Harman international Accountant in Tokyo, Japan


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Date: Feb 23, 2018

Location: Tokyo, Japan, 13, JP

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 106807

Additional Work Location(s) ​​​​​:

Role Summary:

HARMAN is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Accountant is required to work closely with the Sr. Manager, Controlling and Sr. Accountants for the Harman Japan. He/She provides support to the Harman Japan Finance Team regarding accounting and controls and align activities with corporate policy.

  • Responsible for elements within Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

  • Assists general accounting, intercompany activities, and financial operations

  • Ensures procedures and controls maintained to produce reliable, accurate, and timely financial results

  • Implements Company policies and procedures related to financial activities

  • Collaborates on the monthly accounting close and reporting process, insuring reports are timely, accurate, and understood

  • Assists monthly, quarterly, and annual account analysis; creates audit pack reports per compliance

  • Assures company is in compliance with accounting pronouncements and governmental requirements

  • Assits designated projects to improve operations, productivity and profitability in the SBU

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required; prefer degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in similar type position

  • Knowledge and work experience based on Japanese GAAP and IFRS

  • Bilingual (Japanese native & intermediate level English)

  • Knowledge of accounting terminology and definitions

  • Experience and knowledge of SAP or ERP system is preferred

  • Book-keeping knowledge and month-end experience preferred

  • Must have displayed timely and accurate work

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understanding and working in past organizations having centralized and de-centralized structures

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, and perform effectively in a fast-paced matrix environment

  • Capable of handling multiples projects / initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion

  • Proven team player with excellent interpersonal skills who can effectively work with all levels of a global matrix organization

  • Strong analytical skills and proactive communication

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and balance workload to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail, multi-tasking and strong follow through required

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (www.harman.com)

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