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Finance Manager (Renewable Energy)

Job Description

Job Purpose:
With the rapid growth of business in Japan, our client who is a leading player in the Renewable Energy industry is looking to hire an experience Finance Manager based in their Tokyo office.
Responsibilities:
* Review and approve accounting entries in Microsoft Dynamics ERP
* Review monthly reporting submitted to regional finance team for review
* Review tax filings and returns (e.g. withholding tax, consumption tax, annual tax returns etc) in Japan
* Submit tax filings on time and ensure compliance with local tax laws
* Ensure timely and accurate closing of finance, tax and accounting activities monthly and report to regional finance manager
* Collaborate with accounting, tax and other functions with relevant parties in the regional offices
* Complete year-end audit and report to regional finance manager
* Ensure inter-company and intra-group transactions are booked and reconciled timely
* Ensure Japanese regulatory and statutory reporting is prepared and submitted on time
* Ensure finance governance compliance with local rules and regulations and financial reporting standards
* Involve and support regional finance projects and initiatives


Requirements:
* Degree in accounting/finance
* Professional qualification (e.g. CPA) is preferred
* Relevant working experience in multi-national companies
* Minimum 5 years of operational accounting relevant work experience
* Prior big 4 accounting firm experience
* Hands-on experiences of accounting systems and good knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is a strong plus
* Good knowledge of IFRS and Japan accounting, tax rules and regulations requirements
* Experience with renewable energy business is preferred
* Good understanding of Japan local laws, tax regulations and accounting standards
* Ability to work independently as well as with the Team and comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
* Good analytical and communication skills are required as well as advanced skills in stakeholder relations
* Good verbal and written proficiency in English and Japanese


Nathanael Steiner
Reg No: R1111482
Xcede Group Pte Ltd
EA Licence No. 16S8096