Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:200530377
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! Join Apple Sales finance in Tokyo for a role in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) to support Japan and Korea reseller business. This is a dynamic and growing segment and you will be key partner for the team. You will help drive important strategic and operational initiatives, optimize investments, find new insights to improve business performance, and partner and support Japan leadership.  We need someone who learns quickly, is curious, and can collaborate and challenge effectively. The successful candidate is an excellent finance professional and has experience in a multinational and dynamic environment.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of of professional Finance experience; with exposure to detailed analytics and forecasting, along with a collaborative approach to decision making
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and experience
  • Exceptionally detail oriented and able to translate big-picture analysis while never losing sight of the finer points
  • Must be comfortable and adept at managing data sets that can reach into the millions of intersections
  • Ability to work comfortably with incomplete information and deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Extremely curious - not satisfied with easy or convenient answers; drives issues to root cause
  • Strong teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to form positive relationships with business partners and peers
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality around product launches, forecasts and other critical initiatives
  • Proven experience in FP&A is preferred
  • Excel Specialist and Keynote/presentation skills. SQL/Tableau is a plus
  • Fluency in English and Japanese


As a FP&A financial analyst, you will own and be involved in the following activities; - Planning, forecasting, consolidation, reporting and analysis of revenue, operating cost to Finance and Sales Leadership - Collaboration and interface with cross cantonal business partners on financial issues and forecasting - Forecasting operation expenses and headcount requiring a deep understanding of business as well as strong relationships with key partners - Communicating key business drivers and trends to stakeholders though forecast and close activity - Reconciling multiple data universes identifying discrepancies and managing solutions - Support other critical deliverables including quarter-end deep-dive analytics Key Interaction with: Sales Finance teams in Japan and Korea Sales Directors and Account Managers Sales Planning and Operations team Worldwide Sales Finance in Cupertino

Education & Experience

Bachelor degree. Experience in finance, accounting or an analytically focused role

Additional Requirements