A Global Logistics Company with a growing presence in Japan is looking for an Accounting and Admin Manager to join their team. This role will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the accounting and finance function.
Perform and manage all functions related to maintaining and reporting accurate and timely financial results, ensuring internal controls and procedures are in place following applicable statutory reporting requirements.
Ensure system of internal control and check is in place for processing invoices (both revenue and cost), receipts and disbursements
Keep senior and station management and personnel informed of financial conditions, activities and trends.
Manage overall AR collection with the aim of zero AR past due and ensuring credit terms and credit amounts are in place and adhered to including oversight of bad debt provision and write offs consistent with company policy
Manage overall cash flow (e.g cash postings, short payments and unallocated cash positions) to ensure timely and accurate reporting and minimize outstanding loan.
Ensures all general ledger account reconciliations are completed in a timely manner including identification and resolution to reconciling items.
Interacts with vendors to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices
Plans and implements AP process improvements to improve efficiency and strengthen controls.
With support from tax agent, responsible for compliance to all tax requirements and reporting, including transfer pricing reporting.
Work closely with Payroll provider to ensure all HR matters are well taken care.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in managing an AR/AP/GL functions
Accounting/ Finance degree or equivalent preferred.
Experience in dealing with foreign currency receivables is a plus.
Working knowledge of the freight forwarding and/or customs brokerage business is a plus.