Tokyo Academics is the passion project of a constellation of teachers, researchers, and academics from around the world. Since 2012, we’ve evolved from a few university friends to a growing number of part-time and full-time individuals located in Tokyo, as well as working remotely. We are an organization of experts deeply passionate about helping students meet their potential and capture the opportunities of the future.
We are looking for an enthusiastic resource who is skilled in data structure, analysis and presentation to provide support to both our revenue generating divisions and internal support teams. This is a remote role, you can work from anywhere in the world, but must be available for meetings during our regular business hours (10am - 7pm Japan Standard Time).
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced startup of 130+ team members around the world. You will play a significant role in helping the organization make more informed decisions by providing insightful data analysis.
Make sure to take a look at the Careers page on our website for additional available positions!
What you will work on
Consult with all divisions of the company to understand goals, reporting needs and relevant key performance indicators and designing analytics and reporting to tackle these important business challenges
Manage the accumulation and consolidation of all financial and operational data necessary for accurate reporting of total business results and metrics
Support accounting team members with data required to prepare entries and financial statements
Provide management with information vital to the decision-making process
Assess current business operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes - focusing on profitability, efficiency and transparency
Look into industry best practices in data and key performance indicators and aligning reporting structure and cadence
Ensure compliance with internal policies
Develop, implement, and maintain systems to process payroll account transactions (e.g. salaries, benefits, garnishments, deductions, taxes and third party payments) in a timely and accurate manner
Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors
Perform other duties as assigned by lead management
Our ideal candidate
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Data Science
CPA other other business/finance designations a bonus
Fluent or Native English (Speaking, Reading, Writing); some Japanese reading skill is a plus
2+ years of relevant data and analytics experience
Google Sheets and/or Microsoft Excel data analysis proficiency (including pivot tables, slicers, etc.)
Financial acumen and knowledge, including an understanding of connections between operational metrics and financial performance
Highly organized and detail oriented individual with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Excellent organizational and prioritization management skills
Relentless drive to set and achieve ambitious goals
Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
Growth mindset and ability to use feedback to improve practice
Performance-based bonus on a 6-month cycle
Opportunities to upskill and take online courses to develop oneself
20 days of flexible paid time off
Join a rapidly growing company with opportunity for career progression
FT: 40hrs/week, flexible schedule
Working remotely, but must be available for meetings during business hours (10am-7pm Japan Standard Time)