Accountant in Tokyo | Careerjet

  • Tokyo

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

  • Full set accounts closing including managing the daily transaction tasks of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Asset Management and General Ledger closing
  • Perform monthly and ad-hoc billing, daily receipts updating, issuance of tax invoices and attending to customer queries.
  • Handle accounts payables, verifying and performing payments
  • Assist country head for arrears management
  • Prepare tax filings for district taxes, consumption taxes and withholding taxes
  • Assist in the preparation of separate sets of month-end financial and management reports which comply with international accounting standards as well as with JGAAP (Japan’s generally accepted accounting principles)
  • Prepare budget and forecasts, monthly review of performances and provide analysis to optimize performance and profitability
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, policies, processes and procedures
  • Liaise with external auditor and tax agent on all audit and tax related matters
  • Liaise with Bankers for all banking matters in Japan
  • Review of policies and procedures, initiate and drive continuous process, internal controls and system improvements
  • Assist in other ad-hoc duties as assigned by Supervisor

Requirements: Requirements:

  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years’ of relevant work experience
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Knowledge on consumption tax, corporate tax and withholding tax requirements
  • Well-versed in accounting standards and statutory requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with a keen eye for details
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player who is hands-on, with a can-do attitude and able to work effectively in a team and independently
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and fast learner who is able to work well under pressure to meet deadlines




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