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Japanese bilingual Staff Accountant for an Energy company

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  • Manages day-to-day operation of accounts payable
  • Obtains proper signature approvals for bills and ensures proper coding is entered into the accounting system (SAP Business Design)
  • Prepares accounting journal entries, checks and ACH/Wire transfers for timely payments
  • Manages day-to-day banking operations including bank reconciliations
  • Ensures that all financial records are properly documented and maintained
  • Prepares and processes month/quarter-end journal entries
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reconciliations
  • Collects monthly/quarterly financial reports from acquired assets, processes equity income in coordination with other departments
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information
  • Prepares and updates accounting policy/manual
  • Other duties as assigned

Financial Reporting

  • Prepares monthly/quarterly financial statements (BS/PL/CF) and other reports of all company, and subsidiaries
  • Assists with preparation of monthly/quarterly consolidated financial statements in accordance with US & Japanese GAAP
  • Inputs financial data into a consolidated accounting reporting system (DIVA)
  • Reviews monthly book closing/FS reporting prepared by outside accounting firms

Settlement Functions

  • Records accrual, actualization and invoicing in trading (Allegro) and accounting systems
  • Serves as a primary interface with counterparty settlement personnel
  • Reconciles Accounts Payables and Receivables amounts with counterparties accurately by invoicing/payment due dates
  • Reconciles volumes invoiced to statements such as gas and pipeline, and records appropriate adjustments in trading and accounting systems
  • Reconciles trading data with general ledger data
  • Files sales tax returns accurately, collects and prepares necessary resale certificates by filing due dates
  • Maintains tax hedge documents and records each transaction accurately
  • Prepares and reports the monthly transaction details including cash flows to management

Tax & Compliance Functions

  • Assists with preparation of quarterly estimate tax payments and annual income tax return for federal and state taxes
  • Collects tax information from investments to prepare sales tax returns,1099s and other necessary forms



  • Bachelor’s Degree; degree in Accounting a plus
  • CPA a plus


  • 3-5 years accounting experience
  • Experience with ERP system (SAP Business ByDesign experience a plus)
  • Experience in supporting preparation of federal/state tax return a plus