Finance Director, Distribution

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 14000000 - 16000000 JPY
Job Function: Finance Director
Reference: JO-200527-218519
Industry: Consumer Goods

Company Overview

Major international entertainment and media company

Job Description

Driving the development of a dynamic financial, planning and analysis function.

Partner with senior leadership to develop robust, quality processes around the planning function including the development and implementation of a new processes and identified tools required.

Development of ad-hoc reporting and analysis for operational leadership, including development of key performance indicators (KPIs), and keeping operational team abreast of progress against goals.

Partner with local business leaders and teams to provide business insights and support business growth through data analysis.

Act as a constructive challenger to other functions to drive business growth.

Look for opportunities to streamline and drive improvement of existing processes.

Develop and automate financial reporting tools to ensure consistent information sharing across the region.

Requirements

Typically more than 10 years experience in Finance, preferably working in a Big 4 audit firm or international organization and 3 to 5 years in Entertainment environment.

Strong computer skills such as SAP, MS Office, and fluent in Japanese and English language (written and verbal)

Experience in development, implementation and maintenance of a planning process and an active role in systems implementation.

Advanced Microsoft Excel and financial modeling skills.