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Introduction of Japanese Business Services

In FY2012, Australia accounted for 6% of Japan’s global FDI stock, with flows growing by an average 25% per year over the past 5 years to reach a staggering $61 billion in 2012.

Japan is Australia’s #2 trading partner and third largest source of FDI. As both countries become more active on regional and bilateral trade agreements PwC hopes that we can help make these already healthy relations grow even stronger by assisting Japanese companies globalize with our solid network of professionals in both countries.

With more than 6,500 partners and staff, the Australian firm is the biggest and most successful professional services firm in the country. With a comprehensive slate of service offerings and solutions, the Australia firm also has a number of Japanese CAs, CPAs and other Japanese professionals spread across Tax, Advisory and Assurance.

Major services to Japanese clients

  • Assurance
    • Financial statement audit
    • Internal control audit
    • Advice on Financial reporting based on IFRS, financial and capital market regulation, etc.
    • Internal audit advisory/co-sourcing
    • Advice on J-SOX/US-SOX compliance
    • IPO support
    • Actuarial consulting and valuation
    • Assurance on sustainability reporting
    • Advice on risk management
  • Tax
    • Tax & Accounting compliance support (preparation of tax returns, bookkeeping, payroll calculations and other mandatory reporting)
    • Customs compliance support
    • Tax & Customs planning and optimization
    • Global tax management & structuring
    • Advice and documentation support for Transfer Pricing
    • Tax due diligence and tax risk assessment
    • M&A and restructuring-related Tax consulting
    • Advice and support for obtaining tax incentives, subsidies, relief, etc.
    • International assignment planning and optimization
    • Individual wealth and pension planning
    • Consulting on Japanese tax havens and foreign tax credits
    • Trust services and management
    • Planning for inheritances and succession planning
    • Support on tax & customs audits and dispute with authorities
    • Resolution for tax and customs litigation
  • Deals
    • M&A lead advisory
    • Advice on M&A strategy and target selection
    • Financial modeling and valuation
    • Due diligence support
    • Infrastructure advisory
    • Advice on Business restructuring
    • Advice on real estate transactions
    • Post merger integration
    • Organizational restructuring
  • Consulting
    • Market entry research and strategy development
    • Financial reporting optimization
    • Data analytics
    • Cash flow management
    • Advice on supply chain management
    • Digital change
    • Human resource management
    • Business process optimization
    • IT system strategy and development and IT support
    • Advice on performance improvement and cost reduction
    • Forensic services (support on disputes, prevention of economic crimes, etc)
    • Economics+Policy
  • Legal
    • Support on commercial registration
    • Expatriate immigration support
    • Labour law consulting
    • Corporate law consulting
    • Preparation/Review of various agreements and internal regulations
    • Support on on IP rights, license, permission, regulatory compliance, etc.
    • Resolution of business disputes
    • Support on liquidation and deregistration
    • Legal due diligence support

Introduction of member of Japanese business services

Country Leaders
Australia Jason Hayes
Jason Hayes
Partner, Assurance
Sydney :
Darling Park Tower 2 201 Sussex Street Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Tel: 61-2-8266-0000
Australia Naoto Tanaka
Naoto Tanaka
Principal, Tax
Australia Toru Aikawa
Toru Aikawa
Associate Director, M&A advisory
Ryutaro Otsuji
Senior Manager, Assurance
Keisuke Kimura
Senior Associate, Assurance
Kota Oizumi
Senior Associate, Deals
Rika Tamura
Senior Associate, Tax
Melbourne :
Freshwater Place Level 19 2 Southbank Boulevard Southbank, Victoria 3006
Tel: 61-3-8603-1000
Australia Masao Kamiyama
Masao Kamiyama
Senior Manager, Tax
Australia Haruo Nire
Haruo Nire
Senior Manager, Assurance
Koichiro Shimada
Manager, Tax
Yuichi Tanaka
Senior Associate, Assurance
Hiromi Yuguchi
Senior Associate, Tax
Kei Nishida
Consultant, Tax
Mami Kojima
Consultant, Tax
Brisbane :
Riverside Centre Level 15, 123 Eagle Street Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Tel: 61-7-3257-5000
Kazuyo Toyoda
Senior Associate, Assurance
Hidefumi Moribe
Consultant, Tax
Nobuhiro Terasaki
Consultant, Tax
Perth :
QV1 Building Level 19-21 250 St George's Terrace Perth, Western Australia 6000
Tel: 61-8-9238-3000
Hayato Mori
Manager, Deals