General Affairs/Accounting - International Broking Group

Location : Tokyo

Ref : AFMJD210654

On behalf of one of the major international shipbroking groups, we are looking for someone to join the General Affairs Department of their Tokyo office.

Candidates should have at least several years' experience in and knowledge of the dry bulk cargo shipping industry and the relevant accounting and invoicing procedures, also the ability to handle, for example, employees' taxes, salary, insurance, pensions, etc.

A candidate with experience in Charter Party invoicing can also be placed.

The successful candidate will almost certainly be a Japanese national, but a reasonable level of English, particularly written, is also important.


  • Handling general office administration work, including dealing with employees' taxes, salaries, insurance and pensions.
  • Dealing with invoicing relating to Charter Parties and other shipping documentation, although this could be a separate position.
  • Visiting clients, as may be necessary.
  • Liaising with brokers both in the Tokyo and other offices in the group.


  • At least several years of work experience in the General Affairs Department of a shipping company, or in an industry with closely related procedures.
  • Ability to handle accounting procedures in relation to employee salaries etc, as listed above
  • Ability and flexibility to work in a team in an international environment.
  • Fluency in Japanese and fair communication skills in English.

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