Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 5000000 - 8000000 JPY
Job Function: Accountant
Reference: JO-180115-144840
Industry: Technology/Online
Sub-Industry: Game/Social Gaming
Exciting Senior Accountant role at international video game company: If you are passionate about gaming and are looking to take on a Senior Accountant role in a dynamic global business, this could be for you. Excellent benefits and team culture, based in central Tokyo. Bilingual English and Japanese preferred.

You will be joining one of the top gaming companies in the world, and will share their prioritization of player experience, rejection of convention, and maniacal passion for gaming. 

You must be humble but ambitious and be passionate about games. They embrace those who see things differently, aren’t afraid to experiment, and who have a healthy disregard for constraints.

As a Senior Accountant, your accurate and timely work in general ledger will ensure that we keep the lights on, the servers humming and the games launching. You'll be a key financial expert, tracking and managing important fiscal info and communicating your findings.  You're able to efficiently digest and compute high volumes of data, which helps you meet tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple money-related projects.

You are:

  • A self-starter: you proactively prioritize tasks and raise red flags when signs of danger appear
  • A team player: while you're a capable self-manager, your natural verve and sense of fun help you thrive as part of a team; you enjoy collaborating and brainstorming with team members, especially on concepts and ideas where you've got a lot to learn
  • An erudite veteran: you've secured a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics and notched at least four years' experience in public or corporate accounting
  • Honest and accountable: you know integrity is the name of the game in the financial world
  • A modeling prodigy: you easily navigate three-statement financial models with excel and SQL and are equally comfortable with basic accounting concepts; you easily translate high-level input and ideas into financial or operating models
  • Comfortable with ambiguity: you are comfortable moving between projects and facing the uncertain because risk and change motivates you to evolve and innovate
  • Player-focused: you are obsessed with the audience and your love of numbers is only second in comparison to your love of play and how you impact player lives
  • Multilingual: you're fluent in both English and Japanese

You will:

  • Reconciling of general ledger accounts, taking special care to research and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintain month-end reporting schedules, complying with Riot's accounting policies
  • Collaborating with teammates across international offices
  • Create special reports by studying variances, preparing budgets, and developing forecasts
  • Participate in all activities related to full-cycle accounting
  • Mentor and manage external accounting firms, vendors, clerks, contractors
  • You understand that clear communication is the key to strong team building, and work hard to create a candid, collaborative environment that transcends borders and time zones