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Joshua Azran - Azran Financial APC. Los Angeles, CA, US

Joshua Azran Joshua Azran

Partner/Owner | Azran Financial APC

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) & Advisor to Entrepreneurs and Start-up Companies

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Biography

Joshua V. Azran is a Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience ensuring clients’ financial success by providing strategic guidance and management of financial functions. Joshua is a visionary leader with expertise in public accounting, corporate finance, strategic management, financial restructuring, business valuation, management consulting, and business development. He is skilled at identifying value-added opportunities, implementing solutions, and partnering with professionals at all levels of an organization to ensure the success of financial initiatives. He excels at utilizing a consultative client approach to bring integrated solutions to even the most complex issues. Joshua has a strong reputation for “going the extra mile”, in order to achieve 100% client satisfaction through the creation of high-trust, high-impact relationships with clients.

Joshua holds a Bachelor of Science with a dual major in Economics and Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. Following college, Joshua was recruited into Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) prestigious Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP), serving roles in both internal audit, and corporate finance. Joshua left to move to Goldman Sachs and finally into owning an apparel manufacturing company before bringing his experience to serve clients. Joshua formed Maginam Consulting in 2005 which provided financial consulting and strategic management services to private and public companies including interim-CFO services, management consulting, business valuation, mergers & acquisitions advisory services, and restructuring services. Joshua also concurrently taught financial modeling and valuations to investment bankers and management consultants for the Wall Street Training Firm, The Analyst Exchange.

Wanting to provide more comprehensive solutions for his clients, Joshua entered into Public Accounting. He rapidly pursued and achieved many of the top accounting designations including:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

In November, 2010, Joshua founded Azran Financial, with a vision to utilize his extensive expertise and experience in the field, coupled with the latest technology, to provide efficient solutions and the very best service for his clients.

Industry Expertise (3)

Accounting VC and Private Equity Business Services

Areas of Expertise (3)

Startups Entrepreneurship Business Valuation

Education (1)

Fairleigh Dickinson University: Bachelor of Science, Economics & Finance 2001

Dual Major
Honors Program

Affiliations (5)

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Event Appearances (9)

Conference Keynote Panelist

Scaling New Heights: Advanced Training for QuickBooks ProAdvisors  Orlando, Florida

2013-06-24

Revenues, Costs and Profits: Build a Financial Model

Founder Institute  Sheppard Mullin - Century City, Los Angeles, California

2013-06-17

Business Valuation Fundamentals & the Maximization of Entity Value

Lunch and Learn  UBS Financial Services - Beverly Hills, California

2013-01-15

Revenue, Costs and Profits: Build a Financial Model

Founder Institute, World's Largest Startup Accelerator  Cross Campus - Santa Monica, California

2012-12-10

Financial Literacy Event

Riverside Barristers Financial Literacy Event  Riverside, California

2012-11-14

Financial Literacy Event

Panel Presentation: LA Spinster's  Keller Williams - Los Angeles, California

2012-02-28

Financial Life Skills

Financial Life Skills  Literacy * AmeriCorps - Los Angeles, California

2012-02-10

Financial Life Skills

Financial Life Skills   Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) Scholarship Alumni

2011-12-12

Fundraising: Plan to Raise Your First Round: Cap(italization) Tables Explained

Founder Institute  Shepherd Mullin - Century City, Los Angeles, California

2013-08-26

Sample Talks (1)

Business Valuation Fundamentals & the Maximization of Entity Value

In the complex world of business valuation, understanding the valuations process can be of key importance to receiving the highest and best value for your company.Through a basic understanding of the principles of business valuation (both public and private, closely held) one can learn to navigate the process that touches everything from transactions to taxation.

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  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training

Fees

500 to 50000+ *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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