Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000 JPY
Job Function: Financial Planning & Analysis
Reference: JO-180119-145232
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: TV Shopping & Mail Order
Senior Finance Analyst BP&A opportunity at global E-commerce business (9m JPY): If you are looking to work closely with senior leaders in a fast paced international organization and have strong experince in a selling/commerical finance/business analyis/ business consulting environmen then this could be an exciting career opportuntiy for you. 

Job Description:
  • Sr Finance Analyst’s primary responsibility is to have a deeper understanding of assigned categories and use that knowledge to lead the business decision support for Directors of assigned categories and execute recurring and ad-hoc reporting and analysis. These reports and analyses will be used to partner with the business to influence Merchandise strategies via driving broader understanding of end to end financial performance and impacts. This position will be responsible to develop complex reporting requiring integration of data from different sources that addresses business needs.
  • Enjoys discovering and solving data challenges - dissecting them with steady logical reasoning  to quickly uncover insights based on a strong business understanding
  • Understands how to tell a story with data analysis to inform Directors and assist with decision making
  • Ownership for all reporting and analysis deliverables within their area of focus.
  • Co-lead and own planning and execution for Strategic initiatives together with Merchandising team.

Section 2:  Key Accountabilities


  • Co-lead and own planning and execution for Strategic initiatives together with Merchandising team.
  • Provides financial analysis, modeling and advisory services to assigned division(s).  Identifies opportunities to increase sales and increase efficiency on margin, as well as ways to maximize return on investment related to business initiatives for assigned categories.
  • Identifies and quantifies project/initiatives led by the assigned division for financial integrity.   Validates the financial assumptions and information which form the basis for strategic business decisions..


  • Produces ad hoc business unit performance reports and analytics that provide cogent and actionable information for assigned executives and Finance management. 
  • Prepares variance analysis reports & reviews and identifies issues or variances.  Conducts monthly and quarterly review actual to budget and re-forecast for future periods.
  • Works collaboratively with assigned division(s) management to continuously improve financial reporting and performance measurement.


  • Steward of the monthly forecast and annual budget process for their assigned business unit. 
  • Support the implementation and continued evolution of a more robust and automated budgeting and planning application 

Critical Skills/Knowledge

Strategic thinking and Problem solving, Project Leadership, Financial & Business Analysis,

Change Leadership, Communication, Business Planning & Forecasting, Information system, P/L understanding, Organization development

Desire to work closely as a partner with senior members of the assigned Divisions  

Education : Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting a plus

Experience : 5-6 years of experience working in a selling/commercial finance,  business analysis and / or business consulting environment