Our client is a global advertising company providing strategic advertising and marketing services through utilizing knowledge and experience it has fostered in Japan (since 1947) and exploiting the accomplishments and know-how so far accrued in its global network.
In addition to having the support of its parent organization (USA publicly-listed), it has won many awards by its own merits and developed a global network of 289 agencies across 81 countries.
They now have approximately 400 employees in Japan and established two other subsidiaries.
Position: Finance Controller
Report line: Finance Director (Japan), CFO (Singapore)
Staff management: 10x
Mandate: Managing both financial and managerial accounting
• Cash control and settlement process(Japanese / US GAAP)
• Create various financial reports including overseas reports.
• Create reports regarding subsidiaries and overseas entities (actual / budget / forecast)
• Tax-related consultation, tax return preparation
• Supports internal audit, SOX audit, and accounting audit (English is used during SOX audit)
• Internal approval processing and accounting support to other departments
Reason for hiring: Replacement
Expected Salary Range: between 15M and 18M total salary (possibly negotiable depending on the candidate experience)
Contract type: Direct-contract/Keiyakushain, yearly-rolling contract with possibility of conversion to permanent
About the CFO:
Based in Singapore, the CFO of Japan also covers the rest of Asia and has been with the company for over 20+ years. He has a proven track record within the company and garnered the trust of his peers in his leadership skills.
About the Finance Director:
Based in Tokyo, with more than 20+ years of experience in corporate finance, the Finance Director has a proven track record and was the CFO at a publicly-listed Japanese media company for 10+ years before joining the company. He is now also a board member of BBDO.
Work location: Chuo-ku
Office hours: 9:30-17:30
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