Location: Tokyo, Kanto
Salary: 6,000,000 - 8,000,000 JPY
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: English > Business Level, Japanese > Fluent
Function: Finance & Accounting, Finance & Accounting
Posted On: 2024-06-11

Company Overview

This company is an American-headquartered company and global supplier of analytical instruments, life sciences solutions, specialty diagnostics, laboratory, pharmaceutical and biotechnology services.

Job Description

Job Description
At this company, their Finance teams are important to their business and functional teams to make
educated, sound decisions that drive their Mission and make them a stable and trusted industry leader. From
Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit, Investor Relations, Strategy &
Corporate Development to Accounting, their Finance functions have a diverse and global presence, providing
significant opportunities to develop outstanding career experiences and perspectives.

Job Title: Sr AR Accountant
Report to: AR Manager

Position Summary:
The position is a Senior Accountant role in one of the Accounting (AR) teams. They will be responsible for
accounts receivable and credit control process.

What you will do:
• Understand and follow the company’s revenue recognition policy
• Handle day to day operations of Order to Cash functions including billing, cash application, customer
deposits etc.
• Work cross-functionally with FP&A, Commercial and Customer Services teams to support any
outstanding discrepancies on AR
• Supervise staff members in AR team
• Perform month end closing according to company's policy, responsible for the BS accounts
breakdowns prepare to make sure high quality control
• Review customer accounts on a regular basis to maintain an appropriate level of credit risk
• DSO forecast and gap analysis
• Participate in various finance projects and initiatives to drive improvements in execution
• Be a key team member to build a cohesive, high-performance team


• University or College degree / degree in accounting or finance is an advantage

• Technical accounting and internal controls knowledges and experiences
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Quick leaner with logical thinking
• Strong analytical skills
• A self-starter and great teammate

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• 3+ years of experience or Relevant working experience
• Boki 2nd Grade or similar experience is required
• Native Japanese, business level English.
• Highly skilled in Microsoft excel and Word
• Experience of credit management is a plus
• Experience in any ERP is desired, SAP or JDE work experience is a plus

* We will present the details of the job descriptions in the first meeting with our Consultants.
Job reference: JO-240611-356094

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