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Job ID : 1329632 Date Updated : April 17th, 2024

Accounting Manager (Tax Accountant)|リモートあり※いわき市の事務所への出社あり Exclusive job

Hiring Company ICE S.p.A
Location Fukushima Prefecture
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 9 million yen

Job Description

To successfully manage the business integration and growth, we are currently looking for an Acccounting Manager to lead our Japan operations.

What we Offer
This job will be an excellent opportunity for anybody interested in working in an extremely successful company backed by a major Private Equity investor and undergoing a massive business transformation to accelerate growth and improve efficiency.

Key responsibilities
The Accounting Manager is going to be accountable for the following activities:

  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions
  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements in a reporting package template
  • Prepare monthly closings with accuracy and timeliness and meet all local statutory reporting requirements.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and analyze BS fluctuations
  • Handle all accounting operations including daily, monthly and year-end closing in compliance with both J-GAAP and IFRS.
  • Prepare annual financial statements and the support documents for audit purpose
  • Prepare regulatory reporting to regulators (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-annually, Annually)
  • Prepare the local tax compliance work, including income tax, consumption tax and property tax filings.
  • Work closely with the tax consultants for tax related provisions and review tax returns/transfer pricing local file
  • Internal control and process improvement management
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Required background
The ideal candidate for this position has:

  • 5+ years proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience in cost accounting preferred
  • Japanese CPA, CTA or equivalent qualification
  • Good knowledge of JGAAP and IFRS standards
  • Knowledge of tax regulation in Japan (Corporate tax, consumption tax and transfer pricing tax)
  • Ability to understand and manage accounting processes independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong MS office skills (Advance Excel skills – highly preferred)
  • Bilingual (English - high business / Japanese - Native)
  • SAP R3/ Hana system user experience highly preferred
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, able to cope with tight deadlines under pressure

Remote work is an option, with occasional visit to office in Iwaki when needed
※ If candidate decides to move to Iwaki, relocation support is provided

About ICE Group

ICE Group is a globally integrated business that collects animal bile and processes it into ingredients used in the pharmaceutical industry. ICE main product is Ursodeoxycholic Acid (UDCA), a key ingredient in drugs treating liver diseases and gallstones. Founded more than 60 years ago, the company is now one of the main player in bile-related products, with a network of specialist facilities around the world to collect and process animal bile safely and securely. We have an established worldwide network of sites to collect and process bile in all the world’s main cattle-producing countries. Our network relies on subsidiaries in Italy, Brazil, India, US, Uruguay and Paraguay.

Since October 2019, ICE Group is owned by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. 

Job Location

  • Fukushima Prefecture

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience ~ 9 million yen
Industry Pharmaceutical

Job Category

  • Accounting and Finance > Other (Accounting and Finance)
  • Accounting and Finance > Treasury, Taxation
  • Accounting and Finance > Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance > Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Banking and Financial Services > Compliance, Audit

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese