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Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 104-0033 Kanagawa, 14, JP, 243-0807

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: [[19701]] 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.




Job Description

  • Local oversight for legal entity controls, reporting, tax and customs audits and statutory compliances.
  • Direct oversight of monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes.
  • Responsible for account reconciliation reviews and financial fluctuation analysis.
  • Financial statement preparation.
  • Work closely with Grace Shared service center (GOC) teams for finance/accounting processes supported from the GOC.
  • Interaction with local Tax consultants.
  • Tax regulations compliance – corporate tax, consumption tax, property tax, etc.
  • Local Fixed asset monitoring and management with close coordination with fixed asset team in Manila
  • Local cash management administration including dividend, loan or intercompany cash mobilization.
  • Related preparation and reviews relevant to corporate tax reporting activities including Transfer pricing.
  • To provide support on related management reports required by corporate, legal and tax.
  • To provide support for local T&E expense reporting, insurance premium management and pension related documentation.

Required Skills

  • Functional knowledge of US GAAP and local JP GAAP.
  • Working knowledge of Japan Tax regulations and compliances.
  • Good accounting and analytical abilities.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills.
  • Good business acumen and time management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment.
  • SAP and Microsoft Office Suite capabilities (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years of work experience in public or private accounting or auditing department.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Accounting or related field. CPA required or working toward obtaining a CPA.




Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.