Japanese Speaking – Accountant/ Payroll Analyst – 12 Month Contract

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Location: Melbourne

Salary description: Market Rate

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Contract or Temporary
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

We are seeking a fluent Japaneses speaking accountant with 2 + years accounting and or Payroll experience

The team is responsible for the payment, accounting and reporting of all salary, bonus, and other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm. The team is part of the wider Asia group and is responsible for 3 payroll locations being Japan, Australia and New Zealand

The group in Melbourne works closely with external payroll vendors in a number of locations, as well as, internally, with their colleagues in the CA groups globally and with other areas of the firm such as HR, Tax, Treasury, Legal and Financial Reporting.


  • Coordination and processing of compensation information
  • Reporting and accounting, both internally as well as to external authorities
  • Commitment to control, ensuring data has gone through proper internal controls
  • This may involve new pay entity set-up or implementing tax effectiveness programs or new benefit programs
  • Working closely with global CA counterparts in the administration of compensation reporting
  • Review, reconcile and substantiate general ledger account balances
  • Assisting in formulating payroll processes to facilitate new operations for the firm
  • Documentation of processes
  • Participation in global projects

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Proficient in written & verbal communication skills in English & Japanese
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Details and controls oriented
  • Committed, self motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed
  • Strong PC skills, particularly MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook
  • Good organizational skills and a focus on meeting deadlines

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of individual income tax and benefit programs would be an advantage

Contact us in Melbourne


Phone:+61 3 9653 9222

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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