Firm Profile

KPMG AZSA LLC offers clients a variety of professional services.


KPMG AZSA LLC holds approximately 6,000 people in major cities in Japan, offering our clients a variety of professional services, such as Audit and Attestation service, Financial advisory and preparation for initial Public offerings. KPMG AZSA LLC is a member firm of the KPMG global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee.

It has a structure in place to provide professional services to meet industry-specific needs such as finance, information/communication/media, manufacturing and public sector.

KPMG AZSA LLC provides clients with a consistent set of professional services globally through a network in 143 countries and territories.

KPMG AZSA LLC was formed in January 2004 with the merger of Asahi & Co. and AZSA & Co. Asahi & Co., founded in 1969, has provided audit as well as various other professional services to major Japanese companies and organizations for thirty-five years. KPMG AZSA & Co., formed in February 2003, is the successor to the KPMG in Japan accounting practice, which in 1949 became the first international accounting firm to open an office in Japan.

KPMG AZSA LLC is dedicated to continuously providing outstanding professional services while striving to meet and exceed clients' expectations.

Managing Partner Hiroyuki Yamada
Number of Employees CPA / 2,943, Newly certified and Junior CPA /1,357, Professionals / 1,690, Administration / 745, Total / 6,735
Office Locations 12 offices
Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Sendai, Kitakanto, Yokohama, Hokuriku, Kyoto, Kobe, Hiroshima, Fukuoka
Number of Clients Audit / 3,423
( Statutory / 687,  Japanese SEC / 27, Corporate Code Audit / 1,367, Incorporated School / 39, Labor Union / 11, Other / 1,292 )
Major cities where Japanese-speaking professionals are available 85 cities in 31 countries and territories

OTEMACHI FINANCIAL CITY South Tower, 1-9-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8172

AZSA Center Building, 1-2 Tsukudo-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8551
TEL : +81 (3) 3266-7500 FAX : +81 (3) 3266-7600

As of June 30th, 2023 

Rigorous quality control system

Our audits are subject to a robust system of quality controls supported by our Quality Assurance Department. Review committees that are independent of the audit teams oversee the performance of our audits to help ensure that risks are appropriately addressed. We continually strive to enhance and strengthen our quality controls so as to determine the delivery of audits of high quality and unquestioned integrity.

Industry-specific experience and knowledge

KPMG AZSA LLC is organized to deliver services along industry lines such as financial services, IT & communications, manufacturing, public sector, and energy. We train and develop professionals well versed in the practices and operations of each industry, and are ready to respond to the increasingly complex and changing needs of our clients.

Outstanding advisory services for corporate financial management

Building on the abundant know-how and knowledge from our years of providing audit, other attestation, and advisory services and supplemented by the capabilities of our fellow KPMG member firms affiliates that provide tax, risk management and corporate finance services, KPMG AZSA LLC is ready to provide broad assistance to help meet client needs and enhance their finance function capabilities.

Extensive human resources development and knowledge management

As a professional services firm, KPMG AZSA LLC understand that a key factor for our future success is the ongoing investment in the education and training of service professionals.

Our training helps enable our professionals provide accurate, specialized and comprehensive services to assist in solving the complex management issues faced by our clients. A shared knowledge management database allows us to build on the experience and expertise accumulated as we serve our clients.