Finance Assistant Finance Assistant …

IG Group
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
IG Group
in Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Aug 19
IG Group
Finance Assistant
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable
  • Performing full function accounts payable via Proactis and SUN system including journal posting.
  • Process invoices and staff expense claims including corporate card payments
  • Process bank payments
  • Organise and follow up on payment authorisations including purchase orders (PO)

Other matters responsible for preparation or assistance will be including but not limited to the following
  • Daily/monthly accounting tasks including bank reconciliations and journal posting
  • Treasury analysis and requesting bank transfers
  • Tax related matters including annual tax returns and withholding tax requirements
  • Regulatory reporting including Segregation of client money and Capital Adequacy Ratio
  • Management accounting tasks to comply with internal requirements.
  • Prepare audits and inspection materials
  • General affairs, including maintaining office supply, mail/courier delivery, refreshment corner maintenance and other miscellaneous matters.

Person Specification:


  • Accounts Payable experience in English

  • Work experience in foreign financial institutions ideally securities firms


  • Intermediate business English skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure
  • Self-motivated, proactive and willing to contribute to a team environment.

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Understanding in regulatory requirements, experience in regulatory reporting
  • Knowledge in financial products
  • Knowledge in Japanese taxation

Number of openings
Company Overview

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)