2011-April 03 SLSAJ cricket Fiesta-Postponed

Pls note that SLSAJ has decided to postponed the cricket match after considering the current situation in Japan….
Pls note that SLSAJ is planning to play a cricket match during this period of world cup cricket.Hope this will be a good opportunity to get together and play under the cool breeze.
Let the match begin
Stand up for the SLSAJ cricket at its best
Cricket is the most wonderful form of entertainment in the world
Its going to get hot & need your sportsmenship, courage to make it a success.
Date:April 03 2011
venue:Satiama
Starting of the match:10.00 am
Playing cricket:10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Lunch:2.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Party time:2.30 p.m to 6.00 p.m
Pls kindly RSVP using the below link for us to organixe this in a better way.

2011-February-17 Message from IBM Malaysia! – Opportunities for Japanese-speaking talents

Dear SLSAJ,

Greetings!

Hope this email reached you at an excellent time.

IBM Malaysia is looking for people with Japanese language skills for various Finance and Accounting related openings and we are wondering if any of your members would be interested to apply.

Please check the email below for the details of the positions. This is an excellent opportunity if you are after international work experience in a prestigious company.

Background and experience in Finance and Accounting is not required and training will be provided to those who will qualify. Basic requirement is the candidate should have interest and passion with regard to learning and doing Finance and Accounting related work, must be computer literate and have knowledge in MS Excel, and should also have good business sense/knowledge.

We hope that you can forward or post this on your website, Facebook group, and other social networking sites or channels.

Interested individuals can apply online. Thanks!

Best regards,

IBM Malaysia Recruitment Team
Join Us. Let’s Build a Smarter Planet. ibm.com/my/careers

We are looking at hiring a lot of Japanese Multilingual Professionals for various Finance and Accounting Positions this year. Having said that we would like to start sourcing for candidates for these positions as early as now.

The ideal candidate must be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing using the Japanese Language. We prefer those who are native speakers or those with at least JLPT 2 certification in the said language. Accounting and Finance background and experience is not required because training will be provided to those who will be hired without or have little knowledge/expertise.What is important is that the candidate must have the said language skill, must have aptitude for numbers, and must have the drive and interest in pursuing the said career path.

We are currently sourcing for candidates for the following position:
(Note: Click the job title to access the online job portal in case you are interested to apply)
1. Japanese Speaking Financial Analyst

    · Analyze contract values, forecast, budget, actual, and business dynamics.
    · Interact with the business units and project executives and finance controllers on the forecast, actual, budget and business metrics.
    · Develop forecast and budget variance analysis and provide business assessments in an ongoing basis. Design, prepare, and present detailed analysis of business issues and recommend solutions to senior management.

2. Japanese Speaking Accounting Analyst

    · Prepare local financial statements in accordance with local GAAP
    · Comply with country legal and statutory reporting requirements
    · Provide periodic financial reports to country and regional management
    – Provide advise and counsel to management on US and country GAAP and guidelines
    · Perform self-inspection on work areas and implement measures to ensure compliance to IBM and country accounting practices and guidelines
    For more information about IBM Malaysia please check our website at http://www.ibm.com/my/careers.

You can also check and join our Facebook Recruitment Group Page at http://tinyurl.com/mycareers.

Thank you very much!

2011-Feb-09 : Informatio​n on career opportunit​ies by Brianstorm worldwide

We would like to update you that we have discussed providing career opportunities for our SLSAJ members with the help of a company called Brainstorm worldwide(http://brainstormww.com/hr/)They are currently assisting international students in getting information on internships, Job opportunities etc etc. There was a seminar recently and you can find the presentation as below

http://brainstormww.com/hr/dl/Seminar_Slide_012911.pdf

This company assists international students by consulting visa upgrades and even writing Japaneses resume as well.

Note: As per him Japanese government has changed the rules for international students recently and you can extend your visa for another one year after your graduation to find jobs.

You can find more information on job hunting using the following link as well.
http://www.jasso.go.jp/job/guide_e.html

There will be another seminar on March 12th and the venue is still not yet decided. But if we need a separate seminar for the Sri Lankans he is willing to do a special seminar for us.So if you are interested pls let us know and based on the number of participants we can discuss with him for having a separate seminar for SLSAJ members.

2011-Jan-27 : Articles for the Tharanga Magazine 2011


This is to invite you to contribute “Tharanga”, which is the annual magazine of SLSAJ with your knowledge, creations and share them with people.
We are looking for articles, art works, new items, information, etc. on various topics both by adults and children.
The official invitation letter for calling articles is attached herewith for further details.


Please send your articles via mail to Mr Gayan Wanasinghe(wanasinghegi@yahoo.com) or Mr.Sanjaya Thilakarathne(sanjaya9@yahoo.com) on or before 20th February 2011.

Your kind cooperation is highly appreciated.

Please help to circulate this mail among any of your friends to make the 2011 Tharanga magazine a success…

2011-Feb-08 : Invitation from Sri Sambuddhal​oka Viharaya,I​baraki

Pls kindly refer the attached invitation received from the Sri Sambudhdhaloka Viharaya,Ibaraki, regarding a construction of a approximately 24 feet Buddha statue on February 13th 10.30 am.

This temple has started the construction of buildings and the development of the land three months ago in that place and still under construction.You may get an idea from the attached images

2010-May-23 : Alms Giving

SLSAJ with the cooperation of the Sri Lankan community in Japan successfully held an Alms Giving to ‘Maha Sangha’ at Gothami Vihara, Hatagaya on 23.05.2010

The program was enhanced by a fruitful Discussion on Religious Topics under the guidance of ‘Maha Sangha’