Project Accountant (Japanese Speaking)

Singapore Permanent
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Exciting growth and exposure

About Our Client

Our client is a Global MNC firm that has been around for over 50 years across the world, serving clients from every industry in the areas of design, architecture, real estate and consultation.

Job Description

  • Work closely with the internal stakeholders, establishing successful business relationships and ensuring accurate and consistent billing and financial reporting at the project and studio levels
  • Perform project start-up due diligence and follow firm's best practices throughout the project life cycle
  • Interact with clients and consultants in a professional, courteous manner
  • Review project work plans, budgets, and staffing plans for appropriateness to fee
  • Provide accurate invoices to clients per contract terms
  • Coordinate consultant invoices and payments per contract terms
  • Review project labor and expense charges with Project/Design Managers for accuracy and appropriateness
  • Monitor studio accounts receivable and assist Project/Design Managers with collection efforts
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on variety of metrics at the studio and office level to ensure healthy business practices;
  • Provide training to Project/Design Managers regarding financial maintenance of projects
  • Drive and implement project financial management best practices and other initiatives as required in Tokyo and in the region.

The Successful Applicant

  • Possess an accounting or business administration degree with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a professional services environment, preferably with an architecture or design firm
  • Strong Japanese language competency is required due to the regular engagement with the stakeholders that are Japanese who are not competent in the English language
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage different personality types
  • Work well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel, prior experience with Deltek Vision software preferred
  • Must demonstrate a high level of accuracy and stable work performance
  • Respond in a timely manner to vendors, consultants and staff
  • Highly Organized
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, and detail oriented

What's on Offer

This is a permanent opportunity in the Central of Singapore, offering a competitive remuneration package and a strong career development opportunity.

Michael Seow (Lic No:R1653157)
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