Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 4000000 - 6000000 JPY
Job Function: Accountant
Reference: JO-181120-175805
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Household/Kitchen/Furnishings

Company Overview

My client is a European privately owned company that is the worldwide market leader in their specialized field of industrial equipment, representing quality, innovation and sustainability. We owe this success to our personnel, who demonstrate their commitment every day on behalf of our company and our products. They offer excellent career progression opportunities due to their strong internal structure and well developed corporate value. They are therefore looking for a committed and ambitious accountant to join their team.

The company itself has been performing excellently in Japan since 1988 and has around 20 branches nationwide, employing over 10,000 globally and generating revenues of around $3 billion annually.

Job Description

Key Areas of Responsibility
• Daily expense/payment and monthly closing operation
• Travel and expense
• Accounts Payable
• Expense Analysis


Main Tasks:-
• Book-keeping of all payments and expenditures, including T&E, payroll, invoices, payment instruction, etc.
• Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
• Maintaining historical records, cost centers and any other expense reports
• Paying company employees by scheduling and verifying T&E reports
• Paying vendors and HQ office by scheduling and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance
• Fixed asset and lease asset management
• Preparing analyses of Expense PL and BS accounts and reconciliation reports
• Daily communication with overseas accounting outsourced firms
• Continuing to improve the payment process

Requirements

Requirement:
Minimum
• Education - BA/BS
• 3 years’ experience in accounting
• Business level verbal and written English communication
• Customer-oriented mind
• Contribution to team effort by accomplishing related results
• Communication with company employees and vendors
• Microsoft excel and PowerPoint

Preferred
• Experience with ERP (Oracle, SAP, etc.)
• Working experience in global companies
• Nissho Boki 2