Financial Controller


Salary:

¥12M - ¥18M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

September 5, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06940-0010861134-FA

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company
Our client – APAC and Japan’s largest renewable independent power producer is looking for an achievement-oriented Financial Controller to join a well-respected, dynamic company experiencing sustainable growth. This is a very dynamic and high-profile area with significant visibility at executive management level. In this role, you will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and compliant incentives, accounting, and controllership activities across all programs. This may be just the opportunity you have been looking for to expand your skill set, enjoy new challenges and forge ahead in your career

The Role
Your responsibilities include managing the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, participating in verifying and holding the operations team accountable so that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. In this highly diverse role you will lead budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes and tools for the accountable programs and drive deep insights and analysis with a focus on the future and changes needed to influence upstream activities and drive business growth. Your creative flair will be an outstanding asset as you evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures and controls and suggest innovations to improve efficiency across the business

Your Skills & Experience
• Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, Economics or related field
• Outstanding accounting experience spanning 10+ years (IFRS preferred)
• Excellent 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
• Fluent in both Japanese and English (writing and speaking)

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
• Increasing renewable energy (23% target 2030, 50% target 2050)
• High profit margin company
• Good work-life balance (10-20 hours/month)
• 28 days of holidays including Japanese national
• International environment (20% foreigners)



Tokyo

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