Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 6500000 - 8500000 JPY
Job Function: Accounting Manager
Reference: JO-190617-193347
Industry: Life Sciences & Healthcare
Sub-Industry: Medical Devices

Company Overview

The company is a global company that is part of an established Fortune 500 holdings company. Specializing in medical devices and equipment, they provide solutions to renowned and local businesses within the Japan market. As part of their commitment to nurturing strong talents for their business, they are looking for a capable Accounting Manager to join their team.

Job Description

The accountant will report to a their lead office globally, hence strong internal and external communication skills is necessary. The accountant will be responsible for:

- General Ledger, AP and AR
- Managing cash balances within the local organization
- Assist in data migration to the different platforms within the company
- Share responsibility in analysis and preparing the business budget yearly
- Book-keeping on finance related claims within the organization
- Preparing weekly and monthly reports in line with global standards
- Supporting the finance director in analysis and planning for the fiscal year

Requirements

- 5 years or more of working experience within finance and accounting positions
- Prior ERP system experience and with business applications (SAP/Oracle. etc)
- Business level English
- A Bachelors Degree in a related field
- Solid understanding of J GAAP, and knowledge of EU/US GAAP is highly desirable