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Japanese Business Services Staff - Entry Level (2025)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Lima
    Naperville
    Findlay
    Chicago
    Cincinnati
    Detroit
    Cleveland
    Elgin
    Park Ridge
    Columbus
    Lisle
    Springfield

AI generated summary

  • You need strong analytical skills, a degree in accounting, a minimum GPA of 3.0, pursuing CPA, fluent in Japanese & English, and understand Japanese business culture.
  • You will work on audit and tax engagements, planning, testing, researching, and reporting. You'll interact with staff and clients, gaining valuable experience in business solutions.

Requirements

  • 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 Japanese and English

Responsibilities

  • No busy work here. As an intern, you’ll be treated just like our entry level staff. 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 audits, 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. 

FAQs

What opportunities for growth and specialization are available in this role?

In this role, you have the opportunity to specialize in various service lines or gain exposure across different areas within our Japanese practice. The sky's the limit in terms of your career development.

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

Plante Moran is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all staff members have equitable opportunities to succeed. We value diversity and ensure that individual identities are respected and celebrated.

Accounting
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1924
Founded Year

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.