Manager Procure to Pay Retail Japan

Daimler Trucks & Buses is a global commercial vehicle powerhouse, with more than 35 primary locations around the world and around 100,000 employees. The company brings seven vehicle brands under one roof: Mercedes-Benz and Setra are our traditional European brands; our U.S. brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses; and our Asian brands BharatBenz in India and FUSO in Japan.
Over the past decades, Daimler Trucks & Busses has consistently set standards for the entire transportation industry - in terms of safety, fuel efficiency and driver and passenger comfort. Now it’s time for the next evolutionary step: emission-free, automated and connected driving. Daimler Trucks & Buses is working to bring these important technologies to high-volume series production, across brands, divisions and regions. In this way the company intends to take a major step closer to realizing its vision of CO₂-neutral and accident-free transport and contribute to the sustainability of global goods and passenger transport.
What we offer
  • Global career development opportunities within the Daimler Trucks organization
  • Opportunity to work with a global, dynamic and diverse team
  • Flexibility to work at home and in the office (subject to coordination with supervisor)
  • Flexible working hours with no core time (subject to coordination with supervisor)
About the position
We are looking for a Manager, Transactional Accounting, responsible for the procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes in the Japan HQ team. We are looking for a passionate leader who can deliver the following:
  • Financial integrity – Ensure the completeness and accuracy of Daimler Truck Asia’s financial reporting and maintain effective internal controls
  • Operational excellence – Continuously identify opportunities to improve operational efficiency through business process optimization/reengineering, automation, digitalization and business process outsourcing
  • Lead or participate in various cross-functional projects and initiatives to drive change and create value for the organization
  • Coach and develop staff to create a high performing team
  • Manage the procure-to-pay SAP ledgers of the Japan Retail Finance team


  • A person is always passionate and able to proceed forward under ambiguous situation.
  • Keep good relationship with business partners even if under critical conflict
  • Self-driven and go over complex problems, and challenges under ambiguous situation
  • Able to convince stakeholder by using analysis/ expertise skill

Job Experience

Minimum 5 years of leadership experience (i.e. managing teams)
Minimum 7 years of experience in accounting and finance, preferably in a multinational company

International mindset and cross-cultural understanding
Project management and strong execution capabilities

Practical Knowledge

Accounting knowledge equivalent to Nisho Boki (2nd grade or above)

Professional accounting certifications such as CPA or US CPA is preferred but not mandatory
Conflict management skills

English (Business level)

Microsoft Office and other software

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Extensive experience and knowledge in SAP
Microsoft Access, Power BI

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