Albert J. Jang

Creating a win-win acquisition scenario

Albert J. Jang

Certifications: CPA, CGMA
Education: Bachelor’s, Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara
Industries: Manufacturing and International Trade
Services: Audit and International Business
Languages: English & Korean

Happiest when he is able to help others, Albert works to identify the issues a business faces. He then logically analyzes them and works with the business owners and leaders to set the direction to be taken. These traits, along with his consistency and straight talk, have earned him his clients’ trust for decades.

Understanding business owners create substantial wealth, he works to ensure they keep what they’ve build. His expertise in internal controls, attestation, international tax and financing allows him to help his business clients see their entire financial position. He has worked with businesses of all sizes throughout his career and has built a specialty with companies working internationally, especially those in Asian countries.

Albert has spent virtually his entire career at Kim & Lee after a brief stint in the investment banking industry. He joined the firm in 1996 and has more than 20 years of accounting experience. As the managing partner of the firm he handles overall firm logistics and administration and focuses on client development and retention.

A Seoul, Korea, native, Albert and his wife of 20 years have two children. The Jang family resides in Valencia.

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Delivering Success: Creating a win-win acquisition scenario

Albert worked with a small Chinese company that was being acquired by a larger U.S. company. Because of language barriers, the owners were unsure of the transaction. He acted as a liaison between the two companies and was able to alleviate the fears of his client. By showing them the positive side of the arrangement and ensuring they got the best deal, he was able to advise his client into situation where both parties won.

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Memberships:

  • AICPA
  • CalCPA
  • Korean American CPA Society of Southern California; treasurer & auditor

 

Community Involvement:

  • Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, vice-president
  • Love in Music, director

 

Hobbies & Interests:

  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Travelling
  • Service churches and the community
  • Spending time with family

 

Ask Me About:

  • Why I give back to my community
  • Climbing in Yosemite National Park
  • Running a marathon
  • Korean food & current hotspots in K-town