Japan Head of Accounting

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Salary/Rate : ¥15M - ¥20M
Location : Tokyo Metropolis
Post Date :
Employment Type : Permanent
Job Reference : 20681-FS
Job Classification : Financial Services

Description :


  • To review the month end results and provide meaningful commentary on them for the Japan Offices.
  • To provide appropriate timely management information to enable effective senior management oversight of all operational process in Japan.
  • Ensure effective financial controls are in place.
  • To review the annual statutory accounts and periodic FSA returns.
  • To review budgets and forecasts
  • Liaise with Management Reporting team to provide explanations of any variances.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors.
  • Liaise with Group Head Office.
  • To co-ordinate the ICAAP process.
  • To monitor and manage cash balances.
  • To recruit, develop and retain a high quality team of professionals in the department.
  • To create a management structure, work environment, and work processes that promotes encourages and delivers operational excellence.

Skills / Experience required:

  • 10 years as a qualified accountant
  • Strong statutory reporting and accounting policy knowledge
  • Strong understanding of the FSA regulations, Japan GAAP and Japan tax law
  • United States Experience: Candidate must have either been educated in the United States or worked for an American company in the United States.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in Japanese and English
  • Able to work to tight deadlines with a high degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to set deliverables and ensure delivery
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Candidates should have a recognized accounting qualification
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