
7 The month end close process and ensure a timely and accurate close
8 Review monthly results and perform monthly variance reporting
9 Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for financial transactions
10 Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy. Handle
bank administration and fund transfers
・Prepare supporting information for internal and external audits.
・Improve and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable
・Liaise with Region and Corporate accounting teams as appropriate
・Manage all SOX-related deliverables and coordinate with multiple departments to ensure SOX 404 compliance
・Implement, and ensure compliance requirement is met for spending

・Manage Global Business Service interface
・Process improvement via Finance Kaizen initiatives

The right candidate brings solid accounting know-how of both US GAAP and Japan Accounting Standards and at the same time being able to act as a business partner in pursuing an efficient as well as well-controlled process. Also has critical thinking and be proactive in achieving improvement in financial performance.
Is an effective communicator with internal and external customers.
Liaising the Global Business Services (GBS) Japan dedicated support team in China.

・Excellent communication skills
・Minimum 8 - 10 years of experience in accounting field, CPA is a plus
・Experience in pharma or medical device is preferable
・Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
・Strong knowledge of internal controls and financial reporting
・English capability (speaking, writing, listening)
・Systems SAP, Hyperion

[Employment Type]
Full Time Employee

[Work Location]

8 Million Yen ~ 10 Million Yen

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