Job title : FP&A DIRECTOR
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 16,000,000 - 19,000,000
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Reference : JOB_007678[410]

One of the leading US meical technology company with 1000+ employees and 70 billion yen sales in Japan. They have 40 consecutive years of sales growth and were recently named one of the Best Workplace in the WORLD by Fortune!


Financial Planning

  • Responsible for the end to end Strategy plan and long-term forecasting processes for Japan division
  • Lead and manage the annual budgeting and monthly financial projection processes for the division and partner with BP FP&A Japan to accomplish full Japan financials for actuals, projections, strategic plan and budget cycles.
  • Responsible for the annual Strategic Plan process
  • Support Operations team and functional teams in addressing the financial impact of proposed strategies and assist with target achievements
  • Provide profitability & pricing analysis for Japan division

Management Reporting

  • P&L ownership for Japan division and monthly reporting
  • Effectively communicate and escalate where necessary (financial) analysis to the VP Finance, Stryker Japan
  • Partner with Accounting Director, Japan in the implementation of accounting guidelines and ensure all Company policies are adhered to within the BU.

Financial Analysis

  • Analysis of monthly Sales and P&L and influence of key stakeholders to achieve both financial and non-financial metrics
  • Support Japan President and functional leaders with ad-hoc analysis to drive intelligent decision making, continuous improvement and strategic planning
  • Generate ideas and highlight opportunities to enhance sales and business performance
  • Close involvement in business development and integration activities.
  • Understand root causes of financial results, investigation of budget variances and formulation of recovery plans.
  • Provide details for expense trends, marketing events and activities, demos and other investments.
  • Prepares and interprets operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the progress to financial goals and objectives: Analyze variances between actual and expected financial results. Present monthly financials to BU management.
  • Directly participate in the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial documents/statements.
  • Utilize market intelligence data and reports to perform analysis of competitor's results and evaluate market share position.


  • Build and maintain a strong and engaged team by providing clear leadership and implementing appropriate development initiatives
  • Employ a coaching and mentoring approach and set clear goals and expectations, prioritizing the learning and development of the division FP&A team
  • Promote sharing of expertise within your team, the wider Finance team and stakeholders to achieve the best possible results for Finance.


  • 12+ years related experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent leadership and managerial skills
  • Fluent in Japanese and English
  • Familiar with JGAAP, US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act


  • CPA preferred
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Presentation skills


  • 6 times / month in the office