Accountant APAC (d/f/m)

Department: APAC Sales and Marketing
Office: Ableton KK / Japan
Schedule: Full-time

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Your mission

To support Ableton’s expanding mission in the Asia Pacific region (APAC), Ableton requires a solid administrative framework that balances the requirements of our global operations and the needs of its regional teams. Reporting to the Managing Director for APAC, you will support, maintain and improve all aspects of Ableton’s Japan-based regional setup related to accounting, payroll and tax compliance. Through your work in a diverse and internationally-minded team with a passion for supporting a global community of music makers, your contribution will enable Ableton’s fast growth in one of the world’s most dynamic business regions.

Your responsibilities

  • You ensure compliance with Japanese accounting standards and tax regulations while remaining aligned with Ableton’s group finance requirements for bookkeeping
  • You act as main contact person for accounting-related matters pertaining to APAC
  • You oversee accounts payables and receivables to the Japanese company bank account
  • You ensure on-time payment of employees and service providers
  • You maintain communications between Ableton’s regional team, external consultants, and the global finance team at HQ in Berlin
  • You fulfill accounting duties in line with Ableton’s corporate philosophy regarding transparency and compliance
  • You monitor entity liquidity by supporting company-wide financial planning and analysis processes
  • You drive project work to expand and optimize finance-related processes to support Ableton’s APAC business operations

Your profile

  • You have solid bookkeeping skills and accounting knowledge (Primarily Japanese GAAP)
  • You have experience managing tax-related matters
  • You are fluent in both English and Japanese (spoken and written)
  • You have strong communication skills (listening and asserting)
  • You have confidence working in a multicultural environment
  • You have willingness to contribute to the growth of Ableton in the APAC region
  • You're standing out if you have familiarity with topics related to multinational company operations including international GAAP consolidation, transfer pricing and international payrolls
  • You have general interest in music
  • You are based in Japan (or possibly other APAC region)

Sounds like a great opportunity?

If you like the sound of this role, please apply with the following documents and information:

  • CV (without a picture)
  • Cover letter
  • Desired starting date
  • Salary expectation

About Ableton

Here at Ableton, we come from a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds. What connects us is the shared belief that each of us has the skills and knowledge to contribute to the future of music culture.

We’re passionate about what we do, and equally as passionate about improving who we are. We work hard to foster an environment in which people can grow both personally and professionally. We believe that diverse groups of people make better teams. We’re committed to increasing diversity in our workplace and providing equal opportunity throughout our recruitment process.

With us, you’ll work in a relaxed but dynamic environment, surrounded by people who love music and technology. You’ll be creatively challenged, encouraged to develop and improve, and you’ll become part of an expanding, diverse company.

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