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G/L Accountant, Japan

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Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Tokyo, JP, 153-0064

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

 

ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Support to provide accurate and compliant financial reporting to meet Corporate and statutory requirements
  • Review Concur reports and ensure accurate booking of T&E expenses to meet Corporate policies and statutory requirements
  • Ensure accurate and compliant Account Payables activities (3rd AP & Vendor invoice input)

 

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Ensure monthly/quarterly/yearly accounting closing steps and support to prepare financial reports timely
  • Ensure compliance with local tax laws and regulations and support to make accurate corporate tax returns timely
  • Consumption tax filings and update the consumption tax rate with appropriate tax code
  • Input vendor invoices into SAP and arrange payment relating to domestic others and taxes according to payment term
  • Analyze GR/IR account details for AP others monthly and coordinate with other departments to close open items on time
  • Perform account reconciliation monthly for AP, tax and others assigned
  • T&E Concur training to new hire and improve T&E check/review process. Also best practices sharing with other Lubrizol locations
  • Maintain GL accounts for LJLI (USGAAP) and LJLS (JPGAAP) in SAP
  • Support annual budget and forecast preparation
  • Update internal control narratives relating to AP and payment
  • Support both external and internal audit for AP domestic others, G/L and tax areas
  • Any other duties assigned by finance manager

 
REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS:

  • Bachelor degree with major in accounting or finance
  • 10 years relevant experiences in accounting & finance
  • Good knowledge of local and USA generally accepted accounting principles
  • Good knowledge of Japan taxation (Corporate, Consumption tax, etc.) is an advantage
  • Good command of Excel and knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Japanese is essential

 

      COMPETENCIES:

  • High integrity and strong ethical values
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong team player with excellent inter-personal and communications skills


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