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 150 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

Managing Partner

As we move beyond 2020, we face a new world filled with previously unimaginable challenges and opportunities. Technology has brought the world closer together than ever before, and HLS Global is poised to leverage new business approaches with our international team of experts to ensure that our clients achieve success wherever they are in the world.

We are continuously working to create new opportunities for our clients by shifting towards market-driven products and services powered by our talented workforce, our most important asset. Empowering our employees and providing them with ample opportunities to grow enables us to contribute more value to our clients and society. Our vision is to become the most trusted accounting and advisory firm for small and medium-sized Japanese companies around the world and for our stakeholders. We invite you to join us on our journey as we continue to expand our footprint throughout the globe.

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. The BDO Alliance USA presents an opportunity for firms to expand services to clients without jeopardizing our existing relationships or our autonomy by accessing the resources of BDO USA, LLP, and other Alliance members. The BDO Alliance USA was developed to provide Member firms with an alternative strategy for gaining a competitive advantage in the face of a changing business landscape. The Alliance represents an opportunity for BDO to enhance relationships with reputable firms that share a mutual business understanding. The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership.

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

155 E. 44th Street, Suite 1300
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

Atlanta Office

4375 River Green Parkway, Suite 200
Duluth GA 30096
TEL: 678-206-2881
Fax: 770-232-9463

San Jose Office

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

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

Aguascalientes Office

Av. Aguascalientes Sur #2729 Piso 2, Interior 11, Jardines de las Fuentes, 20278 Aguascalientes
TEL: +52(449) 176 0511

New Delhi Office

LGF, Units 07,08,18
Eros Metro Mall
Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110075
Tel.: +91-11-2808-3118
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Gurugram Office

Level 1, Building No. 10
Tower A, DLF Cyber City
Tel.: +91-12-4672-8890
Email: JapanDesk@HLS-Global.in

Neemrana Office

Office No. O-206
2nd Floor, Regent Square
Japanese Zone, Neemrana
Tel.: +91-98-1150-3118
Email: JapanDesk@HLS-Global.in

Lucknow Office

Office No. 22/181
Indira Nagar
Uttar Pradesh-226016
Tel.: +91-93-3536-3533
Email: Info@HLS-Global.in

Stuttgart Office

Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft / Steuerberatungsgesellschaft
Gewerbestraße 17
70565 Stuttgart
Tel. +49 711 788 92 0