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Job Description

As Head of Finance, play a crucial role in shaping the financial strategy of the company. Collaborate closely with the executive team to ensure financial health & sustainability of the organization.


  • This role is based in a Citi outside of Tokyo, but our client can support with relocation and may also consider subsidising weekly commutation and accommodation for the right candidate.
  • Our client is also looking for someone who can step up into the General Manager or CEO role in the future.
  • Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's business goals.
  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process, providing insightful analysis and recommendations.
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements in compliance with relevant accounting standards.
  • Present financial reports to the executive team, providing strategic insights and actionable recommendations.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks through proactive analysis and strategic planning.
  • Manage and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Engage with external stakeholders, including auditors, regulatory authorities, and financial institutions.

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; advanced qualification in accounting preferred.
  • Proven experience in a senior finance role, with a minimum of 8 years in finance and accounting.
  • Native or near-native Japanese, with a good command of English to communicated with overseas leadership.

Preferred skills

  • Thorough understanding of Japanese financial regulations and accounting principles.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

About our client

A pioneer in the electronics manufacturing industry, specializing in providing high-quality solutions to businesses worldwide.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden