Hiroko Arai, CPA, CFP®Tax Manager
    (310) 285-9535


    Hiroko started her career in public accounting in 2005 when she joined the audit department at KPMG. Since then, she has gained extensive accounting and tax experiences in real estate, entertainment, and service industries at local CPA firms and joined Simantob & Associates in 2015. She has worked with high-net-worth individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, non-profits, and trusts, including multistate tax returns. She is also a CFP® (Certified financial planner) and incorporates her knowledge in financial planning to provide personable services to her clients.

    Professional and Civil Affiliations

    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Member of American Mensa


    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles


    • Fluent in Japanese
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