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Job Description

Job Purpose

The Staff Accountant in Tokyo, Japan is responsible for all day-to-day accounting and shared services duties of the Japan legal entity. Work produced must be complete, accurate, and timely, and in compliance with all pertinent accounting regulations , i.e., US GAAP, Japan statutory, Japan tax, and corporate policies & procedures.

• Accounts Payable - vendor Invoices, disbursements (Coding – business unit, company segment, department, object account, affiliate…)
• Accounts Receivable - customer receipts, past-due collection activities
• Employee Expense Claims – audit (based on corporate policies)
• Fixed Assets - additions, disposals, transfers, depreciation
• General ledger- journal entries
• Payroll accounting
• Web-banking and teller-banking
• Procurement-related matters
• Internal and external audit support
• Key account workpaper maintenance (hardcopies & softcopies)
• Global intercompany transactions and reconciliations
• ad hoc... assignments and projects

Knowledge and Experience
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent accounting knowledge and experience
• Minimum 3 years of related experience
• Bilingual: native level Japanese and fluent English
• Hands-on experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud and/or similar ERP systems
• Strong Skills in the following areas:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to master other various software applications
• High attention to detail
• Ability to continually learn
• Organizational skills to balance all responsibilities and tasks at once


This role offers work from home flexibility of one day per week
Tokyo Japan


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