Japanese Bilingual Accounting Coordinator - New York City
Industry:IT
Location:New York City, NY
Salary:50-55K
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Business Level, Japanese: Native Level
Japanese IT company currently looking for a Bilingual Accounting Coordinator to join our Accounting Department in their New York Office.

Key Responsibilities:
• Performs day-to-day accounting functions, including invoice processing, handling accounts receivable and payable requests.
• Research and resolving discrepancies in a timely fashion and providing support and assistance for any audit requests.
• Participate in team, company, or other meetings and occasional training and webinars, as needed or requested.
• Entering financial transactions into Accounting software to process data and complete reports and other documentation, while maintaining confidentiality of all financial data.

The right candidate will possess:
• Strong oral and written communication skills demonstrating the ability to collaborate and prepare communications/presentations, reports, and recommendations in a clear and concise manner.
• Ability to deliver quality work, manage time and multiple tasks in stressful situations effectively, adapt to changing priorities, and respond with urgency to requests while remaining focused on strategic imperatives.
• Experience in a multicultural working environment and sensitivity to intercultural issues.

Skills & Qualifications:
• Both English and Japanese communication skills, verbal and written, are absolutely required for this position at business level.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically in Excel or similar software and willingness to learn new software, specifically ERP systems.
• Excellent organization and attention to detail-orientated sills, along with the ability to organize thoughts and ideas.
• Mathematical and problem-solving skills.
• Teamwork skills and motivation to work effectively across functions collaboratively, as well as independently.
• Associate degree (A.A.) in accounting, finance, or similar field or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum of one year hands-on experience in a similar position.
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Ability to work with integrity, discretion, and professional approach.
• Willingness to learn unfamiliar procedures and processes and ask questions in a timely manner.
• Any accounting certificates would be a plus.

Salary Range:
• 50K – 55K

Office hours:
Core business hours are 9 - 5:30 with one hour unpaid lunch in between. Actual working hours may be slightly different, depending business needs. All employees must work in-office at least 2 times per week.