Celine Takizawa Head of Outsourcing, Partner

Celine Takizawa

Celine has about 15 years of professional experience providing assurance and advisory services to international businesses in Japan.

Celine started her career as a financial controller in the automotive industry in France. She joined Forvis Mazars in Japan in 2006 and worked in the Audit, Advisory and Transaction Services department for 10 years.

Since 2016, Celine has assisted a large number of international companies to invest in Japan, develop successful businesses and stay compliant.

With an in depth understanding of Japanese business environment, regulations, local and international accounting rules, she provides on-going advisory services to her Clients’ business operations.


Sector experience

  • Retail (F&B, Apparel)
  • Technology
  • Media
  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services

Expertise areas

  • Market entry consulting
  • Accounting, Payroll, Tax compliance, Corporate Secretarial and Administrative services
  • Local GAAP and IFRS
  • Project management Internal controls and Process improvement
  • Budgeting and Financial analysis
  • Cross border projects


Language capabilities include French, English, Japanese and Spanish

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