Kawamukai - Social Entrepreneur - Himi, Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Masa D. Kawamukai

Himi, Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Services

Social Entrepreneur

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Volunteer

TEDxKyoto

From February 2012

Leader

TEDxKyoto

January 2012 - January 2012

Lead PR team and support to communicate with rest of the world.

x=independently organized TED event

Director

Marc Kawamukai

From July 2011

Business Development Executive

株式会社28号

From June 2011

Senior Business Development Consultant

Akoni KK

From June 2011

Marketing Advisor

ITE, Co LTD (Innovation Thru Energy Co Ltd.)

From May 2011

Director

M-corporation

July 2011 - July 2011

-Brand Management Consulting
-ブランド経営コンサルティング
-Help to penetrate overseas market
-海外進出支援
-Help to penetrate Japanese market, office setup, reporting based on US GAAP 
-海外から日本市場への進出支援、オフィスセットアップ、US GAAPベースでのレポーティング
-Translation and interpretation for meeting and event
-会議やイベント・展示会での逐次通訳、翻訳サービス
-Teach college level corporate class customized for corporate needs
-大学レベルの企業向けコース作成、指導

Senior Business Development Consultant

Akoni KK

June 2011 - June 2011

Financial Controller

The Westin Tokyo

March 2010 - November 2010

Financial Controller

Westin Hotels & Resorts

March 2010 - November 2010

-Provide a professional, advisory and executive support service to the General Manger to assist in meeting the strategic goals of the establishment.
-Prepare and submit reports that are concise, comprehensive, accurate and timely.
-Liaise with the General Manger regarding potential opportunities and threats so as to be proactive in addressing changes in the hotel's environment.
-Practise effective balance sheet management and ensure reconciliations are completed monthly.
-Practise effective cash flow management and communicate all signification cash flows to the Owners on a regular basis.
-Manage, maintain and develop the Hotel's data processing systems
-Participate in the preparation of the Strategic Business and Operating Plans.
-Assist in developing Department Heads so that they may take more responsibility for forecasting their department's operating and financial performance.
-In conjunction with General Manger, the Financial Controllers is responsible for compliance with:
Relevant contractual and legal obligations
Hotel Financial Policies
The Hotel Management Contract
-Manage the preparation and presentation of all Hotel accounting. This includes all financial reports, operating budgets, cash-flows and financial forecasts.
-Responsible for any financial requests/duties as may be requested from Regional, Divisional, Corporate Headquarters and Owner.
-Contribute to the senior management group on long range strategies and business plans. This includes supporting the financial goals of the Hotel Executive Committee and Department Heads.
-Advice on strategic aimed at cost minimisation and maximisation revenue opportunities.
-Review and monitor internal controls within the Hotel.
-Conduct regular staff meetings to keep all associates informed.

Advisor

Pantacle, K.K.

From June 2009

Advisor

K.K. Pantacle

June 2009 - June 2009

Fiance Director, National Operations Task Force Team

Solare Hotels And Resorts

May 2008 - May 2009

Finance Director at National Operations Group Operations Task Force

Solare Hotels & Resorts

May 2008 - May 2009

- Operations Task Force’s mission is to turnaround management of hotel.
- Worked closely with hotel financial controller to drive profitability of hotels wile controlling cost at a suitable level.
- Monitored and supervised performance of hotels through internal benchmarking and analyzed KPI’s to determine greater profitability and productivity.
- Reviewed and analyzed annual business plan and budget process of hotels.
- Reviewed and analyzed actual hotel performance compared budget, forecast, prior year result, and annual operating plan.
- Worked with IT department to develop and utilize sharing of best practices and knowledge across hotels and headquarters.
- Worked with hotel financial team to improve and coordinate the financial reporting system.

