Consulate-General of Japan in Houston



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JOB OPENING (Accounting/Administrative Assistant)


Title:          Accounting/Administrative Assistant
Salary:    Commensurate with experience
Benefits:            Paid vacation, medical/dental insurance, holidays (some US federal and Japanese national holidays)
Working hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
*some evenings and weekends required for special events and receptions
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • General administrative duties:
  • Provide daily support to the Administrative Officer
  • Assist with general banking and account maintenance for the Consulate
  • Assist in timely payment of accounts for the Consulate
  • Act as primary office liaison to outside vendors, coordinating with officers for scheduling of various appointments and establishing new accounts as needed
  • Maintain contact with the State Department for various accreditations and permissions
  • Coordinate the arrival and delivery of incoming Diplomatic Cargo, including all necessary filings with the State Department and Customs and Border Patrol.
  • Assist in the settlement of incoming Officials, including arranging hotel reservations, assisting with travel, car rentals, and apartment leases, and establishment of personal accounts.
  • Assist other sections of the Consulate as required
  • Other administrative duties and assisting the diplomats with day-to-day work.
    Required Qualifications:
  • Strong English language skills
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment
  • Strong computer skills. Must be proficient in common software, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Japanese language skills (favorable)
    Consulate-General of Japan at Houston, 909 Fannin Street, Suite 3000, Houston TX 77010
    To Apply:
    Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, proof of citizenship (ex.US passport), or a valid US permanent resident card (green card) and cover letter to Noda ( E-mail: Deadline for submission is July 5th, 2018 6:00pm (CST). Please do not call with regard to your application status.