Serves as the financial lead for Europe and the primary finance contact for the COO in addition to providing finance support for assigned business unit(s).・Oversees management and direction of assigned finance personnel. Approves course of action on all management/human resource matters, including employment hires, transfers, terminations, promotions, performance appraisals, professional development, job descriptions, employee evaluation, training, counseling, and discipline of direct staff members.
・Supports, reports and forecasts on revenue, contracts, projects, and resource requirements for assigned business unit(s). Ensures all financial requirements are being properly controlled within the business unit and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).Ensures global compliance of corporate revenue and expense recognition policies.
・Fully supports business unit(s) on a proactive basis. Understands their financial and reporting needs and is viewed as a valued business partner by recommending action plans and providing high quality, professional and creative financial analysis that supports their ability to reach their corporate profitability, financial, and operational goals.
・Provides financial leadership, system support, and functional guidance to the Business Unit Controllers to ensure compliance with policies and GAAP. Leadership could be in the form of either direct reports or matrix reporting. May have line management responsibilities for staff members. For direct and indirect reports, may participate in and manage activities related to department staff operations such as interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, coaching and mentoring, employee counseling, and separations.
・Ensures project revenues are being recorded in accordance with GAAP and company policies. Fully understands projects underway and their unique nuances.Recommends revenue recognition principals that are GAAP compliant.
・Minimal travel may be required (up to 25%).
・BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent related experience plus extensive, progressive financial experience preferably within a Contract Research Organization or pharmaceutical environment.
・Demonstrated leadership skills.
・English proficiency required.
・Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
・Proficiency with accounting software packages are necessary and Oracle Finance experience strongly preferred.
・Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive data.
・Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment is essential.
・Effective presentation, documentation, leadership, and interpersonal skills with a team-oriented approach.
- Full time
- 15 million yen ～ 20 million yen
- Social insurance
Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year’s holiday