Our clients are comprised of entities in various size and industries. In size, we support start-ups to well established companies with hundreds of employees. By industry, we serve companies in technology, services, construction, manufacturing, wholesale, restaurants, transportation, investments, and research just to name a few.

Being headquartered in Silicon Valley, we cannot help but embrace technology and are constantly evaluating products that may help improve our clients’ and our own business.

While maintaining high standards with what we do best as an accounting firm, we always strive to think outside the box to provide exceptional service and bring good to our clients, our staffs, and to society as a whole.


Akihiro Kitami

  • Managing Partner


  • US CPA (California / Oregon / Washington)
  • Gakushuin University Faculty of Economics
  • University of Southern California, Master of Business Taxation

After joining a multi-national logistics company in Japan, Akihiro landed on U.S. soil in 1996 to manage the company’s accounting department in New York. He then worked for a local accounting firm for a few years until he joined the big firm in Los Angeles. In 2006, he founded SCS Global Professionals, LLP, the U.S. arm of the SCS Global Group.

Keiko Fukuhara

  • Senior Coordinator
  • US Enrolled Agent (Tax Accountant)
  • Kobe Shinwa Women’s University

Keiko has worked as an administrative staff for many Japanese businesses in the Silicon Valley until she joined SCS in 2010. Since then she has grown here expertise in tax and bookkeeping and is a trusted advisor of many clients.


  • +1 (650) 403 – 0082
  • +1 (650) 532 – 9363
  • Hours 9:00 – 17:00

  • 800 Airport Blvd., Suite 410
    Burlingame, CA 94010


Teruo Higa

  • Managing Director
  • US CPA (Texas)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Master of Business Administration

Teruo started off as a software engineer and worked in that profession for 5 years. He then he assumed a position in a non-profit sector as a CPA and then worked for the big firms in Dallas. He has started up the firm’s Dallas operation in 2013.


  • +1 (214) 960 – 4124
  • +1 (469) 333 – 8858
  • Hours 9:00 – 17:00

  • 5050 Quorum Drive, Suite 700
    Dallas, TX 75254


Tetsuro Araki

  • Director
  • US CPA (California / Washington)
  • San Francisco State University Faculty of Business Administration

Tetsuro joined SCS in 2010 and has worked in Northern California and Washington while being exposed to diverse experience in tax, accounting, and consulting.


  • +1 (206) 596 – 8854
  • +1 (650) 532 – 9363
  • Hours 9:00 – 17:00

  • 600 N. 36th St., Suite 202
    Seattle, WA 98103