Finance Manager - Scrum Studio, Japan
Scrum Studio is growing and with more innovative programs in the pipeline, we are hiring for a Finance Manager to manage budgets, establish projections, and ensure Scrum Studio’s financial stability. This position is located in the Tokyo office but will work closely with both the U.S. and Tokyo offices.
- Plan and implement Scrum Studio’s financial objectives and strategies that support long-term growth
- Assist Scrum Ventures’ CFO in key financial decisions
- Support portfolio companies that open Japan subsidiaries and other incubation projects
- Build and manage the finance & accounting function of Scrum Studio
- Oversee cash management, including cash balances, capital requirements, reserves management, etc.
- Assist in external audit, tax, and service relationships
- Oversee financial and compliance areas, recommending and implementing solutions
- Coordinate, prepare, and review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
- Oversee some critical operational needs that directly contribute to the growth of the company such as IT, facilities, and supply agreements.
- 2~3 years of experience as an accounting manager, 4+ years of general accounting/finance experience
- Bilingual in Japanese and intermediate English
- Experience with Japanese business communication with established corporations
- A few years at Big 4 audit/tax is preferred
- Strong strategic thinking and broad business understanding; sees finance as a strategic resource for corporate growth
- BA in Accounting or Finance; CPA, CMA, MBA preferred
About Scrum Ventures
Scrum Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in San Francisco with a growing Tokyo office. With entrepreneurial expertise and a strong network in Japan, we actively support portfolio global growth and success. Learn more at https://scrum.vc/
About Scrum Studios
Scrum Studio is an open innovation platform we launched in 2018 with the goal of incubating new businesses by connecting iconic Japanese corporations with startups from around the world. Some of our programs include Sports Tech Tokyo, SmartCityX, and Food Tech Studio - Bites! Learn more at https://scrum.vc/studio/