Assistant Accountant (Japanese speaking)

Hypebeast, Hong Kong

Driving Culture Forward

Duration: Full-Time

Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 44.6M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, HBX, our e-commerce and retail platform, and Hypemaker, our global agency.

Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ “Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion” in 2020.


  • Handling billing operations, accounts receivables and payables specific to media industry.
  • Issue and dispatch the sales invoices properly, accurately, timely and in compliance with client requirements.
  • Record accounts payable and handle vendor payment.
  • Coordinate with the Sales and Operations teams in Japan office and verify the revenue and cost postings.
  • Proficient in Japan online banking.
  • Follow up overdue AR and review aging report.
  • Prepare invoicing and cost reconciliation, bank reconciliation, BS schedules.
  • Assist in audit work and month-end closing.
  • Validate Travel and Entertainment claims and ensure the compliance with the company’s policy.
  • Experience for liaison with bank, accountant other professional parties in Japan if needed.
  • Ad-hoc assignments and duties as required.


  • Degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • 3 years of accounting experience, preferably in media or marketing field.
  • Good written and spoken command in English and Japanese. High proficiency in business Japanese, preferably Native Japanese Speaker or JLPT N2 or above. 
  • Mature, independent, able to work under pressure and strong sense of responsibility.
  • Strong numerical sense and detail oriented; good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide your cover letter, CV and expected salary.

This position is based and located in Hong Kong. Candidate must be eligible to work in Hong Kong.

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About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

Want to learn more about Hypebeast? Visit Hypebeast's website.