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Finance Manager - R&C - JP & KR - Based in Japan

Requisition ID:  29973

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function:  Finance


Vestas Factory

Management | Full-Time | Finance

The Finance Manager R&C – Japan & Korea is responsible for the local compliance of both entities as well as their monthly & yearly Group reporting. The Finance manager will report to the Director Finance R&C and will have 2 reports in Japan & Korea each.





  • Ensure adherence to Group financial processes, compliance rules/policies and Vestas guidelines
  • Understand the business in Japan & Korea – Sales, Construction & Service 
  • Ensure timely and efficient closing process and submission of Monthly and Annual Reporting Packages
  • Be in control of the cash forecast of the entities on a weekly basis
  • Comply with local financial regulation for submission of audited financial statements & Tax returns
  • Manage 2 accountants – 1 in Japan & 1 in Korea
  • Review SSC work on AP, AR, Bank on a monthly basis
  • Highlight problem areas and create projects to resolve them – such as unrecorded direct debit payments in Japan
  • Automate processes as required with the help of IT


  • A Chartered Accountant preferably with experience in an Accounting firm in Japan
  • 5+ years in various Finance roles
  • Experience managing financials and operations across multiple countries / cultures
  • Solid experience in financial controlling, audit, tax and compliance
  • Experienced in SAP, BI, Advanced Excel skills an advantage
  • Fluency in English is essential, some Japanese would be an advantage


  • Proactive, systematic, and result oriented approach to challenges
  • Good analytical skills
  • Capable of simplifying and communicating financial information to operations and other colleagues
  • Good collaborator and collaboration skills, relationship-builder
  • Focused on the detail without losing the overall view
  • Commitment to honesty, confidentiality and integrity.
  • Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams.
  • Effective time management, analysis, and logical decision-making ability.
  • Ability to work under high priority and tight deadlines, able to push boundaries under challenging conditions.
  • Flexibility in working hours across time zones
  • Business trips across the region as and when needed
  • Internal training & coaching on financial principals

What We Offer

Breadth of Finance responsibilities across Japan & Korea

  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • Solid opportunities for professional and personal development
  • A broad interface with many stakeholders
  • The opportunity to create the best supplier collaboration
  • The opportunity to make your mark on our service sales strategy
  • A position where you can contribute to a greener and sustainable future

Additional information

Primary work location: Tokyo head office. 5 days a week.

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Please be advised to apply on or before the 30th of September 2022.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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