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Global Mobility Tax Manager

Job Details

  • Posted:30th November, 2023
  • Sector:Global Mobility, Expat Tax & Comp
  • Location:Tokyo, Japan
  • Job Ref:16910
  • Salary:JPY 15,000,000 - 20,000,000 + bonus

A unique position has become available with our client, a Business Consulting and Financial Services organisation who are looking to recruit a Global Mobility Tax Manager (Individual Tax) to be based in their office in Tokyo.

This position provides an opportunity for motivated individuals to build a career providing services to Japanese multinational companies and developing and expanding domestic and global individual tax needs. The successful candidate will have the responsibility of being part of a management team that aims to differentiate the business and will have the opportunity to provide problem-solving as a mobility expert.

  • This is a hybrid role working 2-3 days a week in the office.
  • Fluent or business level Japanese is essential.
  • A relocation package is available for the successful candidate.

Job Description:

  • We are seeking ambitious professionals to provide compliance and consulting services to individuals and their corporate employers as follows.
  • Providing personal tax services for Japanese individuals.
  • Coordination of global individual tax compliance for assignees (Foreign national allocation service for Japanese nationals).
  • Providing tax services in Japan.
  • Structuring of compensation and development of tax refund policies.
  • Consultation on salary issues.
  • Tax planning and forecasting prior to departure.
  • Preparation of tax returns (Japan and the United States).


  • Experience in managing and leading tax compliance and tax consulting (required).
  • Passionate about client services with at least 6 years of experience required.
  • Experience in Japanese business organizations and their foreign assignments (required).
  • Business-level English proficiency (desired).
  • English is required for internal communication. Communication with clients is mostly in Japanese.
  • Professional qualifications in related fields - e.g. Zeirishi or equivalent for tax compliance/consulting roles (desired).
  • Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA) (desired).
  • Experience in companies such as "Big 4" (desired).
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Possess expertise in a specialized field and able to contribute with that knowledge.
  • Able to propose solutions to clients' problems with a sense of mission (desired).

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