Head of Finance - Financial systems development company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥12000000.00 - ¥15000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Banking & Financial Services,
Sub Specialization: Accounting / FP&A,
Contact: John McCrohon
Reference: JO-2203-469339
John McCrohon

☑Japanese global company
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required

Head of Finance

[Company DescriptioF
Financial systems development company

Supervise the full cycle of accounting including:

  • Reporting and Financial Statements: closing books (monthly/quarterly/annually), preparing financial reports, e.g. P&L, Balance sheet, cash flow, and variance analysis
  • Accounts Payable: maintenance of AP ledger and making payments
  • Accounts Receivable and Revenue Tracking: revenue recognition, maintenance of sales/AR ledger, billing and processing incoming payments
  • Tax: proper tax filing and payments
  • Financial Controls: continuous efforts to improve/maintain internal controls to avoid errors, fraud and theft
  • Develop and maintain accounting principles, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting information. Must have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Assisting with audit, budgets/forecasts, management reporting, cost savings, and supporting managers across teams, departments, and affiliate companies with financial procedures.


  • 10+ years as a hands-on all-around accountant in accordance with J GAAP/US GAAP/IFRS
  • Highly motivated self-starter with good communication skills
  • Bachelor or above degrees in Finance related majors
  • Advanced computer skills (MS excel, word, etc.)
  • Experience to deal with startup companies (plus)
  • Experience in IT sector (plus)
  • A Japanese CPA or US CPA qualification (plus)

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business or intermediate level
  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
  • Work permission in Japan required

[Culture and Team]
The company likes people who value teamwork and have a results-driven mindset, who flourish in a challenging and diverse working environment. They value passion and commitment, and reward performance.

You will be managing a team of 4 members. This team is responsible for accounting missions and for supervision of accounting functions at its foreign affiliates.

12~15 million JPY

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday , Annual Leave

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Reference: JO-2203-469339
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Accounting / Auditing Finance Analyst