Finance Manager - Japan

Netflix, Tokyo, Japan

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With over 222 million paid memberships in 190+ countries, Netflix is changing the way we tell and share stories across the globe.  We are growing rapidly, creating TV series, films, and documentaries in a diverse range of countries and languages around the world, including Japan. 

Original Japanese content is core to our ongoing global success, and to support this global expansion we are quickly growing our slate of Japanese originals. These originals are produced in the local language, using local production companies and talent. We believe that creating local original content will help us delight and win over local audiences while also building love for Netflix around the world.

Like all great companies, we strive to hire the best and we value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration. What is special about Netflix, among other things, is our Culture. 

Find out more about Who We Are and what our Culture is like.

The Role
We’re looking for an experienced Finance Manager to be based in Tokyo that will be responsible for the various finance obligations of Netflix’s operations in Japan.  The Manager will work with various teams internationally to optimize the overall finance operations and processes in terms of accounting, compliance, and reporting. In addition, the Manager will be a business partner to the various cross-functional teams in our Japan office. 

The ideal candidate is a strong fit with the Netflix culture, can collaborate well across the organization, and has a hands-on mentality.

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • A proactive and innovative self-starter,  who is able to drive projects and problem-solve
  • A great communicator that can build strong working relationships with external advisors and internal teams
  • Able to quickly understand and integrate our business priorities with our finance objectives
  • Accustomed to multitasking, prioritizing, and meeting multiple tight deadlines
  • Curious and enthusiastic, and not afraid to ask questions and challenge the status quo
  • Able to exercise great judgment and can provide strategic and pragmatic insights on various finance and accounting projects
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented 
  • Flexible to collaborate with Netflix teams across multiple offices and timezones

Education and Experience

  • 10+ years of relevant accounting and finance experience
  • A combination of public accounting experience and in-house experience is preferred
  • Degree in Finance/Accounting and a Chartered Accountant 
  • Experience in efficiently working in a multinational environment and working with service providers
  • Experience in managing/building teams 
  • Strong accounting background and comfortable navigating technical accounting guidance under Japanese IFRS (with a strong understanding of the differences to US GAAP)
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and optimize workflows and processes
  • Strong experience with preparing statutory filing documentation for international entities and leading/managing statutory audits
  • Experience with cloud-based ERP systems (e.g. Workday Financials) is a plus
  • Systems and automation experience a plus
  • Experience in the entertainment/tech industry is a plus
  • Fluency in both English and Japanese is required

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About Netflix

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