Software Engineer, Accounting Report System Development (Osaka or Kyoto)

Money Forward Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥6M ~ ¥7.5M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 Business Japanese
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Money Forward

Money Forward Minato-ku, Tokyo

Money Forward is a fintech startup delivering tools to visualize and improve both individuals'​ and companies'​ financial health.

Key benefits

  • Small but diverse team
  • Great support for OSS
  • Relocation support

About the position

Our team develops and operates the business-oriented cloud service “Money Forward Accounting Plus” which is widely used by companies ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to publicly listed companies. With the mid-term vision of “Accounting that grows and connects with business,” Money Forward Accounting Plus continuously improves the product to help accounting departments become the engine of corporate growth.

Four years have passed since the release of “Money Forward Accounting Plus” and fortunately, the number of users has been steadily increasing. We are at a phase where we must evolve our architecture to maintain delivery speed without compromising on value, despite the growing codebase, access numbers, and data volume, and to ensure it can withstand larger scales of use.

To further accelerate the delivery of value to the growing user base of our accounting SaaS, we have started recruiting engineers to join us in development. Would you like to create the future of accounting services with us? We are looking forward to applications from those who are willing to take on this challenging challenge and aim for that future together with us.

As an engineer, you will be involved in the development and operation of the business-oriented cloud service “Money Forward Accounting Plus”. Working as part of a Scrum team, you will collaborate with team members to advance development and engage in tasks necessary to deliver value to users. Your role will be to deliver more value to users from the technological aspect.


  • Collaborate with members to develop and operate the product
  • Deliver more value to the users of Cloud Accounting Plus


  • Experience in web application development
  • Experience in development using RDBMS
  • Business Level (JLPT N2) Japanese skills

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • Experience in development using object-oriented programming
  • Development using Ruby on Rails and React
  • Experience in software architecture design
  • Experience in team development with more than 5 members


6 to 7.5 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Document Screening

  2. 2

    Technical Assignment

  3. 3

    First interview

  4. 4

    Second interview

  5. 5

    Final interview

  6. 6

    Job offer and Meeting


Meet Money Forward's Developers

Kostas Mavrikis left the Netherlands to join Money Forward in October 2023. As the first non-Japanese speaker in the Fukuoka office, he's been taking the initiative on Money Forward's Englishnization program, as well as introducing Kotlin, Scrumban, and European-style coffee meetings to his team.

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