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Senior Accountant for Global Publishing Company
International culture and working environment
Plenty of employee benefits including bonus schemes and work life balance
About Our Client
The client is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing or products for Professors, consumers and students. For finance, they publish many of the textbooks and material used for the CPA examinations. Listed on the NYSE, they employ over 5,000 people globally, and over 50 people in the Japan office. This person will be responsible for the accounting and finance tasks for the Japan region and will report to the Director of Finance in Singapore.
-Completion and submission of financial management reports to Singapore office.
-Completion and filing of all statutory reports and tax filing requirement.
-Review and analysis of financial data
-Project lead and represent Japan office in the implementation of global projects.
-Managing of the outsource accounting firm and expand on opportunity to optimize outsourcing resources.
The Successful Applicant
-3 to 5 years of accounting experience in any industry with a foreign multi-national company (preferred)
-Practical knowledge of US GAAP and JGAAP
-Excellent PC skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, as well as knowledge in accounting system
-Business level in English
-Fluent level in Japanese
What's on Offer
-The company's philosophy is to provide compensation and benefits that are both externally competitive and internally equitable based on job responsibility and individual contribution.
-Their compensation and benefits program is designed to attract and retain the most qualified and highest caliber employees and to support a company culture that rewards contribution and individual performance. This role is eligible to participate in the company's Bonus Incentive Scheme to reward performance and achievement of objectives.
-The company's employees enjoy a range of additional benefits including regular social activities and events throughout the year, product discounts, and support for further education.
-You have the opportunity to move up to management
-International working environment with plenty of opportunity to interact with overseas counterpart
-Their office is centrally located in Tokyo