Bilingual Japanese Finance Director – remote position

An International Company is seeking a Finance Director with Japanese language skill who will be supporting senior management to meet company’s financial goals.


Finances/Accounting Management-70%

  • Ensures timely and accurate financial reporting to the management and the head office.
  • Develops and documents business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation, enforcing accounting regulations, and recommending new procedures
  • Oversee consolidated tax return filing, if any.
  • Oversee preparation of consolidated financials, if any.
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting the company’s accounting policy, GAAP, and tax codes.
  • Manages customer credit to minimize bad-debt expenses
  • Supports communication between the parent company for finance matters
  • Serves as primary government liaison relative to financial issues
  • Updates jpb knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.


  • Design, establish and maintain an organizational structure to efficiently accomplish the department’s goals and objectives
  • Assures work is completed promptly and efficiently
  • Provides training, coaching, counseling, evaluation, and disciplinary actions
  • Communicates and enforces values, policies, and procedures
  • Acts as a mediator between staff and another department when necessary

Other& miscellaneous-10%

  • Provides assistance for Administration Division for payroll, insurance audit, fixed asset management, and annual report filing.
  • Seeks constant improvement, more efficient and less expensive ways and means in work processes.
  • Performs special projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned by senior management
  • Maintains good communication with other management, office staff members, and outside contacts.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures


  • Must speak fluent English and Japanese
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Twelve (12) years of experience in finance and accounting, including eight years of supervisory experience
  • CPA or CMA holder is desirable, but not required
  • Experience in Accounting Software and ERP. Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal