Accountant / Senior Accountant, Finance

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Date: Apr 9, 2024

Location: Tokyo, JP

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Key tasks:

• Maintain and reconcile balance sheet and general ledger accounts

• Maintain fixed asset ledger

• Reconcile intercompany transactions

• Prepare financial analyses and reports

• Ensure compliance with statutory and legal requirements Contribute to the development of our accounting system, programs, and procedures

• Support to prepare national, local, and other tax returns

• Drive process improvements

• Perform other accounting duties and support other team members as required or assigned


Key relationships:

• Internal: Other business units, Finance Accounting & Group Accounting departments, Group Tax

• External: Vendors, Tax consultant, Auditors



• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance



• Strong knowledge of accounting standard (IFRS)

• Strong mathematical and analytical skills

• Proficient in word and spreadsheet software

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

• Strong understanding of national and local tax regulations

• Knowledge of SAP (S4/HANA) and HFM a plus

• Ability to work independently

• Team player



• 6+ years of accounting experience

• Year-end closing experience

• Experience with financial reporting

• Intercompany accounting experience

• Operational accounting/tax experience with international companies






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  • 経理業務全般 (債権・債務・売上・費用)                                        
  • 伝票起票から売掛金・買掛金管理、月次年次決算業務まで一通りの実務経験に基づいた経理全般の管理あるいは管理の為のサポート経験
  • 仕訳/システム入力処理、社員経費精算、固定資産管理、その他経理付帯業務
  • インターカンパニーに関わる業務
  • 貸借対照表科目の照合
  • 月次年次決算作業、税務申告サポート
  • 外部・内部監査サポート
  • マネージャー及びチームのサポート 



  • 日本法人における全部門
  • 海外オフィス(ドイツ、イギリス、アメリカ、オーストラリア、他)のファイナンス部門・税務部門
  • ベンダー、税理士、監査人






  • 事業会社における6年以上の財務経理経験
  • 外資系企業での財務経理経験
  • ERPSAP S4/HANA)使用経験者優遇
  • 母国語レベルの日本語
  • ビジネスレベルでの英語コミュニケーション能力
  • OAスキル(Excel / Word中級以上、PPT中級以上)


 【その他 必要となるスキル・経験】

  • 外資系企業での経理・税務関係の業務経験
  • 国際会計基準及び日本の税務基準の適切な知識と理解のある方
  • 突発的な業務にも柔軟にご対応いただける方
  • 細部へのこだわりを持ち、志高く自主的にマルチタスクをこなしていける方
  • ボリュームの多い環境下においても高い精度を保ち、期限の厳守を徹底するプロ意識の高い方
  • 論理的思考をお持ちで高い問題解決力のある方
  • チームワークを重視し、関係各所と良好な関係を築きながら業務を進めることが出来る方
  • 向上心があり、会社と共に成長することを望む方




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