Financial Controller - Tokyo, Japan

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Financial Controller - Tokyo, Japan  

An exciting opportunity is now available for a suitably qualified Financial Controller based in Tokyo, you will act as a key point of contact for all day to day responsibility for the financial accounting & reporting function in Japan, Finance support for Functional Leaders and general administration support for the operations in Japan. 

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller (APAC), you will be a leader who can easily communicate effectively to all key stakeholders of the business and implement, monitor procedures of review and areas for continuous improvement.

The APAC Finance Team based in Manila, Philippines office, with team members throughout the region. In the Asia Pacific region, Genesys engages in Sales generation activities, Professional Services, Technical Support, Development and Training through its direct operations and a strong partner network. Genesys has offices in Australia, Japan, Singapore, India, China, South Korea, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia & Indonesia, with a workforce of Circa 1500 permanent staff across the region.

What You’ll Do:

In this role, the primary responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Monthly financial reporting activities in accordance with the Corporate Close schedule tasks & timetable and as directed by the APAC Controller, including:
    • Maintaining General Ledger to trial balance stage on NetSuite (NS)
    • Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations completed;
    • Bank account / Cash balance reporting
    • Work closely with Revenue accounting team to ensure revenue in Japan business is recognised in accordance with US GAAP
    • Interunit Balance reporting and issue of Interunit debit and credit memos
    • Transfer pricing journals
    • Expense Accruals with reference to open PR/ PO’s
    • Monthly financial reports and analysis
  • Treasury activities inclusive of:
    • Cash payments processing including monthly payroll
    • Preparation of Cash Flow forecasts
    • Management of cash balances & bank reconciliations
    • Assist Regional Collections team with Japanese partners and customers
    • Manage local banking relationship with Citibank, our worldwide Banker, and local Banks for tax remittances
  • Local Statutory, Audit & Tax Compliance
    • Management of local taxation requirements for Japan with support and direction from Genesys’ Corporate Tax Team, and external advisers (Income Tax, Service Tax, etc)
    • Prepare “Client schedules” for External Auditors and Tax Advisers for the annual statutory audit, financial statements and tax return and act as primary contact point for questions / additional informational requests
    • Direct and maintain filing system for financial records and supporting documentation (hard copy and digital / computer files)
    • Company Secretarial Duties
    • All other compliance activities for our Japanese entity.
  • Manage local Purchasing & Payables function
    • Raising G&A Purchase Requisitions
    • Creating Purchase Orders
    • Review and post invoices in NS
    • Approve payment run in CitiDirect
    • Corporate policy and tax compliance
About You:
  • At least 10 years of experience in a similar role and CA / CPA Qualified
  • Previous experience working in a remote location is essential.
  • Previous exposure in an international business is highly advantageous
  • Strong communication skills and ability to deal with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to meet/exceed set KPI targets for delivery of reports to management.
  • Experience in commercial negotiations
  • Ability to speak and understand English and Japanese will be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Willingness to get hands dirty and investigate the detail.

Genesys® powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. We put the customer at the centre of everything we do and passionately believe that great customer engagement drives great business outcomes. More than 11,000 companies in more than 100 countries trust the industry’s #1 customer experience platform to orchestrate omnichannel customer journeys that eliminate silos and build lasting relationships. With a strong track record of innovation and a never-ending desire to be first, Genesys is the only company recognised by top industry analysts as a leader in both cloud and on-premise customer engagement solutions.

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Genesys is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. #LI-JM1

Please note that Genesys will not accept resumes from agencies at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Japan.

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