Cost analyst - Consumer Electronics Company

Location: Kanagawa
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥5000000.00 - ¥9000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: Financial Planning & Analysis (Staff),
Contact: Kyungmook Bae
Reference: JO-2110-464358

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[Position] Cost Analyst
[Location] Kanagawa
[Salary] 5~9 million JPY
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Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Consumer Electronics Company

[Responsibilities]
Accountabilities

  1. Assist with monthly closing cycle by performing various month-end review and analyses, ensuring financial information has been recorded appropriately and providing financial commentary.

  2. Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision making

  3. Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendation for improvements

  4. Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analysis; study proposed changes in methods and materials.

  5. Support timely preparation of periodic and ad-hoc management reporting for various customers including internal division management, and Corporate Finance.

  6. Liaison with plant controllers for accounting and finance matters, including reviewing monthly results, identifying one-time items, and preparing quarterly representation letters.

The role eventually would evolve to include the below:
Finance Business Partnership

  1. Analyze and review profitability of our new product pipeline, partnering with Product Managers and Engineering to understand our product portfolio and return on investment.

  2. Develop good working relationship with the business and support the business by responding to various ad hoc requests for data, analyses, and presentations.

  3. Proactively drive creative destruction and continually look for ways to improve processes and create additional value for customers.

  4. Research and provide market insights (e.g. competitor analysis, market trends) to support strategic initiatives of the business

[Requirements]
Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • 2 or more years of experience in finance or accounting

  • Advanced excel skills (e.g. Pivot Tables, V & H Lookups, creating charts and tables, data modeling, financial returns, etc.)

  • Experience in data analysis and visualization

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Self-driven, proactive and independent with a strong sense of urgency

  • Critical thinking, accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines

  • Organization skills to anticipate, plan, organize and self-monitor workload

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills demonstrating the ability to express ideas and exchange information clearly and concisely across multiple cultures in multiple geographies and throughout various levels within the organization.

  • Willingness and ability to practice knowledge sharing and embrace challenge

  • Ability to suggest and implement process improvements

[Working Style]
Full Flex time system
hybrid working style incorporating a combination of in-office and remote work

[Holidays]
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday, Annual Leave, childcare leave and more

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-2110-464358
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Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Finance, Analyst