Members Introduction

Yasumasa Katagiri
Group CEO

Certified public accountants, Certified public tax accountants, Certified Fraud Examiner, and certified information systems auditors.
At the Sapporo Office of a major auditing firm, He has been involved in small and medium-sized auditing projects for about four years, regardless of industry.
After that, He moved to the IT Audit Department of the Tokyo Office, where he has been in charge of IT audits and various IT advisory services for two years while concurrently conducting accounting audits of listed companies.
After another division transfer, He spent three years in the Accounting Advisory Division, where he was responsible for various accounting advisories, business improvement support for IPOs, system introduction, business improvement, and other process improvement activities.

After retiring from the company, he established the Katagiri Accounting Office, and in addition to tax services, provided support for the establishment of a system for virtual currency exchange service providers and financial instruments business operators, various consulting services related to sorting and management, and consulting services for business improvement.
Established AccounTech in June 2017 to further expand business and improve customer service.

Specialty areas: accounting advisory, business improvement (BPR), system introduction support, fraud investigation, etc.

Naotake Ogino
Director

Certified public accountant. He has worked for a major auditing firm for seven years as a field manager and manager of auditing, internal control development support, and IFRS convergence for listed companies in the manufacturing, retail, and IT industries. After that, he was in charge of auditing and supporting the establishment of internal controls of SEC registered companies and Japanese companies in the U.S. for 2 years at the audit corporation’s Atlanta office. After returning to Japan, he became independent and established a certified public accountant office, Naotake OGINO, and participated in AccounTech from September 2017.

Specialty areas: business strategy support, corporate financial strategy formulation, etc.

Shinya Yamamoto
Director

Certified public accountants, Certified public tax accountants.
He majored in numerical analysis of environmental pollution at the Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University.
He passed the certified public accountant examination while still a student, and after four years of auditing at a major auditing firm, he moved to an advisory company affiliated with a major auditing firm. Consistently engaged in many deal-related operations, including bilateral DD, cellside support, and business revitalization support, both in Japan and overseas.
After that, major audit firm Transaction & amp; Returned to Restructuring and engaged in numerous deals as manager.
He retired from a major auditing firm in September 2017 and joined AccounTech as a founding member.

Specialty areas: Deal-service support in general (Financial and tax DD, Valuation, etc.)

Shohei Yanagisawa
Direstor

Certified public accountants.
Worked for 10 years at a major auditing firm, providing accounting audit services mainly for listed companies, as well as consulting services in the area of accounting, including support for the establishment of internal controls. Established a career as an accounting professional with experience in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, wholesale and IT, and involvement in accounting advisory services such as financial DD.
He retired from a major auditing firm in August 2018 and joined AccounTech.

Specialty areas: general accounting audit services, internal control consulting

Tetsuji Tsujiuchi
Director

For about six years at the General Accounting Department of a major electrical appliance manufacturer, he has been engaged in general corporate accounting operations such as cost accounting, financial accounting, management accounting, and internal control, as well as introducing systems.
He moved to an accounting firm to acquire tax knowledge. We provide various solutions through close cooperation with clients, including support for improvement and introduction of systems around client’s accounting and accounting management, as well as various tax matters.
After that, he worked at a major financial group as a manager of the accounting department of an investment company, a bank, etc., and developed diverse perspectives both inside and outside the company.

Specialty areas: general accounting management, system introduction support, business improvement (BPR).

Takayasu Goto
Manager

Certified public accountants.
He has been engaged in audits of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, the Companies Act, and internal controls of globally listed companies for five years at a major auditing firm. In the course of the training, he learned Japanese accounting standards, U.S. accounting standards, IFRS, and several accounting standards.
He is also engaged in accounting advisory services.

Specialty areas: general accounting management, system introduction support, business improvement (BPR).

