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Our Profile

KNAV started operations in 1999 with offices in India and the US. Ever since, we have expanded to Canada,  Netherlands, UK, and Singapore. The firm offers its clients a full range of services, including assurance, financial and business advisory, valuations, tax and regulatory, and risk advisory services.

KNAV has a client base of over 600 companies. The firm’s global delivery model provides value-added services to clients. KNAV is one of the fastest growing Asian-American businesses in North America, and this is made possible by the firm’s commitment to innovation and continuous process improvement. It is one of the first accounting firms to use AI tools to deliver cost effective solutions to our clients in the best turn-around time.

200+ professionals across 6 geographies delivering partner-led solutions for clients’ sustainable growth through service excellence is the cornerstone of KNAV.

Our Mission

“To provide Client Centric Solution as ONE FIRM across the globe by creating an enduring Business Model”

Client Centric Solution:

Clients are the primary reason we exist; we believe in going the extra mile, moving from client satisfaction to client delight. Our solutions pivot around client requirements.

 ONE FIRM across Globe:

We are Partners Beyond Boundaries, our presence around the globe enables and encourages us to operate as “One Unified firm”.

 Enduring Business Model:

With a dynamic and enduring business model, we embrace change, adapt and integrate it into the internal & external environment.

Our Values

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Highest Professional Standards:

We observe highest ethical standards, preserve client confidence, maintain an independent perspective and manage client and firm resources cost-effectively. Our conduct ensures that KNAV is always trustworthy and takes responsibility of its actions.

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Commitment:

We are committed to the best we can be. To achieve this, we place client at the epicentre of whatever we do. At KNAV, everyone is committed to each other, our mission, our clients, our teams that make our work possible. We constantly look to improve upon our services, cultivating our knowledge, skill and attitudes to achieve excellence.

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Delivering best client experience:

We believe in delivering consistent best client experience based on feedback and inputs received from clients. We constantly look to improve upon our services, cultivating our knowledge, skill and attitudes to achieve excellence.

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Respect:

Our culture is defined by what we do, not by status or hierarchy. We strive to establish an inclusive, supportive environment which leads to respect of Individuals and the firm.

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Meritocracy:

We strive to identify, acquire talent and retain the best people for every job. Meritocracy drives our people to deliver success for the firm. We believe talent and hard- work have no substitute.

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Openness:

Listen to new ideas and new ways of thinking, embrace change and share your knowledge. Be open to receive feedback from all stakeholders, improve upon it and act. We regard the freedom of expression of thought as one of the yardsticks of growth.

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Team before Self:

Working as a team we achieve more. Individual strengths when combined to form a team helps to accelerate performance & output. Individuals should put the team before self to contribute towards achieving team objectives. We align individuals’ goals with that of the team & the Firm.

Our Leadership

Khozema Anajwalla

Nishta Sharma

Atul Deshmukh

Vaibhav Manek

Rajesh Khairajani

Shishir Lagu

Uday Ved

Our Associations

Allinial Global

Allinial Global is an accounting firm association of legally independent accounting and consulting firms with offices in North America and throughout the world through international members and partnerships.

Confederation of Indian Industry

CII works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895 and celebrating 125 years in 2020, India’s premier business association has more than 9100 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from 291 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

Indo American Chamber of Commerce

The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), established in 1968, is the apex bi-lateral Chamber synergizing India-US Economic Engagement.

NASSCOM

NASSCOM, a not-for-profit industry association, is the apex body for the 180 billion dollar IT BPM industry in India, an industry that had made a phenomenal contribution to India’s GDP, exports, employment, infrastructure and global visibility. In India, this industry provides the highest employment in the private sector.

The Chamber of Tax Consultants

CTC is a 93 years non profit organisation with the core objective of professional development of its member spread across the accounting, tax & legal aspects. Its vision is to be a powerhouse of knowledge in the field of fiscal laws in the global economy.

BCAS

A voluntary organisation established on 6th July 1949, BCAS has presently more than 9,000 members from all over the country. BCAS is a principle-centered and learning-oriented organisation promoting quality service and excellence in the profession of Chartered Accountancy. The organisation is a catalyst to bring out better and more effective Government policies & laws in order to have clean & efficient administration and governance.

Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

ACVA is the first and only organisation in India to be associated with a globally recognised professional body for valuations, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). ACVA has been set up with the purpose of providing the finance professionals and business valuation professionals in India access to quality training opportunities, NACVA’s international network of professionals, and comprehensive databases and libraries to assist them in performing their work.

The Council of EU Chamber of Commerce

An International Forum situated in the heart of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India was set up in 1992 under the aegis of European Union Ambassador and represented by Bi-Lateral Chambers and Bi-National Committees of European Countries to foster commercial & economic partnership between India and the European Union

American Institute of CPA (AICPA)

The world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.

Indo Candian Business Chamber

The Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) is the only organization based in India which is dedicated to promoting Indo-Canadian economic and bilateral relations. ICBC works closely with the High Commission of Canada in India on core issues and initiatives related to bilateral trade in the India-Canada business corridor.

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India

ASSOCHAM initiated its endeavour of value creation for Indian industry in 1920. Having in its fold more than 250 Chambers and Trade Associations, and serving more than 4,50,000 members from all over India. It has witnessed upswings as well as upheavals of Indian Economy, and contributed significantly by playing a catalytic role in shaping up the Trade, Commerce and Industrial environment of the country.