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Japanese Bilingual Accountant (CPA)

Burbank, CA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: Burbank, CA

Industry: Restaurant

Shift: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm

Compensation: up to $85,000/YR~ + benefits

Job duties include:

  • Organize and update financial records as needed (digital and physical)

  • Analyze transactions and prepare reports

  • Perform regular, detailed audits to ensure accuracy in financial documents, expenditures and investments

  • Forecast revenue and analyze profit margins

  • Oversee ledger reconciliation and manage accounts payable/receivable

  • Participate in budgeting processes

  • Brief senior managers regularly on the company’s financial status

  • Liaise with Tax Accountants to track tax payments and returns

  • Monitor bookkeeping activities regularly

  • Keep company financial information confidential

  • Establish accounting policies and procedures


  • Must be bilingual in Japanese/English

  • Minimum 7+ years experience in accounting, preferably in the restaurant industry

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial procedures

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Experience with accounting software, like FreshBooks and Zoho

  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge (familiarity with formulas, VLOOKUPs and pivot tables)

  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail

  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information

  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance and a CPA certification

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