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Sr. Accountant

Date:  Mar 17, 2023
Req ID:  1143

Somerset, NJ, US

Company:  Terumo Americas Holding, Inc.
Department:  TAH Accounting

Terumo Medical Corporation (TMC) develops, manufactures, and markets a complete, solutions-based portfolio of high-quality medical devices used in a broad range of applications for numerous areas of the healthcare industry. TMC places a premium on providing customers with world-class products, training and education programs that drive clear economic value, better clinical outcomes and improved quality of life for patients. TMC is part of Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation; one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers with $5+ billion in sales, 20,000+ employees worldwide and operations in more than 160 nations. Terumo Medical Corporation is comprised of two strategic business divisions: Terumo Interventional Systems and Terumo Medical Products.

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for driving effective and efficient accounting and reporting procedures and effective financial controls for business operations.   This includes performance or oversight of the financial close processes, collaboration with key stakeholders across business functions, and the identification and implementation of process improvements.   This position also supports the Company’s quarterly financial statement audit requirements, including Japan Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures. 

Job Details/Responsibilities

  • Drive efficient and effective financial close processes in assigned areas through performance of accurate journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis of financial results, partnering with business units as necessary. 
  • Develop and manage staff accountants, including review of staff work product.  Support team member development by providing coaching, communicating feedback sharing knowledge, and providing recommendations on best practices to support the achievement of business objectives. 
  • Ensure and/or prepare monthly/quarterly reporting and submissions to Parent Company in a timely, and accurate manner.
  • Drive continuous improvement of efficiency and effectiveness by identifying, developing, and implementing enhancements to processes and systems improvement opportunities, solutions, monitoring accounting procedures and proposing automation opportunities.
  • Assist management with special assignments, as requested, including research and analysis related to the accounting treatment of proposed transactions.
  • Support internal and external audit requests and inquiries by coordinating the completion and/or review of assigned audit support and identifying regulatory and operational changes to accounting policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook 
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule during monthly, quarterly and year-end closings (and special assignments) will be necessary
  • Knowledge of IFRS desirable
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi- task, meet tight deadlines and work independently with limited supervision 
  • Possess strong task management with attention to detail and prioritization skills
  • Ability to organize, present, and analyze financial data
  • Demonstrated orientation to action in a flexible, fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to work in cross functional teams
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-thru skills and take on additional work as needed

Qualifications/ Background Experiences


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 3 years of accounting experience, including 2 years of public accounting experience preferred, or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and minimum 4 years of general accounting experience required.
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience in ERP systems  (such as SAP, JDE, Oracle), 
  • Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) experience desirable




It is Terumo’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As a Company, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

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