Accountant - Client Accounting

Japan


Due to continued expansion across the Equiom Group, we are recruiting for an Accountant in our Japan office.


Job purpose and overall objective

To deliver high quality accounting services to clients in Japanese and English.

Main or key responsibilities

  • Providing full cycle accounting for clients including daily bookkeeping and monthly book closing
  • Overseeing accounts payable and receivable 
  • Preparing financial statements and other management reports as required
  • Tax filing support
  • Completing accounts reconciliation, ledgers and journal entries
  • Providing support to the tax accountant and closing annual accounts 

Essential experience and qualifications

  • Japanese bookkeeping qualifications (Boki 1, 2, 3)
  • BATIC Qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of Japanese GAAP

Desirable experience and qualifications

  • Previous experience of working with Japanese accounting software
  • Experience gained through an outsourcing company
  • English accounting experience 
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working with accounting entries and preparing full sets of accounts

Personal attributes

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Professional and positive
  • Effective communicator
  • Excellent customer service/people skills
  • Good time management
  • Diligent, with attention to detail
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Desire to learn
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required
  • Good command of written and spoken English

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