We’re continuing our new member series on CVCA Central; profiling our new members and providing insight into these invaluable organizations in our community.
The latest member we are excited to profile is KNAV.
Tell us about KNAV.
Founded in 1999, KNAV is a full-service global accounting and consulting firm that offers a complete suite of services, including assurance, taxation, Valuation, transfer pricing, accounting advisory, and business advisory services.
KNAV is the dreamchild of 4 enterprising individuals who envisioned a global accounting firm with cross-border expertise when it was not common. What started as a handful of employees who shared the vision has now transformed into a team a team of 350+ professionals across six countries, the United States, Canada, Netherlands, India, United Kingdom, and Singapore.
KNAV is committed to ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial information, instilling confidence in stakeholders. Our team boasts strong capabilities and expertise in various industries and geographical locations. We recognize that the needs of prominent corporate clients and SMEs differ and customize our offerings to cater to the needs of our clients.
At the heart of KNAV’s philosophy of “Partner beyond boundaries” is collaboration across borders, leveraging the collective knowledge and expertise of professionals from diverse locations and cultures. By working seamlessly across geographies, KNAV provides clients with access to a global talent pool and resources to navigate complex regulatory environments, manage risk, and seize new opportunities.
KNAV’s valuation team is 25-member strong, comprising enterprising individuals with a zest for learning. The valuation service line is led by Mr. Rajesh Khairajani, based out of Atlanta, Georgia, United States – KNAV’s headquarters.
What is KNAV’s thesis and focus?
We aim to establish a sustainable business model while delivering client-centered solutions as ONE FIRM effortlessly worldwide.
Our value-driven approach, guided by Commitment, Consistency, Client Experience, and Continuous Improvement, defines how we utilize daily and achieve our motto of delivering Above & Beyond.
Delivering the best and most consistent client experience is what we believe in. The inputs and feedback we receive from our clients help us to improve our services. We are open to new ideas and approaches to thinking. The freedom of expression of thought is one of the yardsticks of growth.
Who are the key people at KNAV?
Mr. Rajesh Khairajani leads the valuations practice at KNAV. He has built expertise in a comprehensive range of valuation services with competencies in the IT, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing sectors.
Ms. Kinjal Shah leads the valuations practice at KNAV Canada. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and an Indian Chartered Accountant. Over her career, she has built her specialization in financial reporting valuations.
What is KNAV excited about (in the immediate and long-term)?
Our recent expansions in Singapore, Netherlands, and United Kingdom reflect our ambitions to continue expanding globally. While we have had a presence in Canada through our assurance and tax services, we look forward to providing our full gambit of services to the Canadian market. Our industry agnostic specializations include the following:
- Financial & tax due diligence services (buy-side/sell-side),
- Tax planning & structuring,
- Quality of earnings reporting,
- Business valuations,
- Performance optimization,
- Assurance services
- Fund audit and tax compliance services,
- Technical accounting advisory and
- Exit readiness.
We’re enthusiastic about our global expansion strategy, which involves creating a local presence in every market we enter. Thanks to our dedicated staff and management’s commitment to entrepreneurial excellence, we’re confident that we can achieve this goal.