Working with us

Japannext Co., Ltd. offers an environment where employees are given opportunities to engage in a variety of roles within the company. Our organization is flat, meaning that we are proactive, aggressive, and decisive in making decisions. Our vision is to become the leader in exchange technology establishments, offering innovative products and services to our market participants.

We have a extremely capable and highly motivated team to continuously innovate our systems in order to keep pace with a fast changing marketplace. Our requirements include software developers, database and system administrators, and monitoring personnel – all who ensure the best quality of service for our customers.

We are interested in people who can thrive in a sink or swim type of environment.

If you are interested in working in a challenging environment, send your resume and cover letter to

Current Openings

All candidates must currently reside in Japan. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Accountant

The successful candidate is expected to be able to handle the full cycle of accounting, Key responsibilities include:
  • Bookkeeping and Financial Statements: maintaining accounting records, preparing financial reports, e.g. P&L, Balance sheet, cash flow and budgets/forecasts
  • Accounts Payable (money out): maintenance of AP ledger and making payments
  • Accounts Receivable and Revenue Tracking (money in): revenue recognition, maintenance of sales data/AR ledger, billing and processing incoming payments
  • Regulatory Reporting: provide support on preparation of regulatory reporting to FSA, JSDA and other regulatory bodies. Assist on other types of reporting for internal and external stakeholders
  • Employee Disbursements: make sure expenses are recorded and disbursements are executed properly
  • Tax: proper tax filing and tax payments
  • Financial Controls: continuous efforts to improve/maintain internal controls to avoid errors, fraud and theft
  • Other relevant administrative assignments
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience as a hands-on all-round accountant in accordance with J GAAP/IFRS
  • Good Japanese language proficiency (both spoken and written)
  • Highly motivated self-starter with good communication skills
  • Bachelor or above degrees from a well-known university in Finance related majors
  • Advanced computer skills (MS excel, word, etc.) and accounting system (SAP, Oracle, Kanjo Bugyo,etc.)
Nice to have:
  • Experience of working in security firms or other financial institutions
  • Candidates with data entry and database management skills
  • Experience to deal with startup companies
  • NISSHO bookkeeping 2nd grade or higher
  • English language proficiency
DCM Engineer

Our DCM Engineers are expected to occasionally work on weekends or travel domestically to remote sites.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Install, test, and maintain a wide range of IT communication infrastructures and cabling within Data Centers and Telco exchanges
  • Support our Data Center Manager(s) in maintaining all Data Center standards, procedures, and health and safety protocols
  • Create job tickets and agree on the implementation with our Planning and Logistics Specialist(s)
  • Ensure that the Data Center is maintained and operational 24/7 by providing daily audits and reporting about the performance level of services
  • Provide Data Center remote hand support services when required
  • Provide Data Center engineering support for all remote sites
  • Hardware hands-on support for Dell, Cisco, Arista devices
  • Track and upgrade server BIOS and firmwares
Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of data center experience in an investment bank or Telco provider
  • 1+ years of experience managing Data Center site operations in a 24x7 environment
  • 1+ years of experience managing projects inside Data Center spaces
  • 1+ years of vendor management experience (reviewing work quality, cost, and managing delivery)
  • Working knowledge of the technical requirements and builds of DC (Direct Current) power infrastructures for Data Centers and telecommunications/IT equipment
  • Proficiency in handling complex IT-related projects: from writing a proposal, initiating, and planning projects to executing, monitoring/controlling projects until and including project closure
  • Basic essential knowledge in UNIX and Networking with working knowledge of networking topologies (Layer 1 & Layer 2) and server hardware
  • Extensive hardware knowledge (changing memory and motherboard, and discussing directly with hardware vendors (Dell, HP, etc.)
  • Experience in dealing with Data Center and Colocation clients
  • Experience in installation of rack-mountable equipment
  • Good level of knowledge about Data Center Operation and Management procedures
  • Exposure or ability to develop and document operational processes
  • Good level of knowledge about Data Center power distribution and cooling systems
  • Good level of experience about monitoring Data Center environment and critical assets
  • Business level English and Japanese (JLPT N2 and above required for non-native Japanese speakers)
Nice to have:
  • Networking or Electrical or Data Center qualifications (ITIL / CDCP, CDCS or Cisco Certifications, CompTIA +)
  • Experience in investment and banking business is a plus
  • Robust team player and exposed to a multi-cultural environment
  • Mature and independent with excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented in completing records, tickets and documentations
  • Able to handle pressure and thrive through a dynamic environment