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Gaurangkumar Patel

Gaurangkumar Patel

South Loop CPA LLC
Accountant
Cook County, IL

About Me

Gaurang has helped individuals and businesses across multiple industries and sizes with bookkeeping, setting up legal structures, payroll, forensic accounting, risk assessments, tax compliance & planning and resolving IRS issues. Gaurang has worked at a Big 4 and a Middle Market public accounting firm within their Forensic Accounting and litigation Department where he assisted with conducting a number of high profile accounting fraud investigations relating to earnings management of publicly listed companies and middle market companies. He has experience in asset misappropriation cases where he has worked on cases where he uncovered over $1 million of assets that was diverted away by an accounting clerk. He has also assisted on divorce cases where he has traced over $10 million of assets and conducted an asset search to assist a spouse determine the assets that the Husband had. He has served as an expert witness presenting his findings for a litigation case. Gaurang has assisted investors analyze financial statements of companies they are looking at investing in and have identified red flags to assist the investor with identifying risks. He has worked at a top Investment Consultancy firm advising instituitional investors on operational risks associated with hedge funds ranging from $100 million in AuM to over $10 Billion AuM. His risk assesment included reviewing the governance, internal controls, legal structure of the fund, organizational and reporting structure and accounting system. Education The London School of Economics - Bachelors in Accounting and Finance The University of Notre Dame - Masters in Accounting Professional Qualifications Licenced Certified Public Accountant in Illinois Certified Fraud Examiner Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Personal Financial Specialist

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