Who We Are

pasadena295Established in 1939 in Pasadena, California, KROST, is a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm serving clients across various industries. Our focus is recognizing opportunities and creating value for our clients by equipping them with the tools to make better business and financial decisions for the future. As trusted advisors, our clients depend on us to provide timely information, innovative solutions, and result-driven teamwork to ensure success.

Our firm offers a unique combination of experience, vision, and management teamwork, providing a variety of services to closely held businesses and their principals. Our professionals have a strong background and have gained an in-depth understanding of all aspects of accounting, tax, and consulting.

We are pleased to have been ranked INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Best of the Best and win the Fastest‐Growing Company Award. IPA uses a proprietary formula to rank Best of the Best firms based on more than 70 metrics covering everything from training and turnover to costs and compensation. » Read more

Our Philosophy:

Your Success is Our Bottom Line
Our philosophy of working hard, finding opportunities for our clients, and keeping their best interests in mind has helped our clients achieve their financial goals, which in turn has helped us achieve ours. This philosophy has contributed to the development of long-term business relationships based on trust, confidence, and mutual respect.

With over 75 years of experience, our firm has assisted thousands of businesses and individuals reach their financial goals. Our team of professionals has acquired the knowledge and expertise necessary to provide sound advice in any situation.

At the core of our corporate culture is education. We are dedicated to the continuing education of our partners, staff, clients and colleagues. Our partners have been invited to speak on various issues by many reputable organizations such as the American Institute of CPAs, California Society of CPAs, and the California Restaurant Association.

Over the years we have established a strong reputation as trusted business advisors, dedicated industry educators, and prominent community members. We strive to build on that trust by keeping clients’ best interests in mind, working hard, and staying informed of ever-changing tax laws.

Better information leads to better decision-making. At KROST, we are committed to provide quality service, honest work, and accurate information to help our clients make sound decisions and obtain maximum benefit while staying in compliance with the law.

Our Core Values:

Passionate about what we do
Entrepreneurial spirit
Outstanding client service
Professional behavior & growth
Life and work balance
Each team member is important


KROST takes pride in our diversity and we are able to assist you in the following languages:

Armenian Chinese Italian Spanish
Assyrian Farsi Punjabi Tagalog
Bulgarian Indonesian Russian Ukrainian