Accounting and finance

Hiring trends and average salaries

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How much should I pay — or earn?

Looking for top finance and accounting talent? Explore the average starting salaries, key finance skills and roles in demand, and popular benefits and rewards being offered to secure skilled accounting and finance professionals.

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What the job's worth?

The guide breaks down pay ranges into percentiles, giving you more detail about every accounting and finance position, from entry-level to C-suite. Check and compare starting salary levels for core roles in Japan to ensure you have everything you need to secure your desired candidate or negotiate a competitive salary a new job offer.

What does it take to land top talent?

The 2021 Robert Half Salary Guide offers an extensive overview of accounting and finance hiring trends and average salaries in Tokyo and Osaka. Is your package on par with the competition?

What’s impacting hiring and compensation?

Find out what skills are in short supply, how businesses are utilising contract workers and how adapting to new hiring trends can help you land — and keep — top talent.

Sector-specific Japan Salary Guides

Finance and accounting hiring trends

Digital transformation continues to enhance the finance function in Japan, driving demand for finance and accounting talent with niche technology skills. As many businesses work through these unprecedented times, demand in for professionals with forecasting, budgeting and strategy planning expertise will only increase in demand.

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Getting the most accurate salary data

Attracting and keeping top talent is more important than ever in helping businesses in Japan stay strong in uncertain economic times. Employers are still challenged to find candidates with the skills they need, fast. Recruiting and retaining the best people requires staying current with hiring and salary trends. That's where Robert Half comes in.

We published our first Salary Guide in 1950.

Since then, we've been known as the leading source for comprehensive and highly accurate salary and hiring trends. The salary ranges in the 2021 Salary Guide is based on the thousands of placements made by Robert Half staffing professionals and the actual starting salaries our clients pay for top talent.

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