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Japanese Bilingual Accounting Assistant Manager

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Type

Full-Time; Direct-Hire

About the Role

Location: Los Angeles, CA (Hybrid Remote considered; office commute 2 days a week)

Hours: Monday to Friday; 9:00am to 6:00pm

Compensation: up to $80,000/YR (DoE) + benefits

Job duties include:

  • Must meet the deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general documents

  • and financial reporting.

  • Applies a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

  • Ensures an accurate and timely close on monthly, quarterly, and annually.

  • Ensures and develops reports for all monthly financial information in a timely manner.

  • Initiates and leads budget and forecasting activities.

  • Monitors and analyzes departments’ workflows in order to develop more efficient procedures.

  • Manages resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Maintains an excellent communication with other departments to verify transaction report data and issues.

  • Advises staff members regarding the handling of non-routine transactions.

  • Responds to the inquiries from the President regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.

  • Works with the retained CPA firm to ensure a clean and timely year end audit and quarterly reviews.

  • Assists in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.

  • Provides training to new and existing staff as needed.

  • Monitors cash deposition, plans effective cash management.


  • Must be bilingual in Japanese/English

  • Must have past experience in accounting

  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures

  • Familiarity with finance regulations

  • Good math skills and the ability to spot numerical errors

  • Hands-on experience with MS Excel and accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks)

  • Organization skills

  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information

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