Financial Controller – Japanese Speaking (m/f)

Frankfurt am Main
August 14, 2018

MISUMI is a global manufacturer and leading supplier of more than 17 million mechanical components and indirect materials for special purpose machinery and assembly automation. Many products are individually configurable. MISUMI Corp., founded in 1963 in Tokyo, has sales offices all over the world and employs more than 10,000 persons. The European head office which is located in Frankfurt, Germany, exists for 15 years. The MISUMI business model is based on providing the highest quality, lowest cost and shortest delivery time. More than 220,000 customers worldwide gain cost and time saving benefits through this model.


  • Support of month end management reporting process for MISUMI Europe Company, adhering to strict Group Finance deadlines
  • Process accurate financial reporting monthly and perform variance analysis for management decisions
  • Work closely with business and service platforms to analyse financial performance results
  • Coordinate data preparation, data collection, analysis and submission of monthly/quarterly forecast
  • Further develop and maintain reporting and decision support models for actual performance to plan, forecast and investment
  • Coordinate cost centre and profit centre maintenance with HQ
  • Contribute to process improvements for better management reporting process



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or apprenticeship in related field
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in Management Reporting or Controlling
  • Strong MS-Excel and SAP knowledge with advantage of Oracle/Hyperion (HFM) knowledge
  • Fluent in German, English and Japanese is a must
  • Willingness to design and establish new management reporting and controlling approaches
  • Team player able to work across departments



  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to work constructively within a global team environment
  • Ability to grasp complex ideas quickly and communicate clearly and effectively
  • Must be well organized and process driven with high level of attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture