Toshiki Kitao Audit & Assurance, Partner

Prior to joining Forvis Mazars, Toshiki was a partner at Big4 audit firm serving number of Japanese public companies. He specializes in the IFRS audits in accordance with the Japanese, AICPA and PCAOB auditing standards.

Toshiki has working experiences in auditing and other assurance services for public companies. His experiences in providing advisory services include accounting advisory services, contract compliance services and forensic related services. Clients he has served vary from large Japanese public companies (especially pharma and manufacturing) to small subsidiaries of foreign company. He is also focused on digitalization of accounting and auditing.  He received “Global Executive Certificate of Data Analytics for Decision-Making” from New York University in 2020.

Toshiki also wrote many books and articles relating to accounting and tax. He was also a part-time instructor of accounting and tax course at Kwansei Gakuin University in 2014 Spring.


Sector experience

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

Expertise areas

  • Statutory audit based on Financial Instruments and Exchange Act., Companies Act., and PCAOB standard
  • Voluntary audit and other assurance services
  • Accounting advisory service for conversion to IFRS and USGAAP based financials
  • Advisory services for subsidiaries of Japanese companies located in the overseas


Language capabilities include Japanese and English.

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