Lubrizol G/L Accountant, Japan in Tokyo, Japan

G/L Accountant, Japan

BU/Function: Finance

Locatio n:   Tokyo

Job Title: Accountant

Reporting to (Job Title): Finance Manager

Reporting to the Job Holder (subordinate):

No

ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • 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 (3 rd AP & Vendor invoice input)

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS:

  • 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

COMPETENCIES:

  • 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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