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Japanese Business Services Staff - Entry Level (2024)

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Lima
    Park Ridge

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  • You must be detail-oriented with strong problem solving, communication, and analytical skills. Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting, GPA of 3.0, on track for CPA exam, understanding of Japanese business culture, and bilingual in English & Japanese.
  • You will assist with audit, tax, planning, testing, research, reporting, compilations, reviews, and financial statements. Engage in a variety of tax work and interact with staff and clients daily, while gaining valuable experience in professional services.


  • Detail-oriented leader with problem solving, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting; or Master’s degree in accounting or tax.
  • Academic success (a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0).
  • On track to complete the requisite degree and supporting credits to sit for the CPA exam, with the goal of successfully obtaining your CPA license.
  • Understand the nuances of Japanese business culture.
  • Professional demeanor with superior communication skills (verbal and written) at the business professional level in both English & Japanese.


  • You’ll help instill confidence in various organizations by assuring their financial health. We provide large firm-like structure, system, methodology and training as well as small firm-like closeness, attention and care to each staff member. We’ll give you the flexibility to craft business solutions, not just spreadsheets. Your work will include, but not be limited to:
  • Participating in different phases of the audit and/or tax engagement.
  • Planning, testing, researching, and reporting.
  • Working with compilations, reviews, compliance, financial statements, and benefit plans.
  • Engaging in corporate, partnership, individual, international federal, and state & local taxes.
  • Meaningful interactions with staff at all levels as well as with our impressive repertoire of clients.
  • Experience working with a wealth of business opportunities throughout a professional services firm.


What kind of opportunities are available for growth and specialization in this entry-level position?

At Plante Moran's Japanese Business Services Staff - Entry Level position, you have the opportunity to specialize in a specific service line or gain exposure across many service lines. The sky's the limit when it comes to making your mark and growing into your full potential.

How does Plante Moran support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace?

Plante Moran is committed to providing equitable and fair opportunities for all staff members to succeed in an inclusive environment. We value individual, unique identities and strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.

What makes the Japanese practice at Plante Moran one of the fastest-growing and most exciting in the U.S.?

The Japanese practice at Plante Moran offers talented professionals the opportunity to serve both Japanese and American clients. This provides a unique experience and allows staff members to make a difference and be remarkable from day one.

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Mission & Purpose

Co-founder Frank Moran often referred to our firm as “a people firm disguised as an accounting firm.” Why? Because people are at the core of everything we do. You see, at Plante Moran, an engagement is much more than a professional transaction. It’s a personal experience where clients are confident we’re looking out for them, no matter their size, location, or what goals they’ve set. With our seamless service, recognized expertise, and personal approach to relationships, our clients have clarity and confidence, no matter what’s next. In our nearly 100 years in business, we’ve grown to be one of the nation’s largest audit, tax, consulting, and wealth management firms. Our more than 3,300 professionals are committed to exemplary client service every day.