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WE’RE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED JAPANESE

ACCOUNTANT TO JOIN OUR DREAM TEAM

WE’RE LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCED JAPANESE

ACCOUNTANT TO JOIN OUR DREAM TEAM

We’re a team of knowledge-rich tax and accounting consultants practicing in the beating heart of Tokyo.

With a commitment to our clients that doesn’t emanate from a desire for profits, we ensure they receive efficient, handcrafted solutions that amplify their achievements and help them step up to the next level.

Seeing them grow is the best motivation you can possibly imagine!

WHY JOIN THE OAO TEAM?

Due to continued success we require an experienced tax and accounting consultant to join our knowledgeable, sociable, and wise to the world team based in Otsuka, Tokyo.

Yes, you can acquire and accumulate tax knowledge while gaining practical experience in accounting for Gaishi-kei, you’ve got our backs! But we also expect you to share your knowledge with our team.

All in all, this is what building a dream team is about!

Our employees are our greatest value and we are always looking for ways to help them develop their roles. Our company offers on-the-job Japanese tax and international accounting training for those who are eager to take the initiative and acquire new skills. This is a valuable investment in your future career development.

Our office is not conventional and we don’t aim to be. Our diverse team is one of the reasons for our success. By accepting global talents, we can innovate and satisfy the needs of our ever-increasing international clients.

Here, at OAO, we fully realize that your commitment and performance directly contribute to the company’s success. That’s why we offer room for your professional growth. You’ll work with smart and passionate people that will support and encourage you on every step of your professional development. Performance-related bonuses are just a little icing on the cake.

We place a high value on your family or private life. We want you to feel at ease here, so our progressive policies, such as  customized holiday schedule, help you successfully balance your private and professional life.

VISION: Our primary goal is to build and maintain the bridge between the Japanese financial system and tax&accounting compliance. At the same time, we focus on sustainable corporate success and aspire to turn OAO into a leading market player.

MISSION: Our clients and their devotion to our company stand at the heart of our strategy. By providing handcrafted solutions and comfortable business environments for our global clients, we turn them into our fans.

OAO’s supportive and experienced senior colleagues, who are always open to new experiences and ideas, are a great motivator for my professional development and desire to take initiative and embrace new opportunities. This is a team inspired by diversity and a burning desire to help you develop your potential. Great people. Great opportunities. Great place to work.

Kei Hashimoto, Office Coordinator

JOB BRIEF

We are looking for trustworthy and highly motivated tax and accounting consultants with strong attention to detail, analytical skills, and a flair for spotting numerical mistakes.

You will work in a team of 2-3 people for each and every client we have, cooperating with other members of the team (if necessary), to ensure the client stays compliant with the Japanese tax system and accounting standards and is able to increase their profits.

As a tax accountant, you will work on various tax reporting, compliance, and planning projects as directed by the senior members in charge along with maintaining some monthly accounting/tax duties. You can expect to work with a large volume of numerical data and handle multiple tasks within deadlines and should also have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and regulations.

Steps in the interview process

We’ll have a combination of a remote and in-person interviews.

Step 1

Video interview
The first interview will be conducted online, via ZOOM (or other platforms)

Step 2

In-person interview
If you pass the 1st interview, we will ask you to come to our office in Otsuka, Tokyo for the in-person interview*.

*If you live outside of Tokyo metropolitan area, coming to the office in person to get hire is not required. Yet, you’ll need to visit our office (and the President!) at least once when your trial period is over and the stay-at-home order experies.

All in all, we’re very flexible. Therefore, if you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to tell us. Let’s talk and discuss how we can calm your worries!

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Converting data from ERP accounting software ( like Oracle, SAP,etc.) to Japanese accounting software ( MJS, JDI, etc.) using MS Excel
  • Gathering, organizing and inputing financial data
  • Preparing periodic reports, such as monthly/quarterly-based trial balance, general ledger, consumption tax list, etc.
  • Computing taxes and preparing tax returns (Corporate tax, Consumption tax, Income tax, etc.); Handling Withholding Tax (salary, professional fees, etc.)
  • Preparing Depreciable Assets Report, Statutory Report (Houtei-Chousho);
  • Year-End Adjustment & Payroll calculations (including social & labor insurance).

Strong educational background in accounting or related field is required.

We also require that you have a 3-month trial period in our company.

  • Holders of the 2nd Grade (minimum) in The Official Business Skill Test in Bookkeeping or equivalent knowledge;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the accounting-related role;
  • Experience with creating financial statements (for Gaishi-kei);
  • Experience with converting data from ERP accounting software ( like Oracle, SAP, etc.) to Japanese accounting software ( MJS, JDI, etc.);
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software like MJS (Mainly MJS; but depending on the client, using TKC or Yayoi accounting software might also be occasionally necessary);
  • Advanced MS Excel skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills;
  • Teamwork;
  • Ability to work under pressure and in global environment maintaining healthy mindset.

What we offer

Annual Salary: 4.5 million yen to 6.5 million yen

The final annual salary amount is determined based on your skills and experience

  • Annual salary rise;
  • Bonus payments (twice a year, in July and December);
  • Health insurance;
  • Employee’s Pension insurance;
  • Employment insurance;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • On-the-job tax and accounting training and support with acquiring relevant certifications;
  • Customized holiday schedule;
  • Possibility of remote work and shortened working hours (upon discussion and agreement with managing director).

Holidays

  • Saturdays and Sundays are free;
  • Summer Holidays;
  • Christmas Holidays;
  • New Year Holidays;
  • Paid vacation/Paid leave;
  • Congratulation & Condolence Leave (special leave for weddings and funerals);
  • *More than 120 days off a year.

Regular Working Hours

9:00-18:00 Monday-Friday
(1-hour lunch break)
Possible overtime work

What we offer

Annual Salary: 4.5 million yen to 6.5 million yen

The final annual salary amount is determined based on your skills and experience

  • Annual salary rise;
  • Bonus payments (twice a year, in July and December);
  • Health insurance;
  • Employee’s Pension insurance;
  • Employment insurance;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • On-the-job tax and accounting training and support with acquiring relevant certifications;
  • Customized holiday schedule;
  • Possibility of remote work and shortened working hours (upon discussion and agreement with managing director).

Holidays

  • Saturdays and Sundays are free;
  • Summer Holidays;
  • Christmas Holidays;
  • New Year Holidays;
  • Paid vacation/Paid leave;
  • Congratulation & Condolence Leave (special leave for weddings and funerals);
  • *More than 120 days off a year.

Regular Working Hours

9:00-18:00 Monday-Friday
(1-hour lunch break)
Possible overtime work

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