CEO and Co-Founder

Coroporate Brand Consulting

May 2003 - March 2008

CEO, Co-Founder

Yuwaeru Brand Consulting

May 2003 - March 2008

- Focused on small to mid- sized corporation with customers from several areas of industries such as, agriculture, real estate, publisher, and so on.
- Applied comprehensive branding strategy, including business plan, financial plan, and marketing plan and HR training to corporate restructuring.
- Executed comprehensive brand consulting programs worked with client involving cross functional team members.
- Developed highly successful strategic business plan, including financial forecast of Indian IT staffing and out sourcing business model created financial and scenario models to analyze the various business situations and operation.
- Planned and executed preliminary marketing research of Indian IT staffing market in Japan and human resource potential in India.
- Analyzed monthly operating cost and prepared reports for the divisional finance and the headquarters.
- Executed recruiting process, screening resume, telephonic interview, and face to face interview in India from more than 500 candidates applied through Naukri.com India’s largest job searching web site.
- Worked closely sales team to match IT company’s needs and Indian human resources skills

Finance & Accounting Manager

Veridicom, Inc.

May 2000 - April 2003

Accounting Manager

Veridcom, Inc./ Veridicom Japan

May 2000 - April 2003

- Maintained the general ledger, prepared journal entries, reconciled and analyzed general ledger accounts.
- Reported consolidated and translated books from three locations of world-wide operations including Czech Republic, Germany and Japan into U.S. books in accordance with US GAAP.
- Reported Japanese marketing and operating activity to U.S. headquarters, and coordinated event and PR agency to maximize corporate marketing communication activity. (Japan)
- Worked closely tax-accountant in Japan and advised closing and reporting in accordance with US GAAP to US headqater.
- During crash of IT bubble, supported acting-CFO to liquidate process of corporate intellectual property (IP) using complex financial spread sheet and analysis capital assets.
- After liquidation of corporate, acted as start-up accounting manager and maintained daily accounting transactions.
- Successfully developed good working relationship and partnership with fingerprint vendors, system integrators, and customers both in Japan and in the U.S.
- Due to expiration of H-1B visa, left the USA

Staff Accountant

KPMG

December 1999 - April 2000

Adjunct Instructor

Holy Names University

January 1999 - December 1999

Actor/Extra

Disney California Adventure

June 1999 - July 1999

Staff Accountant

KPMG, LLP

December 1999 - May 2000

- Analyzed previous year’s financial statements and prepared various charitable trust tax returns using sophisticated software.
- Arranged and remodeled concepts for high volume tax return preparation
- Quickly learned and applied new skills and concepts for high volume tax return preparation.

Instructor

Holy Names University

January 1999 - December 1999

-Developed class curriculum of Principle of Accounting I, II, semester schedule, and testing/exam materials.
-Taught daily lessons which including leading in-depth whole class discussions, assessed student skills and proficiency, and gave feedback on student work and progress.

Teaching Assistant

San Francisco State University

January 1994 - December 1998

Teaching Assistant

UC Berkeley

January 1994 - December 1998

Teaching Assistant

Holy Names University

January 1994 - December 1998

Teaching Assistant

Holy Names University, University of California at Berkeley Extension, San Francisco State Universit

January 1994 - December 1998

-Assisted traditional students and returning adult students with course work in Principles of Accounting I & II, Managerial Accounting, Finance, and Intermediate Accounting I & II, Accounting for small business, Basic Financial Management, Principles of Auditing.
-Worked with accounting and finance professor on research and consulting projects employing analytical skills, including expense budgeting, cash flows, sales forecasting, and filing federal and state Tax returns.

As$istant director

Mitsui Toshiba Pavillion @World EXPO '90

December 1989 - October 1990

Associate

Cute.co.ltd

May 1987 - December 1989

CardFlick

Akoni KK

More Than International Inc

Qualifications & Certifications

MBA

Holy Names College

Holy Names University

BA

Holy Names College

Holy Names University

English Language School

ELS - Denver, CO

ELS Language Centers, Denver, CO.

rakusui high school

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