Edwards Lifesciences Manager, Finance in Tokyo, Japan
Develop long-term strategic plan, annual budget and monthly rolling forecasts, for a reliable and agile forecasting process while utilizing professional judgement to support management decisions.
Work closely with multi-teams to track the financial performance, keep proactive communications and take appropriate actions. Deliver timely and high-quality monthly financial reports, to address business and operational performance highlights and also alert potential risks.
Lead process improvements, reporting intelligence improvements and actively participate in Corporate projects, to enhance financial planning and analytical tools to satisfy business growth demands.
Provide business reviews or ad hoc business related projects as financial expert, and contribute in-depth knowledge and experiences.
Other incidental duties
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or related field
with 10 years of experience in Accounting/Finance including at least 1-2 years in Audit/Analysis with MNCs, health care / pharmaceutical, FMCG and Manufactory industry Required
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Preferred or
ACCA/CMA certification preferred
Strong business acumen about industry. Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives, and fluent in both written and verbal English
Native level Japanese
Extensive knowledge of own area within the organization while contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
Extensive understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.