A&T Japan Accountant



Japan, Kanto, Tokyo

Remote Position: 


June 13th, 2022



Aerospace & Transportation (A&T) is one of three business units in Constellium Group. A&T provides advanced aluminium solutions that enable aerospace, defence, transportation and general engineering designers and manufacturers to address their technology challenges.

A&T operates six dedicated plants in the United States and in Europe where it manufactures aluminium plates, sheets, coils, extruded products and precision casting for diverse applications.

A&T has established a strong commercial presence in Asia thanks to key products in the aerospace segment and in the transportation and industry segment (wide pre painted coils, TTDB, marine). The agencies are located in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul to cover the Asian and Australian markets. The agency model is the one commonly used but the distribution model is used as well as a local service (warehousing).

The Sales, the Marketing, the Strategy and R&D teams are under BUs leadership.

The Procurement teams, as well as IT, Finance & HR are under Group support functions responsibilities.

Finance: There are 3 legal entities in 3 different countries. Reporting for the Group is done in IFRS


A&T BU sales and finance management teams are located in Zurich (Switzerland) and in Paris (France).


Key Figures of the Asian agencies: approx 15 FTEs, around 60-85 M€ turnover p.a.

11-16 kT of aluminium products shipped p.a.

TWC: receivables 2 m€, payables 2 m€ and inventory 2 m€

Primary purpose:

Manage accurate and timely financial records of Japan entity to meet all legal, tax, statutory and group reporting requirements.


Main responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Asia A&T finance manager
  • Maintain financial reports, records and general ledger accounts. (IFRS and STAT)
  • Prepare journal entries, analysis, account reconciliations including monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly / Yearly closing and prepare consolidation package
  • Primary contact of Japan tax consultant for tax filing
  • Primary contact of Japan auditor
  • Support finance team as requested. 
  • In charge of Japan employee’s payroll and general affairs. (we have HR consultant who does salary calculation and social insurance filing)
  • Admin and clerical tasks in Japan



Educational degree:     

• Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred



Fluency in Japanese (written and oral) and business level English (written and oral) compulsory.


Job qualification:

  • Experience working in the finance division of multinational companies
  • Must have experience working in multinational companies
  • Japan book keeping certificate level 2 (Boki 2 kyu) preferred
  • Experience in accounting practice including IFRST and local GAAP
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management, SAP and SAP Business Warehouse
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and working knowledge of MS Office a must
  • Fast learning and ability to master knowledge through general training and can do the work independently
  • Energetic, dynamic and excellent communication skills
  • Meeting deadlines and able to work under pressure