Head of Accounting

Job Description

Company Overview
Our client is global company with offices all across the world, specializing in management of fashion brands.

Job Description
• Managerial role for a team of 8 people: shared accounting service for three Japanese entities
• Lead month-end and year-end closing for three entities
• Coordination and leading role in liaising with external audits
• Tax returns preparation, in coordination with outside tax consultant
• SAP postings: inventories/COGS, fixed assets, accruals, reserves and intercompany reconciliations
• Guarantee company’s journal and book-keeping accuracy
• Guarantee accuracy of IFRS amendments calculation and check (from J-GAAP)
• Fixed assets management
• Liaising with banks for financial borrowing and cash pooling management, according to needs
• Supervision of payments

• At least 8 years of relevant experience
• More than 4 years of experience as a manager
• Knowledge of IFRS and J-GAAP
• Strong accuracy, attention to details, and sense of accountability
• Business level of English and native Japanese
• Knowledge or experience of SAP is a plus