Accountant at Renewable Energy Company

JLPT 2 or above (Business)


With the vision of changing the world from Energy, the company was established to solve the issue of energy in Japan. CEO of the company thought the future in renewable energy and he started to prepare for launching his own company by joining one of the largest wind energy venture firms back in 2006. After Tohoku Earthquake, he was convinced of the renewable energy to be the solution for nuclear energy challenges in Japan. They set themselves the target of generating an amount of electricity equivalent to a single nuclear reactor (approximately 1,000 megawatts) by the year 2017. Several years have passed since the company was established, and today they are involved in photovoltaic projects that produce approximately 700 megawatts of electricity (as of September 2015). They are also starting to become involved in wind power and small-scale hydroelectric power projects, and are making steady progress towards helping renewable energy take root in society. One of the services that the company provides is to develop marketable energy by coordinating with land owners, field research, negotiating with energy companies, getting permission etc…
The company established the joint venture with German company to leverage the experience of the Germany company in its unique simulation technology.

■ Corporate culture:
The group believes in value of diversity. Presently, in their group, there are employees coming from diverse background. For example, there are people with age 70s. Also there are many foreign employees working: and their nationalities are ranged from Germany, Spain, Turkey, and Australia.
In the office, their work language is English and Japanese and everyone goes beyond many kinds of borders.

Job Description

■Job description

Bookkeepping input and Bookkeeping management
Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (Japan GAAP, IFRS and German GAAP)
Reviewing corporate tax and consumption tax returns
Liasing with licensed tax accountant, national tax authority and accountant auditor
Working for the group company’s consolidation
Improving and maintaining cost management accounting
International taxation scheme (mainly dealing with Germany and Singapore) strategy planning, etc.


  ■ Requirements:

Basic knowledge in accounting and tax
Background experience in accounting and tax (degree in accounting, experience in a corporate accounting department, experience at an accounting/tax office or as an auditor)
Communication skills and self-motivation to promote business involving various insider and outsider stakeholders


  ■ Requirement:

Certified Public Accountant, tax counsellor, The Official Business Skill Test in Book-Keeping or any accounting related qualifications
Experience of closing accounts for an individual’s cost accounting
Ability to close accounts in regard to IFRS
Experience in regard to Transfer Pricing documentation


  ■ Conditions:

・ Salary: based on your experiences and skill set. Annual salary is ranged from 3,000,000 JPY to 6,000,000 JPY

・ Bonus twice a year ・ Salary promotion: once a year

・ Various social insurances ・ Work hours: 9:00~18:00

・ Holiday: 120 days in total ( one year) Saturday and Sunday, National holiday, end of year and new year

・ Paid leaves: 10 days during your first year.


*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply here with the relevant Japanese and English CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume and .  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 

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