CNK & Associates LLP (formerly known as Contractor, Nayak & Kishnadwala) (“CNK”) is a Mumbai based Chartered Accountancy firm, which specialises in providing a wide spectrum of multi-disciplinary professional services to several of India’s leading organisations in diverse fields.
The firm is spearheaded by four of its partners, viz, Shariq Contractor, Gautam Nayak, Himanshu Kishnadwala and Nandita Parekh. It is committed to providing value-added personalised services to its clients with the highest levels of ethics, integrity and quality.
The firm has in-house expertise in diverse areas of practice, including audit and assurance services, direct taxes (including cross border taxation and transfer pricing), indirect taxes, exchange control regulations and consultancy services, and has set standards of excellence in each of these areas. Each area of practice is monitored and supervised by a partner having an in-depth knowledge and experience in the specific area, ably supported by a highly motivated and enthusiastic pool of professionals. Partners also have industry specialisation, with the firm having extensive knowledge of various industries, including banking, insurance and reinsurance, private equity and venture capital, mutual funds, pension funds, stockbroking, housing finance, petroleum and petrochemicals, electricity & power, shipping, airlines, chemicals, software, engineering, etc.
Besides having the expertise in diverse areas of professional practice, the firm prides itself in its ability to provide personalised services to its clients and approaches client problems in a totally integrated manner. The lead partner takes responsibility of close co-ordination with the client and, wherever necessary, draws upon the firm’s resource of other in-house experts. This results in final delivery of the solution to the client in a seamless manner. The firm is thus able to provide innovative and holistic solutions tailor-made to the specific needs and requirements of its clients. The client is able to draw on the expertise of the entire talent pool of the firm and yet have the comfort and convenience of a single point relationship with the lead partner, who has would have an in-depth understanding of the client’s business.
The firm consists of 21 partners, 15 of whom have professional experience of more than 20 years. Two partners of the firm are Certified Information Systems Auditors and Certified Internal Auditors. The partners are supported by a full repertoire of qualified staff, consisting of Chartered Accountants, MBAs and DISAs (Diploma in Information Systems Audit).
The firm’s clientele includes leading companies and banks in the country, foreign companies and their Indian subsidiaries, public and private enterprises in the manufacturing, trading and services sectors, leading law firms, and large non-profit organisations.
The firm is a member of INAA, an international association of independent accounting firms whose prime purpose is to assist businesses with cross-border accounting and taxation issues. With access to these worldwide resources, the firm is in a position to deliver cost-effective cross border consultancy and solutions to its clients.
The firm has branches in Dubai, Bangalore, Chennai and Vadodara and associate firms at Ahmedabad, New Delhi and Pune. Besides, the firm has informal relationships with Chartered Accountancy firms all over India, and continues to explore alliances in order to expand its rapidly growing practice into different geographical areas. The firm is careful in choosing alliances with organisations who share its mission and vision, and ethos of providing knowledge based solutions with personalised services.
CNK & Associates LLP (formerly Contractor, Nayak & Kishnadwala) is a firm of Chartered Accountants, based in Mumbai, India's financial capital. With 19 experienced partners and more than 50 qualified Chartered Accountant employees,
3rd Floor, Mistry Bhavan,
Dinshaw Vachha Road, Churchgate,
Mumbai 400 020. India
Phone: +91 22 66230600