Takuya Matsumoto
Manager

Certified public accountants.
He has been engaged in audits of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, the Companies Act, and internal controls of globally listed companies for five years at a major auditing firm. In the course of the training, he learned Japanese accounting standards, U.S. accounting standards, IFRS, and several accounting standards.
He is also engaged in accounting advisory services.

Specialty areas: general accounting management, system introduction support, business improvement (BPR).

Yukari Aramaki
Manager

Certified public accountants.
She joined a major auditing firm and worked with Yanagisawa, the current director of AccounTech, on accounting auditing for a number of listed companies. After retiring from a major auditing firm, he joined AccounTech, where he worked on a number of accounting advisories, including administrative support, financial and tax DD, and corporate value evaluation.

Specialty areas: general accounting management, system introduction support, business improvement (BPR).

Kensaku Kimura
Quality Management Advisor

Certified public accountants(Japan,USA),CFA(Chartered Financial Analyst).
After 6 years of audit work at a major corporation, he was stationed at the New York office for 2 years from 2012. The New York office mainly serves pharmaceutical companies. After returning to Japan, he continued to work as an audit manager at a major pharmaceutical company. In 2016, he established Kensaku KIMURA Certified Public Accountant Office and became its representative. It mainly supports IPOs and valuations. He has been a quality management advisor for the deal area at AccounTech since 2017.

Specialty areas: Overall Value Assessment Operations (Corporate value evaluation, stock option value evaluation, PPA and intangible asset evaluation, fixed asset impairment test, etc.)

Hiroki Akiba
Quality Management Advisor

Domestic and overseas M&A by Japanese financial institutions; After working in business A, dispatching investment banks, and working overseas, he worked in Andersen, Bellingpoint, and Huron Consulting in 2000 and acquired M & amp.; A: He has experience in a number of advisory, capital alliance, restructuring, and financial strategy consulting projects. Also, as a valuation expert, I am in charge of many value evaluation projects.
ACT Global Inc. was established in December 2011. In March 2019, he joined AccounTech as a quality management advisor in the corporate value evaluation area.

Specialty areas: Overall Value Assessment Operations (Corporate value evaluation, stock option value evaluation, PPA and intangible asset evaluation, fixed asset impairment test, etc.)

Satoshi Ichikawa
Quality Management Advisor

Certified public tax accountants.
He was engaged in tax advisory services for listed companies and private equity funds in Japan for two years at a second-tier tax accountant corporation and eight years at a major tax accountant corporation.
As manager of the Transaction Advisory Group at a major tax accountant corporation, he was involved in a number of deals, including assistance in the formulation of organizational restructuring and tax due diligence.
He retired from a major tax accountant corporation in May 2018 and opened an IC Partners tax accountant office. In September 2018, he joined AccounTech as a quality management advisor in the tax domain.

Specialty areas: General Tax Advisory Services (Support for establishment of organizational restructuring structures, tax DD, etc.)

Junichiro Saito
Quality Management Advisor

Certified public accountants, Certified public tax accountants.
Worked at a major auditing firm for 10 years in operations including accounting audits, support for the introduction of IFRS, and support for the establishment of internal controls. He was transferred to the accounting department of a listed company during his tenure. He established the Certified Public Accountant Saito Office in 2017 to provide accounting support to listed companies. In November 2018, he joined AccounTech as a quality management advisor in the accounting area.

Specialty areas: general accounting area

Minato Takenaka
Associate

Certified public accountants.
After three and a half years at a major auditing firm, he moved to a local startup company and served as vice president for finance and general affairs for five years, contributing to the development of the company in its early years. On the other hand, as Takenaka Certified Public Accountant Office, it is promoting revitalization of local areas through auditing of local SMEs.Joined AccounTech in October 2017.

MIchiko Kawamura
Associate

She has worked at certified public tax accountant offices for more than 20 years and has worked with more than 100 managers. While working as an accounting expert outside the organization, she learned the mindset of SME managers. Based on our experience and experience, she will provide both offensive and defensive tax solutions as the right hand in management.