Accounting Manager


Tokyo, 13, JP

Req ID:  4590
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

A key manager managing Japan Controllership team with handling general accounting complying with USGAAP/JAGAAP and Tax Accounting, Internal control and providing control and compliance, corporate governance to the company, with reporting to F&C Director.


Universal Accountabilities

Responsible for the management of Schick Japan’s controllership functions, which include General Accounting, Financial Reporting, Taxes, Insurance, Internal and External Audits, including hands on treatment.
Maintain or transform financial control procedures and processes to ensure data integrity for external reporting and statutory reporting as well as full compliance with Corporate policies and SOX requirement
Process all aspects of monthly close of financial records with overall coordination, approving journal entry by F&C team, preparing Journal entry, and reporting to Hyperion with providing financial statement to Controllership management and relevant stakeholders. Prepare balance reconciliation and ensure correctness of Accounting record, following US GAAP/JA GAAP and Tax regulations.
Window and coordination of SOX compliance audit, Tax audit.
Manage the implementation of projects and support of ad hoc analysis
Manage and supervise Controllership team members embedding and enhancing purpose/vision/value of Edgewell/Schick Japan.

Skills & Experience

Human skill for Leadership to manage a team and Stakeholder management skill/experience
Degree holder or equivalent, with major in Accountancy or related disciplines
Minimum 5 years work experience in Auditing or Financial Accounting in MNC
Understanding and experience through Financial treatment, Closing to tax with managing team
Strong discipline and communication skills
Detail oriented, proactive and able to work under pressure
Excellent skills in Excel.  Experience and Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion preferred
Fluent in Japanese and English

Key Stakeholders

·Reports to Japan F&C Director
·Key relationships include APAC Controller, Share service center, Corporate Accounting team
·Internal cross-functional teams: Finance, Supply Chain, Purchase, HR, Marketing, Sales, IT

Important Info

·Tools include Microsoft office applications, PowerBI.
·SAP and Hyperion is the key systems for closing and reporting
·Hybrid working – a great mix of in-person interaction & virtual etc.
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.