Things are changing ever faster, including accounting. By maximizing efficiency and digitizing, we support not only some traditional tasks like tracing past events, but also accounting/financial departments that create added value.

Akihiro Miyabayashi

Partner, FAAS, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC

Well-versed in Japan GAAP, IFRS, and US GAAP with experience in the automotive, trading, oil, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors.

Joining EY Japan in 2007, Akihiro Miyabashi provides Financial Accounting Advisory Services related to IFRS and US GAAP, including conversion from the Japanese standard. He continues to serve numerous clients with a team dedicated to the adoption of the new IFRS15/16/Japanese standard for new revenue recognition standard.

In 2011, he was seconded for 3 years to the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) where he led IFRS-related projects including revenue recognition and lease accounting projects.

His previous role in a Big Four firm encompassed experience of of auditing listed companies in automotive, oil distribution and retail, including a three year assigngment in the USA during which he mainly provided auditing expertise for Japanese companies.

He is a graduate of Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

Building a better working world

“From a macro perspective, the field of accounting and finance is one of the essential elements that makes up the social infrastructure in capitalism. From a micro point of view, it plays a vital role in identifying the performance of companies as well as being a factor for future decisions.

By providing robust advisory services to CFO and other management level personnel in the accounting and finance field, we do our part in building a better working world, both from macro and micro perspectives.

(By advisory services we are referring to advice on driving efficiency in traditional financial accounting methods including tracing business performance, as well as advice that leads to more efficiency and advancement for an accounting sector that is future-oriented and conducive to management decision making.)

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