Exempt, Regular, Full-Time
||Manage new accounting system from inception to conclusion including system selection and implementation, adhering to timeline and budget, implementation of new accounting procedures/standards, internal controls, chart of accounts, accounting policies and procedures.
|Essential Duties and
(Include but not limited to the following.
Other duties may be assigned)
- Work with Head of Finance in managing the selection and implementation of a new accounting system for the company.
- Develop and create accounting policies and procedures, new chart of accounts, to ensure compliance with US GAAP.
- Support the implementation of new accounting standards, internal controls, and regulatory accounting.
- Establish, maintain and support compliance with company-wide accounting policies with Senior Accounting Manager.
- Act as the liaison between the company and external accounting/ consulting firms in JSOX and audit.
- Create and submit monthly analytical accounting reports to Head of Finance.
- Interact with company’s external auditors with Senior Accounting Manager.
- Interact with Finance and Accounting personnel from parent company in Japan.
- Perform other tasks as assigned and required.
- Strong technical and analytical skills; comprehensive understanding of accounting, US GAAP
- Knowledge of internal control (documentation experience in JSOX is a plus
- Knowledge of accounting system
- Established project management experience
- Demonstrated strong written communication and presentation skills
- Attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills
- Self-motivated, flexible
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Bilingual in Japanese and English preferred but not required.
- Requires Bachelor’s Degree, Certified Public Accountant, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Accounting, Financial.
Experience in the Pharma industry preferred.
- Successful project management experience preferred, 3-5 years
- Experience in selection and implementation of accounting system