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<IKEA Japan/Chiba> Accounting & Reporting Specialist Full-Time

Hamachō, Chiba - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description


AQualification requirements:
• 5 -10 years of accounting and/or tax experience
• Knowledge of IFRS, JGAAP, Japanese tax law, and financial reporting
• Fluent in English and Japanese (Business level of speaking, reading, and writing)
• Proficient in MS Office

Employment status & Working environment:
• Full time employment: 40 hours per week
• Flexible working hours with teleworking (working in an office located in Tokyo Bay store, 4-8 days per month)

• Paid time-off: paid vacation (granted after 6 months probation period), paternity leave, maternity leave, childcare leave, family care leave, congratulations or condolence leave, nursing care leave, personal injury leave, volunteer leave
• Employee discount for IKEA products
• Employee cafeteria
• Christmas gift
• Retirement allowance system (corporate defined contribution pension plan with 5 years or more of service)
• Employee smoking area


Your role as Accounting & Reporting Specialist is to support the development of accounting & reporting team to maintain the right level of quality of accounting, reporting, and tax at our Service Office where multinational/multicultural people working together.
You provide not only accounting/tax expertise but also strong leadership to improve operation with digital transformation (DX) mind.

You will also be

• Responsible for leading small team to develop effective/efficient way of working with DX implementation
• Responsible for various types of reconciliation, analytical review, and analysis to minimize deviations from accounting standards and tax requirements for business needs and compliance reasons
• Contributing to the accurate and timely execution, preparation, and submission of all financial reporting in compliance with IFRS, JGAAP, and tax requirements
• Reviewing, preparing, and posing journal entries on daily and monthly basis
• Participating in global/local projects and support execution to simplify, harmonies, and automate financial operations and reporting
• Carrying out audit related work, yearly filings, and other compliance activities
• Supporting and maintaining a connection with local functions and IKEA global functions.


The Group Financial Controlling team leads the Financial Controlling Function providing support to the three core-businesses IKEA Retail, Ingka Centres and Ingka Investments.

To lead, steer and support overall Ingka financial reporting that is beneficial to people & planet and protects and adds value to our assets, securing profitable growth andfinancial independence. By providing Accounting & Reporting services, supporting a strong compliance framework, and effective governance to enable
entrepreneurship and safeguard our people, customers and businesses.

IKEA is working on Equality D&I. The gender balance of all positions is 50% and 50% is one of our change Driver.
IKEA Japan would like to explore together while listening to your needs and support.
If you have a passion for this position, please apply with courage!
Let's realize vision of "To create better everyday life for many people" now.


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