International Investment Bank Finance Lead

Location: Tokyo, Japan Salary: Bonus
Sector: Finance and Operations Type: Permanent

International Investment Bank Finance Lead Opportunity in Tokyo. Work in a global environment as the agent of change for the finance department. This is a high visibility and high responsibility role.

Key responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • You will lead internal process changes for the finance division in Japan.
  • This includes helping scope the necessary changes, explaining all steps clearly to those involved/impacted, and ultimately ensuring that all changes happen smoothly and on time.
  • Your role will include representing the finance department in local groups and operating committees.


  • Transformation and people development must be your passion, with a clear track record in your current or earlier work
  • Of course high level analytical, organization and communication skills are a must for this role
  • You must be skilled in presenting complex financial information to senior management and compiling reports that are clear and easily understandable.
  • Certified Public Accountant (highly advantageous but experience in this type of role without a CPA is acceptable)
  • GAAP knowledge and practical application.
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Strategic thinker who can create clear roadmaps for others to follow
  • Experience in accounting controls and risk assessments
  • Internal and external audit process experience is good to have.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Business level Japanese a distinct advantage

SThree Japan is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.