Work that comprehensively supports tax services for employees who transfer globally and their overseas assets
We support, foreign-owned enterprises that look to make inroads into the Japanese market and domestic companies that look to expand overseas.
You will be required to prepare and file income tax returns and social insurance documentation for foreign nationals employed in client companies and foreign national employees temporarily assigned to their subsidiaries, etc., in Japan, handle their electronic filings and related consultations, respond to other various consultations across a wide range of fields, including gift and inheritance procedures for individuals who own assets overseas, and handle tax examinations, etc.
Overseas training and support systems that ensure fulfillment are also offered. We also offer opportunities to build networks with member firms.
Annual salary plan: 3,500,000 yen to 5,000,000 yen + Full payment of overtime allowance + Year-end bonus
* Including allowances, etc., annual salary for the first year will be “4,000,000 yen or more.”
* 1/16 of annual salary will be paid each month, and a bonus equivalent to two months’ salary will be paid separately in June and December.
* Annual salary will be determined in consideration of experience and capability.
* Year-end bonus: 10% of annual salary in a case where achievement of performance target is 100%
[Specific Job Description]
■■ Since our clients are foreign-owned enterprises, the environment allows for e-mails to be exchanged in English every day. We offer telephone support in English and meetings with clients are held in English.
■■ Overtime work during the busy season (December to March) is 60 to 80 hours/month. Overtime work during the quiet season is 10 to 20 hours/month.
■■ You will take charge of preparing about 20 individual income tax returns (for about 5 companies; 4 to 5 individuals per company).
There may be cases where 100 individual tax returns will need to be prepared for one company, however, a team will be assembled in those situations.
You will be assigned to the Global Mobility Service Tax Services Department.
Currently, five members belong to this Department.
At a mid-career recruitment rate of 100%, persons who have experience in residing/working in the U.S., UK, Taiwan, and New Zealand as well as senior associates from regional taxation bureaus actively collaborate in a professional environment.
This Department has the highest rate of growth within the Grant Thornton Taiyo Tax Corporation.
There will also be opportunities for temporary transfers or employment transfers to member firms overseas in the future.
Requirements for Applicants
Human Resources and Skills We are Looking for
Health and Welfare Benefits
Days Off and Vacation/Leave of Absence
Grant Thornton Taiyo Tax Corporation
We provide comprehensive solutions based on an advanced level of know-how and a wealth of experience in today’s increasingly complex domestic and international taxation issues in line with the globalization of corporate activities and a borderless economic society. Along with our extensive experience in consulting with privately held owner businesses and mid-size companies, we also offer comprehensive tax advice through a combination of tax laws, corporate accounting, commercial law, and audits.
Tokyo Office: Aoyama Bldg. 12F, 1-2-3 Kitaaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061
Osaka Office: Umeda Center Bldg. 25F, 2-4-12 Nakazaki-Nishi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, 530-0015
January 1971 (*Foundation of tax corporation: April 2002)
1,561,000,000 yen (Actual figures for the term ended August 2017)
Number of Employees
Number of staff: 135 persons (as of May 2018)
* 60 men and 75 women, average age 38
Group-wide: 613 persons (as of September 2017)
* Since Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC in the Group merged with YUSEI Audit & Co. in July 2018, there are now more than 1,000 persons in the Group.
Grant Thornton Taiyo
Grant Thornton Taiyo is a member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the world’s leading global accounting organizations.
In addition to providing audit services to publicly listed companies and mid-size companies, we also offer tax and consulting services to privately held owner businesses and mid-size companies. We take pride in our ability to offer top-class professional expertise and service assessments for publicly listed companies, growth companies preparing for listing, financial institutions, educational institutions, independent administrative corporations, public interest corporations, and other clients diversified in scale and business.
As a result of the forward march of globalization, we also provide high-quality services in a flexible and prompt manner leveraging our network of overseas Japan Desks and Grant Thornton’s member firms to meet the needs of today’s internationalized clients. We offer collaborative services such as tax service reviews and due diligence, in cooperation with Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC, a member of the Grant Thornton Taiyo Group. We offer accounting-related services in response to the diverse needs of our customers by utilizing the comprehensive strength of the Group. In addition, we provide related services in business and legal writing, holding seminars, and training through joint planning.
About Grant Thornton
Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading global organizations, comprised of mutually independent accounting firms and consulting firms that offer audit and assurance services, tax and related services, and advisory services. With more than 50,000 employees at approximately 700 bases in over 130 countries around the world, we are next in scale and size to the Big Four. The total annual revenue of the member firms for the term ended September 2017 was 5 billion US dollars, an increase of 4.2% from the previous term.
Member firms in respective countries offer “personal touch” services that meet the needs of each of our clients, ranging across the spectrum from large-scale enterprises to relatively small-scale privately held owner businesses. In particular, our connections with mid-size privately held owner companies are long-standing, where we offer consulting services in accounting, tax, and management in general. Our long-years of experience and expertise have earned us a reputation for value and trust.
History: Grant Thornton International was founded in 1980 through a merger of two accounting firms: Thornton Baker in Oxford, UK and Alexander Grant in Chicago, the U.S. In Japan, Shinko Management Services Inc. (now Grant Thornton Taiyo Inc.) joined as a member of Grant Thornton International in 1988, and a former audit corporation (now Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC) joined as a member in 1994.
Headquarters: London, UK CEO: Peter Bodin