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Company: Brown-Forman
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Role Scope:
● Manage day-to-day accounting matters in timely and accurate manner
● Manage administration of the country operation with supervision of Finance Manager
● Assist in preparation of monthly management reports (including P&L and GL reconciliations)
● Assist in preparation of Annual Financial Statements, Tax Return and Budgets

Key Responsibilities:

Daily and Monthly Finance Responsibilities:

● Prepare vouchers for vendor payments and expense reports

● Coordinate expense reports supported by Concur

● Prepare the payment record in e-banking

● Management of A&P file shared with Marketing team and Sales Planning team

● Help T&E control by providing necessary information in timely manner

● SG&A reporting and contact point for SG&A queries

● Generate weekly / monthly depletions / inventory reports

● Prepare Monthly Package, including BS, PL, and TB

● Prepare supporting documents for monthly reconciliation

● Other Ad hoc Quarterly

Quarterly Finance Responsibilities:

● Assist with SG&A Projection preparation and reporting

● Assist in A&P and rebate Reconciliation

● Other Ad hoc

Annual Finance Responsibilities:

● Budgets – assist with preparation of budgets and input into Jedox.

● Assist in Tax Return – preparation, review with the accounting firm

● Other Ad Hoc

Office Facilities & Support:

● Manage all office facilities, supplies, and equipment

● Liaise with building management on the upkeep of office areas

● Help IT problem solving for colleagues

● Manage acquisition of new technology hardware

● Receive guests visiting the office as required

● First contact of Corporate IT & HR team

● Provide translation assistance to Japanese field team when working with HQ requests.

● Plan and manage meetings of visiting company executives

Qualifications & Requirements:

● Accounting qualifications (Nissho Book-keeping 2 nd Grade)

● 3-5 yrs experience in a similar role

● Ability to work under constant deadlines

● Superior oral and written communications skills – English & Japanese fluency

● Excellent PC skills in Excel

● Experience in the FMCG or liquor industry highly regarded

● Knowledge of SAP or similar accounting software

● Knowledge of Yayoi Kaikei or similar accounting software

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