Financial Accountant

Salary/Rate : ¥7M - ¥10M
Location : Tokyo Metropolis
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : 0010157268-2-FS
Job Classification : Financial Services

Description :

One of the largest Insurance Company is looking for an Accountant up to 30’s.

This company prioritize the cultural fit.

If you are willing to work in a mature growing environment as an accountant which you can learn a lot, please take a look.

Job purpose/role

  • Deputy for the local accounting head, assisting in IFRS/Group reporting, local regulatory reporting and managerial accounting and daily operations.
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in the above accounting areas and take the leading role.

Key Responsibilities

  • IFRS reporting

Prepare IFRS reporting and other required reports in accordance with group requirements on a timely manner.

  • Local regulatory reporting (Company Act/FSA)

Prepare the local financial reporting in accordance with company Act/FSA.

  • Managerial accounting

Prepare managerial accounting information to the department and the local management.

  • Account reconciliation and credit control

Maintain accounts and monitor receivables and payables to achieve timely settlements and robust control.

Required Experience

  • Strong understanding for IFRS and J-GAAP general insurance accounting with tax is mandatory required.
  • Experience for similar role (Financial reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis) is required in foreign insurance company.
  • Experience for investments, settlement and custody tasks.
  • Management experience for small/mid-sized team.
  • Experience with foreign parent-local subsidiary reporting.

Required Education

  • Qualified / Part Qualified Accountant is an added advantage.
  • Actuarial knowledge/experience is an added advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Accounting Standards: Working knowledge of international and local standards and processes.
  • Reporting: Ability to generate appropriate reports for internal and external requirements.
  • Analytical skill: Ability to manage financial data with appropriate reconciliation process.
  • Understanding of non-life insurance business: Main processes and requirements, e.g. technical processing and credit control against intermediaries and RI partners.

General Skills

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze highly complex data, from multiple sources, in detail; identify and resolve issues before they transpire.
  • Communication: Ability to communicate with overseas staff in oral/written appropriately.
  • IT skills (Office applications): Use general office application tools e.g. Power Point, Excel, Word.
  • Strong understanding of investments activities.

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