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Job ID : 1292407 Date Updated : December 1st, 2023

Mazars Tax Corporation - Tax Manager /税務マネージャー

Hiring Company Mazars Japan K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 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.


- Tax Manager is expected to deliver high quality of tax advisory services to clients. The tax advisory services include Japanese tax advice with regards to cross-border transactions, M&A (Due diligence and structuring) and Transfer Pricing. 
- Tax Manager is responsible for reviewing corporate tax returns, consumption tax return and individual tax returns prepared by staffs and providing necessary instructions to improve quality of the work. For the tax compliance engagement which requires high level of knowledge and good experience, Tax Manager needs to be involved into preparation of tax returns and other deliverables. Hands-on management style is required.
- Tax Manager is responsible for proactively interacting with clients to keep good relationship and developing business.
- Tax Manager is responsible to assist Tax Partner in developing tax business and managing Tax team of Mazars Japan.
- Tax Manager is required to update continuously the knowledge about Japanese tax, international tax and financial accounting. 
- Tax Manager is expected to lead team members by fostering good relationship with team members and achieve goals as a team.

- High-level of knowledge and strong experience in Japanese tax.
- Strong project management, analytical and communication skills.
- Business level of oral and written English skill.
- Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
- Professionalism, integrity and trustworthiness with a cooperative attitude.
- Strong organizational skill and attention to detail.
- CPTA or CPA license of Japan or equivalent experience is required.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


At least 7-8 years’ experience in Japanese Corporate Tax compliance work (ideally including Individual Income Tax-related work) in an accounting firm.

CPTA (“Zeirishi”) license 

-    Fluent Japanese
-    Business level English preferred

The Tax Manager is responsible for delivering high quality of tax advisory service in multiple engagements and responsible for supervising tax compliance work, including corporate tax return and individual tax return, prepared by staffs.

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 8 million yen ~ Negotiable, based on experience
Job Division TAX

Job Category

  • Consulting and Certified Professions > Financial Consulting
  • Accounting and Finance > Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Consulting and Certified Professions > Business Strategy Consulting
  • Accounting and Finance > Corporate Finance, Financial Controller
  • Accounting and Finance > Treasury, Taxation