Newell Brands Accounting Leader, GL in Chiyoda, Japan

Position Title: Accounting Leader, GL

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Reports to: Senior Finance Manager


  • Prepare monthly / quarterly / yearly closing for Japan and Korean entities under Corporate Accounting Policies and ensure timely and accurate reporting in cooperation with FSS and Business Finance team.

  • Prepare tax returns and other statutory reporting in liaison with outside tax firm

  • Meet local and international requirements on accounting, tax and legal matters

  • Maintain fix assets under US and Japan/Tax GAAP

  • Maintain weekly CF forecast

  • Support of ad-hoc projects related to accounting and tax


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • CPA preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in Finance/Accounting department or CPA firm

  • 3+ years of experience in General Accounting area for foreign-affiliated companies.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.