Japanese/English Bilingual Business Planner - AM8126



Industry: Automotive
Work location: Detroit area, Michigan U.S.A.
Job description: 
Responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial results of managerial profit & loss statements; collecting accounting and other data; reporting to management with analysis
Responsibilities: 
• Prepare business plans (budgets) of managerial profit & loss statements semi-annually or quarterly; collect related information and prepare proposals to management
• Arrange monthly performance review meeting and prepare meeting materials
• Calculate finished goods purchasing prices in transaction with group companies with knowledge of product cost structures using our IT system
• Review and revise finished goods purchasing prices quarterly in transaction with group companies with knowledge of product cost structures using our IT system
• Verify finished goods purchases and imports monthly with records of finished goods actual purchases from group companies for the purpose of accounting journal entries (payables)
• Calculate material selling prices in transactions with group companies with knowledge of product cost structures using our IT system
• Create invoices upon request for materials shipped to group companies using our IT system for the purposes of accounting journal entries (receivables); collect our accounts receivable of goods sold within group companies
• Improve daily operations as mentioned above actively and spontaneously
• All other duties as assigned

• Quote costs in each phase of development work-in-process
• Accurately register component costs into our cost accounting system
• Inquire regarding quotes and costing with other departments
• Implement cost reduction activities of departments within the company and with parent company in Japan
• Track profitability of departments and prepare analysis/reports to management, including the parent company
• Develop and maintain product standard costs for materials and finished goods in our proprietary cost accounting system
• Other duties as assigned by management, including working with other departments
Employment status: Direct Hire
Qualification requirements: 
• 3-5 years progressive professional experience in accounting or import/export experience with knowledge of business operation analysis and product cost structures
• Excellent skills of data analysis and using personal computers (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Bilingual language skills, English and Japanese
• Ability to work flexible work hours with overtime, with occasional travel, and to relocate if required
Salary: Negotiable
Date posted: 2019 Feb 26

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