Accountant (Tokyo)


Twitter has an opportunity for an Accountant who will be responsible for partnering with cross functional teams to support Japan Accounting operations. The candidate must be detail-oriented with strong communication skills to support and standardize Japan Accounting Operations. 

The position will be based in Tokyo, Japan, and will report to the Japan Accounting Manager.


  • Support Japan general accounting primarily for General Ledger and certain aspects of Accounts Payable and T&E transactions
  • Maintain fixed assets register
  • Assist coordination with the Asia Pacific and intercompany finance teams throughout the close process
  • Assist preparation and review of monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations for the responsible accounts
  • Assist fluctuation analysis of consolidated financial statements M/M and Q/Q
  • Ensure consistent application of procedures and controls within Japan
  • Review operating procedures developed by the local service provider and the Shared Services Center and support initiative to streamline Japan processes
  • Other responsibilities include but not limited to participate in special projects and system enhancements as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Commerce (with accounting credits) with minimum 3 to 5 years’ of experience in accounting
  • Business level in English communication skills as well as proficiency in Japanese
  • Basic knowledge in JGAAP, USGAAP, and Japanese tax regulation
  • Basic understanding of international group structures and inter-company transactions (foreign currency translation, elimination)
  • Experience with Accounts Payable and T&E reports processing preferred
  • Experience with ERP systems (Oracle) preferred 
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, strong analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to collaborate with senior management and others in the company
  • Able to maintain financial accuracy while meeting closing dates 
  • Accounting Experience in MNCs environment preferred.

Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.


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