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Vacancy for: Bookkeeper
Based: Yokohama, Japan

How to apply: Use ‘Apply’ button on this page. Please do not send applications by email.

About us:

Projects Abroad is the leading international volunteer organisation recruiting young people from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and Japan to do worthwhile voluntary work overseas.
Annually we send over 10,000 volunteers to 29 developing countries to gain experience in fields such as teaching, medicine, journalism, veterinary science, law and conservation.
We promote volunteering opportunities through our websites, social media accounts and events.

We’re looking for a Bookkeeper to help processing financial data; handling accounts payables and receivables, organizing records and assisting in tax preparation in our office in Yokohama.

The role:

The main objective is to assist the Recruitment Office Director and other staff members with their accounting records, bill paying and collections. It is the responsibility of the bookkeper to assist Country Director to plan and direct all financial related matters and put standard systems in place to facilitate proper financial disciplines. the bookkeeper should also provide trustworthy information about financial records. Further assist and complete all accounts, salary and tax matters complying with organizational policies in line with government rules and regulations.


Sufficient knowledge about accounting, country rules, employee regulations, and standard financial practices.
Good command of Microsoft Word.


You will be offered a 12 month contract, subject to passing a three-month probationary period. An offer of employment depends on a personal interview and satisfactory references.

To apply, please complete the online application form and provide a two-page CV and a cover letter. Please, do not send applications by email.

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