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Job ID : 1460130 Date Updated : May 8th, 2024
WFH/International Environment

Finance Manager/財務マネージャー

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Meguro-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 13 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Side Business Ok Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring exceptional controllership, including overseeing the monthly close process, ensuring proper controls are in place to protect the Company’s assets, and auditing data to ensure its accuracy
  • Owning the preparation of the annual operating plan for the EF network, and managing reviews to track and update progress against the plan
  • Guiding the business team in planning and executing the launch of new EF sites, including financial plan of the sites and go/no-go judgment calls
  • Championing technology and automation improvements for the finance function, including participating in the implementation of new operational tools
  • Continuously seeking out opportunities for customer experience improvements and cost reduction, and partner with operations leadership to implement the opportunities.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of financial analysts, leading the team and guiding team member career development

A day in the life
On any given day, you may be helping your business partners assess the financial impacts of a new site or initiative, developing financial plans which guide the future development, or exploring your own ideas in how to drive improvements at the EF sites.

About the team
A dynamic, diverse team of financial professionals, currently 20% female and 80% male, who hail from several countries including Japan, USA, Korea, Taiwan, China, Turkey, and Bangladesh. We come from many different academic and career backgrounds--engineering, business and finance, the arts, etc. Both English and Japanese are spoken regularly in our team.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Executive
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 75%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

  • BA/BS degree
  • 7+ years relevant experience in positions that require analysis and reporting financial results
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of business impact and results
  • 7+ years of experience with advanced proficiency in Excel (index, lookups, sumifs, pivots, standard deviation, database connections)
  • 7+ years of experience working with concepts of Generally Accepted Accounting Principle
  • Business communications skills both in Japanese and English (written and oral)
  • Track record of people management.


  • MBA or other advanced degree and/ or Professional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate) + relevant experience
  • Ability to build trust, influence, and guide senior management as well as direct and indirect business owners
  • Advanced problem solving and root cause analysis combined with proven ability to communicate those analysis
  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense; proven ability to manage new ideas and creative solutions
  • Manage and prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, growing and ambiguous environment
  • Experience working with large-scale data and reporting tools (e.g. SQL, Python,Tableau, PowerBI) and other financial systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP)
  • Previous experience in Logistics, Manufacturing or Transportation industry a plus
  • Proven success in people management
  • Excited about working in a diverse group and contributing to an inclusive culture.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Meguro-ku

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 13 million yen
Job Division Accounting and Finance
Industry Retail

Job Category

  • Accounting and Finance > Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Accounting and Finance > Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance > Other (Accounting and Finance)

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese