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Trilingual Japanese/English/German accounting professional with over 20 years of experience as a trusted adviser helping companies with financial analysis, corporate/government finance, reporting, auditing, and strategic planning. Customer-oriented taxation professional with expertise in identifying problems and implementing corrective actions. A resourceful financial team leader seeking to leverage background into a finance manager or specialist accountant position with a progressive organization.
GAAP principles Accounting information systems Regulatory expertise Job costing Account/variance/budget analysis P&L responsibility Salary and social insurance Account reconciliation expert
Accounting and Taxation Specialist 05/2014 to 07/2014 Tokyo Yokohama German School Tokyo, Japan Improved accounting process infrastructure, managing accurate cash management and internal format programs. Managed property tax exemption claim reduction process for fixed assets valued at $800K. Saved costs, obtaining enrollment money from local authorization ($16K), a high school ($77K), and a construction/maintenance fund ($16K). Directed entire accounting and taxation program for 400 students, 70 employees, and 40 contractors. Mitigated risk, troubleshooting internal/external audit issues regarding school and membership fees, donations, taxes, and social insurance. Liaised with senior leadership, handling billing procedures, consumption taxing, tax returns, and corresponding corporate contribution plan (CCP). Eliminated discrepancies, accurately managing personnel data/overtime, advanced payments and salary, year-ends, and financial analysis to aid in executive decision-making. Coordinated, prepared, and reviewed annual reports, expense reimbursements, and supplier invoices to accurately monitor data for senior leadership. Introduced payment flows and formats, implementing internal payment procedures. Senior Accountant (Contractor) 07/2012 to 05/2013 Neways Japan, LLC Tokyo, Japan Streamlined operational efficiencies, researching, preparing, and reviewing tax filings, budgets, fixed assets, and inventory matches. Reduced process lags, updating intranet accounting format to employees. Supervised month-end accounting scheduling, A/P implementation, vendor payments, and loan/interest program for 3-4 departments. Enhanced account tracking proficiencies, reviewing and posting pre-paid and accruals into Bann system. Decreased project gaps, monitoring salary posting for outsourcing company to implement corrective action. Diminished obstacles and saved time, translating accounting transactions from United States to Japan. Accountant (Contractor) 07/2011 to 12/2011 Prada Japan/TRS Guam and TRS Saipan Tokyo, Japan Reconciled banking and treasury accounts, ensuring 100% accuracy. Supported merchandising logistics, interfacing with brand manager through project completion. Elevated cash flow by researching and resolving automatic purchase entries into SAP/IC AP/AR programs. Preserved time, processing stock entries, goods-in-transit, and final stock entries into SAP while preparing year-end inventory stock report. Adjusted debit and credit entries in SAP, clearing A/P to improve bottom-line.