Accounting lead - Musical Instruments Manufacturer

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥7000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: General Accounting (Manager), General Accounting (Staff),
Contact: Andre Schuetz
Reference: JO-2205-470634
Andre Schuetz

☑Foreign business
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required

Accounting Lead

[Company Description]
Global Musical Instruments Manufacturer


Essential Functions:

  • Performs responsible and technical accounting work involving the keeping of financial data and records
  • Daily management of all Staff Accountants, this includes coordination of support back-ups for all accounting functions
  • Manage month-end close according to Corporate specified deadlines
  • Coordinates generation of timely financial statements - verifies results and analyze variances. Includes the creation, posting, & review of Journal entries, including monitoring the recording of transactions within the established systems and procedure
  • Supervises the preparation and analyzes of all general ledger account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, preparation documents for tax filing and audit
  • Direct and make sure the retention of historical accounting records including filing
  • Assist in the preparation of accounting and management control reports
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and standard operating procedures and identify/establish internal controls and ensure their operating effectiveness
  • Communicates with all departments to coordinate and establish accounting procedures for non-routine items
  • Other duties as assigned

Business Knowledge, Skill Requirements, and Desired Attributes:

  • Practical experience of all parts of the finance function including statutory and fiscal reporting and corporation tax for companies
  • Knowledge of US/IFRS GAAP and Tax filing
  • Logical thinking, good in organizing thoughts
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, good leadership
  • Great attention to detail, with ability to maintain productivity with understanding big picture
  • Deadline driven for whole team tasks with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Proactive and flexible with respecting company's priority
  • The ability to work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Advanced Excel
  • SAP

Education and/or Certifications and/or Training:

  • The Official Business Skills test in Bookkeeping 2nd grade or any certification of equivalent
  • CPA is plus

Minimum Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Financial Accountant position or similar (preferred).
  • Supervising experience is plus

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level and above (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
  • Work permission in Japan required

7~10 million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)

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-2205-470634
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Accounting / Auditing