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Job ID : 1464381 Date Updated : May 16th, 2024

Accountant / Senior Accountant, Finance

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

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Flex Time

Job Description

Key tasks:
• Maintain and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts
• Maintain fixed asset ledger
• Reconcile intercompany transactions
• Prepare financial analyses and reports
• Ensure compliance with statutory and legal requirements Contribute to the development of our accounting system, programs, and procedures
• Support to prepare national, local, and other tax returns
• Drive process improvements
• Perform other accounting duties and support other team members as required or assigned

Key relationships:
• Internal: Other business units, Finance Accounting & Group Accounting departments, Group Tax
• External: Vendors, Tax consultant, Auditors

About Springer Nature Group
Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 180 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

• Strong knowledge of accounting standard (IFRS)
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Proficient in word and spreadsheet software
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong understanding of national and local tax regulations
• Knowledge of SAP (S4/HANA) and HFM a plus
• Ability to work independently
• Team player

• 5+ years of accounting experience
• Year-end closing experience
• Experience with financial reporting
• Intercompany accounting experience
• Operational accounting/tax experience with international companies

At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/taking-responsibility/diversity-equity-inclusion

If you have any access needs related to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please contact us so we can make all necessary accommodation.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
  • Hibiya Line, Kamiyacho Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours 09:30 - 18:00
Holidays 完全週休二日制(土日祝)
Industry Publishing, Printing

Job Category

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

Company Details

Company Type International Company