Business Support Services


Kaz Araishi
Senior Partner
TEL: +81 (0)50-5806-9055


Finance & Accounting

Our in-house Finance & Accounting Experts can offer extensive services and execute a wide-variety of finance and accounting related projects. All of our team members have more than 15 years of top and functional level finance and accounting management experience at foreign capitalized companies in Japan and Asia. Some of our past projects include finance and accounting function or group restructuring, operational improvement initiatives, financial planning and analysis support, start-up support, and IPO preparation.


Recent Project
One of our key clients in the manufacturing industry assigned one of our partners as an External Auditor.

Interim Management Solutions

In order to respond to temporary client needs, we can second one of our experienced consultant to our client companies in Tokyo. If you have a need for a temporary or interim CFO, Head of Finance & Accounting, Tax, or FP&A support, please contact us at to arrange an introduction to our services.


If there is a need, we can also perform a permanent replacement search. Leverage’s Interim Management Solutions offers a different and unique process to replacing finance and accounting management. Our solutions will provide you with all of the knowledge, tools, and hands-on consultation necessary to carry out the process in the most time sensitive, professional, and least cost prohibitive fashion. With our solutions, there will be no downtime for your finance and accounting function and you can be rest-assured that we will gain the best perspective on being able to identify the proper qualities needed in the permanent replacement candidate.

Business Advisory

Leverage advises new and existing businesses in Asia on cross-border deal sourcing, commercial strategy, sales-channel development and international business alliances and joint-ventures. Through our executive search and recruitment business, we’ve developed a vast network of C-level business operators and sophisticated investors that are interested in expanding their businesses and portfolios through acquisitions, joint-ventures, and strategic alliances. We help Japanese companies looking to expand their businesses overseas, as well as foreign enterprises interested to develop their services and products in Japan.

Track Record
We recently provided a comprehensive deal sourcing, commercial strategy, sales-channel development and international business alliance service to a Chinese manufacturer looking to expand their business in Japan and their services to Japanese manufacturers operating in mainland China.

Driving Forces of Downsizing and Restructuring Projects in 2020

Currency Exchange and Pricing
Poor Performance
Business Closure

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