LVJ/ Accounting Manager

Tokyo, Japan
25 April 2022
Permanent Job

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

  • Responsible for overseeing General Accounting, closing and
    management/financial reporting under Group guideline for Louis Vuitton Japan
    KK and 2 group companies
  • Maintain strong internal controls over the financial reporting process
  • Meet local and international requirements on accounting, tax and legal matters

REPORTING STRUCTURE

  • Report to Finance Director

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Financial Services team members
  • Business Planning & Control team
  • Internal Control team
  • Logistics & Supply Chain department
  • Store Managers and Team Managers
  • Financial Control team of Louis Vuitton Malletier
  • Finance team of LVMH Japan

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Auditors
  • Tax consultants
  • Local tax office

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Financial Services Manager
  • Finance or Accounting Manager of other LVMH group companies
  • SSC Head of LVMH group companies

Profile

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and control closing procedures (monthly / quarterly / yearly) and ensure timely and accurate reporting to management and headquarters in liaison with BPC team
  • Maintain properly the accounting system and ledgers including chart of accounts, accounting policies and procedures and control processes
  • Prepare local statutory reporting
    Support the preparation of the tax return and ensure appropriate treatment and controls for tax reporting matters
  • Supervise asset reconciliation processes to ensure integrity of reporting
  • Review discrepancies analysis report of inventory
  • Support of internal control reviews by LVM and LVMH KK Internal Audit teams
  • Implement appropriate procedures to maintain and improve internal control systems and complete Group internal control reporting requirements
  • Provide necessary data / information to external and internal auditors or tax auditors
  • Maintenance and development of Business Continuity processes for Accounting team responsibilities
  • Take charge in ad-hoc projects related to accounting flows, rules and systems
  • Support and develop the team (3 members)
  • Prepare monthly journal entries

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • University Degrees in Economic/Finance/Business major
  • CPA preferable

Experience

  • Minimum 5-year accounting experience in multinational company or Big 4.
  • Knowledge of IFRS/JGAAP and experience in accounting procedure in business are mandatory.
  • Experience in SAP is a plus

Capability

  • Very good interpersonal skills and strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to develop good work relationship with all other departments
  • Team player, positive mindset
  • Ability to work under pressure and concurrently manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects

Language

  • Business level English skills (TOEIC score 800 or above)
Reference: LVM16574