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Internal Control Lead Tokyo


06-06 Internal Control Lead /インターナルコントロールリード


Life Sciences

14 million
1.Provide day-to-day support for US SOX program under the direction of the Internal Control Champion and Global SOX PM.
2.Assist with the planning and execution of company-wide communications and develop/execute training sessions, as deemed appropriate.
3.Provide subject matter expertise on the design and implementation of controls.
4. Coordinate and monitor testing and provide control mentorship for remediation.
5. Work with process owners to ensure timely review and updates to process documentation and controls for new and/or existing processes.
6. Actively participate in new policies, procedures and business process, and system implementation ensuring that proper controls are embedded.
7.Coordinates with management and process owners to maintain and update all internal controls and related documentation (i.e. narratives, flowcharts, walkthroughs, COSO compliance, etc.).
8. Ensure management initiates control changes (i.e. additions/deletions/modifications) and oversees the change management process.
9. Work with business process owners to ensure that exceptions from SOX testing are adequately remediated and re-tested in a timely manner; assist process owners with developing corrective action plans, including root cause analysis, as well as facilitate the remediation of control gap.
10. Assist in the preparing various SOX reporting packages for Global SOX PMO.
11. Establish and maintain relationships with process owners to proactively assess business risks and develop risk mitigation.


1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
2. CPA or CIA certification strongly preferred.
3. 3-5 years public accounting and SOX experience required.
4. Flexible/team player; comfortable changing directions mid-stream; understands the importance of achieving team objectives5.
5. Action oriented; thrives in a dynamic environment; takes initiative to identify and resolve issues; critical thinker.
6. Precise, deadline-driven team member with strong organizational and project management skills.
7. Advanced understanding of SOX compliance requirements and standards, COSO Framework, IFRS, and PCAOB standards8.
8. Pro-active, strategic approach to problem solving and controls execution.
9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills on both Japanese and in English.