Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 4500000 - 6000000 JPY
Job Function: Accountant
Reference: JO-181015-173461
Industry: Services
Sub-Industry: Wholesale & Distribution

Company Overview

Global advertisement company/ Accountant

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Revenue recognition assurance based on USGAAP
    Regular communication/consultation with Regional Controllers Group in Hong Kong to ensure the appropriateness of revenue recognized for each client contract
    Work closely with Account Services Team to ensure the appropriate revenue recognition
 Monthly closing and reporting to Regional Controllers Group in Hong Kong (Region) and US HQ
 Review of client contracts in conjunction with FP&A Group and Legal Department:
 to ensure clarity of terms such as those relating to method of remuneration, scope of work, third party costs, payment terms and vendor credits.
 to provide value-added suggestions/guidance to the contract terms for the benefit of each business from both commercial and compliance perspectives
 Participate in commercially driven initiatives across all business lines
 SOX controls assurance
 Preparation of various ad hoc reports for US HQ and local management
 Handle local and US regulatory audits (accounting, SOX, tax, global clients),
 Involvement in projects to improve internal process to promote effectiveness and efficiency
 Various ad hoc assignments as needed

This position will:
 Gain hands-on experience on reviewing client contracts and agreements and work closely with Region.
 Gain in-depth understanding of working in a dynamic, global atmosphere across a broad range of businesses while handling variety of tasks in reporting to Region and US HQ.
 Future rotation to other 3 groups within Finance Department may be available based on the skills and performance of the candidate.
 Opportunity to directly work with overseas Regional Controllers Group in Hong Kong as well as Controller and Head of FP&A Group in Japan.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Solid hands-on accounting experience and technical knowledge of USGAAP.
 5+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance - CPA preferred
 Fluency in Japanese and English (oral and written) is a must
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Highly motivated and willing to challenge status quo
 Good business acumen
 Willingness and ability to go beyond the assigned tasks
 Self-motivated and proactive person to grow as a finance professional