Managing Partner– Osaka

BA( Economics), Keio University
Diploma Tax, Audit, Accounting, University of Montana
U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Customs Specialist (Japan)


Japanese and English


EA Licensed Tax Professional
AIBA Trade Advisor certified by JETRO
Certified member of Japan Association of Chief Financial Officers (JACFO)


Tel: 816 6350 7100
Facsimile: 816 6350 7101

Masaaki Chida manages the VTT Nippon’s Osaka office. Chida is experienced in advising clients on corporate income tax, cross border tax and trade structuring, and ASEAN investment. He has served as a CFO and treasurer to a publicly listed Japanese company’s US subsidiary in the machinery industry. Chida administered and managed corporate finances, currency derivatives, investment and loan financing, oversaw the planning of international and Japanese corporate tax, transfer pricing analysis and contemporaneous documentation, and installation of internal controls (J-SOX). He was also a member on the board of directors to publicly listed company in the fashion apparel industry in Japan, where he oversaw and managed inventory and supply chain controls. Chida has managed projects for the establishment and set-up of overseas subsidiaries in the United States.