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Job ID : 1143258 Date Updated : September 23rd, 2021

Outsourcing Senior/税務会計シニアスタッフ 【ビジネスレベル英語力】

Hiring Company Mazars Japan K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Flex Time

Job Description

Mazars is a leading international audit, tax and advisory firm, aspiring to build the economic foundations of a fair and prosperous world. Operating as a united partnership, Mazars works as one integrated team, leveraging expertise, scale and cultural understanding to deliver exceptional and tailored services in audit and accounting, as well as tax, financial advisory, consulting and legal services*. 

Founded in Europe, Mazars is present in over 90 countries and territories, with 40,400 professionals – 24,400 in our integrated partnership, 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance – dedicated to helping clients make the most of business opportunities and operate with confidence. 

 *where permitted under applicable country laws.

Mazars Japan
Mazars Japan is a Tokyo-based provider of auditing, tax, accounting and advisory services with a difference.

Mazars has been established in Japan for over 25 years and has a particular niche servicing foreign companies in Japan, as well as increasingly assisting Japanese companies both in Japan and also with their expansion overseas. Mazars is now an alternative choice of high quality international CPA firms in Japan.

On one hand, Mazars is able to service its large international clients with assurance and dedicated tax services. On the other hand, Mazars is an important provider of a one stop outsourcing services, helping companies establish their businesses at the beginning and then helping them improve their performance over a longer time span.

Reason to open the position
Organic growth of our business requiring us to expand the number of professional staff to deliver services to our clients.

Job Description

  • Preparation/review of bookkeeping and monthly accounting reports
  • Preparation of year-end statutory financial statements
  • Preparation of Corporate tax, Consumption tax and other tax returns
  • Preparation of information returns and fixed asset returns
  • Day to day communication with clients
  • Supporting the Team Manager with planning, new client onboarding and internal projects
  • Support, train and oversee junior staff members

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level High-School or Below
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 4 years work experience in an accounting position
  • Bookkeeping Certificate level 2 (Boki 2) or equivalent
  • Reasonable understanding of Japanese taxes: corporate, consumption, and withholding tax
  • Some experience in the process of preparing corporate and consumption tax returns
  • Some experience in the process of preparing information returns and fixed asset returns
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Excel
  • Good analytical and communication skills
  • Proactive and well-organized
  • Good problem-solving capability

Preferred Requirements (nice to have)

  • Tax Accountant certificate holder or having passed some subjects towards it or currently studying for it
  • Some experience of working in a Tax Accounting Office with exposure to inbound tax matters for international clients
  • Ability to use international ERP systems (SAP, NetSuite, Oracle, Xero etc) as well as Japanese tax filing software
  • Some experience in English communication regarding accounting and Japanese tax matters
  • Some experience of supervising junior staff members
  • Interested in career development in the outsourcing field and looking to widen skills and experience

Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


  • Probation period: 3 months 
  • Possibility of salary raise depending on Annual performance evaluation
  • Flex-time work system (Core time: 10:30 to 16:30) including Work from Home option
  • Training with internal and external trainers
  • Support and other incentives to employees studying for professional qualifications

Interview Process

  • First interview with Managers
  • Second interview with Partner
  • Tests of Excel knowledge, Accounting and Japanese Tax

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Hiring Company Information

Mazars Japan K.K.

Outsourcing Senior/税務会計シニアスタッフ 【ビジネスレベル英語力】 Job Information | Work in Japan · Jobs with International Companies · Jobs that Use English · CareerCross

Company Description

Mazars is an international audit, tax and advisory firm committed to helping our clients confidently build and grow their businesses.
We have come a long way since Robert Mazars set up his accountancy firm in Rouen, France in 1945. From these modest beginnings, Mazars has grown into an international group comprising over 40,000 professionals across more than 90 countries and territories, including 16,000 professionals through the Mazars North America Alliance.

Our unique integrated partnership spans all continents:
90+ countries and territories
40,000+ professionals worldwide

Mazars specialises in providing business services to a wide range of international companies doing business in Japan.

Mazars also play a key role in supporting many large Japanese companies that use Mazars services overseas, particularly in Europe and Asia. Whether a company is local or international, Mazars in Japan can be of assistance.


Running or growing a business is tough enough without the burden of administration, accounting and ever-changing legislation.
Tax Services
With presence in major economies of the world, we understand the complexities of tax in today’s global economic climate. Mazars Japan works closely with our offices in other countries in delivering professional services through multi-lingual teams experienced in both international and local requirements and regulations. Our Tax Advisory Services comprise Corporate Tax Compliance and Support,...