Accountants, tax advisors and payroll specialists in Japan
Our experienced bilingual staff will provide comprehensive support for various tasks at the accounting/payroll department accurately, efficiently and cost effectively. Contact us

About us

ECOVIS APO is an independent outsourcing provider of Accounting and Payroll with Big Four experience (Arthur Andersen and KPMG). Our services range from labor-intensive data processing to professional consultation on accounting/payroll process improvement. Our experienced bilingual staff will provide comprehensive support for various tasks at the accounting/payroll department accurately, efficiently and cost effectively.

ECOVIS APO incorporates the following four professional enterprises to provide a comprehensive one-stop service by meeting local regulatory requirements.

AP Outsourcing Ltd.
APO_Tax Corporation.
APO_Social Insurance Consultants Corporation.
Kazuhiko Chiba & Co.
Accounting and Payroll outsourcing
Tax compliance services
Social and labour insurance services
Audit and business advisory.

History

1983 Started as accounting and payroll service group at Arthur Andersen Tokyo office
1994 Reorganised as Client Accounting Services(CAS) at Asahi Audit Corporation (Member firm of Arthur Andersen)
2000 Separated as Arthur Andersen Business Outsourcing, a subsidiary of Asahi Audit Corporation.
2003 Company name changed to KPMG Asahi Outsourcing upon joining KPMG International.
2004 Became independent as AP Outsourcing Ltd. through management buy-out from Azsa Audit Corporation (KPMG Japan) upon enactment of new CPA Law in Japan.
2006 Incorporated as APO_Tax Corporation and APO_Social Insurance Consultants Corporation
2007 Admitted to ISO 27001 at payroll services
2009 Joined ECOVIS International as ECOVIS APO
Since establishment, ECOVIS APO has grown steadily. Our most recent turnover was approximately $11 Million (8 Million Euro).