Job number: Job-00231284 Posted: 2024-02-13

Finance controller (Kanagawa)

an Italian multinational company
5.45 - 6.3 million yen Other Accounting & Finance Controller

Job details

Company overview
Our client is an Italian multinational company offering sustainable technologies for Green Economy.
Responsible for monthly closing of activities including calculation of material cost. Performing of monthly Inventory analysis with actual cost analysis. Responsible for updating monthly reporting data to head office tools (BPC) while making various local management reports. Strong support and mentor to local sales and production team to communicate sales and cogs details.
Main tasks and responsibilities
  • Ensure health and safety
  • Perform accurate monthly closing in SAP CO/PS module by doing closing procedures
  • Perform detailed analysis in a timely manner for actual vs plan (budget/forecast/business plan) vs previous year for use by local management and for submission to Headquarter, in particular:
    • Monitors and Provide sales analysis on monthly basis, based on variances from budget and forecasts. Monitors and provides analysis of order backlog.
    • Analyze and explain the changes in Cost of Goods sold and gross margin by product line.
    • Prepares inventory analysis on monthly basis including inventory provisions for use by local management and for submission to Corporate. 
    • Works with Production Planning to forecast inventory levels and provides the related analysis.
  • Support the production team in the elaboration of manufacturing costs budget/forecast
  • Support to the sales team in the elaboration of Budget/forecast and on product price formation
  • Calculate material standard cost and labor and machine rates on regular basis to maintained in the SAP CO module, in line with the production plan
  • Participate in Yearly Inventory – Stock taking
  • Provides various ad hoc analyses for the management team, and ensures management support in the analysis of special projects
  • Preparation and loading of IFRS Package on monthly/quarterly basis into Group consolidation software BOPC
  • Maintain controlling procedures and guidelines to ensure that controls are adequately performed and documented
  • Participate and perform Internal Control check activities as per Italian SOX compliance
  • Problem Solver and open minded to work in multicultural environment
  • Team player within team to ensure accurate and timely data inputs
Education and Professional Experience
  • University Degree or higher in Finance/Accounting/Cost or Business Administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in Finance Controlling
  • Experience in Manufacturing environment in a multination group.
  • Experience in Cost Calculation and Cost Analysis. Standard Costing is plus

Preferred Technical/Functional/Language Skills
  • Fluent in Japanese and Business Level English both verbal and written
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP FICO and BPC/Hyperion
  • Proficient with MS Office tools
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to adopt the communication style as per various audiences
  • Integrity and honest
  • Experience in AFO / Power BI / Analysis for Office is plus
5.45 - 6.3 million yen
Tasnia Durdana
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Tasnia Durdana
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