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Japanese speaking Accounts Assistant – 12-month contract

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: $35 - $42 per hour + super

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

Our client, a leading global investment bank, is seeking an experienced Accountant with fluent Japanese language skills to join their Finance division for an initial 12-month contract.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to the Asia Accounts Payable (AP) governance team with a Japan focus
  • Work closely with the Japan Accenture team for local process requirements
  • ​Main contact for Japan agent bank queries
  • Support other APAC bank administration functions
  • Monitor and support month/year end processes
  • Report on Aged Payables plus other ad hoc reporting where applicable
  • Responsible for AP related queries from tax, audit and local controllers
  • Identify improvements to the accounts payable process

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting and accounts payable principles
  • Good understanding of local Japan regulatory requirement & tax rule
  • Must have 3+ years working experience in accounting or related field
  • Fluent Japanese language skills
  • Ability to build good relationships with vendors and business units
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability work as part of a broader team
  • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages

Contact Us in Sydney

LEVEL 26, 1 BLIGH STREET
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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