Senior Accounting Manager - 医療機器メーカー

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥10000000.00 - ¥15000000.00 per annum
Specialization: 経理(マネージャー)
お問合せ Ryohei Kurita
参照 JO-2012-452309
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Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese


Job Summary:
This role is essential for the company as she/he represents the entire organization in bearing accounting/controlling/audit management/tax responsibilities on a regular basis, while supervising/supporting local migration of ERP (Oracle) as first assignment.
She/he also plays a critical role for improvement of the company-wide processes to help further focus on driving business.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for accounting, controlling and tax area, supporting Finance Director. Handle daily transactions as well as raise future risks for those areas to contribute on business growth and business compliance.
  2. Lead and coordinate on managing internal/external audits including SOX, Financial, BS Review, Taxes, and Business processes.
  3. Lead monthly, quarterly and annual closing/reporting in compliance with USGAAP and company policies with accuracy and timeliness.
  4. Responsible for Balance Sheet accuracy and working capital management, including BS account reconciliations, variance analysis, and WC reductions.
  5. Supervise the subject matter experts for Oracle migration project as first on-boarding assignment.
  6. Responsible for leading Account Receivable process after shipments through cash collection, including credit control.
  7. Responsible for leading Account Payable process on a daily basis.
  8. Work with Global Tax, Finance Director, and local external tax advisories for setting up mid/long-term local tax strategies as well as responding to regulation changes.
  9. Lead timely and accurate tax filings collaborating with external tax advisory.
  10. Lead or participate in local/global financial projects for implementation of new tools or process enhancements.
  11. Lead and manage Accounting Team for higher performing organization and help/encourage individual developments.
  12. Travel: Business travel is occasionally required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated financial control experience, building strong working relationship with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Proven accounting & tax expertise to lead and operate the daily transactions and reporting with team members.
  • Advanced ability to develop Excel/PowerPoint presentations, and occasionally in an environment demanding both accuracy and speed.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial control, especially on USGAAP and SOX.
  • Strong ability to find out current/future risks to prevent accounting/process deficiencies and strong problem solving and project management skill.
  • Experience in ERP migration/integration project.
  • Advanced Japanese/English proficiency.
  • Strong leadership to manage people/team and initiate accounting/tax discussion with senior members.
  • Good communication skills required for effective information collection, verification and business partnering with prioritization and risk-control viewpoints.
  • Collaboration/teamwork/respect-each-other mindset in a humble/friendly way.
  • Speak-up and driving-business mindset with innovation and passion to change and move forward.
  • Clear career aspirations, always challenging her/himself for self-development.
  • Strong ethics as a finance professional.


  • Minimum Experience: 10 years experiences in Accounting/Audit/Tax field.
  • Experience in foreign affiliated companies who carry inventory of products.
  • ERP experience as a plus. (Oracle is preferable.)
  • Experience in creating financial presentations for senior management.
  • Experience in developing financial models including balance sheets and statements of cash flows, in addition to income statements.


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor degree. MBA Degree as a plus.
  • Licensure/Certifications: USCPA/JICPA preferred.