Senior Accountant/ LVJ

Tokyo, Japan
04 January 2022
Permanent Job

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

  • To ensure on-going accuracy, reliability and integrity of Inventory and General financial data.
  • Plan, organize and control Inventory accounting for monthly quarterly and annual closing under Group guideline for Louis Vuitton Japan K.K.

REPORTING TO

Accounting Manager

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Financial Services team members
  • Business Planning & Control department
  • Logistics & Supply Chain department
  • IS&T department
  • Store Managers and Store Operation teams
  • Financial Control team of Louis Vuitton Malletier and other inter companies

Profile

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Inventory (Daily/ Month End Closing)

  • Monitor inventory movement/balance in stores, warehouse and head office.
  • Reconcile all inventory balance in all systems involved
  • Work closely with IS&T and concerned departments to investigate and resolve movement issues.
  • Calculate inventory allowance, destruction, and variance accounting for Finished Goods and Add-on-costs. Verify accurate Standard Costs.
  • Process in SAP on inventory consumption for head office usage.
  • Prepare documents on inventory and explain as necessary to auditors.
  • Develop inventory analysis reports and analyzing variances.
  • Assist in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory.

General Accounting (Daily/Month End Closing/Reporting)

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and reporting on general accounting, such as accruals.
  • Responsible for Intercompany Reconciliation and corresponding reports.
  • Manage Balance Sheet files to upload BS account balance and movements on the reporting system for closing and reconcile errors/ discrepancies.
  • Expense approval and vendor registration in expense settlement system (Rakuraku Seisan) for a subsidiary.
  • Process and reconcile account receivable transactions.
  • Support team members in other accounting processes.
  • Special projects as required.

Additional information

DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Accounting Manager within LVMH Group
  • Positions in Business Planning & Control team

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ accounting experience in operational company or Audit firm.
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Experience in SAP is a plus
  • Experience in retail business is a plus

Capability:

  • Ability to develop good work relationship with all other departments
  • Strong analytical and synthetic skills
  • Action oriented
  • Ability to work under stress

Language:

  • Business level Japanese
  • Business level English language is plus
Reference: LVM15163