Senior Backend Software Engineer (Go), Accounting Report System Development

  • Tokyo
  • Partial Remote
  • Full-time
  • July 11, 2024
8,000,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

About the position

As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will be responsible for building brand-new reporting features for our accounting cloud service, mainly using Go.

“Money Forward Cloud ERP” is a cloud-based composable ERP (modular ERP) that has our own SaaS applications for corporate back-office operations from Accounting, Finances, and Human Resources fields as its module applications. And the “Money Forward Cloud Accounting Plus” is an accounting module from the composable ERP modules.

Our team is developing new reporting features for the accounting module, which our users desire. The new reporting features allow users to check their company’s financial status easily and quickly. We have to handle large amounts of data to calculate figures for reporting, it is crucial to consider efficiency in processing to provide better UX.



  • Develop reporting functionalities on our cloud accounting product for over mid-sized companies with Go
  • Develop customizable reporting functionalities
  • Write scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code
  • Lead team members from a technical perspective
  • Participate in discussions on product specifications or customer feedback with members from other functions
  • Create system requirements that include functional and non-functional requirements
  • Collaborate with team members, Engineering Manager, Product Manager, Designer, and any other stakeholders
  • Ship software to the production environment
  • Monitor the production environment and if any issues happen, fix and recover the system
  • Share your knowledge with team members and other engineers
  • Contribute to improvements in the development process, communication, team building, etc



  • Computer Science / Engineering Bachelor’s degree or related technical field
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience in leading product development with Go
  • Experience with RDBM
  • Experience with system design
  • Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum team
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solution-oriented and result-driven
  • Be able to relocate to Japan and commute to the office in Tokyo one day per week



These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Experience with accounting domain service development and operations (e.g. accounting, reporting) 
  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud services
  • Experience with infrastructure building
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Experience with React.js or other frontend technologies
  • Successful track record of developing quality software products and shipping production-ready software
  • Interest in learning Japanese


Language Requirement

  • Japanese: Not required (Interests in learning is a plus)
  • English: Fluent in both written and verbal


Salary Range

  • Min 8,000,000 - Max 12,000,000 Japanese yen / year (Gross)


Location, Remote Work

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Remote work: Hybrid/Partial remote with one day of in-office work per week


Working hours

  • Flexible Working Hours (No core time)



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Japanese national holidays (16 national holidays in 2023)
  • Paid holiday: 10 days (first year) *Number of paid holidays increases (+1 day) every year up to 20 days a year.
  • Summer vacation days: 3 days
  • Winter vacations days: 2 days



  • Health insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Full transportation coverage
  • The latest computer (No limit upgrade or purchase when needed for development is available upon approval.)
  • Seminar participation support
  • Book purchases
  • Copyright of OSS belongs to individuals


Relocation Support for Overseas Candidates

  • Working Visa
  • Flight ticket to Japan
  • Signing Bonus
  • Temporary fully furnished apartment for the first month

Money Forward, founded in 2012, strives to deliver exceptional value to users in various business domains. As a leading FinTech company, we offer over 40 services, ranging from personal finance management to B2B SaaS products.

We have been growing rapidly, and we are expanding our global hiring to help further expand the company. That means that we are open to hiring those with limited or no Japanese language proficiency.

Money Forward is one of Japan's hottest FinTech companies and it is now a great opportunity to be a part of one of our continued growths!

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