Accountant for Leading Apparel Retailer


About the company
With the mission of changing the world through changing the conventional beliefs as well as clothing, the company provides truly good quality clothes that can provide values that none of the previous clothes had. The company is trying to share the joy of wearing quality clothes to people from all over the world.

The company has variety of brand portfolio and there are 8 clothing brands.
and one of their main brands is the one that the company is involved in all phases of clothing meaning planning (of clothes), manufacturing, logistics all the way up to actual selling in the shops.

The company aims to become the number one global brand by 2020, and they have been very aggressive in acquiring foreign clothing brands.
The company heavily utilizes big data and all the customers’ voices are immediately analyzed and put them into data to contribute to new product planning. They have been making a lot of innovation in the way that factory and manufacturing line works as well as logistics line so that they can deliver the clothes to the customers in very prompt manner.

Corporate profile:
Established back in 1960s
The number of employees are over 40,000
Corporate Culture
There are many talented employees from all over the world. There are variety of works/projects that you will be involved in and you have to be flexible and are very good at communicating with other people in order to be successful in the company. The company is very fair in promotion and reflect your performance in promotion as well as in bonus.
The company encourages people to aim high as the company still maintains entrepreneurial spirit. For the bonus/promotion, people who set higher goals will get good evaluation even if he/she did not necessarily achieve the set goals.
Global Aspects
  • Deal with global projects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • CEO/Executive is a foreigner
  • Many employees speak English
  • Joint company/office overseas
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
  • International sales
  • Market research overseas
Other details
  • Structured On-boarding after you join the team
  • Values clearly defined
  • Training opportunities
  • Clear career path
  • Japanese lessons for foreign employees
The company is accelerating business expansion with the aim of becoming the world's No. 1 apparel manufacturer and retailer. The accounting team that supports the company's growth is required to report important information necessary for management decisions accurately and in a timely manner, and at the same time is expected to make advance predictions based on accounting figures and make proposals for solving problems.

Key Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for the accounting and management of the Group consolidation or accounting for either brand.
(Consultation will be made at the selection stage to determine which brand will be in charge of consolidation)

In addition to simply doing business, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the company's financial condition and business performance, and will report directly to management the information necessary for management decisions.
The mission is to promote advance forecasts and problem-solving proposals based on management figures.
For this reason, we are looking for people who are actively engaged in work and those who can engage in activities and demonstrate leadership.

1) Monthly, quarterly, and annual settlement operations
2) Team summary
3) Management analysis and management reporting
4) Proposals and solutions

[Introduction of division]
The plan management department supports the financial areas of management planning, accounting, finance, tax, IR, numerical accuracy, and has about 130 employees.
The accounting team is divided into sub-teams for consolidation / disclosure, subsidiary management (accounting SWAT), and accounting for each company. Daily accounting routines are conducted at the Global Shared Service Centers in Yamaguchi and Manila.
The culture is simple because the report line is simple with CFO-Director-Leader, so it is possible to exchange opinions and make proposals directly with the vertical, not to mention the horizontal.
The potential for career advancement is wide and fast.
In the planning management department, there are many changes between other teams and between Japan and overseas. This department has all functions related to management, accounting, finance, and tax management figures, so you can think about flexible transfers based on your ability, hope, and career plan.

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Accounting experience at operating companies (annual accounts, etc.) or experience as an accountant at an audit corporation, both of which are 3 years or more
-Ability to solve problems while involving the surroundings
-High communication skills
-Business level English
Japanese Level
  • None
- Business Japanese
Type of people (Personality)
-Those who can commit to the company for long.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Salary promotion
Twice a year
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 18:00
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Summer Holiday
  • Other special holiday
  • Saturday
  • Golden Week
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)