Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 8000000 - 14000000 JPY
Job Function: Financial Planning & Analysis
Reference: JO-181205-176732
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Departmental Stores / Boutiques / Outlets

Company Overview

One of the largest international consumer goods retailers.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

- Lead the team responsible for the financial and strategic planning of Fresh Upstreaming Initiative
- Together with the VP of Fresh Merchandising and Upstreaming leadership drive quality improvements and COGS optimization
- Establish management performance metrics and KPIs
- Ensure that the business targets and needs are met by conducting ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and cost activity analysis
- Identify trends and recommend corrective actions
- Conduct benchmarking and implement best practices from IPL and others relevant companies
- Create systems and tools to deliver timely and cost-effective costing information to management
- Establishing rapport and credibility with functional business partners

Requirements

- Japanese (fluent/native), English (business)
- Over 7 years f finance and accounting experience (or industrial engineering experience)
- Strong experience in FP&A
- BA or BS degree in finance
- Excellent analytical skills
- Experience in manipulating large databases and Excel spreadsheets
- Good communication and interpersonal skills