Grant Thornton Japan

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Grant Thornton Japan is one of Japan’s leading assurance, tax and business advisory firms dedicated to serving the needs of public interest entities and privately held businesses.

Grant Thornton Japan consists of Grant Thornton Taiyo LLC, Grant Thornton Taiyo Tax Corporation, Grant Thornton Taiyo Inc., Grant Thornton Taiyo Advisors Co., Ltd., Grant Thornton Taiyo Human Capital Corporation and Grant Thornton Taiyo Accounting Service Inc.. As a member firm within Grant Thornton International we have access to member and correspondent firms in over 140 countries, offering our clients specialist local knowledge supported by international expertise.

Grant Thornton International and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered independently by member firms.

 

Audit & Assurance Services

Audit services for various kinds of industries including international companies, Statutory Audit for financial statements prepared in accordance with Japanese GAAP, Audits for Pre-IPO companies’ financial statements, Audits for foundations/associations, social welfare corporations, etc. , Audits for SPEs, funds, etc. , Audits for financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP & International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Agreed-upon procedures engagement, financial due diligence, IPO (Initial Public Offering) advisory, IFRS conversion advisory, consultation for business risk services such as internal control, etc., Audits for shinkin banks under the Shinkin Bank Act, Audits for private schools under the Private School Promotion Subsidy Law

 

Grant Thornton Taiyo Tax Corporation

Tax compliance, Consolidated tax payment, Tax practice review and advisory, International tax, Transfer pricing, Tax consulting for company reorganizations, Intercompany transaction planning, Litigation and dispute consulting, Expatriate tax services

 

Grant Thornton Taiyo Inc.

Capital management, Stock/business evaluation services, Outbound/overseas business support, Business succession/international inheritance/family office services, Tax services for public interest corporation

 

Grant Thornton Taiyo Advisors Co., Ltd.

Due diligence services, Business valuation, Business risk service (internal control and internal audit support service), Information technology consulting, Forensic and investigation services, Business restructuring & recovery, Support for overseas expansion, Management consulting, China business and tax consulting, Information system integration and operation, Business process reengineering

 

Grant Thornton Taiyo Human Capital Corporation

Payroll and social insurance compliance outsourcing, HR and labor advisory, Supporting overseas assignment , Representation before labor authorities in audits and examinations and Internal audit assistance.

 

Grant Thornton Taiyo Accounting Service Inc.

Bookkeeping (preparation of journal entries and reconciliation with supporting documents etc.), Monthly and yearly reporting (under US GAAP, IFRS and Japan GAAP etc.), Keeping custody of client's bank accounts, payment of client’s vendor invoices and employees’ expense claims and support in setting up a web banking system, Preparation of reporting package to be sent to the headquarters office., Preparation of statutory reports, such as monthly monitoring reports which should be submitted to the FSA., Preparation of accounts analysis for financial auditors, Calculation of depreciation expense and preparation of depreciable assets ledger.

 

Japan Desks

Japan Desks are located in 23 offices in 17 countries, as a gateway for Japanese businesses. Japan Desks are led by experienced Japanese professionals, who coordinate teams of experts to help our clients expand into other countries and establish their long-term presence.

 

Culture and values

Grant Thornton’s culture is one of our most valuable assets and has steered us in the right direction for more than 100 years.