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EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Jigar Shah, a principal in Berdon LLP’s audit department, has been with the firm for over 10 years and has more than 15 years of professional experience in public accounting.  He provides an array of audit, accounting, and tax services to clients throughout the real estate sector, including those involved in commercial, residential, condominium development, self-storage, and parking garages.  His broad expertise encompasses such areas as:

  • Providing auditing, reviewing, and financial reporting services in accordance with US GAAP and income tax basis of accounting
  • Preparing and reviewing income tax returns for limited liability companies, partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and high net worth individuals
  • Performing and reviewing trust accounting audits
  • Preparing and reviewing special purpose financial statements in connection with certiorari filings, condominium conversion filings, and statements of operating expense escalation for escalation billing to tenants
  • Reviewing clients' policies and procedures to advise on ways to improve internal controls

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

EDUCATION AND LICENSES

Mr. Shah earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Accounting and Auditing from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai, India. He received a Chartered Accountant license from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and ranked 43rd in the country in the Final Chartered Accountancy examination.  He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York State.