Jun Okubo

As Principal of ESG, I lead a vibrant team that assists entrepreneurs with all of their accounting and IT needs. http://www.cdhcpa.com

Detecting and Preventing Accounts Payable Fraud

Accounts Payable fraud is one of the most frequent frauds reported in the last few years.  There are steps that can be taken to reduce your risk, such as comparing vendor address against employee’s address is introduced as one of the fraud prevention activities.  … Continue reading

Posted in Finance & Accounting | Tagged | Comments Off on Detecting and Preventing Accounts Payable Fraud

183-Day Rule

Many of you might already know that if a Japanese resident stays more than 183 days in the U.S., he is likely subject to U.S. income tax.  However, many people may not know about how the 183 days are calculated.  There are actually two … Continue reading

Posted in International Business | Tagged | Comments Off on 183-Day Rule

Moving Past Regrets

Don’t be afraid of making mistakes.  Making mistakes is not a bad thing.  When we challenge ourselves to try new things, we always need to expect some mistakes.   In fact, we need to make mistakes to find out what went wrong and what we … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Moving Past Regrets

Tips for Success: Necessary Skills

Many people have different thoughts about necessary skills required for success.  People may say talent and luck are critical for success.  I believe continuous effort is essential for success. Especially for those who want to become professional athletes, it is critical to … Continue reading

Posted in Core Values | Tagged , | Comments Off on Tips for Success: Necessary Skills

Don’t be afraid of making mistakes

As highlighted in an article I read recently, making mistakes is not always a bad thing.  When we challenge or undertake new things, we always need to expect some mistakes.   We need to make mistakes to find out what went wrong and what we … Continue reading

Posted in Core Values | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Don’t be afraid of making mistakes