Financial Controller

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Salary/Rate : ¥15M - ¥15001000
Location : Tokyo Metropolis
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : 06940-0009989376-FA
Job Classification : Finance & Accounting

Description :

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish and oversee accounting policies and processes for bookings, revenue, deferred revenue, unbilled accounts receivable, deferred costs, and revenue-related expenses.
  • Oversee monthly close procedures including revenue recognition, deferred cost, account receivable schedules and other reports related to areas of responsibility.
  • Interface actively with external auditors to ensure that company revenue recognition interpretation and internal revenue guidance are consistent and compliant with US GAAP.
  • Summarize and report to senior management and Board of Directors key bookings, revenue and accounts receivable related metrics.
  • Review proposed language in customer contracts to maximize commercial and financial terms in order to ensure compliance with our company’s revenue recognition policy.
  • Manage and oversee invoicing and collection activities
  • Support and provide guidance to the FP&A team on recognition, invoicing and collection matters.
  • Ensure the integrity of key processes by understanding systems, flow of transactions, internal controls.
  • Manage and oversee the development of annual budgets that incorporate strategic business plan objectives and appropriate assumptions.
  • Develop processes and controls to facilitate effective budget cycles.
  • Establish strong strategic business partner relationship with budget owners.
  • Support the FP&A team on the development of target setting, budget and forecasting processes.
  • Build and maintain the company’s pricing models. Lead the development of price discounting policies.
  • Manage and oversee the preparation of timely and insightful financial analysis to determine progress against strategic plans, budgets, forecasts, and to support external financial decisions.
  • Participate in the strategic and business planning process from a financial perspective.
  • Perform complex financial analysis. Analyze and evaluate the company’s operating and financial results.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts and initiate enhancements, both process and system related.
  • Manage the FP&A team who have direct responsibility for revenue management, planning and budgeting and financial analysis.
  • Develop team members through coaching and mentoring.


  • Analytical capability with strength in providing insight and recommendations.
  • Strong understanding of financial best practices.
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and business intelligence tools for an ERP-level accounting package.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel macros is a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Accounting, Finance or Business. MBA preferred.
  • 12-15 years’ experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, including a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Revenue recognition experience preferred.
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