Accounting Manager / Finance, Conde Nast Japan


Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.
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Accounting Manager / Finance, Conde Nast Japan
Finance conducts the financial and accounting operations of Condé Nast. Areas of responsibility include preparing, collecting and interpreting financial information; preparing budgets, reports, forecasts and statutory returns; conducting financial analyses of proposals, investments and fund sources; managing Condé Nast's taxation affairs; managing cost accounting systems and cash flow; controlling treasury and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. This job family also includes positions responsible for accounting administration activities such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, collections, billing and invoicing.
Financial Controller is responsible for the overall Conde Nast Japan’s financial controlling including the G/L Accounting, B/S management, Tax, Treasury, Intercompany, etc.

• Ensure good overall maintenance of accounting system and processing of daily accounting transactions in compliance with local and group reporting

• Transactional Accounting: Rule based transaction processing, focusing on Accounts payables / Invoicing and receivables / Travel expenses management / General accounting

• Financial Reporting: Prepare financial reports, Maintain reporting systems / Prepare and distribute reports

• Control & Compliance: Set accounting policies, Set policies and monitor compliance / Provide specialist accounting advice / Tax & Treasury oversight

• Overall responsibility for the internal/external audit and tax return

• Treasury management and day to day accounting operational control

• Correspondence with local taxation and accounting issues. Ensure compliance with local taxation and other statutory / government requirements

• Implementation and supervision of adequate internal control and adherence to the company policies and processes

• Ensure the effective implementation of global finance projects and initiatives within the local offices

• Tasks assigned by line manager, or HQ Finance leadership team

Required Skills & Qualifications:

• At least 5 years professional experience in a similar role (financial controller/director) in an international environment (manufacturing work experience is an advantage)

• Knowledgeable on international accounting standards and US GAAP

• Good understanding of ERP system

• Have solid knowledge on accountancy, taxation, treasury management and audit

• Fluency in Japanese and English

• Strong sense of responsibility, good problem solving

• Highly analytical, detail oriented and result focus

• Good bi-lingual communication skills, both verbal and written;

• Good interpersonal skill and team player

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

• BA/BS degree or above majored in Accounting & Finance

• Hold authoritative accounting certifications: CPA will be a plus

Employment status
Permanent employee (with a probation period of 6 months)
including social insurance payments and transportation expenses
2 days a week (Saturday and Sunday), public holidays and New Year holidays
〒150-0002 Osuga Bldg., 2-11-8 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Japan
(10 minutes’ walk from Shibuya Station or Omotesando Station)
Please send the resume in English and apply from here