Lubrizol Accountant, Japan in Tokyo, Japan

<h1 id="job-title" itemprop="title">Accountant, Japan</h1> <div class="applylink pull-right"> <a xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="btn btn-primary btn-large btn-lg apply dialogApplyBtn " href="/talentcommunity/apply/525463300/?locale=en_US">Apply now »</a> </div> </div> <p xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="jobDate" id="job-date"><strong>Date: </strong> <span itemprop="datePosted">Jan 15, 2019 </span> </p>

Location: Tokyo, Japan, JP, 000000

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

BU/Function: Finance

Location:  Tokyo

Job Title:  Accountant


Reporting to (Job Title): Finance Manager

Reporting to the Job Holder(subordinate):




  • Support to provide accurate and compliant financial reporting to meet Corporate and statutory requirements
  • Review Concur reports and ensure accurate booking of T&E expenses to meet Corporate policies and statutory requirements
  • Ensure accurate and compliant Account Payables activities (3rd AP & Vendor invoice input)



  • Ensure monthly/quarterly/yearly accounting closing steps and support to prepare financial reports timely
  • Ensure compliance with local tax laws and regulations and support to make accurate corporate tax returns timely
  • Consumption tax filings and update the consumption tax rate with appropriate tax code
  • Input vendor invoices into SAP and arrange payment relating to domestic others and taxes according to payment term
  • Analyze GR/IR account details for AP others monthly and coordinate with other departments to close open items on time
  • Perform account reconciliation monthly for AP, tax and others assigned
  • T&E Concur training to new hire and improve T&E check/review process. Also best practices sharing with other Lubrizol locations
  • Maintain GL accounts for LJLI (USGAAP) and LJLS (JPGAAP) in SAP
  • Support annual budget and forecast preparation
  • Update internal control narratives relating to AP and payment
  • Support both external and internal audit for AP domestic others, G/L and tax areas
  • Any other duties assigned by finance manager.



  • Bachelor degree with major in accounting or finance
  • 10 years relevant experiences in accounting & finance
  • Good knowledge of local and USA generally accepted accounting principles
  • Good knowledge of Japan taxation (Corporate, Consumption tax, etc.) is an advantage
  • Good command of Excel and knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Japanese is essential



  • High integrity and strong ethical values
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong team player with excellent inter-personal and communications skills
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