|English: Business Level, Japanese: Business Level
Japanese logistics company is seeking an Bilingual Accounting Assistant Manager!
This position is responsible for supervising the actives of accounting staffs, performing high-level accounting functions and
supporting the Accounting Manager in managing the day-to-day operations of the department.
1. Supporting Accounting Manager and Departmental Operations
a) Supports the Operations Department and Accounting Manager to ensure smooth process
b) Supports the Operations Department and Accounting Manager to complete the payments and billing activates related to
c) Supports the Accounting Manager to ensure that all general ledger accounting functions as well as month-end, quarter-end and
year-end close responsibilities are completed timely for all accounting teams through collaborating and communicating deadlines
d) Assists with the confirmation of sales revenue
e) Follows USA GAAP and operational compliance requirements as necessary
f) Manages and reports cash flow, bank transaction, and cash disbursement to management
g) Performs audit correspondence
2. Coordinates Accounts Payable/Receivable Functions
a) Coordinates accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
b) Ensures the accuracy of work performed by subordinate staff
c) Delegates assignments for accounts receivables
d) Reviews accounting system transaction
e) Reports accounts receivable, accounts payable, and exchange rate as company rate weekly
f) Troubleshoots all accounting problems in a timely manner.
3. Performs Accounting Functions
a) Analyzes accounting records to ensure that accounting functions are performed according to the Company’s needs and strategy
b) Prepares accounts and records for Management
c) Compiles records of present and past operations, trends and costs
d) Compiles budgeting data to measure the Company’s activities
e) Provides recommendations to Management
4. Supervises staff
a) Provides direction and delegates tasks to subordinate staff
b) Reviews the staff’s completed works for quality and accuracy
c) Trains staffs to increase productivity as necessary
d) Provides subordinates with regular feedback
3. Essential Job Requirements
Physical Requirements and Working Environment
1. Physical Requirements
a) While performing the duties of this job, the Staff Member is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The staff member is
occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to pick-up, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
b) The staff member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
c) This position requires vision abilities such as close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
2. Working Environment
a) The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate (i.e. working in a business office with computers, printers, and
telephones) and occasionally noisy (i.e. working in a warehouse environment with various equipment, machinery and trucks).
b) The Staff Member may be required to work beyond normal business hours when necessary.
Experience/Minimum Qualifications Needed
1. Language Skills
a) Ability to read and interpret general business documents, forms and instructions in English and Japanese
b) Ability to write reports, business correspondence in English and Japanese
c) Ability to effectively respond to questions from Management, Managers, Staff, clients, and the general public in English and
d) Ability to communicate verbally in English and Japanese and in writing to individuals and groups in English and Japanese
e) Ability to effectively deliver presentations to Managers, Staff, clients, and the general public in English and Japanese.
4. Computer Skills
a) Ability to use a computer and such applications as Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook and be able to design custom
reports as necessary.
b) Ability to use Company’s Database program for Logistics Operations and Accounting Software
c) Ability to deal with internal IT System to update information.
5. Other Skills
a) Must have in-depth knowledge of accounting practices and principles.
b) Must have supervisory skills and managerial experience.
1) Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college or university in accounting, finance or related field.
2) Three to six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education