－ Financial Controllership: full compliance with internal reporting and tax reporting; dealing with internal audit and tax authorities; making sure appropriate internal controls are in place.
－ Financial Planning ＆ Analysis: for all businesses in Japan, in charge of delivering the financial budget and forecast with the businesses, analyze variances for all business units and functions and support businesses in managing the risks and opportunities within the business.
－ Business Partnering with local BU CEOs: gathering inputs, analyzing trends to compile and raise risk alert, and directly responsible for financial risk control. Be the trusted advisor to the CEOs on matters of significant relevance to the business and Finance.
－ In charge of projects in Finance and support relevant business projects where Finance input/advice if useful.
－ Lead the Finance team effectively in delivering Finance goals and drive continuous team development in Japan.
－ Collaborate effectively with Regional Finance of the company as well as Regional FP＆A of respective businesses in the company.
－ Collaborate and when relevant lead an effective shared service function within the company for greater efficiency and effectiveness for the business.
－ Prior proven experience at a Financial Controller level in a shared services and/or complex matrix reporting environment, managing multiple stake holders
－ Effective management of Financial Planning ＆ Analysis function with various businesses and stakeholders with focus on effective business understanding and communication with stakeholders and regional functions
－ About 8 － 10 years experiences in a similar, or substantially similar role with MNCs in Japan or region Asia
－ Deep understanding and experience with U.S. GAAP and IFRS; CPA qualification is strongly preferable, though not need to be licensed to practice
－ Professional level understanding of relevant taxation knowledge and experiences, dealing with local Japan tax authorities, including transfer pricing audit
－ Effective team leadership skill
－ Language: fluent in both Japanese （preferred） and English （pre－requisite）.
－ Computer skills: Advanced level of competency in MS－Office