Director of Finance & Operations

Location Tokyo
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Job type Permanent
Salary 10,000,000 - 14,000,000 JPY
Reference 34358


This company is well known globally and has a good presence in Japan. They create and develop well know home items. They have a medium sized office with a friendly work culture. Work from home is available and flex time is on offer.


This role leans toward the commercial side and leading the operational side of the business not so much at a hands on level but on a strategic leadership role. The teams have strong members and good managers and you will be there to make key decisions and leadership. 

    • Lead the FP&A reporting

    • Lead financial reporting into HQ

    • Be responsible for the accuracy of the accounting and operations

    • Lead Japan reporting and reporting into European HQ

    • Lead the Budgeting and Forecasting processes

    • Be a key member of strategic decision making and be the point of decision making for the Operations and Finance teams

    • Manage the Logistics team at a top level

    • Contract analysis and review

    • Work closely with the legal team on key matters


  • Understanding of product focused businesses

  • Business level English and Fluent Japanese Required

  • Experience in a multi-national environment highly desirable

  • Friendly and approachable character type