Founded in 1999, KNAV is the only Indian multi-national full service accounting firm, that offers a complete suite of accounting & financial advisory services. The key services offered are Taxation, Valuation, Audits, Assurance, Business Advisory & Accounting Advisory services. Based out of Mumbai & Pune, the firm is well positioned to deliver services across the country. Over the past 20 years, it has gained a strong clientele across multiple sectors ranging from Manufacturing, IT, Financial Services, Health, Telecommunications, Real Estate to name a few. KNAV is a member of the Chartered Association of India.

A strong leadership team, modern infrastructure, highly skilled workforce and robust systems ensure that KNAV is one of the leading firms in the country. It is a part of US head quartered Allinial Global, which is an accounting firm association that provides a broad array of resources and support for its member firms, across the globe.

SERVICES

Tax planning has always been complex – and this complexity continues to increase. India has witnessed certain overarching tax policy changes such as GAAR, taxation of indirect transfer of Indian assets in overseas deals, and tax accounting standards – each with its own set of complications and impact on the business. KNAV & Co.’s approach to tax planning is multi-jurisdictional. We, together with other member firm offices spread across the globe, can provide quality national and international tax advice.

Indirect taxes permeate every area of a business and it impacts costs, cash flow, profitability and, ultimately, the shareholder value.

 

We provide comprehensive advisory services and assistance on various indirect taxes and our focus areas are:

 

  • advisory services
  • cost optimization and efficiency opportunities
  • transaction structuring and supply chain mapping
  • risk mitigation
  • assistance in implementation of newer taxes and related processes
  • ‘standardize, automate & implement’ tax processes including centralizing them at a centre of excellence
  • advocacy & representations
  • litigations

We provide services for indirect taxes such as Goods and Services Tax, Customs Duties, Central Excise, State Excise, Service Tax, Central Sales Tax, State Value Added Tax and Entertainment Tax.
We also offer advisory services in respect of foreign trade policy, free trade agreements, cross-border supply chains and anti-dumping duties.
We conduct trainings for indirect tax function and all other functions of the business and we assist businesses in designing and building future tax organisations.

Our audits begin with our experienced assurance team’s understanding of your business. We work alongside  your management and in-house finance team, to deliver every obligation, addressing the needs of stakeholders, while uncovering and developing ways to improve upon your internal systems and processes.

 

We specialize in the following services:

  • Statutory audits in accordance with relevant local legislation;
  • Review engagements; and
  • Compliance engagements.

At KNAV Business Advisory Services, we believe in stepping into the shoes of an entrepreneur, the business owner, and thinking about the business in a manner that is concomitant with consistent growth, sustainable revenues and continuous value unlocking, taking the business to a point where growth is just a way of life.

 

The KNAV Market Intelligence Unit invests a lot of time and resources to enrich the entrepreneur, which includes the latest in their specific market, including invisible undercurrents, expected head winds and global market place assessments.

The Business Advisory Services team at KNAV, with its extensive experience blended with the entrepreneurial outlook of the youth, understands the key elements that go into creating & sustaining a successful business through a rigorous process of deal evaluation, investor outreach and negotiations to achieve mutual alignment of goals.

 

Because we understand that businesses are not just edifices built on a whim or in a day!

 

Our lead advisory service offerings are broadly categorised into the following:

 

FUND RAISING:

Investor Scouting, preparation of transaction documents, support & assistance in negotiation & a successful deal closure.

BUYSIDE & SELL SIDE ADVISORY:

  • Target screening and market outreach for buyside and sell side transactions;
  • Enabling entities get the best deal (buy side as well as sell side), deal structuring to achieve tax efficiency and compliance with local regulations.

INFORMATION MEMORANDUM/ FINANCIAL MODEL:

Preparing a detailed plan of the company on both financial and strategic aspects, by engaging in strategic discussions with the management, conducting project feasibility and market viability study and articulating the same.

Are you looking for specialists who can identify and validate opportunities and exposures to enable you maximize the value of your M&A transactions?

 

Due diligence has become increasingly important as businesses have globalized. The number and size of deals, mergers and acquisitions have increased dramatically, and with a diligence process that is agile and flexible you can gain a significant competitive advantage in an increasingly intense marketplace.

 

Our multifaceted team of experienced due diligence professionals is always ready to face this dynamic area of operations. We provide you with an independent perspective for your decision-making process.

 

At KNAV P.A., we have a seasoned team to assist you in the accounting and financial due diligence process. Whether this is your first acquisition, or you’ve grown your market share through M&A for years.

Do you need a Business advisory partner who can become your trusted business advisor?

 

We will be hand holding you for actions and decisions on HR, strategy, office expansion, customer interaction, marketing plans, and for constantly vetting your business plans. We provide cloud based documentation, maintaining your books of account in your chosen software environment.

 

VIRTUAL CFO SERVICES

 

Perfect solution for companies seeking professional advice, analysis, finance & accounts support and mentoring. Our solution is execution focused.

 

ACCOUNTS OUTSOURCING

 

Complete end-to- end financial & accounting solution. Ideal for start‐ups & SME’s seeking to outsource all their operational finance requirements to a single service provider.

 

PAYROLL SERVICES

 

Solution for complete employee lifecycle management, starting from their salary breakup and on‐boarding. It includes payroll helpdesk and comprehensive payroll compliance management.

 

ADVISORY SERVICES

 

One‐time transaction & advisory services. Our wide expertise covers all the typical services required by start‐ups & SME’s.

 

MNC’S ENTERING INDIA

 

India as a new geography for businesses bring both opportunities and risks. Based on our strong regional network and distinguished credibility in service, we can act as your one stop local partner for businesses venturing in India.

 

PEO’S

 

Provide services as an outsourced human resources department for small and midsize businesses, providing vital employment services such as payroll and benefits administration, HR management, and assistance with compliance on employer‐related laws.

Uday Ved

Partner

uday.ved@knavcpa.com