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Accountant in Chiyoda, Japan (Tokyo)

Our client, a US-based industrial corporation is looking to hire an Accountant to join their team in the Japan office.


The Accountant is essentially responsible for the support of the business by providing operational, tactical, and general support. He/She provides basic accounting support to the Line of Business and is accountable to help the team achieve overall results.


- Responsible for the full spectrum of AP, AR, CL and account reconciliation.
- Ensure month-end closing and proper financial reporting to Management in a timely and accurate manner.
- Support forecasting and budgeting exercise with commercial team.
- Coordinate and liaise with external parties like auditors, tax agents and tax authorities.
- Support decision making in forecasting and weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting by providing timely and concise analysis.
- Assist with month-end closing activities, financial audits and compliance.
- Participate in planning, forecasting, improving and measuring business performance.
- Provide business support including weekly box score reporting, costing, sales/material margin analysis and operational/profitability analysis.
- Actively participate in and contribute to the Sales, Operations and Financial Planning (SOFP) process.
- Participate in opportunity decision-making that includes understanding the impact to the organization.
- Utilize business cost information to recommend and assist with sourcing decisions.
- Assist with appropriate plans and scenarios to improve growth.
- Actively engage in Line of Business lean improvement efforts, including business assessments, kaizen events, projects, rapid improvement events (RIEs) and problem solving, and participate in strategy deployment.
- Support HR administrative activities such as payroll and recruitment.


- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting specialization with minimum 3 years of relevant experience.
- Meticulous and highly organized with an eye for detail.
- Team player and self-motivated individual who is able to work under pressure and within deadlines.
- Good English communication skills, both written and spoken.

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