Senior Accountant / MGF(Tokyo)

Posted 03 Oct 2018

Tokyo, Tokyo-To - Japan

Req Id 181658


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部署名: Finance & Accounting Administration

職種(タイトル): Senior Accountant

勤務地: 東京本社




・月次伝票起票、入力 (給与伝票、未払い、前払い等)






■税務申告作業及び Tax Planning



■その他: 内部統制、各種プロジェクトへの参画等











1.  Basic Function

  • Perform accounting activities in an accurate and timely manner and ensure the proper maintenance of accounting records in accordance with Corporate policies, local regulatory requirements.
  • Other basic functions include the review of work process for improvement as well as assist the accounting manager.


2.  Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Main Responsibilities include General ledger accounting, Sales & Inventory accounting, Fixed Assets, B/S Reconciliation, Cash transaction as well as corporate reporting.
  • Expands competencies by performing structured work assignments according to existing procedures.
  • Understands how the team integrates with other teams in order to achieve overall objectives of the area.
  • Performing integrative processes such as monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Monthly

             1) Monthly Closing, Corporate Reporting

             2) Journal Entries related to month-end closing

             3) Monthly Voucher & Input (Payroll, Accrual, Prepaid etc)

             4) Balance Sheet Reconciliation

             5) Check all Voucher and Invoice

             6) GL Journal Entry and Posting

             7) Sales & Inventory accounting

             8) Tax related tasks

             9) Handling miscellaneous Inquiries from CFO and accounting Manager

           10) Handling miscellaneous Inquiries from other department

           11) Other closing tasks

  • Quarterly/Yearly

            1) Preparation for audit, tax return and tax planning

            2) Supporting for year-end reports

            3) Physical Inventory

            4) Support to prepare Statutory Financial Statement

            5) Prepare accounts detail for Financial Statement

            6) Prepare the data for Corporate Income Tax Return and Consumption Tax Return

            7) Support to prepare the Quarterly Corporate report

  • Others

           1) Assist of internal control process

           2) Participate in system installation/improvement projects

           3) Any other related task as necessary or as required by the supervisors


3 . Scope of People Responsibility

  • Largely works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines and gains some discretion in problem solving.
  • Manages own workload.
  • Expands technical contribution.


4. Education / Languages

  • Business-related degree with Finance, Accounting and Economics knowledge.
  • Formal accounting education is a must.
  • English Proficiency (business level) and good Japanese communication skills (must be native Japanese)


5. Professional skills and Experiences

  • To have a minimum of 5 years accounting experience in all aspects of accounting.
  • Experience with tax return and tax planning
  • Experience with financial planning & analysis is an advantage.


6. Personal Skills and Competencies

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Quick mind and advanced analytical skills


Recruiting Contact:Nozomu Yokota


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Recruiting Contact:Nozomu Yokota

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