Accounting Manager (with fluent Japanese)

Luxembourg City Europe

16 Apr 2019

Luxembourg City



Full Time


5 years

About bitFlyer:

bitFlyer is the largest Bitcoin and blockchain company in Japan. We operate a virtual currency exchange and marketplace. We provide our customers with convenient and exciting ways to buy, sell and spend bitcoins.

Our vision is to build a truly global Bitcoin and blockchain company to reflect the international nature of the virtual currency. Our mission is to make the world simpler through blockchain.

bitFlyer was established in January 2014 in Tokyo. We have since established regional headquarters for the US in San Francisco and for the EU in Luxembourg. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and international team with a passion for virtual currency and blockchain technology.

We have raised over 4.1 billion yen (~$36 million) in venture capital funding. Our platform has facilitated over $250 billion in bitcoin trades, 95% of which came in 2017.

We are backed by world-class investors including SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Dentsu Digital Holdings and SBI Investment. 

Role Description:

For our Luxembourgish office we are looking for an Accounting Manager, whose responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department
  • Monitoring and analyzing accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
  • Establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles
  • Ensure smooth collaboration and reporting to our HQ in Tokyo, JP
  • Ensure compliance of our accounting with top local and international standards

  • Required skills:

    • considerable experience in accounting, preferably in a startup or fast growing MNC environment 
    • fluent written and spoken English and Japanese
    • awareness of Japanese legislation when it comes to finance

    This is a unique opportunity to work for a leading player at the cutting edge of a fast-growth and revolutionary industry. You will be an instrumental part of this growth story.