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Senior Finance Manager - Japan

Senior Finance Manager - Japan

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Twitch Japan GK
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Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. Finance Manager to join our Japan team and help build our Japan entity. This is a highly visible role with exposure to all functional departments. In addition to daily and monthly responsibilities, the Sr. Finance Manager will also execute ad hoc projects and create new processes to support our Japan entity. Our ideal candidate will be equally comfortable working collaboratively in teams and independently, can handle multiple projects at once, and excels when faced with new challenges and problems to solve. The Sr. Finance Manager will report to the International Controller.

  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly, and annual closes while implementing and maintaining adequate mechanisms and forums for reviews, decision making and escalations to US Corporate Finance Team
  • Review and manage monthly balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations
  • Driving standardization and continuous improvement of processes and controls to obtain the highest integrity of financial reporting (US, local GAAP, and management reporting)
  • Driving functional projects on a cross-country level, such as new initiatives and implementing best accounting/controllership practice to enhance and deepen the control environment
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting to US Corporate Finance Team
  • Enhance and improve Oracle system and processes
  • Create ad hoc reports by utilizing multiple databases

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, or related field
  • 10+ years of demonstrable, relevant experience with CPA or equivalent certification, and a knowledge of various GAAP accounting rules including US GAAP and IFRS
  • Fluent English and Japanese required (verbal/written)
  • Strong Excel proficiency required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience from a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm is a strong preference
  • Experience working for a US or International, medium to large fast-paced company
  • Computer literate in general (MS office, Essbase, Cognos and similar)
  • Knowledge of Oracle is a plus
  • Must be energetic and possess drive to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Excellent written, verbal, and listening communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to build good business/working relationships with co-workers
  • Adaptable and flexible to business needs