Job Summary

Our client, a prestigious international hospitality provider, is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their team in Tokyo, Japan.

The Financial Controller will have overall responsibility for financial accounting and planning activities for various entities within the group.


  • Manage all financial accounting activities including General Accounting & Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable, to generate process efficiencies
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to create and implement overall strategic financial accounting plans
  • Review annual business plans, operating budgets and capital budgets for all entities within the group
  • Ensure all finance-related transaction processing is completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Strategic input or the forecasting and budgeting process
  • Financial reporting responsibilities to present to senior management
  • Implementation of service level agreements and internal controls for financial accounting
  • Review policies and procedures to ensure compliance and operational efficiency
  • Spearhead compliance to Standard Operating Procedures and statutory requirements for tax reporting and planning
  • Manage filing of income tax in cooperation with tax authorities and external tax consultants
  • Ensure key risks are identified, monitored and resolved
  • Manage dividend repatriation, capital reductions and repatriation and liquidation of the companies
  • Maintain commercial relationships with external parties as required
  • Support activities relating to due diligence and M&A


  • Experience in Financial Accounting is essential, ideally within the real estate or hospitality industry
  • Undergraduate degree is required, and MBA, CFA and/or CMA preferred
  • Understanding of basic financial concepts
  • Fluency in Japanese is essential, including ability to understand and create Japanese documentation
  • Fluency in English is also required
  • Takken and securitization master and other appropriate licenses

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Job Summary

Reference: 10015

Sector: Banking and Finance

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + benefits

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 17 Jul 2019