Finance Manager Job location:Japan/Kanto/Tokyo Job type:FULL-TIME Brand / division:Ermenegildo Zegna is the worldwide leader in luxury menswear. R: POSITION: Finance Manager, Japan DEPARTMENT: Finance OPERATIONALMANAGER: CFO APAC FUNCTIONALMANAGER: CFO APAC SUBORDINATES: Sr. Accountant/ Accountant/ Logistic Manager/Administrator WORKING LOCATION: Head Office in Tokyo JOB PURPOSE AND SCOPE: responsible for work at market level, ensuring alignment with local market regulations in Japan as well as corporate and regional documentation and reporting needs; oversees the whole accounting and logistics function in Japan to make sure the all finance and logistics management activities delivered on time; prepare of timely and insightful analysis of pertinent information to ensure integrity of financial information; utilises advanced knowledge of local accounting and logistics policies and procedures and key internal controls concepts; ensures such policies, procedures, and controls are in place and working effectively; responsible for tax compliance including annual tax document preparation and deferred Tax package; administers analysis of financial balances and results to determine accuracy and compliance with GAAP and company accounting policy and financial implications of business decisions; develops action plans and processes in coordination with management team for integrating activities and optimizing department resources to meet major goals and objectives; coordinates and liaises with auditors on audit, tax and other relevant matters; participates in streamline processes through review of workflow and procedures, as well as prepare and update accounting procedures and manuals; coaches staff, supports development, and drives performance management, recognition and rewards. manages logistic team manages improvement projects to increase efficiency/ compliance in operation and process, collaborating with APAC region and with HQ. partners key relationship with Local Function (mainly Finance, Merchandising and Retail Team) to support business from logistics/inventory perspectives. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Required : Bachelor degree or above 10+ years of overall accounting experience Proactive, organized and independent problem solver. Strong verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English & Japanese (Non-Japanese is ok) ERA experience is required (SAP preferred), strong computer skills (excel, windows, word, outlook, etc) Ambition to gain a new experience to supervise Logistics Preferred : Bachelor degree or above in finance/accounting; CPA or equivalent preferred; 5 years relevant experience in similar industry Self-motivated and ability to work well under pressure. Dedicated team player that is flexible and adaptable to change.