Assistant Controller

Location Tokyo
Job type Permanent
Salary Competitive salary
Reference 32323


A world leading logistics business that has been established for over 100 years. This company boasts a
global network of over 300 offices and has a reputation for the highest standards of customer service and professionalism.


  • Prepares daily & monthly Accounts Payable vendor payments on Internet Banking

  • Performs petty cash control including travel expenses settlements

  • Provides cash flow report including short-term forecast to headquarters

  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing relevant accounting information

  • Bank reconciliation

  • Manages booking of accounting entries for GL and AP / AR settlements on time

  • Supports ERP / Accounting system enhancement by liaising with (reporting issues to) IT department in Italy

  • Recommends procedures that may improve workflow and reduce costs

  • Assists Financial Controller as needed


  • Fantastic work life balance

  • Opportunity to develop into a management position

  • Career development support (training and promotions)

  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code


  • 5 years or above of relevant experience in accounting (JCCI Bookkeeping skill test 2nd grade or above preferred)

  • Native Japanese with business level English language capabilities (TOEIC 700 or above preferred)

  • Experience of accounting ERP system

  • Proficient skills at Microsoft Office

  • Experience in working for foreign company preferred

  • Strong sense of communication and good team worker