Location: Tokyo   Industry: IT-SIer/Services   

English Ability: None   Japanese Ability: None   Position ID: 10999

Job Description:

Directs and sets the organization´s tax policy. Organizes and directs the tax research and tax compliance activities. Prepares and reviews tax returns and related reports to ensure compliance with all local tax statues and regulations by properly interpreting tax laws and regulations. Minimizes tax liability to the company. Manages audits of tax returns by tax authorities. Determines financial accounting treatment for income taxes.


Manages a team of exempt individual contributors for a type of tax or small country by monitoring and/or setting performance goals and objectives, staffing project teams, and ensuring timely and effective delivery of various tax efforts and programs.
Sets program expectations for tax efforts; motivates, coaches, and fosters creativity within teams.
Reviews the tax issues in a small country.
Provides guidance on tax issues at high levels of complexity.
Is accountable for assigning and reviewing tax returns and for their financial, business, and legal outcomes.
Identifies potential compliance issues and recommends solutions.
Communicates and consults with senior management on strategic and tax-related issues.
Collaborates with senior business leaders to resolve highly complex tax issues; represents company to external stakeholders, such as tax authorities.
Develops relationships with tax industry professionals and/or organizations.
Maintains current market trends knowledge and keeps abreast of latest developments as they affect Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the company's standards and policies.

Education and Experience Required:

First-level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
Typically 8+ years of related experience in tax, finance or the audit function.
Typically 0+ years of supervisory experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

Content expert in the field of tax matters.
Strong financial and business acumen; general industry knowledge.
In-depth knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment as it relates to income tax transactions.
Strong leadership and supervisory skills, including goal-setting, conflict resolution, performance management, meeting leading, budget planning, problem solving, and evaluation.
Strong influence and negotiation skills and ability to persuade both tax authorities and convince businesses to comply.
Strong project management skills.
Very strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal forms.
Ability to think about issues relating to treasury or financial accounting, in addition to tax-related matters.

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