Senior Accountant

Ref#: 15653

Function: Finance

Location: Japan, Tokyo

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OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our employees in over 140 locations around the world.
We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our team in Tokyo. The successful candidate will perform intercompany related activities and other basic accounting activities such as account analysis, preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.

You are great at:
  • Processing of intercompany transactions in SAP
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Reconciliation of intercompany transactions and account balances
  • Preparation of intercompany settlement report and allocate and post payments to the system and closing of intercompany sub-ledger
  • Prepares audit requirements as required by the auditors
  • Supporting reporting and ad hoc requests from Regional Controllers/Corporate Accounting
  • Collaborating with global corporate accounting teams

What it takes:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Accountancy; CPA required
  • Knowledgeable in US GAAP
  • Requires at least five years of professional accounting experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision while meeting critical deadlines
  • Good analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Good documentation and organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate with high proficiency in MS Office
  • Experience in SAP would be an asset

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation in completing the application process please email

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