Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Finance & Accounting
Salary : 16,000,000 - 22,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_008052[12]

We are partnering with a Fortune 100 FMCG company for an Head of Business Development Finance with a deep understanding of Japanese business practices, industries, and accounting standards. The ideal candidate will possess active certifications, such as a J-CPA, US-CPA, and or Chartered Accountant. This role includes strategic elements to support ambitious growth and development objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Strategy: Develop and execute financial strategies that align with expansion and transition plans in the Japanese market. This includes leveraging expertise in manufacturing sectors.
  • Market Expansion: Contribute to growth initiatives by providing financial insights and guidance for new investments, acquisitions, and market expansion opportunities.
  • Accounting Expertise: Ensure adherence to local and international accounting standards, including J-GAAP, US GAAP, and IFRS reporting.
  • Global Partnership: Continue to serve as a global service coordinating partner for multinational priority accounts and global clients, playing a pivotal role in the company's global operations.
  • Leadership and Team Coordination: Continue to exhibit strong leadership and communication skills to coordinate engagement teams, both local and overseas, and work collaboratively with complex client organizations.
  • Innovative Solutions: Maintain a proactive approach to problem-solving and demonstrate a persistent commitment to achieving strategic objectives.


Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Strong educational background
  • Certified accountant is preferred but not mandatory
  • Language Proficiency: Japanese: (Native) English: Advanced 

Additional Information

Strategic Vision: The Head of Business Development Finance will work closely with the executive team to shape and execute the financial strategy that supports long-term growth plans in Japan.

Career Progression: This role is an ideal stepping stone for an executive with aspirations to become a finance director in the future. You will have the opportunity to build a strong candidacy for the CFO role as you contribute to the company's financial and strategic growth.