Johnson & Johnson Careers

[Finance]Finance Account to Report Senior Accountant

Chiyoda, Japan
General Accounting

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905775294W

<Organization Background>

Japan LGS Finance

J&J Japan Local Global Service Finance, Accountto Report department (LGS-ATR) is a cross-sector function which supports financial accounting and reporting for all business sectors operating in Japan (Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Vision Care, Consumer).

LGS-ATR consists of three teams by business sector, led by three finance managers.

As primary responsibility, LGS-ATR delivers compliant, accurate, and timely accounting and reporting, which includes processing and reporting historical financial information, designing and implementing new accounting processes and associated internal controls, providing business with insights in financial information.

LGS-ATR works closely with other finance functions and local business such as FP&A and Supply Chain, in collaboration with shared service centers in Suzhou (RGS) and Manila (GGS).


<Position Overview>

Senior Accountant – Medical Japan

Reporting to the Cluster Finance Manager of Medical Japan or Associate Finance Manager who is responsible for overall management & control of accounting, closing and reporting of Medical Device Company, which has multiple franchise businesses with different characteristic and business natures as well as multiple legal entities.


    Job Description

Ø  Responsible for the execution and processing of assigned delivery of services in the A2R function – including intercompany accounting, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset accounting, period end closing, Journal entry postings, equity accounting, etc.

Ø  Perform all assigned ATR responsibilities in line with compliance and audit guidelines, in a timely manner.  Escalate issues to team lead and/or management, when necessary, to avoid delays in processing close responsibilities.

Ø  Support the external/internal audit handling.

Ø  Support finance manager addressing new transactions and issues in Medical Device business

Ø  Co-work with colleagues in oversea countries who support Japan business.

Ø  Build positive business relationships and network with stakeholders

Ø  Take responsibilities of assigned existing tasks and also make continuous improvements

Ø  Support/lead some of the LGS-ATR team and finance organization initiatives.

Ø  May be assigned to internal or cross-functional project(s) or managing ATR for a small market




Ø  Has a strong sense of accountability/responsibility.

Ø  Proactive communicator, able to have strong partnership with stakeholders in various functions and countries.

Ø  Challenges status-quo, look for opportunities of improvement.

Ø  Self-motivated, energetic and keen to learn new skillsets.

Ø  Team-oriented, passionate to contribute for team.

<Experiences and Skills >

Ø  2-5 years working experience in US-GAAP-based accounting and closing reporting.

Ø  Fluent in Japanese, English at business level is required.

Ø  Have 1-4 experience of using SAP. Strong SAP knowledge as a Finance user is preferred.

Ø  Proficient in Microsoft Office.


Ø  Finance degree/certification preferably with CPA

Ø  Experience in audit firm

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
Job Function
General Accounting
Requisition ID