【Flex-time あり!】Accounting Specialist @ 85名 米系ライフサイエンス関連メーカー上場企業!

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 8420914RT

■ 高性能な製品を全国の研究所・大学・病院等に提供しており、その高性能な製品は各方面から高い評価と厚い信頼を得ています!
■ 現在3名のスタッフがA/Fチームに在籍しており、SAPを使用しています。
■ このポジションは経理部門の管理、また日本のにレポートをしていただくお仕事です。
■ アカウンティングチームのナンバー2としてリーダーシップを取っていただくことになりますので、やりがいとメリハリのある環境です!
■ フレックスタイム制度を導入しています。ワークライフバランスを重視している方は必見です! 


Accounting Specialist(米系ライフサイエンス関連メーカー上場企業)

- Lead a small team in ensuring accurate and timely financial closing and reporting for Japan local entity
- Collaborate and co-ordinate with APAC Shared Service Team in Singapore on month end close activities and reviews
- Manage the monthly financial close process, including reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
- Issuing invoices to customers, managing cash collections and performing credit assessment as necessary
- Supervise travel expense reimbursement process
- Ensure accounting principles, practices and procedures are in compliant with Company internal and external requirements such as Sarbanes Oxley and US/Japan GAAP
- Participate in ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including integration of accounting operations with APAC Shared Service and implementation of process and system changes
- Manage external service providers in meeting all local statutory compliance activities accurately and timely
- Review and validate payroll master file from payroll vendor
- Partner with HR and service provider on payroll inquiries from employees
- Other duties/special projects as assigned
 ・ Partner with external tax adviser on tax return preparations
 ・ Participate in financial and tax audit
 ・ Cash flow & Hedge Forecasting
 ・ Other duties and adhoc projects as assigned


- Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
- Minimum 10 years of accounting/finance experience with proficiency in US GAAP and IFRS
- Experience in working in MNC is a must
- Proven experience in managing and driving month end close process
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Microsoft Excel
- Prior experience in SAP
- Highly detail oriented and organized in work
- Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies
- Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, ability to converse in and read Japanese and English is a must
- Proven track record in driving projects and process improvement initiatives
- CPA is a plus
- Experience working with overseas shared service function is a big plus