9 years of professional experience as a CPA in auditing financial statements for both public and non-public companies and assessing internal control effectiveness for public companies under J-SOX. Over 1 year of experience in business advisory services for non-audit multinational clients to adapt IFRS (International financial Reporting Standards), and to assess and test company's internal control effectiveness under Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Sec 404. 4 months of experience in a U.S.-Japan boutique consultancy assisting cross border transaction, market research and bilingual assistances. Broad and comprehensive knowledge of business execution processes in various sizes and industries such as manufacturing, financing, utility, retailing and pharmaceutical firms. Extensive knowledge and understanding of Japan and U.S. GAAP, and IFRS. Capable accountant at managing multiple projects up to 5 engagements, supervising average 5 staff members per engagement, solving problems and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure as an audit in-charge.
Strong Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
Research Associate (Intern) May 2014 to August 2014PacificVision Partners － San Francisco, CA
Worked closely with directors to assist marketing and business development between US- Japan.
Successfully conducted various market researches in Japan and U.S.
such as Photovoltaic.
Proposed a U.S.
tableware market report for a Japanese SME on behalf of JETRO.
Worked with an American web designer to assist a Japanese SME to design and renew company's homepage to attract new and foreign business partners.
Bilingual assistance; translated business letters and emails, summarized English contract and proposal in the simple Japanese form and interpreted for a telephone conference.
Senior-Accountant Certified Public Accountant August 2007 to August 2012KPMG AZSA LLP － Nagoya, Japan
Engaged in business advisory services for non-audit multinational clients, mainly assistance for IFRS conversion, worked with other professionals such as consultants and IT specialists; Analyzed accounting gaps and effects between Japan, U.S.
GAAP and IFRS, interacted with the client and its external auditor, and drafted new accounting policies under IFRS.
Designed and implemented a trial test for preparing IFRS-based financial statements, provided workshops, and gave feedbacks to the client and its subsidiaries after the rehearsal.
A temporary assistance for a SOX-404 engagement, assessing and testing its internal control effectiveness under Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Facilitated development and encouragement of computerized audit methodologies; Planed and led a piloted team as an in-charge and identified issues to bring to headquarters.
Participated in a facilitator-training programs, and then trained staff member in a team and instructed other practitioners at local office.
Planed and led audit engagements including J-SOX in various sizes and industries as an audit senior; Supervised and coached staff, reviewing their work-papers and provided feedback to them.
Managed and led audit teams as an in-charge, and engaged in larger engagements as an experienced audit associate to conduct auditing both financial statements and internal control effectiveness under Japanese internal control requirements (J-SOX) of various clients such as manufacturing, financial and utility firms ($20 million to $20 billion in gross revenues).
Supervisor/Audit Senior Certified Public Accountant October 2005 to August 2007PwC Chuo Aoyama Audit Corporation － Nagoya, Japan
Supervised and organized audit engagements, completed all strategies of audit, including planning, fieldwork and completions as an in-charge and informed managers/partners about the status of audit work and perform actual vs.
Assessed internal controls under J-SOX and communicated improvement to clients.
Communicated with other auditors of foreign subsidiaries as a principal auditor.
Broad experienced in various industries such as financing, manufacturing, wholesale and pharmaceutical firms and sizes ($50 million to $2 billion in gross revenues, $2 billion to $30 billion in total assets for financial firms).
Audit Staff Junior Accountant October 2003 to September 2005
Conducted finial audits and test of design, implementation and operating effectiveness of companies' internal controls under J-SOX, and informed supervisors about status and issues.
UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, Certificate in Accounting Sep.,2014 -present Complete Jun.,2015) UC Berkeley Extension, International Diploma Programs, Certificate in Global Business Management : Aug.,2014Chuo University － Tokyo, Japan
B.A : EconomicsEconomics
Optional course work: CPA preparation Jan., 2001 - Jul.,2002 License/Qualification Successful candidate for Certified Public Accountant (Washington, U.S.) Certified Public Accountant (Japan) Apr., 2015 May.,2006 - Nov. : Mar.,2004
Proficient in written and conversational English, native Japanese
Accounting, auditing, Budget analysis, business development, Business Management, homepage, conversion, Certified Public Accountant, CPA, client, clients, English, external auditor, financing, financial, financial statements, Japanese, letters, marketing, market, Microsoft Excel, office, PowerPoint, Word, policies, proposal, Sarbanes-Oxley, Tax, telephone, training programs, web designer, workshops, written