Job Details

Accountant (Financial Reporting) Financial Services Company, Tokyo, Japan
5-0 years
8M ~ 10M Per Year
20 Days Ago
Full Time

Job Description

Overall Job Scope

  • Preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting on both the standalone and Consolidated basis
  • Work closely with the Group companies and the external auditors to close audit in a timely manner
  • IPO preparation, such as IPO filing and dealing with IPO examination
  • Valuation, PPA and Post-Merger Integration of newly acquired companies
  • J-SOX implementation in both Company Holdings’ and group companies
  • Manage daily finance and accounting tasks


Key Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities generally refer to tasks at Company Holdco if not specified otherwise.

1. Financial Reporting & IPO preparation

  • Preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting of Company standalone and assist the preparation of consolidated financial statements (Partners apply IFRS)
  • Working closely with the external auditors and IPO consultants to prepare the annual securities report in compliance with the requirements under Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA).
  • Valuation, PPA and Post-Merger Integration of newly acquired companies
  • Support J-SOX implementation to Company group
  • Support grant reporting
  • Support and establish a system to enable group companies to report their financial results in accordance with IFRS (including acceleration of financial reporting)


2. Accounting & Administrative Tasks

  • Examining expense claims by vendors and employees
  • Preparing journal entries, maintaining ledgers and reconciling accounts for Company Holdco and Company Singapore entity
  • Invoicing and performing intercompany reconciliation
  • Managing remittance and related functions for all banking accounts
  • Assisting tax filing and tax payment
  • Cooperating with other departments to provide necessary information for project management, budget analysis etc.
  • Other ad-hoc activities and tasks as assigned



  • Understand and agree with Company's vision, mission, goals, and values
  • Share and exemplify Company's Guiding Principles and high level of ethical behavior and trustworthiness
  • Be passionate, aspirational, and highly motivated to commit to the goal achievement even in difficult situation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Over 5 years of experience in accounting or financial reporting in compliance with JGAAP /IFRS.
  • Business level in Japanese
  • Conversational level in English with strong interest to acquire business level English skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or Google Spreadsheet


Good to Have

  • Audit or accounting of lending business at financial institutions such as banks
  • Experience in audit or accounting of consolidated accounts or M&A accounting in a trading company or similar
  • Being a Certified Public Accountant is a big plus.
  • The Official Business Skills Test in Bookkeeping 2nd grade or above (日商簿記 2 級以上) is a plus


***This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position. The company reserves the right to revise or change the essential functions and employment standards as the need arises. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.


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