CA. K. D. Shah is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and has over 35 years of experience in providing consulting and professional services to large Corporates, Multinational Companies (MNC's) and many Public sector undertakings. He has been providing consulting and professional services to corporates in the fields of Audit as well as Taxation. In addition, his background includes considerable expertise in advising companies on various strategies.
He is on the Board of Directors of many public listed Companies as an independent director offering invaluable guidance on the company’s policies on good corporate governance. CA. K. D. Shah has also been a faculty for the subjects of Accounting & Taxation at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and H.L College of Commerce, the premiere institute of Ahmedabad. He has also authored various books published by the Taxmann in the subject matter of Indian Income Tax and is a regular contributor to various magazines and publications.
Other notable positions held in the past are as follows:
CA N. D. Shah is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has been in practice since 1975. He has effectively partnered in the growth of the firm since then. His forte lies in Direct Taxes. He specializes in handling assessments and handling Income Tax scrutinies with the Tax officers across all levels.
He has delivered lectures at various seminars on subject of Search, Survey and other Taxation matters. He was pioneer and instrumental in an innovative way of delivering a public message by arranging theatrical plays on the subject matter of Raids, Search and Surveys. He is a part of the Tax practice of the firm.
CA H. B. Patel is a highly respected fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a chartered accountant since 1973 and has over 40 years of rich experience in the field of Audit and Assurance. Mr. H. B. Patel has been with the firm for more than 40 years and has given priceless contribution to the growth of the firm.
He has been auditor of many publicly listed Companies. Further, he has a vast experience and expertise in the areas of bank audits. He has served as an Independent director on the boards of several banks. He eases the routine functioning of clients businesses by providing regular assistance and guidance in the statutory compliances to be followed.
CA Yash Shah is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He is a practicing chartered accountant since 2006 and is in practice for more than 10 years. CA Yash Shah heads the advisory functions of the firm. He is responsible for successful execution of all the advisory verticals in the firm such as Valuations, M & A, Tax Advisory etc.
Prior to DBS, CA Yash Shah was with KPMG, Mumbai in the Merger and Acquisitions legal department. Working with KPMG in Mumbai has been truly transformational and he envisages delivering the same quality of services from DBS to its clients. He has delivered lectures on many forums on the topics of M&A and Valuations.
CA. Samip Shah is a partner with the firm heading Corporate Audit and Assurance Practice. He has been associated with the firm for more than 8 years now and has overall experience of 14 years in the areas of Audit & Assurance. Prior to DBS, CA Samip Shah was associated with M/s T. R Chaddha & Company, New Delhi.
His areas of expertise include Statutory Audits, Management Audits, Financial and Compliance Audit, Risk based audits. Mr. Samip Shah is well conversant with the auditing standards issued by ICAI, IFAC and PCAOB. He has worked as an Audit Partner with many large to medium listed entities. He has been instrumental and pivotal in implementing Ind-AS convergence in many listed Companies & has developed a framework for reviewing the Internal Financial Controls (IFC) for Companies.
CA Parth Dadawala is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and is a part of the Audit & Assurance practice of the Firm. He has been associated with the firm for more than 10 years. He has been in the field of Accounting and Auditing since the beginning of his career. His key clients are Listed Companies, PSU’s and Banks. He has sound knowledge in the areas of Auditing Standards, Indian GAAP, Banking Regulations and Government Rules, Norms & Procedures.
He has obtained certification in the areas of Audit of banks issued by Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) He is also a qualified Information Systems Auditor. CA Parth Dadawala has performed a significant role in advising PSU clients in terms of accounting and legal matters single handedly.
Kushal leads DBS’s Internal Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Governance services. Kushal is a senior and strategic Leader with more than 20 years of global professional experience gained in 6 countries across Europe, Asia and Australia – they include India, China, the UK, Oman, New Zealand and Australia.
His deep industry experience is in retail, financial services, health, manufacturing, energy, logistics, digital and government.
His expertise, skills and experience has been gained through the following roles:
Kushal has developed an excellent track record in adding value to his clients’ risk and control environment resulting in cost savings and efficiencies by process / control uplifts, commercial insights and recommendations. He has successfully created innovative ‘customer centric’ methodologies and service delivery models to develop internal audit programs and total assurance maps, aligned to the organisational risk profile, strategy, and assurance activities.
His extensive educational qualifications include CA, Executive MBA from Melbourne Business School, CIA, LL.B, M.Com and B.Com.
Mr. Rajesh Borisa has been associated with the firm for more than 25 years. He works in the Direct Tax Department of the Firm. His major tasks involved are filing of Income Tax Returns, TDS returns, and handling all the matters associated with the Income Tax Department.
Firm and its clients have achieved tremendous benefits with Mr.Rajesh Borisa’s long standing experience of dealing with the Tax officers and Tax department. He has developed high technical expertise in operating Taxation software’s, filing of returns, giving online replies to the Tax department and handling scrutiny assessments.
Mr. Samir Siddhapuria is an Advocate and heading the Indirect Tax practice in the Firm. Mr. Samir has an experience of more than 20 years in Indirect Tax Adviosry and Compliance services specialising in VAT & CST.
His core expertise is in representing before various Tax officers and appellate authorities including the Tribunal. With over 20 years of experience in litigation practice, Mr. Samir is one of the most experienced Indirect Tax Professional. He has also authored several books on Gujarat VAT and has also given presentations at various forums.
He is the core member to drive the GST within the firm and is responsible for implementing the same for various clients. He has delivered more than 100 lectures at various clients, trade associations and industry bodies on the subject matter of GST.
With over 6 years of experience in auditing and accounting consultancy, CA Anik Shah specializes in Corporate Audits (Indian GAAP as well as Ind AS, Review of Financial Control).
Due to his expertise and core strength in audits, he has been a team leader in carrying out statutory audit of various multi-national Companies & Indian corporates. He has also carried out Ind AS conversion assignments of various listed Companies. He has worked on clients in the manufacturing as well as service sector. He is well conversant with US GAAP and IRC Regulations of USA as he has on-field working experience with a CPA Firm (Top 30 in New York) for a period of 3 years.
Along with being a Chartered Accountant he has also completed his Chartered Secretary (CS) from Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has also authored articles for the Newsletter of Association of Chartered Accountants.”
CA Vedant Raval is a Chartered Accountant and is associated with the group for more than 8 years. He is one of the core members of the audit team that caters to corporate clients. He is young, enthusiastic and very proactive in servicing clients. He looks after Audits and its related management consultancy for corporate clients. He also has experience of compliance audits required under various statues.
CA Karishma Shah is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Having graduated from Bombay University, Karishma has worked with KPMG, Mumbai and is associated with the firm for more than 5 years. She is a core member of the advisory team and has advised many clients on the legal aspects of M&A transactions and valuations.