Japanese-English Translator

Location Tokyo
Discipline Human Resources and Office Professionals
Job type Permanent
Salary 7,000,000 + bonus
Reference 38055


Global accounting firm



  • Produce accurate, idiomatic translations across a range of familiar fields and contexts while meeting reasonable productivity targets

  • Communicate with colleagues and experts, as well as perform research using publicly available information and other resources, to produce accurate translations even in new or unfamiliar disciplines

  • Translate tax, consulting and accounting-related proposals, presentations, memos, position papers and other deliverables

  • Translate internal communications (e.g. announcements, policies, information session materials, training materials)

  • Translate external communications (e.g. articles, marketing materials, media interviews, etc.

  • Self-editing and revision

  • Review of colleagues’ translations to ensure accuracy and consistency

  • Scheduling and progress tracking, including negotiating deadlines/scopes of work with internal stakeholders

  • Provide feedback on translation quality to third-party vendor



  • Native-level English & N1 level Japanese

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a full-time in-house translator or the equivalent, or 5 years of experience as a freelance translator, or an equivalent combination of both

  • Completion of advanced-level formal training in translation, or NAATI or ATA certification

  • Translation project management experience

  • Experience with SDL Trados or other CAT tools

  • Experience working at a tax, accounting, financial, consulting or legal firm (esp. Big Four/MBB/BigLaw)

  • Interpreting experience



Contact NAME: Joseph Kowa



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