MasterCard Manager, Accounting - MPMS in Tokyo, Japan

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Manager, Accounting - MPMS


The Japan Finance team plays a key role as business partners by providing the business with thought leadership and financial advice on business priorities to enable financially sound, effective and efficient investment decisions

The Finance Manager will report to the Japan Division Finance Officer

He/she will assume responsibility for the financial stewardship of the Business Unit and actively maintaining a strong internal control environment to support operational excellence


Ensure accounting is in compliance with U.S. GAAP, J-GAAP, MasterCard Worldwide policies & procedures, and implements new accounting pronouncements in a timely manner.

Responsible for tax filing

Responsible for statutory/regulatory reporting

Reviews accounting information for accuracy and reliability.

Prepares period-by-period analyses and explains significant account variances, when comparing actuals, budgets, and forecasts.

Performs detailed account analyses

Works closely with multiple stakeholders including regional controller, regional tax, GBSC-Shared Accounting service, on complex accounting matters

Manage Accounts Payable, Cash Management, GL, and Fixed Assets

Operations & Systems

Conducts continuous reviews of existing accounting processes and assess operational efficiency and to ensure that processes meet the present and anticipated needs of business units, Worldwide Finance, and other stakeholders.

Participates in the development and implementation of process improvements to the accounting function to improve operational efficiency and quality of output.

Escalates any identified financial system risks and system requirements as appropriate.

Ensures delays and problems are promptly addressed by taking the appropriate action to resolve issues.

Control & Security

Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of cost-effective controls to promote data integrity and minimize risk (financial, operational, legal, regulatory, etc.) and maintains appropriate segregation of duties.

Ensures access to data, information and systems is appropriately authorized in accordance with MasterCard policies and procedures.

Participates in internal audits and responds to requests timely and appropriately.

All About You:

Experienced professional in the field of accounting, tax and controllership

Good understanding of the diverse cultural, regulatory, statutory and taxation environment of the markets in which the Business Unit has a physical presence

Expertise in U.S. and J-GAAP accounting

Excellent communication, negotiation, and influencing skills

Fluency in Japanese and English a must

MBA or a CPA equivalent qualification preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-53407