New Financial Reporting & Analysis Manager


¥10M - 12M / annum


Tokyo Metropolis

Date Posted:

December 20, 2017

Employment Type:


Job Reference:


Staffing Area:

Banking and financial services


Global Insurance Company is seeking for strong Financial Reporting & Analysis Manager.

This position is new head count and you will be managing 2-3 people.

Job Purpose

  • Lead the timely and accurate production of IFRS/Tax/JGAAP accounting data and preparation of various financial statements and disclosures/reporting for managements ,local regulator and the Group without any mistakes
  • Analyze financial figures and provide the analysis comments for better understanding of financial KPIs
  • Identify financial Risk and Opportunity through financial analysis and deliver the value to drive the company organic growth

Key Accountabilities/Specific Activities:

1. Manages team responsible for production of IFRS/Tax/JGAAP accounting data and preparation of various financial statements and disclosures for local regulator, and The Group

  • Translates department strategy to specific actions
  • Plans ahead to solve risk issues that may occur in the future. Provides solutions as quickly as possible when they occur and promotes improvements
  • Ensures timely and accurate calculation of IFRS/Tax/JGAAP accounting and reporting through the management of daily processes
  • Analyze the financial results to report to Managements, FSA and Group
  • Support a general manager regarding team management and consider the efficiency of the team (control overtime)
  • Ensures staffs in the team understand what is expected of them to achieve their objective. Provides regular feedback and appropriate development opportunities.
  • Ensures compliance within the team

2. Communication & negotiation with the team staffs and the related departments to ensure timely and accurate calculation of JGAAP/Tax/IFRS accounting and reporting

  • Communicates and negotiates with the team staffs and related departments to ensure the quality of accounting and reporting, and to avoid any material errors/collections

3. Identify key financial drivers and opportunities to enhance company future earnings

  • Collects and analyses information from various sources and makes proposals of the opportunities to enhance the company future earnings or mitigation of the company risks
  • Improve the financial analysis "actual to prior year" and "actual to forecast" comparison
  • Support the staffs to deliver risk and opportunity identified by themselves
  • Critical Leadership Competencies
  • Reengineers functional processes and system to improve effectiveness and efficiency (focus on customers)
  • Provides feedback to individuals in the team and works with them to set challenging development objectives (building capability)
  • Demonstrates an open mind, responds and supports new ideas and changes (change leadership)

Key Customers, Committees and Projects:

  • Key Customer: Financial Controller, local Managements, FSA , Tax authority and the Group
  • Projects: SHIP(Investment Accounting Autoscoring),Copernic(Financial Reporting Autoscoring) and JEM(Efficiency)

Position Requirements (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Financial Reporting Skills (IFRS & J GAAP) and Good Accounting Skills (IFRS & J GAAP)
  • Enough knowledge and experience of Japanese Tax such as Corporate Income Tax, Inhabitant Tax, Consumption Tax, Business Tax and so on.
  • Facilitation skills
  • Japanese (Native), Fluent in English
  • Over 10 years work experience in accounting and Tax & at least 8 years of experience in Financial Reporting ( IFRS and JGAAP)
  • Leadership, Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP)
  • Tax accountant passed more than 3 examinations
  • Japan CPA , US CPA or same level preferable


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