Accountant, Senior Accountant

Salary/Rate : ¥6M - ¥8M
Location : Tokyo Metropolis
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : 0010176647-2-FS
Job Classification : Financial Services

Description :


  • Perform monthly closing activities including preparing and posting journal entries, reconciling system reports and ensuring proper and accurate classifications and reporting of accounting transactions.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations including cash, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, intercompany accounts.
  • Responsible for performing timely follow-ups of reconciling items and adjustments.
  • Perform payroll operations and ensure all payroll transactions are in compliance, processed accurately and timely.
  • Reconcile and validate payroll transactions and ensure proper taxation, social insurance, pension and other payroll related benefits are accommodated.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing financial information.
  • Maintain fixed assets register and ensure the related amortization/depreciation expenses are properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Work closely with external tax consultant and prepare the statutory financial accounts and schedules for various tax filings ( e.g. corporate income tax, withholding tax, consumption tax)
  • Support internal and external audits by preparing audit schedules and responding to inquiries.
  • Participate in the preparing of annual budget and forecast
  • Ad hoc projects


  • At least 5 years of work experience in Accounting, preferably in service or professional industry
  • Experience in preparing payroll is essential
  • Knowledgeable in various tax compliances in Japan, including but not limited to, corporate income tax, consumption tax, withholding tax, and various payroll withholding taxes
  • Experience in working for a multinational company is preferred
  • Advance knowledge in MS Excel, including pivot tables and v-lookup formulas
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multitasking
  • Possess strong quantitative, problem solving and analytical abilities, detailed focused
  • Ability to work independently
  • Collaborative, proactive and is a team player
  • Strong communications/writing skills
  • Flexible and willing to learn
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