Finance Director

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 15000000 - 20000000 JPY
Job Function: Finance & Management Accounting
Reference: JO-190418-188633
Industry: Services
Sub-Industry: Advertising/Marketing/PR/Media

Company Overview

Exciting head of finance role with newly established design agency in Tokyo! This business has been active in the Japan market for a number of years in partnership with a group company, but is now stepping out independently - it's an exciting time to join!

Job Description

Our client is looking for a head of Finance to help grow it's Japan business. You will be responsible for leading financial strategy, financial modelling and driving business decisions in collaboration with the Managing Director.


• At least 10 years of proven track record in Finance, audit or controllership role
• Sound accounting knowledge and understanding of Japanese tax law
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Management of a Finance team, setting objectives and day-to-day management delivering
value to internal stakeholders, while being willing to work in a hands on capacity
• Knowledge in J GAAP and US GAAP
• Fluent Japanese and business level English proficiency

Additional Job Information

You will be the number two in a newly created Japan business. It is a start up with a head start! This is a great opportunity to be in at the ground level, and to build something special.