Finance Manager (start-up)


Salary:

¥8M - 10M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

April 12, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06940-0010938186-FA

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company
Our client is an exciting cosmetics start-up company that has already made a major impact in Europe and the US. They are establishing their business in Japan and this person will be the first member of the Japan Finance team. Since the company’s establishment in Europe they have seen rapid growth and are continuing to expand. This is an excellent chance for someone who wants to challenge a start up environment with a brand name that is increasing in popularity

The Role
As the initial member of Finance you will be responsible for establishing the finance function. You will work closely with the local GM who has relocated to Japan. The role will report to the Global CFO. This position is key for the Japan business. Some of the initial tasks will include.

Job Description: Finance Manager-Japan
Role:
• Responsible for invoice issues, including check supporting documents/calculation and authorization as per policy and submit it to manager for review
• Apply customer number for new customers in OS
• Prepare monthly statement for I/C & third party companies
• Prepare monthly analysis of major variance and movements
• Prepare balance sheet reconciliation and breakdown of own accounts for reviewing
• Post & review journals for daily transactions and prepare monthly reports in local and group format
• Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual tax filing
• Work closely with group finance team and establish effective internal control

Your Skills & Experience
• Start-up experience is a plus
• Ability to act as a business partner
• Drive change and implement processes
• Monthly, quarterly and Yearly closing experience
• Driven, motivated and desire to develop career
• Strong communication skills to speak with Senior Management

What’s on offer?
• Be part of an exciting start up with an emerging global company
• Be responsible for building the accounting process and act as a key person for Japan
• Business partner with Japan CEO
• GM & Global CFO relocated to Asia region to focus more on Asia market
• Exciting start up and major player in the industry

Education and Experience
• BA in Finance or related field
• 5+ years related experience in finance and business administration
• Computer skills: MS Excel & MS PowerPoint
• Familiar with Japan Accounting Standards and Tax Standards
• Business in English & Japanese both oral and written
• Work experience in MNC is a plus



Tokyo

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