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To give you an understanding of the type of Good progessional services, whether it be auditing or accounting services, at Kreston Japan, start with quality people. Here are messages from each of the firms top management.
Message from CEO ARK LLC is an audit corporation switched from ARK Meiji Audit & Co. to a limited liability on July 1, 2019.

The origin of the company name is "Ark of the Covenant" in the Book of Exodus, the gold-plated acacia chest which is decorated in the shape of angel of wisdom, Cherubim.
It is said that the ark was created according to the pattern given to Moses by God, and it contains Ten Commandments.

We must perform our duty to contribute to society as an auditing firm, also provide high-quality services to our clients.
Our ark contains two covenants; for one thing we provide high-quality audit information to investors, for another thing is to provide effective system to our clients.

To keep those engagements, we must be an audit firm being capable to adapt to change in the social environment.
Furthermore, we believe that the sufficient understanding of the management of our clients leads an efficient auditing saving unnecessary costs, and it brings to an effective result to the all relevant stakeholders.

The large majority of our clients are the companies with an annual turnover of several hundred million yen engaging in preparations of IPO and the listed companies with an annual turnover of several billions to over several hundred billion yen mainly focusing on domestic business developments.

Our basic policy is to provide a high-quality auditing and IPO related services at affordable costs to contribute to stimulate the Japanese economy.
ARK LLC is mostly made up of CPAs having a large stock of knowledge and experience. We have been organizing a system to always offer high-quality auditing services to support our clients and society.
Akihiko Miura
Yaesu Audit & Co.
Message from CEO In the modern era, economic society is becoming more and more globalized and the accounting system is also becoming more internationalized and complicated year by year. In such an environment, Yaesu Audit Company will continue to respond with flexibility to such internationalization and complications as one of the member firms of Kreston International.

On the other hand, although it is true that we are now placed in such an environment, and this fact makes it important for us, an audit corporation that conducts audits, to adhere to the fairness of our services, which is our original mission, all the more. To adhere to this fairness, at Yaesu Audit Company, having good faith as our basic philosophy, all the members of our firm strive to render sincere audit services with a high sense of ethics at all times. We are confident that by rendering sincere audit services, we will surely be able to make contributions in establishing society's confidence.

From now on as well, we will continue not only to respond with flexibility to the environment of the times but also to contribute to society through the efforts of every member of our firm to try to pursue personal development all the more.
Yuzo Takeda
OC & Associates
Message from Managing Partner OC & Associates is three partner accounting firm specializing in providing accounting, payroll and audit services to foreign companies in Japan. Established in 1992 and incorporated in 1996 as Okamoto & Company, we are one of the first firms to specialize in this area. We take great pride in our professionals, whom we believe are the key in providing quality services to our clients. Many of our professionals have experience living overseas, giving them the ability to communicate in English with an international mindset. Our motto is "Building Trust through Transparency".

Our firm has been a member since March 2006 and have had the opportunity to work with numerous offices within the Kreston network.

We are proud to be a part of Kreston Japan and enjoy being a member of Kreston International.
Koichi "Richard" Okamoto

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