Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 7000000 - 12000000 JPY
Job Function: Finance Manager
Reference: JO-180921-172140
Industry: Manufacturing/Engineering/Industrial
Sub-Industry: Industrial Manufacturing

Company Overview

Our client is a medium-sized European trading company which is gaining a larger market share in Japan.

Job Description

- Managing a small team and reporting directly to the Japan General Manager you are expected to carry out the following duties.
- To ensure that our client's Japan financial practices are on time, accurate and compliant with both local and our client's accounting standards and practices.
- To provide the General Manager with a view of the business to help with achieving a balanced and realistic view of the performance and potential.
- To liaise with APAC to ensure the local business adheres to all mid and year-end accounting requirements.
- To liaise with local professional advisers to ensure all accounting / payroll / tax / insurance matters are dealt with in accordance with local regulations.
- To produce statutory and management accounts.
- To carry out the company and legal requirements for all HR issues.
- To carry out a range of administrative duties.


- A university degree or equivalent
- Accounting qualifications preferred (CPA, Nissho Boki 2kyu)
- Good financial as well as managerial accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing company
- Native Japanese plus business English