Assistant Accounting Manager - Sports Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥6000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: General Accounting (Manager), General Accounting (Staff),
Contact: Justin Kamihara
Reference: JO-2111-465014
Justin Kamihara

[Position] Assistant Accounting Manager
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 6~8 million JPY
Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Sports Company

Position Overview
Assistant Accounting Manager undertakes all aspects of accounting management, including corporate/group company accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, development of internal control policies and procedures.

The position supports and reports to our Accounting Manager.

Major Accountability

  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills to review daily cash activity and perform monthly cash forecasts.

  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills to perform finance- related processes.

Major Tasks

  • Manage financial closing, account reconciliation and reporting, supervising the accounting ledgers and processes

  • Work closely with internal/external auditor(s) and external tax accountant(s) to ensure accurate reporting and tax filing

  • Mainly responsible for inventory, cost of goods sold, inter-company, fixed assets control, etc.

  • Work closely with IT Team to ensure that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained

  • Prepare financial statements to meet statutory reporting requirements

  • Manage balance sheet analysis and review

  • Liaise with overseas offices for intercompany transactions and technical issues

  • Review internal controls processes and flows and make recommendations for improvements

  • Handling ad-hoc requests from his/her supervisors, providing value-added outputs


  • Proven working experience as Assistant Accounting Manager and/or GL Accountant

  • 5+ years of overall accounting experiences

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Experience with creating financial statements

  • Business level in English and Japanese (written and conversational communication)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (utilizing Pivot Table, Vlookup/Xlookup, Sumifs, etc.)

[Big Plus]

  • Inventory-selling-industry and business experiences

  • Finance & Accounting qualification, e.g., CPA, Bookkeeping

[Personal Attributes]

  • "Hands-on", "Can do" attitude

  • Team oriented ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet the deadlines

[Working hours]
Full Flex

Social insurance, Retirement allowance and more

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday, Summer vacation, Annual Leave, Birthday 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-2111-465014
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Accounting / Auditing