Key strategic and business role
Lead financial and accounting processes to ensure compliance with corporate and local policies, statutory requirements, and in respect to U.S. & Japan GAAP.
Coordinate month end close process to ensure timely close and financial reports preparation with balance sheet analysis.
Coordinate independent auditors and audit-related accounting matters.
Payment and calculation of all local taxes.
Assess and make provision for taxes payable.
Provide required information for the analysis of transfer prices.
Coordinate with taxation auditors and on taxation audit-related matters.
Maintain fixed asset register.
University degree (ideally in accounting or equivalent): Advanced degree preferred; Professional qualification such as Certified Public Accountant “ … is a plus.”
Minimum 10+ years in accounting/finance field; Demonstrate strong financial and analytical skills at all levels of reporting; Experience with U.S. GAAP, Japan accounting standards and taxation.
Native Japanese; English language skills in communication, reading and writing (TOEIC 700+).
Apex is an executive search firm specialising in the recruitment of bilingual professionals from mid to senior level management positions for the Japan market.
At Apex, we believe that great personnel are priceless and we are passionate about finding the very best person for your business. We provide our clients with a profound recruitment advantage because our consultants are experienced, as well as industry specialists with an in-depth understanding of the industry, market trends and human capital.
Apex works closely with multinational companies already established in Japan, as well as start-ups looking to grow in the Japanese market.