“Getting to know: Asif H. Charania with Keiter”

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“Getting to know: Asif H. Charania with Keiter”

Get to know Asif Charania, Valuation and Forensic Services team member.

Asif Charania, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA was featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch‘s business column highlighting his rise to senior manager, starting as an associate within the Firm right out of college.

Asif conducts business valuation services for purposes of financial reporting relating to business combinations and goodwill impairment testing; litigation and shareholder disputes; estate, gift, and income taxes; mergers and acquisitions; employee stock ownership plans; transfer pricing; reorganizations and bankruptcies; marital dissolution; buy/sell agreements; and appraisal reviews. He has experience valuing complex securities such as preferred stock; convertible preferred stock; and employee stock options, warrants, and stock appreciation rights.


Title: senior manager, valuation and forensic services at Keiter, an accounting firm based in Henrico County

Born: August 1986

Education: James Madison University, bachelor’s degree in finance, 2008; Virginia Commonwealth University, post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting, 2011

Career: 11 years at Keiter in various roles: January 2017-present, senior manager; July 2014-December 2016, manager; July 2013-June 2014, supervisor; July 2010-June 2013, senior associate; July 2008-June 2010, associate

In which part of the metro area do you live: Fan District

Best business decision: “My best business decision was getting involved in the community that I served, particularly sitting on the board of directors/finance committee of Health Brigade (former Fan Free Clinic) and volunteering with the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.”

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Learn more about Asif’s accomplishments:

Asif Charania Awarded VSCPA Top 5 Under 35 Award

John Murray and Asif Charania Named 2018 Keiter Impact Winners

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Keiter CPAs is a certified public accounting firm serving the audittax, accounting and consulting needs of businesses and their owners located in Richmond and across Virginia. We focus on serving emerging growth businesses and companies in the financial servicesconstructionreal estatemanufacturingretail & distribution industries and nonprofits. We also provide business valuations and forensic accounting servicesfamily office services, and inbound international services.

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