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Accounting Manager

Job Seekers Japan Finance & Accounting Retail

Job Summary

  • Tokyo
  • Permanent
  • BBBH748821
  • Aug 16, 2020
  • ¥11M to ¥14M
Job Description

Global sporting apparel brand seeking finance professional to drive collaboration, business partnering and process excellence


  • Execute accounting processes and maintain effective internal controls around the tracking and accounting for revenue and related reserves in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Lead and manage the revenue accounting team through the complete month end accounting close process in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring appropriate financial controls, procedures and efficiencies are in place.
  • Lead and manage the revenue accounting team in day-to-day accounting operations and establish processes as needed to handle and enable new transaction streams.
  • Partner with finance planning and other business counterparts to drive financial statement accuracy, forecast accuracy and informed business decisions, while enabling the execution of strategic and financial initiatives.
  • Completely quarterly requirements to assess revenue recognition for a dynamic and significant customer population.
  • Evaluate customer arrangements for proper revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP and company Global Accounting Policies.
  • Partner with Finance, Legal and Sales, and serve as the accounting focal point on revenue recognition.

Required skills

  • Retail and/or wholesale revenue experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company.

Preferred skills

  • Exposure to ERP accounting and finance systems such as SAP or Oracle is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks and opportunities with senior leadership team.
  • Proven ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience, including meeting facilitation and presentations.

Personal Attributes

  • Proven ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers, preferably inclusive of navigating a large corporation.
  • Transformative, process oriented and forward thinking mindset.

About our client

Global sporting apparel brand with extremely strong brand penetration in Japan

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Brendan Walsh
Brendan Walsh
  • Associate Director | HR and Finance & Accounting Recruitment
  • 81 3 4550 6587