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Makoto Kawada

Partner

Makoto Kawada joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2019 after working for a judicial scrivener office in Tokyo. His role engages in a wide range of registration work such as commercial registration, real estate registration, and registration of transfer of property and credit. He also played a role in contributing to the expansion of Shiodome Partners JS Co.. Among the clients of the Shiodome Partners Group, he mainly works with many listed companies and IPO preparation companies and participates in promoting one-stop services in cooperation with each business division. As of 2022, he has taken a new role in Partner of RSM Shiodome Partners JS Co..

Makoto Kawada

Hiroki Shinchi

Partner

After working at KPMG Azusa Audit Corporation, Mr. Shinchi joined Akatsuki Inc. in 2014. Besides his routine accounting tasks, he played a pivotal role as a core member of the IPO promotion team, engaging in building management systems and handling listing examinations. Following the IPO, he took charge of business planning, budget management, changes to the company-wide approval system, borrowing, and bond issuance, overseeing overall financial and business management. Subsequently, he gained experience in tax-related services for small and medium-sized enterprises at an accounting firm and established WARC LIGHT Certified Public Tax Accountants Corporation in 2020. As the representative director, he oversees bookkeeping services for startups and provides tax advisory services. In January 2023, following the management integration with RSM Shiodome Partners Tax Co., he assumed the role of Partner for the company.

Hiroki Shinchi

Sota Yamaguchi

Partner

Sota Yamaguchi joined the Shiodome Partners Group in 2016 after working at AGS Consulting. He has a proven track record in providing comprehensive consulting services to client companies, including IPO consulting, internal control consulting, internal audit consulting, stock valuation, financial due diligence, and cost accounting consulting. His expertise extends to listed companies, listed subsidiaries, and companies preparing for IPOs. In 2020, he was appointed to the board of directors and assumed leadership of the Advisory Services Division. In 2024, he assumed the position of Director and CRO.

Sota Yamaguchi

Mitsuaki Kanamori

Director and COO (Chief Operating Officer)

Mitsuaki Kanamori joined the Shiodome Partners Group in 2011, bringing experience from the corporate sector. He has worked extensively with small and medium-sized enterprises in the Accounting and Tax Services Division and played a key role in the expansion of the Okinawa branch. In 2017, he was appointed Okinawa Branch Manager, and in 2018, he became an executive officer leading quality control initiatives. He has been instrumental in driving cross-organizational reforms in operational efficiency, quality control, and risk management. In 2020, he was appointed to the board of directors and assumed leadership of the Accounting and Tax Services Division in 2023. In 2024, he assumed the position of Director and COO.

Mitsuaki Kanamori

Kyo Seii

International Contact Director

Seii Kyo began her career at KPMG LLP, where she focused on statutory audits for Japanese automobile manufacturers. In 2016, she transitioned to KPMG AZSA LLC’s Advisory Services Department, specializing in internal control and IFRS implementation support for Chinese subsidiaries of Japanese companies. In 2020, she joined RSM Shiodome Partners and played a crucial role in launching the China Desk, catering to inbound business from Greater China. She was appointed head of the President’s Office in 2021 and became an executive officer in 2022. Since 2024, she has also led the China Desk and the Cash Management Division. In 2024, she assumed the position of Director and CHRO.

Kyo Seii

Koichi Sato

Senior Advisor

Koichi Sato joined the Regional Taxation Bureau in 1982 where he has overseen corporate taxation and tax audit for 37 years mainly within the jurisdiction of the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau. He served as Director of International Information Division 2, Investigation Department No. 1, Director of Administration Division, Tokyo Regional Tax Tribunal, Director of Investigation and Hearing Division, Investigation Department No. 1, and Director of Office of National Litigator, Taxation Department No. 1.

Koichi Sato

Ryuta Sato

Senior Advisor

Ryuta Sato had established his own tax accounting firm in 1981 before joining Shiodome Partners Tax Co. in 2012 as a Representative. His industry expertise in IT has allowed him to receive high appraisal from clients for system implementation solutions.

Ryuta Sato

Hirofumi Miyake

Senior Manager

After graduating, Hirofumi Miyake joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2014. He played a key role in expanding the Accounting and Tax Division where he has been provided accounting and tax advisory services to many listed companies, listed subsidiaries, IPO prep companies, and foreign companies.

Hirofumi Miyake

Ryo Mitsui

Senior Manager

Ryo Mitsui joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2017 after working for an accounting firm in Tokyo. His main roles are engaging in accounting and tax services for SMEs, tax advisory for business owners and wealthy individuals, inheritance tax returns, gift tax returns, income tax returns.

Ryo Mitsui

Hiroyuki Kawase

Senior Manager

After passing the CPA exam, Mr. Kawase landed his first job at KPMG AZSA LLC. After that, he worked for a tax accounting firm in Tokyo before joining RSM Shiodome Partners Group in 2020. He has extensive experience in accounting and taxation, and provides services related to corporate finance, including corporate valuation of listed companies/ listed subsidiaries/ companies preparing for IPO, financial due diligence, IPO consulting, PMI services, internal control consulting, cost accounting support, and internal audit services.

Hiroyuki Kawase