Senior Accountant

Lead Consulting Group Tokyo, Japan

Posted on
May 29, 2020
Job type
Full-time
Career level
Junior

Job description

Senior Accountant


Position Summary:

This position assists the Associate Director in monthly general ledger closing, annual financial reporting. This position is responsible for regular account payable, expense claims procedures and related internal control compliance.



Key Responsibilities:


1) Performs general accounting functions as assigned, including booking journal entries and reconciling responsible account balances and reporting required financial information to concerned departments

2) Assists Associate Director to manage all accounting work including monthly, quarter and annual financial closing procedures

3) Assists Associate Director to prepare tax returns for all local taxes by complying with Japan tax regulations

4) Assists in quarterly/annual review and certificate of internal control/FCPA procedures in compliance with the corporate policies

5) Manages account payables and expense claim procedures

6) Coordinates with GWS (business segment) Finance team and performs intra-transaction within the company.

7) Supervises and reviews work performed by outsourcing staff in Malaysia

8) Interface with internal clients, external auditors and other stakeholders to meet their requirements

9) Proactively engages in process improvement projects as require



Required Knowledge & Skills:


1) Minimum 3 years’ experience in general accounting and monthly/year end close procedure of commercial industries 

2) Must have strong communication and analytical skills

3) Must be hands-on, Self-starter and proactive

4) Ability to function as a team player

5) Work under pressure with tight deadlines

6) Native level Japanese & Business level English speaking and writing skills



Education and Qualifications:


1) Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other business related area

2) Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and procedure in US and Japan

3) Qualification in accounting area is a plus



Key Relationships:


Internal:

Business partners, FP&A, GWS Finance, APAC Finance (Hong Kong, Australia), Shared Service Center (Malaysia)

External:

External Auditors, Tax Authorities

Skills
financial accounting, accounting
Education level
Bachelor's Degree
Japanese Level
Business
English Level
Business
Annual Income
JPY 7M - 9M

Location

Tokyo, Japan

Lead Consulting Group

Tokyo, Japan

About Us

Lead Consulting Group is an executive recruitment consultancy company based in Japan.

We work closely with multinationals, midsize to small companies, governments and educational institutions in the areas of human capital management and related services in Japan.

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