Finance Director


Salary:

¥10M - 14M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

February 12, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06940-0010840484-FA

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company
Our client is a highly regarded market leader enjoying significant year on year growth amid a
culture of excellence and a dedication to work-life balance. Ongoing expansion has created an exciting opportunity to join the Group’s executive team as Finance Director, adding experience, process and commercial insights to this fast-growing business. This exceptional role is pivotal to the continued growth and success of the Company as it aims to achieve further expansion and grow market share - and it offers you a unique opening to build on your skills and experience

The Role
As Finance Director you will be working as part of the executive team, reporting directly to the CEO. Your outstanding financial skills will bring accuracy and depth to forecasting, budgets, P&L and allow timely reporting to the global finance/subsidiary team. Your responsibility will cover not only business partnering but also overall internal control of strategy, compliance and legal aspects. Your strength with numbers and time management will ensure the reliability and integrity of overall financial reporting, driving company KPIs while your ability to inspire and lead will be instrumental in the development of your own team

Your Skills & Experience
• Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, Economics or related field
• Outstanding accounting experience spanning 10+ years, including at least five years as a Controller
• Excellent technology, analytical and management experience required
• Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
• Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills
• Brilliant communication skills, both oral and written, and ability to build and deliver effective presentations
• Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus
• Impressive organisational skills
• Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
• Excellent knowledge of financial accounting and accounting standards
• Experience working in retail industry
• People management skill (up to 03 staff)
• The eye for business to provide recommendations to improve financial performance and seize opportunities
• Impressive professional communication skills and reporting style to engage and inform fellow executives both locally and internationally

About you
You are ambitious, highly motivated and you have a natural flair for numbers. A leader by nature, you have the ability to engage, motivate and mentor an already talented team, and your exceptional communication skills allow you to convey complex ideas to a variety of colleagues including business leaders. You don’t just see the big picture, you have the creative flair to understand the story behind the numbers and provide innovative strategies to underpin ongoing improvements and an enhanced corporate growth trajectory

What’s on offer?
• A rare opportunity to be part of the growth journey of a leading company
• Excellent career possibilities in a workplace where excellence and initiative are recognised and rewarded
• The inspiration and support of a highly professional team comprised of some of the best in the business
• A diverse role that allows you to harness existing skills and expand your skill set along the way
• An employer that encourages work-life balance



Tokyo

Ote Center Bldg, 22F
1-1-3 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004
jp
+813 5219 6633
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