Corporate Finance Manager


Function: Finance
Reports To: Head of Finance Japan
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Entity: Imperial Tobacco Japan K.K.

Role Purpose

  • To ensure periodic reporting to Group Finance.
  • To coordinate day-to-day accounting operations ensuring Group finance policies and local tax requirements.
  • To provide ad-hoc financial analysis and support to the local management.

Key Responsibilities

Management of Accounting practices

  • Produce timely, informative Management Accounts that reflect the performance of the business.
  • Manage the Company's monthly reporting process to meet Local/Division, Group and local tax requirements.
  • Ensure statutory reporting and tax filing liaising with external tax accountants.
  • Support annual Business Planning submission, liaising with stakeholders.
  • Deliver quality and value added financial information and analysis for General Manager, Sales and Marketing team and Head of Finance in Japan for decision making.
  • Maintain close relationships with Group Finance, Divisional Finance and local operational team, and provide assistance to local team when they have queries with Group policies and requirements.
  • Maintain proper internal control and compliance and make recommendations for cost control and profit improvement to the market managers.

Working Capital

  • Manage Working Capital Forecasts to ensure forecasts are accurate and performance against forecast is explained and reported within Region/Group requirements.

Capital Expenditure

  • Review and manage local markets master files and investment approval process to ensure compliance to Group policy, financial accuracy and timely approval.

Project

  • Monitor and ensure that ITG Code of Conduct and Sales Integrity policies and processes are fully complied.
  • Support the team in ad hoc project analysis with objective of maximising profit and improving efficiencies.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required

  • Possesses a University degree or equivalent professional qualification in the finance discipline.
  • At least 5 years broad financial experience in a substantial sized company with a sound understanding of all levels of the tobacco business and environment.
  • Should be systems oriented and feel comfortable managing the operation of software packages.
  • Independent with strong analytical, strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong negotiating, interpersonal, communication and influencing / persuading skills are required.

Working Relationships

Internal:
Group Finance in UK and Cluster Finance in Taiwan
Local Management Team in Japan
Operational Teams (i.e. Finance, Supply chain, HR, IT etc) in local market

External:
Principal liaison with Consultants, Customers, Suppliers, Government authorities & Banks


Apply now by sending your application to: hr@jp.imptob.com