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About Us

About Our Firm

We Provide Services That Meet Your Needs

The office was originally established by Richard E. Berkins in 1985 in Berkeley, California. Tomoko Takami joined the office in 1988. Our staff are bilingual in English and Japanese, and offer assistance in a wide array of services.


Our staff works with you to understand your needs and expectations. Then, we tailor our services to meet your business needs whether it be accounting, tax, bookkeeping, payroll or general business consultation.


Our Team

We have grown to be a company with five CPA’s, and additional six bookkeeping and administrative staff.


Richard Berkins, CPA

Graduated from UC Berkeley with an MBA degree. Accounting experience includes work at Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco as a Tax Manager.

リチャード E. バーキンス 米国公認会計士

Tomoko Takami, CPA

Graduated from San Francisco State University . Accounting experience includes work in the Audit Department of Arthur Andersen & Co., and work as a Manager in the International Tax Department of Price Waterhouse.

高見智子 米国公認会計士

Rie Itazu, CPA

Graduated from Toyama University. Accounting experience includes work at KPMG AZSA & Co. in Japan as an audit manager.

板津理恵 日本公認会計士
富山大学卒業後、朝日監査法人(現あずさ監査法人)に入社。監査部門のマネージャーを経て、Berkins & Takami に入社。

Megumi Kawahata , CPA

Graduated from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and studied accounting at Cal State University East Bay.

川畑恵美 米国公認会計士
カナダ バンクーバーのブリティッシュコロンビア大学卒業後、カリフォルニア州立大学イーストベイ校で会計学を学ぶ。

Masako Yasuda, CPA

Graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University, worked at Barclays in Tokyo and Barclays Global Investors. Studied at Golden Gate University and University of San Francisco.

安田 雅子 米国公認会計士
青山学院大学卒業。バークレイズ証券株式会社、Barclays Global Investors 勤務。Golden Gate University と University of San Francisco で会計学を学ぶ。

Hiromi Maxwell
Began 1993 (入社)
実務経験 24 年

Izumi Fitzsimmons
Began 2016 (入社)
実務経験 27 年

Masayo Jiang
Began 2016 (入社)
実務経験 25 年

Raymond Berkins
Began 1989 (入社)
実務経験 28 年

Takako Brann
Began 2002 (入社)
実務経験 15 年

Yuko Chatman
Began 2015 (入社)
実務経験 15 年

Keiko Nakamura
Began 2011 (入社)
実務経験 26 年