Lubrizol Cost Accountant, Japan in Tokyo, Japan
Cost Accountant, Japan
Locatio n: Tokyo
Job Title : Costing Accountant
Reporting to (Job Title): Finance Manager
Reporting to the Job Holder (subordinate) : N/A
Provide accurate and compliant cost accounting reporting with Corporate policies and local statutory requirements.
Maintain accurate and compliant physical inventory and fair inventory reserve with Corporate policies.
Ensure timely and accurate payment to optimize cashflow. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure monthly closing and analysis for costing module is performed accurately and timely, including standard cost release, inventory reserve review, PPV review, manufacturing expense absorption review, sales & COGS reconciliation between FI and PA, etc.
Update and maintain standard L&O
Lead annual physical inventory counting & variance analysis and following assets loss document preparation for tax filing
Prepare monthly management reports and provide finance insights for plant actual performance to operation team
Support operation team on plant improvement projects, new product cost estimation, etc.
Perform 3-way match in SAP system for direct purchasing
Arrange payment according to payment term
Analyze GR/IR(Goods Received/Invoice Received) account details every month and coordinate with procurement department/logistic department to close open item on time
Perform account reconciliation monthly for costing and AP related accounts, and can solve open-items on time
Support both external audit and internal audit for costing and AP areas
Any other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS:
Bachelor degree with major in accounting or finance
5 years relevant experiences in accounting or cost accounting in multi-national organizations, with manufacturing experience is an advantage
Good knowledge of local and USA generally accepted accounting principles
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 skill
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