Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: English > Business Level, Japanese > Native
Sub-industry: Medical Devices
Function: Finance & Accounting
Posted On: 2024-06-12

Company Overview

This company is one of the first companies to create the cochlear implant device. This was a ground-breaking innovation that changed the lives of those that suffered from hearing loss. The cochlear implants are devices that require their patients to use the devices their entire life. As such, this company has taken an approach of focusing their business on those who use their products to ensure they live with little to no problems in their daily life. The company first came to Japan in 2001 and since coming to Japan has extended their operations from the Kanto region to the Kansai region, and as far as Fukuoka. The company currently has a total of 40% of the total market share for Japan and is continuing to grow further and take more of the market share in Japan.

Job Description

Execute plans and controls related to financial accounting to ensure the Japan branch's stable performance
and expansion in the Japanese market and manage financial accounting risks to a minimum. He / She
also implements measures to maintain appropriate order and inventory balances and creates an optimal
system to handle emergency shipments. Manage the flow of products and money, and establish a
situation where problems are not pointed out when responding to audits by the head office.

Report to : President in Japan / HQ Finance Director

Summary of Duties
- Planning and management of the Japan branch's financial accounting
- Management of Cash Forecast
- SG&A cost forecasting and analysis
- Cost reduction and budget management
- Audit support
- Reporting to head office
- Audit support for HQ
- ERP problem resolution with HQ finance team
- Training and mentoring of subordinates
- Other duties specially assigned by the president


Required Experience
- Accounting manager or equivalent experience in a foreign company.
- CPA holder is a plus.
- At least 5 years of day-to-day accounting work.
- Experience in a finance/accounting department with IFRS or US GAAP compliance.

- Advanced level of English
- Excellent in Microsoft Office, especially Excel (pivots, v-lookups).
- Understanding of taxation to consult with a tax accountant* is a plus

a plus if available
- ERP operation, especially with Microsoft ERP (Navision)

* We will present the details of the job descriptions in the first meeting with our Consultants.
Job reference: JO-240328-347086

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