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Japanese spkg Accounting/ Business Investment Support - Ref: 18800

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000-£45,000
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Languages: Japanese
  • Categories: Accounts


Your New Job Title:      Japanese spkg Accounting/ Business Investment Support – Ref:18800

Your New Salary:          Total package of £40,000 - £45,000/ year

Status:                        Maternity Cover – FTC up to 14 Months

Location:                    Central London

The Skills you'll need each day: 

ACCA, CIMA, AAT, IFRS, accounting, management accounts, HMRC, Corporate tax, Tax, VAT return, financial reports, budgets, audit, SAGE200, Excel, Japanese

Who you'll be working for:

Japanese International City based company is seeking an experienced accountant who will be acting as a Deputy manager level.

Someone Qualified or part qualified, supervise a member of staff in management of accounting and tax matters for the company.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • Administrate and manage SAGE200 or other accounting system
  • Prepare/review payment instruction to banks upon requests from subsidiaries; for subsidiaries, authorise payments upon receipt of Payment Authorisation Order
  • Provide accounting and tax support as to correct accounting or tax treatment for new

and continuing special purpose companies in UK

  • Prepare and review monthly/quarterly management accounts with information and

instructions provided by subsidiaries

  • Prepare quarterly reporting consolidation packs to parent company within limited


  • Prepare/review UK VAT returns
  • Supervise a member of staff preparing accounting postings and tax of supplier invoices,

expense claims and journals in management of accounting and tax matters for HQ

  • Manage quarterly accounting closing, preparation of accruals and reconciliations, liaise

with relevant departments for completeness of costs for HQ

  • Prepare quarterly financial reports, annual budget, variance analyses for HQ
  • Prepare annual corporate tax return and quarterly instalment payments for HQ
  • Liaise, plan and prepare for annual audit, including preparation of draft financial

statements and assisting auditors for completion of audit process

  • Liaise with HMRC, tax advisors and subsidiaries, plan and prepare for UK corporation

tax return (including transfer pricing and thin capitalisation matters), corporation tax

payments, transfer pricing documentations and SAO documentations

  • Arrange liquidation/striking-off process
  • Planning of Group Tax Relief among UK group companies
  • Deal with ad hoc issues and projects as they may arise
  • Complete monthly, quarterly and annual multi tasks of accounting and tax areas in

timely manner

  • Increase the number of SPCs to handle and to work with more complex and difficult

areas of accounting and tax

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with tight and fixed reporting deadlines
  • Ability to multi task whilst being able to prioritise
  • Professional accounting qualification with post qualification practical experience
  • Knowledge of UK/IFRS accounting and UK corporation tax
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent reporting and analysing skills
  • Fluent written and verbal English language skills
  • Fluent written and verbal Japanese language skills due to requirement to liaise with

Tokyo Head Office

  • Knowledge of SAGE200 accounting system
  • Working knowledge of international accounting rules
  • Good understanding of general internal control