<IKEA Japan/Chiba> Accounting and Reporting Co-worker FT

Chiba, Japan - 勤務地を探す ファイナンス, アカウンティング & タックス フルタイム


Why we will love you

• Formal education in Accounting.
• Basic knowledge of accounting principles.
• Basic business knowledge and cross functional understanding of Ingka’s operations.
• Basic understanding of company legal (GAAP, Tax, statistical) obligations, governance and compliance.
• Business level English, native level Japanese
• Currently resident in Japan

• Advanced knowledge of the measurement, processing and communication of financial information regarding economic entities, which aims to document the organizations’ resource management.
• Broad knowledge of financial processes
• Advanced knowledge of how to assess, analyse and mitigate risks in a business environment.
• Advanced knowledge of how to plan, measure financial records in compliance with internal and external regulations and ensuring value for money in reaching business objectives and long term profitable growth.
• Good understanding of data science, new technologies, analytics and their wide ranging application in business context.
• Good knowledge of project management processes including methods and tools; and how to integrate them.
• Good knowledge of the customer needs, demands and expectations on the markets.

A day in your life with us

• Prepare, post and reconcile journal entries like SAREC+, costs and revenues, accruals, intercompany charges, administrative tasks linked to treasury (cash flow) and functional adjustments.
• Secure all relevant data is processed accurately, timely and according to accounting framework.
• Contribute to increase quality and improve our work.
• Support internal and external audit related work, yearly filings and other compliance activities.
• Support as a contact window of specific companies and take care of all A&R related activities for responsible companies.
• Maintain an understanding of business activities, innovation of technologies, and global transformation.
• Contribute the implementation of the changes from both global and local directions relating to accounting.
• Support local and global projects with A&R expertise.
• Support and maintain a connection with and between core areas, business owners, group functions, process teams within the Ingka Group.
• Maintain cross-organisational readiness and continued business growth in terms of competence, performance and succession through enabling an end-to-end approach.
• Contribute to a safe environment for co-workers and external consultants and contractors in accordance with Ingka policies.

The Group Financial Controlling team leads the Financial Controlling Function providing support to the three core-businesses IKEA Retail, Ingka Centres and Ingka Investments.
To lead, steer and support overall Ingka financial reporting that is beneficial to people & planet and protects and adds value to our assets, securing profitable growth and financial independence. By providing Accounting & Reporting services, supporting a strong compliance framework, and effective governance to enable entrepreneurship and safeguard our people, customers and businesses.


*Please note that due to a system glitch the application deadline may end early. So please be sure to not leave your application until the 'closing date' and submit as soon as you can. At the latest, we advise you submit the day before the 'closing date'.
*Furthermore, it is possible a position's recruitment may close early if the contract has been filled. We advise that you submit an application as soon as you can.

【Working at IKEA】
Everyone has a home at IKEA. Our way of working values work, family, and individuality.
To get a better image of our culture, watch the following 9 interviews with some of our coworkers.

Our head office is on the 5th floor of the Tokyo-Bay store. The style of working is hybrid; we are welcomed to work in the office 2-3 times a week and work from home the remainder. The office is a bright, open collaboration space (of course IKEA furnished!). We embrace challenges, trying new things, making mistakes in the process and learning from them. Together we achieve great things, and we want to invite you to help us “create a better everyday life for the many people.”

【OPEN IKEA internal recruitment system】
At IKEA we went you to take your career in the direction of your passions. When we recruit for an opening, the position is available to apply to by all IKEA employees. This includes domestic and international opportunities.
Where will your career take you? To the IKEA stores? A different country? Up and up in your current department? It is up to you!

【Employment Status】
- Full-time regular employee- 40 hours per week contract
- Probation period: 6 months
- Start date is the first day of every month (consult with us about your start date)
- Retirement age: 65 years old

- Social insurance: welfare pension, health insurance, and unemployment insurance
- Transportation expense (up to 1,530 yen/day)
Parking spaces available for car commutation

-We have a generous vacation package, with 16 paid leave days available in the first year (can be used after 6-months probation). Our total yearly paid time off totals 127 days per year.
In addition, we also provide congratulatory or condolence leave, maternity leave, nursing care leave, childcare leave, paternity leave, childcare leave for partners, personal injury leave, nursing leave, volunteer leave, family care leave
No matter what life stage you are at, we have the leave to support you!

- Uniform rental (if required)
- Employee discount system
- Employee cafeteria
- Christmas gift
- Great value life insurance, long-term medical care insurance plans (opt-in)
- Retirement allowance system (corporate defined contribution pension plan: 3 years or more of service)
- Employee smoking area (outdoors)
- Extensive learning opportunities including Rosetta Stone (language learning) and Linkedin learning subscriptions

"At IKEA, we believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and be given equal opportunities"
Diversity is a key to success; diversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Being ourselves, and contributing with our uniqueness, makes us all grow.
At Ingka Group, we welcome all dimensions of diversity. A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for our co-workers, for our customers and our business.
We strive to have a diverse and inclusive work environment where co-workers feel valued for their uniqueness, recognized for their diverse talents, and where they can be themselves.
IKEA Japan would like to explore together. If you have a passion for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply!
Let’s get closer to our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people” together!


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