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About Us

About Our Firm

The Firm was established in Los Angeles in 1989 by the managing partner, Mr. Ashton A. Golbar. Since then the company has grown to be one of the most respected firms of its size by the financial and business community. This is one of the reasons that we have ongoing referrals from banks, factoring companies and bonding agencies. Our expertise has allowed us to service both local and international clients.

Our goal is to proactively service clients by providing timely financial reports to use in their respective businesses and when they achieve their ultimate success, help them legally pay the least amount of taxes. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.

Our Mission

"Our mission is to increase the net worth of our clients".  We help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Golbar & Associates is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Los Angeles's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Los Angeles. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Golbar & Associates receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team


Managing Partner

Tel: (310) 470-2448 ext. 107


Ashton A. Golbar, CPA is the founding partner of Golbar & Associates. Mr. Golbar started his career in 1982, gaining broad experience by working at the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and other national and local CPA firms. His clients have ranged from startup companies to Fortune 500 companies, such as Arco, Unocal and Blue Cross. In 1989, he founded Golbar & Associates. To date, he has developed a tight knit community of over 300 loyal clients who value Mr. Golbar's business advice and his experience with IRS audits, expert testimony, in addition to the firm's traditional accounting & tax services.



Tel: (310) 470-2448 ext. 104


Matthew C. Kim, CPA is a partner at Golbar & Associates. Mr. Kim joined the firm in 1998, became a certified public accountant in 2003, and was promoted to partner in 2006. His prior experience includes banking and other private industries. Mr. Kim has exceptional technical and management skills which significantly help the firm maintain its growth and productivity.

  • Golbar & Associates
  • 814 South Westgate Ave.
  • Suite 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90049
  • Telephone: (310) 470-2448
  • Fax: (310) 470-9880