Boston, MA – Top-30 nationally ranked audit, tax and advisory firm WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum) has expanded its offerings to include Finance Transformation and CFO Solutions as part of its Advisory Services practice. Spearheaded by Deep Gujral, principal, who recently joined the firm, the group focuses on providing sophisticated services to today’s vibrant startup and investor communities.

“We are excited about the Finance Transformation and CFO Solutions addition and Deep’s decision to join forces with Withum in our Advisory Services Practice,” said Jim Bourke, partner and managing director, Advisory Services. “Deep’s expertise and Withum’s newly expanded services for emerging-growth companies will truly complement the existing advisory offerings in this space.”

Gujral possesses extensive experience in strategically advising clients through each phase of the startup lifecycle – from early-stage to IPO – while being able to tap into Withum’s top-ranked expertise across the firm’s global platform.

The Finance Transformation and CFO Solutions team serves clients in two major areas of concentration. Finance Transformation Services focuses on delivering outsourced finance support to early-stage and growth-stage companies, while CFO Solutions supports chief financial officers and investors with initiating and/or implementing financial operations and improvement plans. In addition, Withum team members work closely with company stakeholders, ensuring all parties receive the necessary guidance and support when providing assistance, transformation and optimization of financial operations.

Establishment of the dedicated Finance Transformation and CFO Solutions service also has enhanced collaboration between the firm’s interconnected practice areas. The group’s highly experienced team guides venture-capital and private-equity-backed companies with internal accounting needs, board meeting assistance, investor relations, forecasting, ERP implementation, term sheet modeling/negotiations, capital structure, budgeting and organizational cash flow.

Founded in 1974, Withum is a regional audit, tax and advisory public accounting firm with 15 offices, approximately 900 staff members and annual revenues of $170M, ranking in the top 30 firms in the country. In addition to its Boston office, the Firm has several offices throughout New Jersey, including its Princeton headquarters; New York City, NY; Orlando, Altamonte Springs and West Palm Beach, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Bethesda, MD; Aspen, CO; and the Cayman Islands.