Job number: Job-00270366 Posted: 2024-07-22


5 - 7 million yen Tokyo Accounting & Finance Financial Accounting

Job details

Company overview
Top tier international advertising firm.
We are looking for an experienced Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating other members such as FP&A, accountants and traffic controllers.Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in our accounting tasks.
Main responsibilities:
  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Publish financial statements with handling monthly, quarterly and annual closings in time
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status to provide support and advice on Management
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Apply WPP financial standards in a timely manner
  • Supporting input into goal setting process of company level and department level
  • Prepare tax returns base documents to liaise with our TAX advisor for TAX return filing
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations to ensure compliance with IFRS principles
  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls with following valid business processes and accounting policies
  • Manage internal audits to ensure compliance

Minimum requirements:
  • Work experience as an Accountant for 5 years
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • In-depth understanding of IFRS and awareness of business trends
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages (ERP), such as SAP. (We use ERP, Deltek’s Maconomy)
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables, etc.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • English communication – mainly reading and writing

Preferred qualifications:
  • Additional certification (e.g. Nissho Boki 2nd grade) is a plus
  • Relevant certification (or other) will be preferred
5 - 7 million yen
Emi Iida
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Emi Iida
Accounting & Finance
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