Los Angeles CPA Firm

Established 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 have a history of receiving recognition for our achievements. We are pleased to have been recognized as the Fastest Growing Firm in the country, Top 100, and Top Regional Leaders in the West by Accounting Today. Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders is an annual ranking that recognizes the largest tax and accounting firms by revenue, both nationwide and in specific regions. In addition, INSIDE Public Accounting named us one of the Top 100 Firms, Fastest-Growing Firms, and Best of the Best Firms. The Los Angeles Business Journal selected us as one of the Top Accounting Firms, Fastest Growing Private Companies, and Best Places to Work.


KROST offers a wide range of high-quality, innovative, and proactive services to meet the needs of our clients by fostering an environment that is entrepreneurial and encourages personal and professional growth. Our focus will continue to be on the needs of our clients, team members, and community.


To be recognized leaders in our areas of expertise by attracting and retaining the best and brightest professionals, introducing innovative services, putting the needs of our clients first, creating a firm culture of passion and pride and by making a difference in our community — resulting in substantial growth and career opportunities for all our team members.

Core Values

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

Our Philosophy

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.


Since 1939, 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.


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.


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.


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.

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