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Finance (Accounting) Manager - International FMCG Company

Job Details

Location: Japan
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Specialization: Finance & Accounting, Consumer Goods & FMCG
Reference: BBBH43124_1678774948

The Company

A US manufacturing company (no plant in Japan) in the consumer goods industry with strong brand recognition who are seeking an experienced and capable Finance/Accoutning Manager to lead the accounting team and manage one direct report.

The Role

  • The core funtion of this role will be to lead the accoutning team in Japan whilst managing 1 direct report, with a key upcoming project being to lead the Japan team (and shared bsuiness service centres abroad) in modifying the ERP system for a new expense system implementation
  • Reports to the Finance Director in Japan
  • People management with a willingness and capability to be hands-on

The Successful Candidate

  • Strong people and communication skills for internal (BP for customer service and logistics team) and external (banks, customs, tax office) communication
  • Understanding of USGAAP, JGAAP, Tax, SAP
  • Willingness to be hands-on
  • High Japanese language proficiency and strong business English

Even Better if you have

  • Experience of working for a foreign company
  • Consumer goods accouting/finance experience
  • System implementation experience


  • Tokyo 23


  • 10-15m JPY

If this position is not ideal for you, but you are looking for a new opportunity,please contact us to discuss your options.

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