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Job ID : 1453256 Date Updated : April 10th, 2024

Head of Finance

Hiring Company American motorcycle manufacturer
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

【JOB RESPONSIBILITIES】

  • Accounting. Ensuring that transactions are accounted for correctly, both under US GAAP and Japan GAAP (using non-leading ledger in SAP). This extends across AP, AR, General Ledger and associated areas. 

  • Compliance. Ensuring compliance with our financial policies, such as SOX and FCPA but also with local statutory filings, including direct (corporate income) and indirect taxes (consumption, withholding taxes, transfer pricing), partnering closely with Corporate Tax team and external consultants to ensure optimal tax efficiency and compliance.

  • Controls. (i) appropriate operational controls are in place, such as pricing controls, contra-revenue spend controls, expense approvals etc., (ii) relevant our controlling frameworks are applied and (iii) risks are identified and subsequently remedied.

  • FP&A. Closing the financial books and providing latest full-year estimates at each month-end, annual budgets, mid-year forecasts, pricing as well as associated analysis.

  • Business Partnering. Supporting the MD through analysis of actuals, support in devising and controlling actions to drive business results and to generally deliver against agreed upon targets.

  • Cash Forecast. Keeping the healthy local cash position, partnering closely with Corporate Treasury, through appropriate Cashflow forecasts with insightful projection along with business & Intercompany requirements, duty, import consumption tax, and dividends / loans.

 

【REQUIREMENTS】

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Finance, Accounting is Required.

  • CPA or any other relevant professional accounting certification preferred.

  • MBA and other professional financial qualifications such as CFA / CMA / CIA a plus.

  • Fluent spoken and written English

  • 10+ years of related experience, specifically in financial accounting and business controlling.

  • Would need to have working experience in Japanese corporate / international tax (direct / indirect) and transfer pricing.

  • SAP ECC (FICO) and BPC / EPM experience highly preferred.

  • Proven experience in leading a high performing team (direct reports / peers)

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and tight timelines.

  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated especially at senior leadership levels.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 10 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Industry Automobile and Parts

Job Category

  • Accounting and Finance > Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Accounting and Finance > Corporate Finance, Financial Controller
  • Accounting and Finance > Other (Accounting and Finance)