General Information

Job Advert Title: Sr Manager, Finance Compliance

Location: Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Division: Finance

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】

The Global Finance Compliance & Governance function (FC&G) is responsible for supporting Astellas in reaching and maintaining consistently high standards of integrity and compliance (as required by all laws, local regulations & Astellas policies and procedures).

The FC&G Function has accountability and responsibility for several financial compliance and governance areas at both a regional and global level. The Senior Manager, FC&G should be a Subject Matter Expert in financial compliance topics and play a key role in developing and implementing process and policy thereby supporting the Global FC&G function in meeting its objectives.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities

1. Global & local Business Process JSOX Control Framework Maintenance & Support

Collaborate with business functions by providing subject matter expertise to identify financial risk and design JSOX controls to mitigate

Manage and maintain business process JSOX control framework documentation by working with global and regional business functions

Prepare annual JSOX scope documentation in collaboration with Internal Audit

Design and lead remediation action plan & resolution of audit inquiries and requests with control performers

Initiate and drive control performance / ways of working improvements and efficiencies e.g. use of digital signatures

Direct Japan JSOX program with necessary decision making while advising global stakeholders of Japan specific JSOX related items

Principal point of contact for API & ATEC JSOX compliance related questions

2. Global & local JSOX Compliance Training program and delivery

Lead targeted and recurring training program  to the control performer community regarding JSOX risk and control performance requirements

3. Global FC&G Management Reporting

Develop FC&G scorecard to report JSOX execution metrics to Senior Management across business functions and regions

Run meetings with Japan Senior Leadership, Internal Audit, and External Audit regarding compliance results and initiatives

【応募要件 / Qualifications

<必須 / Must>

• University degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline

• Seasoned Professional with deep knowledge in Financial Compliance Topics

Must have experience in accounting practice covering group financial audits, statutory audits, SOX/JSOX finance risk assessment, and internal control compliance and analysis (*rough indication: 6+ years)

Must have subject matter expertise  in financial and fraud risk and the ability to evaluate these risks to the Business

Must have ability to articulate financial compliance-related matters to internal and external stakeholders

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Must have experience with Control Documentation Formats (Risk Control Matrix, Narratives, Flowcharts)

<歓迎 / Want

Experience and familiarity with the following systems would be advantageous – SAP, SAP GRC, & Ariba

Strong reporting and presentation skills

Good attention to detail

【応募書類 / Application Documents】


Both Japanese and English Resumes are needed

【勤務地 / Location

東京都中央区 アステラス製薬 日本橋事業所 本社

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

【勤務開始日 / Start Date


Will be decided according to the candidate's flexibility

【契約期間 / Contract Duration


Not limited to specified period

【試用期間 / Probation Period


No probation period in principle

【給与 / Salary




①Base salary: will be decided by the candidate's experience, skill and capability.

②When Discretionary Work System is applied: Discretionary work allowance will be paid.(50,000~100,000yen, based on the Grade)

③When Flextime System is applied: Overtime allowance will be paid for time worked in excess of prescribed working hours.

【昇給 / Salary Raise


Once a year

【賞与 / Bonus


Twice a year (July, December)

【諸手当 / Allowance

裁量労働手当、住宅手当、通勤手当 等

Discretionary work allowance, Housing allowance, Commutation allowance, etc.

【勤務時間 / Working Hours

8:45~17:45(月~木)、8:4516:00(金)、企画業務型 裁量労働制



Flex-time system or Discretionary Work System

【休日 / Holidays


Weekends(Sat and Sun), holidays, May 1st, summer vacation, New Year holidays

【休暇 / Vacation Leave

年次有給休暇、育児休業制度、介護休業制度 等

Annual paid leave, childcare leave system, nursing care leave system, etc.

【福利厚生 / Welfare

雇用保険、労災保険、厚生年金、健康保険、共済会制度、社宅制度、持株会制度、財形貯蓄制度 等

Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, Welfare Pension Insurance, Health Insurance, Mutual Aid Association System, Company Housing System, Employee Shareholder Association System, Property Accumulation Savings System

【お問い合わせ / Contact

アステラス製薬株式会社 採用担当 / Japan Recruiting team, Astellas Pharma Inc.


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