Location: Japan / Australia

Contract term: Full time / initial 12 month Fixed term

Period: July 2023 – June 2024

Work hours: Average of 40 hours per week during peak season

About us
Rhythm Japan is a leading company in the outdoor sports industry, specializing in snow sports equipment and gear. We provide high-quality products and services to customers worldwide, and our commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction has established us as a trusted brand in the industry.

The role

As a Staff Accountant, you will play a vital role in supporting the financial operations of the organization. You will work closely with the Head of Finance, as well as the Finance team to ensure accurate recording of financial transactions, preparation of financial statements, and adherence to financial regulations. This entry-level position offers an opportunity for growth and development within the field of accounting.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • General Accounting: Assist in the day-to-day accounting activities, including the preparation of journal entries, general ledger maintenance, and bank reconciliations.
  • Financial Reporting: Assist in the preparation of financial statements, reports, and budgets.
    Contribute to the analysis of financial data and trends to support decision-making processes.
  • Compliance and Documentation: Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
    Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, documentation, and supporting schedules.
  • Auditing and Taxation Support: Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and provide support during external audits.
    Contribute to the preparation of tax filings and assist with tax compliance.
  • Financial Analysis: Support the finance team in conducting financial analysis, variance analysis, and performance metrics to identify areas of improvement and cost-saving opportunities.
  • System and Process Improvement: ssist in the implementation and enhancement of accounting systems and processes.
    Contribute to the streamlining of financial operations for increased efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborative Support: Work closely with cross-functional teams, such as purchasing, sales, and operations, to ensure accurate financial recording and reporting.
  • Professional Development: Stay updated with accounting principles, regulations, and industry trends.
    Seek opportunities for professional growth and skill development within the accounting field.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of basic accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in numerical data.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic knowledge of tax laws and regulations is a plus.
  • Professionalism, integrity, and a strong work ethic.

The Perks and Benefits

As a Rhythm employee you will be shown the same hospitality that we give all our team. We love to look after our crew and these are just a few additional benefits you will enjoy working with us:

  • The opportunity to live and work and play in one of the world’s snowiest ski resorts in the world
  • Work for one of the best companies in the industry who know what is means to have fun and truly love what we do
  • Competitive pay rates, employee bonus program and financial support with lift pass
  • Flexibility with work schedules on powder days
  • Subsidized staff accommodation and housing assistance
  • Team social activities, staff parties and events, team ride days, resort trips, department dinners and much more
  • Access to other great benefits such as the Rhythm Wellness program, free ski and snowboard demo, epic store discounts for you and your friends and family

We work hard but play harder and if you know anyone that has worked for us before you will know this is not just a list of benefits but an experience of a lifetime that is born from the fun culture we have. We put people first in everything we do, because people like you make Rhythm.

What you need to do now

If you have the skills, flair and stoke to share we want to hear from you, apply below if you align with our core values and want to have an unforgettable winter, we can’t wait to read your application.


More info HERE.