Celine Takizawa Head of Outsourcing, Partner

Celine Takizawa

Celine Takizawa is a partner of Mazars Group and leads the Outsourcing practice in Japan. She is also the representative director of Mazars Japan K.K.

Celine started her career as a financial controller in the automotive industry in France. She joined Mazars in Japan in 2006 and worked in the Audit, Advisory and Transaction Services department for 10 years. Celine has also experience in consulting in the financial services industry in Japan as she served as business analyst and project manager for 2 years for Accounting and Tax departments. In particular, she assisted one Client in setting up its fixed income trading activity.

Since 2016, Celine has assisted a large number of international companies to invest in Japan, develop successful businesses and stay compliant.

With an in depth understanding of Japanese business environment, regulations, local and international accounting rules, she provides on-going advisory services to her Clients’ business operations.

Celine has a Master of Science in Management, is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Celine’s experience has mostly been with the following industries

  • Retail and Wholesale (F&B, Apparel)
  • IT Solutions
  • Digital marketing
  • Consulting and Professional Services
  • Financial Services

Celine’s expertise areas are more specifically;

  • Market entry consulting
  • Accounting, Payroll, Tax compliance, Corporate Secretarial and Administrative services
  • Local GAAP and IFRS
  • Project management
  • Internal controls and Process improvement
  • Budgeting and Financial analysis
  • Cross border projects