Finance Transformation Senior Director

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent Foreign Multinational
  • Leading a Transformational Initiative
  • Deep Dive into a Complex Financial Structure

About Our Client

The hiring company is a well-established brand. They are looking for a finance leader to spearhead a transformation initiative, which suggests a desire to modernize their financial operations and potentially gain a competitive edge.

Job Description

  • Lead Transformation Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive plan to modernize the finance function, potentially including new technologies, process improvements, and cultural change initiatives.
  • Technology Implementation: Oversee the evaluation, selection, and integration of cutting-edge financial technologies to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.
  • Team Leadership: Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with senior management across the organization to ensure the finance transformation aligns with overall business strategy.
  • Financial Expertise: Provide expert guidance on complex financial matters.

The Successful Applicant

  • Highly Proficient in Japanese and Fluent in English: The ability to think, speak, read, and write fluently in both Japanese and English is essential for success in this role. This will allow for seamless communication with colleagues, superiors, and external partners in both languages.
  • Financial Expertise: Experience in a senior finance role, with a deep understanding of accounting principles, financial analysis, and potentially experience in complex financial structures of multinational corporations.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and inspire a team of finance professionals, fostering collaboration and a culture that embraces change and innovation.
  • Strategic Thinking: A strong understanding of how financial performance impacts overall business strategy and the ability to provide strategic financial guidance to senior management.
  • Change Management: Demonstrated experience in leading successful transformation initiatives, with the ability to navigate complex change processes and manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Technical Acumen: Knowledge of modern financial technologies and a willingness to leverage them to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to clearly articulate complex financial concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package: You can expect a highly competitive salary commensurate with your experience and qualifications.
  • Leadership and Development Opportunities: This role offers a significant opportunity to develop your leadership skills and take on a high-profile role within a major corporation.
  • Impactful Work: You'll be at the forefront of shaping future financial operations.
  • Work in a Dynamic Industry
  • Potential for Global Exposure

Hai Le
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+81 3 6832 8623

Job summary

Accounting, Audit & Advisory, Tax and Treasury
Financial Controller
What is your area of specialisation?
Transport & Distribution
Tokyo 23 Wards
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Consultant name
Hai Le
Consultant phone
+81 3 6832 8623
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

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