About Us

Our Firm

HLS Global Group is an international accounting and business advisory firm with a focus on providing superior services in the areas of accounting, tax, audit, advisory, and consulting. Founded in 1990, we pride ourselves in delivering the highest levels of quality and customer service while remaining cost-effective. We have grown to more than 200 professionals serving clients in the United States, Japan, Mexico, India, and Germany. While catering to the business requirements of Japanese subsidiaries operating in the United States, Mexico, India, and Germany, we also provide comprehensive solutions to non-Japanese multinational companies operating in Japan. Our vision is to become the most trusted accounting and business advisory firm in the world by ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.

Shunsuke Saito

HLS Global CEO

Our vision is to become the most trusted accounting and advisory firm in the world. To realize this vision, we aim to increase the quality of life and financial wellbeing of all of our stakeholders, including our valued clients, dedicated employees, and essential partners.

Despite the hardships of the last three years, we have sharpened our focus, ultimately driving positive change throughout our organization. We have leveraged technology and teamwork to embrace remote work, allowing us to provide even higher levels of service to clients around the globe. This would not have been possible without the creativity, ingenuity, and entrepreneurial spirit of our employees.

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese companies are once again pursuing overseas expansion. With the formation of ASTHOM PARTNERSa new Japan-led accounting, tax, and advisory networkwe are in the perfect position to serve Japanese companies all over the world.

This year, once again, we invite you to join us and play a part in bringing the HLS Global vision to life.

Solutions for Your Success

What sets HLS apart from the competition?

Whether you are evaluating your plans for market entry, seeking help with incubation and operations, or looking for cross-border M&A and tax advisory services, we can support all your business requirements. Our professionals remain committed to supporting you by assessing your needs, helping to plan a strategy, implementing solutions, and accomplishing your goals to improve your bottom line. At HLS Global, we pay the highest attention to your needs and provide services with precision in both English and Japanese.

We are an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. By supplementing our services, the BDO Alliance USA allows us to:

  • Enhance our client services and broaden our capabilities overall
  • Expand our domestic and international coverage
  • Gain greater technical knowledge in specialty areas
  • Utilize professionals with experience in a wide range of industries
  • Access the most up-to-date technical information
  • Participate in the latest training programs
  • Utilize state of-the-art, customized computer systems
  • Provide our clients with key contacts and sophisticated professionals throughout the U.S.


The BDO Alliance USA brings us the necessary tools to help us better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness. 

The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, P.C., a Virginia professional corporation. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals.  The firm serves clients through more than 65 offices and 750 independent Alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of more 91,000 people working out of more than 1,600 offices in 167 countries.

BDO USA, P.C., a Virginia professional corporation, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.  BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

Success Stories

HLS Global is known for providing complete “end-to-end” services and solutions for your business. Here are some examples of what we can do for your company.

Publicly Listed Japanese Company


Railway Parts Manufacturing and Sales

Our client needed U.S. market entry tax and operations advisory services. To address their needs, HLS Global:
  • Provided a full suite of tax advisory services
  • Developed and implemented a comprehensive workflow system

American Subsidiary

Transfer Pricing

General Trading Industry

Our client hired us to prepare transfer pricing policy documents. We were able to reduce their costs by replacing the existing advance pricing agreement (APA) with our new transfer pricing policy documents.

Japanese Company (Preparing for IPO)


Education Services Industry

Our client requested operations improvement services as well as outsourcing support for accounting and financial operations. In response, HLS Global:
  • Liaised between the client and consolidated subsidiaries abroad (outside the U.S.)
  • Consolidated and improved accounting operations
  • Managed systems to meet internal control reporting regulations

American Subsidiary


Internet and Web Services

Our client wanted to outsource and improve accounting and financial operations. In response, HLS Global:
  • Liaised between the client and its parent company
  • Reported the client’s monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting operations to its parent company
  • Streamlined operations and financial accounting processes

Japanese Subsidiary

Accounting & Advisory

Manufacturing Industry

Our client came to us for support with outsourcing and improving accounting and financial operations. In response, HLS Global:
  • Provided post-merger integration (PMI) support
  • Improved operations with a new organizational structure and system
  • Acted as an interim “virtual CFO” until the client could fill the position permanently

Japanese Subsidiary


Education Services Industry

Our client needed to outsource and improve accounting and financial operations. In response, HLS Global:
  • Provided post-merger integration (PMI) support
  • Supported the client as they went through an external audit

Our Professionals

Our professionals have extensive experience in multiple domains across diverse industries, and our core accounting business is staffed by several Certified Public Accountants and Certified Tax Accountants. Most of our senior members have extensive leadership experience with the largest global firms and we remain committed to providing the highest quality solutions to our clients.

Our Partners

We also work closely with our Alliance Partners globally, and can leverage their expertise to provide lawyers, social insurance and labor law consultants, business consultants, research analysts, sales and marketing experts and business development specialists.

HLS Global Locations


Hotta Liesenberg Saito LLP

Los Angeles Office
(Global HQ)

970 W. 190th Street, Suite 900
Torrance CA 90502
TEL:(424) 246-2000
FAX:(424) 246-2005

New York Office

666 Third Avenue, Suite 2501
New York, NY 10017
TEL:(646) 589-8000
FAX:(646) 589-8005

Indianapolis Office

3925 River Crossing Parkway, Suite 100 Indianapolis IN 46240
TEL:(463) 800-6150
FAX:(463) 800-6107

Chicago Office

1901 North Roselle Road, Suite 800
Schaumburg IL 60195
TEL:(224) 955-3400
FAX:(224) 955-3401

San Jose Office

2033 Gateway Place, Suite 500 (#562)
San Jose, CA 95110
TEL:(424) 246-2000
FAX:(424) 246-2005

Dallas Office

5851 Legacy Circle, 6th Floor
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (469) 425-7095
Fax: (469) 425-7097

Tokyo Office

2-12-10 T&G Hamamatsucho Bldg. 6F, Shiba Daimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0012 Japan
TEL: +81-3-6435-6596
FAX: +81-3-6435-6598

Mexico City Office

Presa de la Angostura #23PB, Colonia Irrigacion, 11500 Mexico City, Mexico
TEL: +52-55-5203-5034
TEL: +52-55-5203-5035

Irapuato Office

Del Bosque 323, Las Reynas, 36660
Irapuato, Guanajuato
TEL: +52-462-104-5003
TEL: +52-462-104-5004

New Delhi Office

Vegas Mall, Office Block – B, 8th Floor, Unit 883, Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110075
Tel.: +91-79826 66136
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Ahmedabad Office

A – 413, Titanium Business Bark, Beside Railway underpass, Makarba, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380051
Tel.: +91-99749 97634
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Noida Office

Unit 304, 3rd Floor, Tradex Tower-1, Alpha Commercial Belt, Alpha-1, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh – 201310
Tel.: +91-97165 65576
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Neemrana Office Japanese Zone

Office No. 206, Regent Square Mall, CP-4, Japanese Zone, Neemrana, Rajasthan – 301705
Tel.: +91-83068 18030
Email: JapanDesk@HLS-Global.in

Lucknow Office

Office No. 22/181, Indira Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – 226016
Tel.: ‘+91-93353 63533
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Gurugram Office

Level 1, Building No. 10, Tower A, DLF Cyber City, Gurugram, Haryana-122002
Tel.: +91-79826 66136
Email: JapanDesk@HLS-Global.in

Stuttgart Office

Kupferstraße 5, 70565 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel: +49 711 78892 380