JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OHIO

セントラルオハイオ日米協会

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  • 10 May 2019 9:32 PM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    POSITION OPENING

    CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN IN DETROIT
    CULTURAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

    The Consulate General of Japan in Detroit is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the position of Cultural and Public Affairs Coordinator at the Consulate office in the GM Renaissance Center, Downtown Detroit.

    Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Green Card holder. All candidates will be subject to background checks. Applicant must apply by May 27th. (Accepting applications immediately.)

    General Information

    • For immediate hire/ starting in June/July 2019.

    • The Consulate offers group health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave. Work hours are from 9AM to 5PM,

      Monday through Friday, with various weeknight and/or weekend events (paid overtime).

      Core Responsibilities

    • Composing and editing Consulate communications including speeches, monthly newsletters, Facebook posts, correspondence etc.

    • Collaborating on and coordinating of programs and events (invitation programs, lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions, speech contests, etc.)

    • Daily monitoring of media outlets in Michigan and Ohio and creating relevant reports

    • Engaging with cultural, academic, community and media related individuals and groups; developing and maintaining close working relationships on behalf of the Consulate

    • Responding to public inquiries and requests

    • Conducting school visits to teach local K-12 students about Japanese culture

    • Consulate website management

    • General administrative tasks (maintaining databases, scheduling, reporting, etc.)

    • Assisting with others’ workload within the section and the Consulate, and participating in Consulate events and programs, as needed

      Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • High proficiency in English verbal and written communication

    • High level of respect and professionalism; team oriented, resourceful and dedicated

    • Sincere interest, knowledge and appreciation of Japanese culture

    • Knowledge of Japanese current events, working culture and etiquette

    • Excellent interpersonal and project management skills

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    • Japanese language skills preferred

      Application

    • Submit resume, cover letter and three references with contact information by email to info@dt.mofa.go.jp.

    • Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of receipt; selected applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview


  • 11 Apr 2019 10:46 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Department:         2050-Sales 

    Reports To:   Senior Manager - Sales

    Work Schedule:   As needed 8am - 4:30pm

    Amount of Travel Required:   30%

    FLSA Status:       Exempt, Salary

    Positions Supervised:  Sales Department


    Position Summary:


    YSK is a machining manufacturing facility that is a tier one supplier to the automotive industry.

    This individual will work closely with the Japanese Advisor, Senior Manager, Customers, Suppliers, Engineering, Production and Accounting Departments to accomplish the goals and objectives established in the YSK top down business plan for the Sales Department.  


    This would be accomplished by identifying and building relationships with technology partners; generating sales to meet defined objectives; utilizing existing and establishing relationships with key members of client organizations to maximize account penetration and repeat business; traveling to meet with potential and existing customers and suppliers, identifying  new opportunities; collaborating with customers and suppliers to determine and establish requirements; and maintain current industry knowledge on trends to anticipate developments. 


    Essential duties and responsibilities:

    • Commitment to YSK objectives regarding safety, quality, cost, delivery and management according to the business plan 
    • Strict adherence to the Environmental, Health and Safety guidelines and policies
    • Adhere to the department budget
    • Adhere to department training schedule
    • Support YSK new model launches
    • Manage departmental priorities according to the business plan
    • Initiate the acquisition of new business
    • Lead cost negotiation with customers and suppliers
    • Carry out contract proposals and changes
    • Maintain sales forecasts
    • Provide customer and supplier liaison and service
    • Coordinate the selection and management of raw material, component, and special process supplies with Quality, Production Control, Customers and Suppliers
    • Develop and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers in support of current and new business activities
    • Monitor all department activities and identify gaps with support of improvement activities and communicates to department manager.
    • Maintain confidentially requirements within YSK as well as with Customers and Suppliers
    • Attend shift meetings and others applicable to the position
    • 5S (Sort, Set-in-Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain) your work space and 5S duties as assigned
    • Perform other tasks as assigned

      Competencies and skills:

    • Bilingual: Japanese and English
    • Dependability-consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to direction and solicits feedback to improve performance
    • Planning/organizing-prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently
    • Quality-demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality
    • Adaptability-adapts to changes in the work environment and deals with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
    • Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality.
    • Interpersonal skills-maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas, exhibits willingness to try new things and teamwork
    • Oral communication-speaks clearly and respectfully in positive or negative situations and demonstrates teamwork and group presentation skills
    • Written communication-edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data accurately and has ability to read and interpret written information and blue prints
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
    • Attention to detail

    Education and work experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree 
    • Four (4) years or more of related experience in the automotive manufacturing
    • Financial and Lean Manufacturing experience preferred
    • Proven sales success

    For more information and to apply, please e-mail Sue Ann Fields, HR/Payroll Staff Administrator, YSK Corp, at sfields@yskcorp.com.

  • 01 Mar 2019 11:18 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Bilingual (Japanese/English) Auditor 

    • Columbus, OH

      Schneider Downs & Co., Inc., one of the 60 largest public accounting firms in the United States and eighth largest firm in Central Ohio, is seeking a Bilingual Tax or Audit professional for its growing Japanese practice in Columbus, Ohio.  

      Primary Responsibilities

    • ·      Perform financial statement attestation engagements, in a variety of client industries 
    • ·      Proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements 
    • ·      Research and analyze financial statement and audit related issues.
    • Qualifications

    • ·      3 to 5 years of current public accounting experience 
    • ·      Ability to write and speak fluent Japanese/English
    • ·      CPA License preferred
    • ·      Strong commitment to Japanese client service and culture is required
    • ·      Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills 
    • ·      Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
    • At Schneider Downs, we offer:

    • ·      great people
    • ·      challenging work
    • ·      rewarding opportunities
    • ·      corporate culture focused on teamwork and client service

    Schneider Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

  • 01 Mar 2019 11:17 AM | Benjamin Pachter (Administrator)

    Bilingual (Japanese/English) Tax Accountant 

    • Columbus, OH

      Schneider Downs & Co., Inc., one of the 60 largest public accounting firms in the United States and eighth largest firm in Central Ohio, is seeking a Bilingual Tax or Audit professional for its growing Japanese practice in Columbus, Ohio.  

      Primary Responsibilities:

    • ·     Preparation and review of corporate, partnership and individual tax returns
    • ·     Expatriate tax compliance
    • ·     Transaction analysis, research and planning
    • Qualifications

    • ·     3 to 5 years of current public accounting experience 
    • ·     Ability to write and speak fluent Japanese/English
    • ·     CPA License preferred
    • ·     Strong commitment to Japanese client service and culture is required
    • ·     Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills 
    • ·     Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

     At Schneider Downs, we offer:

    •great people

    •challenging work

    •rewarding opportunities

    •corporate culture focused on teamwork and client service

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