Client Services Senior Accountant

Tokyo, Japan
Not disclosed
03 Oct 2022
31 Oct 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job description

Tasks / Duties:

  • Review and timely delivery of the following, in compliance with Internal and Regulatory policies and procedure:
    1. Accounts, NAV statements, financial statements and any other client deliverables;
    2. Investor and LP allocations, distributions and waterfalls
    3. Finalization of audit processes within deadlines;
    4. Financial statements are prepared, audited
    5. GST, CPF and Annual
  • Account opening with institutions (Banks, Custodian, Brokers) to include liaising, following up and monitoring operations of the account.
  • Review of unaudited financial accounts and statutory financial statements.
  • Working on complex accounting issues independently
  • Monitor trade orders, settlement, subscription documents and capital calls.
  • Complete checks and assist Client Services Managers with capital calls, capital account statements and investor statements.
  • Liaise and follow up with authorities such as Kanto Local Financial Bureau, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, National Tax Agency etc. and other regulatory authorities as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all entities are compliant with all relevant laws, licensing conditions, regulations and guidelines.
  • Assist with setting up, upgrading and maintaining appropriate systems, controls, procedures and processes, in adherence with the relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines.
  • Collaboration with other teams and/or team members to ensure information is adequately and within timelines
  • Client invoicing and prepare estimate billings periodically.
  • Track collection of outstanding invoices and get involved in getting them on a timely manner.

Qualifications Requirement: 

  • Strong Fund accounting skills especially for Private Equity, Venture Capital or Real Estate funds; 
  • A graduate or a post graduate degree from a competent college/university Japanese CPA, US CPA, Japanese tax accountant and Grade 1 Book Keeping. 
  • Proficient in fund structures with focus on Cayman Islands and Japan; 
  • Working HF/PE/VC/RE knowledge; experience of working with Fund Managers in Japan; 
  • At least 5 years of experience in Fund Administration with 2 years in senior/leadership role; Initiative, drive and enthusiasm with ability to work under pressure; 
  • Superior client interaction and communication skills; 
  • Advanced time management skills to plan for work and deliverable in advance; 
  • Oral and written Japanese language skills equivalent to a graduate from a competent 
  • Japanese university Fully Fluent in English 
  • Experience of working in a multinational environment will be an added advantage. 
  • Self-driven, meticulous and organized with excellent communication skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Additional information 
At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.
Company description
IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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