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Japanese speaking Finance Accountant, Middlesex

Middlesex | £30-45K/Year | Ref. VAC-13085

A Japanese speaking Finance Accountant is urgently required for a Middlesex based Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products.

Purpose of Role
Create the financial report and budget, reporting & communication with Japan HQ.
Provide the financial service activity to European subsidiaries.

Working hours Mon-Thu 9:00-17:00, Fri 9:00-16:00

Responsibilities
1. Closing quarterly consolidated financial
– Preparation of consolidation package for Sharp Corporation’s consolidation

2. Monthly financial closing
– Make a Journals
– Report actual and forecast of monthly
– Create monthly various managerial reports (P/L, B/S etc)

3. Budget
– Preparation of every half year’s budget
– Report and communication with Japan HQ for approval

4. Settlement daily check
– Check the moving amount of financial activity

5. Set up the settlement schedule and facility limit for European entities
– Set up the settlement day every half year
– Make an approval sheet for loan limit of European entities

6. Financial dealing
– Deal FX for European entities
– Take a procedure for lending and borrowing from European entities
– Relationship with Bank (Bank borrowing, Time deposit, meeting etc)

7. Others
– Preparation of shareholder meeting
– Accomplish organization mission by related results as needed

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Required skills and experience
• Computer literate – especially Excel
• Consolidation Accounting
• Previous finance responsibility
• Must be fluent in Japanese and English (verbal and written)
• Financial dealing knowledge

Behaviours
• Must be highly organised and able to be flexible at month and fiscal end, Budget, P/L closing timing
• Self-motivated and able to work on his/her own as well as within a team
• Good interpersonal skills
• Listens, consults others and communicates proactively
• Resilient and able to manage change constructively
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Cooperates effectively with others across team boundaries

Core Benefits
-25 days holiday entitlement per year
-Life assurance of 4 x basic annual salary
-Pension Scheme
-Child Care Vouchers
-Gym Flex
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