Japan Accounting Manager
Responsible for all accounting and finance functions in a global asset manager
Part of a small team in Japan with support from global HQ.
About Our Client
Our client is a leading investment firm with over $100 billion in funds under management. They have a strength in real estate and infrastructure, and specialist expertise in fixed income, equities and multi-asset solutions. Their experience and leadership across asset classes not only provides insights into ever-changing markets, but also means they are at the forefront of developing contemporary investment solutions for clients.
Performs effectively all general ledger related accounting functions.
Support the team in maintaining and managing the finance/business relationship and the management of business.
Ensure adherence to the Financial Control Framework Standards implemented by HQ.
Ensure adherence to the capital adequacy ratio calculation and reporting to the regulator
Year-end closing in conjunction with the statutory auditor and an accounting firm.
Prepare and lodge Business Reports, Annual Reports and other finance-related reports.
Support the management by managing and analysing managerial financial data.
Company tax practice (corporate tax, consumption tax and transfer pricing) in conjunction with an tax accounting firm
Other accounting-related tasks (intercompany loan, dividend, transfer pricing)
Correspond to accounting and tax-related queries and requests from various parties
The Successful Applicant
Strong first-hand experience in J-GAAP based accounting of a Japanese subsidiary of a global financial institution
Understanding capital adequacy ratio calculation in securities companies under the Financial Instrument and Exchange Act
Experience in tax returns and tax provision calculation.
Experience in regulatory reporting such as business reports and annual reports
Experience in integrated accounting software
Good communication skill with the offshore headquarter
Team player and ability to work within a matrix reporting structure
Ability to implement practical business processes
High level of written and verbal communication skills both in Japanese and English
Qualification in Accounting such as US or Japan CPA is preferable
What's on Offer
Opportunity to work as part of a small, results focused organisation with oversight of all accounting and related functions.
Competitive salary package
Interaction with overseas colleagues