Financial Analyst

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Salary/Rate : ¥8M - ¥8001000
Location : Tokyo Metropolis
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : 06940-0010044676-FA
Job Classification : Finance & Accounting

Description :

My client is a globally leading pharmaceutical company, and is looking for a talented and experienced analyst to join their already strong team.

Job purpose:

Provides financial support to the Japan commercial team and Finance manager via the
following specific activities to support division’s goals and objectives: financial planning and
analysis, financial reporting and analysis; general accounting, internal control and asset

Forecasting Accuracy and New Product’s supply for the affiliate.
To be key player among the various departments of the organization (Sales, Marketing,
Logistics, Quality / Regulatory Affairs) and between the Area Demand/Finance
Managers and the affiliates

Core Job Responsibilities:

List the primary tasks or activities this job performs
Financial Management
Financial Planning/Forecasting: Support financial planning process for affiliate(s) Commercial
Operations for all Plan and LBE's (Latest Best Estimates)
• Sub-lead the LBE calendar, process and review package preparation by working closely
with Area finance team and Japan commercial team.
• Manage data submission due to planning system (TM1) and reports required for LBE
• Coordinate the annual Standard Cost development, including analysis and cost change.
• Timely communication with Japan/Area management team about activities impact on
• Provide insight on (or manage) P&L status of the affiliate
• Responsible for accurate data maintenance for P&L and BS.
• Monitor and analyse daily/weekly/monthly sales trends with sales forecast model
• Track cost related to distribution centre activities
• Analyse monthly SG&A expense for actuals vs. Plan/benchmark by focusing on activities of the company to assure compliance with budget/LBE.

• Manage financial database and process at each stage of LBE process and based on actuals
• Closing and Reporting
• Submit correct monthly sales actuals to system with closely working accounting team.
• Prepare monthly Journal entry for SG&A expense including appropriate expense accruals and process
• Prepare monthly and quarterly reports based on major drivers; P&L, BS. Capex Report, quarterly compliance related reports
• Cash Flow Management

Skills Required:
• Identify the specific skills needed to perform this job effectively (leadership skills, selling
skills, computer literacy)
• Strong teamwork. Strong analytical skills. Attitude for learning and efforts toward new
• Strong compliance and ethical behavior.
Strong MS Office, ERP and Database skills.
• Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
• Basic understanding for Accounting, Finance and Economics.

Knowledge / Education Required:
• Identify the knowledge, expertise, educational level required to perform this job successfully (product/industry knowledge, technical/business acumen, degree, professional certification)
• Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems.
• Knowledge of the principles, processes and standards for integrated financial analysis
and reporting.
• BS or BA in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Operations.
• Advantages: Financial experience in a healthcare industry.

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