Senior Accountant (parental leave cover)


28 Apr 2022



Job Description

Date: 12/4/2022

Position: Senior Accountant (temp for parental leave cover for 1 year)

Division: Finance


Direct Supervisor:  bitFlyer Europe S.A. Finance Manager


Main Objective

-       Accounting and reporting production

Specific Tasks

-        Share of monthly accounting work:

o   Revenue accounting

o   Cost accounting

o   Client and firm cash accounting

o   Assets and liabilities accounting

o   Crypto accounting

-        Share of financial controls:

o   reconciliations

o   analytical review

-        Bank account administration

-        Payments and cash management

-        Budget and forecast data collection

-        Variance analysis preparation

-        Preparation of reporting to regulators

-        Annual audit work

-        VAT and tax reporting

-        Cooperate with Operations team to ensure controlled and effective client asset safeguarding and processing

-        Regulatory reporting, including to CSSF

-        Reporting to bitFlyer Group Head Office

-        Reporting to Management and Boards of Directors

-        Financial Planning & Analysis, including budgeting and forecasting and explanations for variances to budget

-        Cooperate with bitFlyer overseas offices in all finance related matters at global scale, with the purpose of ensuring transparency and alignment in all related aspects.

-        Participate in internal and global projects, to ensure good coordination of processes and work across whole bitFlyer group

Desired Skills


-       Qualified Accountant. e.g. ACA, ACMA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent

Experience / Knowledge

-       At least 5 years of proven experience and increasing responsibility in Accounting/Finance, preferably in regulated Financial Services companies (e.g. payment institutions, banks)

-       Good understanding of multicultural working environments

-       Experience of general ledger and closing process

-       Good knowledge of Luxembourg GAAP (IFRS and US GAAP also very useful), and accounting policies


-       English proficiency required

-       French/German proficiency desirable

-       Japanese desirable



-        Direct with CFO

-        Direct with COO

-        Direct with Risk and Compliance

-        Direct with Operations

-        Direct with coworkers of the Accounting, and General Administration division

-        Direct with overseas offices


-        Direct with auditors and advisers