Finance and Accounting Salary Guide


The Robert Half Japan Finance & Accounting Salary Guide provides insights into salaries across the finance & accounting sector, anticipated salary increases and commentary on the current hiring environment.

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Sector Highlights

With 2 in 5 (43%) Japan CFOs expanding their headcount in the first half of the year, the finance and accounting sector is riding the wave of growth. 

New market penetration (44%) and domestic business growth or expansion (43%) is fuelling demand for candidates, and particularly so for the younger and more experienced professionals to be groomed for senior positions.

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Finance and Accounting Remuneration Trends

  • 57% of CFOs and finance leaders plan to increase salaries
  • 41% of them plan to increase bonuses this year

Hiring Intentions

  • 43% of CFOs in Japan are looking to add new permanent positions
  • 39% are maintaining or only filling vacated positions
  • 15% are freezing headcount and a low 3% are anticipating decreases
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