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General Administrator & Accounting Staff (Office of CFO)

Company: Mizkan America
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Based in Mount Prospect, IL, Mizkan America is a subsidiary of the Mizkan Group, a global, family-owned company that has been Bringing Flavor to Life--- for almost 220 years. As one of the leading makers of vinegars, condiments and sauces in the United States, Mizkan America maintains 12 manufacturing facilities that serve the retail, foodservice, specialty-Asian and food-ingredient trade channels. We are committed to following our two core principles: continuously challenging the status quo and delivering only the finest products for our customers. Our leadership seeks out, embraces and implements ideas for improvement from all of its employees. Transparency and accountability are two key factors that drive our company's overall management approach.--We are looking for people who are seeking to deliver their best so that we can deliver ours. Above all, we're dedicated to maximizing the potential of our greatest assets-our team members. That's reflected in our ongoing commitment to recruit, develop, reward and retain our talented, multicultural workforce. We hope to see you as part of our team's future success!--SUMMARY: CFO Office General Administer & Accounting staff will be responsible for all general accounting functions for Mizkan Holdings Chicago Branch (MHCB) and for providing benefits based on the company's compensation and benefits policy to Japanese expatriates.----ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProvides support to Japanese expatriates for their transition (transfer to the US/going back to Japan).Manages and supports Japanese expatriates' VISA status with compliance. Executes Japanese expatriate salary/benefit payment.Manages expatriates' income tax application process.Budgets for MHCB and provides financial reports to the Japan Accounting section monthly.Records journal entries to the general ledger in accordance with Company standard operating procedures.Provides closing entries during year-end close process.Ensures all tax accounts and schedules are prepared in a timely and accurate manner.Coordinates with external accounting firm on preparation of annual tax documents.Provides documentation and work papers requested by external and internal auditors.Proposes and executes improvement on administration/accounting tasks.Works on special projects as assigned.Provides secretarial and clerical services to the Executive.--EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:3+ years accounting experience is preferred. Experience with D365 is preferred.Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills.Must possess good verbal and writing skills and be a self-starter.Highly organized, strong attention to detail.Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organizationStrong work ethic, high integrity.Ability to work in a team environment.Willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.Ability to work overtime, as necessary, during month-end, quarter-end and year-end close periods.Intermediate computer skills with Office 365 (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Native level Japanese and near native English language skills.--

Keywords: Mizkan America, Mount Prospect , General Administrator & Accounting Staff (Office of CFO), Executive , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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