Job Details

Japanese Business Services Director

Location:   Columbus, OH

Salary:   based on experience




You will be responsible for the profitability and successful growth of the Japanese Business Services practice while you supervise and mentor managers, seniors and staff. You will also be responsible for the overall supervision of the Japanese Business Services business line. We expect you to possess excellent interpersonal skills and technical or industry specialization while focusing on the four major initiatives established by the Firm: Profitability, Practice Growth, Client Focus, and Brand Culture/Development.    



  • Be a trusted member of the engagement team providing various consulting services to our Japanese Business specific clients
  • Proactively engage with your clients throughout the year
  • Plan and oversee engagement activities
  • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and with clients and referrals
  • Support the growth and development of team members
  • Be actively involved with winning new pursuits for the firm
  • Enjoy friendships, social activities and team outings that encourage a work-life balance
  • Approve engagement budget, billing and scheduling
  • Oversee a significant amount of high priority work



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or an undergraduate degree with sufficient coursework to support the role
  • CPA preferred
  • Ten (10)+ years of experience providing financial statement auditing, tax, or consulting services within a public accounting firm
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, collaboration, and problem-solving
  • Strong leadership, project management, organizational and analytical skills, initiative, adaptability
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship preferred
  • Speaking and writing Japanese preferred
  • Experience serving Japanese businesses required



Scott Hirko, Partner