Tastemade is a modern media company for the millennial-minded consumer. We create award-winning video content and original programming in the categories of Food, Travel, and Design for a direct-to-consumer, multi-platform experience. Come experience with us.
Tastemade is committed to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion. We value our team’s unique tapestry of skills, experiences, and perspectives, and prioritize creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of our vision.
We offer weekly catered lunch, a fully stocked coffee and tea station, healthy snacks, and more
We offer unlimited PTO, paid holidays, generous parental leave and flexible working hours for when you need them most
In addition to weekly companywide all-hands meetings, we have a variety of team events and activities (food, fitness and everything in-between!)
We believe transparency is the best policy and encourage a culture of regular feedback and praise over the dreaded one-time “annual review”
We offer competitive compensation, benefits, pension/401k, stock options and an annual bonuses to all full time employees
Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!
Who are we?
Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!
Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Facebook, and Snapchat.
We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.
With studios in Brazil, Argentina, Japan, USA and most recently in the UK and France, we are looking to add to our global finance and accounting team with an experienced professional based in our Tokyo studio.
The ideal candidate would have a passion for food & travel and knowledge of digital media, digital platforms, and digital productions. The candidate would also have a proven track record of managing multiple priorities at once to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly cross-functional organization. A unique opportunity exists to join our Japan operations at the ground floor, growing with our European operations as we execute our methodology which has created Tastemade as one of the fastest-growing digital brands of our day.
Who you are:
Unflappable & Super Organized. You keep your cool while managing multiple priorities simultaneously and are the master of a tried-and-true system for keeping on top of your to-do list.
Accurate & Detail Oriented. You’re able to quickly spot errors and discrepancies, in the fine details and big picture.
Dynamic. You flourish in fast-paced and dynamic environments.
Hands-on. You’ll get them dirty, and aren’t afraid of it
Highly adaptable. You love change, creating and refining new processes constantly innovating and re-creating the wheel
What you’ll do:
Manage the end to end AP process for production and corporate vendors completing weekly payment runs
Manage the end to end AR and collection process
Manage expense reimbursements and corporate card reconciliation process
Oversee cash flow requirements, prepare bank reconciliations and manage petty cash process
Own the month end close procedure, including preparation of Balance Sheet support schedules and journal entries is a plus
Work with local accountants for completion of accurate and timely Consumption tax returns, tax obligations, payroll entries and accruals
Manage customer and project-accounting records in Netsuite for the Japan
Assist producers with tracking budgets, setting up efficient processes
Assist with any other ad hoc analysis or reports as needed
Assist with external financial audits
Interface with other departments to gain an understanding of business streams and obtain necessary information
Identify the opportunities to shape the existing accounting processes and practices
Assist with general corporate and administrative functions for the region
What you’ll bring:
2-5 years of Accounting experience
BA in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar
Fluent in Japanese and English (written and spoken)
Experience with accounting systems (Netsuite preferred)
Working knowledge of Japan GAAP, IFRS, and commonly-used practices, and procedures within Accounting & Finance (accruals, capitalizing, amortizing, matching principle)
Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize in a busy, fast-growth environment
Flexibility and willingness to work closely and learn within a team environment
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent Excel and math skills including formulas, subtotals, V-lookups, etc.
Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality
A smile. We like those around here
A passion for Tastemade and a can-do attitude
Bonus points if you have...
Experience working with large global advertising customers
Experience working in a fast-paced start-up environment
Experience working with digital media, content creation companies
Experience working with production/media industry in an accounting capacity
Flexible vacation days
Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware
Colleagues who are fellow food & travel lovers!
Tastemade is now accepting applicants for internships! If you are interested in an internship, please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.