Senior Accountant


Salary:

¥8M - 10M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

February 12, 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06940-0010825770-FA

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company
An exceptional role awaits a Senior Accountant with a good track record of results. Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company with an enviable reputation and a clear plan for sustainable long-term growth. This role offers brilliant potential and a strong package of benefits including ongoing professional development. We are looking for someone who has excellent analytical
skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast–paced environment to support the firm's
continued success

The Role
In this dynamic workplace, you will enjoy a diverse range of responsibilities including cost
accounting, account receivable controls, treasury, fixed assets controls and tax reporting. Let
your organizational ability shine as you participate in forecasting, audit preparation, and internal
control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Your excellent time management ability is critical
as you prepare monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries,
reconciliations, reports) as well as consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet analysis for management
reporting. Tap into your impressive knowledge of compliance requirements as you ensure
compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls

Your Skills & Experience
• Degree in Finance, Commerce, Business or related field
• MBA designation preferred
• Outstanding experience spanning at least three years in operations finance
• Understanding of cost accounting
• Ability to work cross functionally and influence appropriately
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and SAP/ Cognos system
• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
• Impressive problem solving and analytical skills
• Able to think strategically and operate effectively with management
• Fluent level of Japanese and at least conversational English

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 recognized 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
+813 5219 6633
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