Award-Winning CPA Firm
Akram is a boutique CPA Firm with deep industry experience spanning all Alternative Investent fund strategies and structures. We are proud to provide unrivaled client services that set us apart from larger firms because of our exceptionally responsive and personalized service.
Akram understands the unique challenges faced by our niche clientele. From the beginning of our partnership, you can count on team continuity as well as the strength of long-term relationship building. Akram is your trusted adviser.
Headquartered in the USA With an International Presence
Akram is a full-service PCAOB registered CPA Firm. We are licensed in six states including NC (Reg # 33032), NY (ID # 110272), CA (9045), Oregon (2709), TX(C10208), and GA (license # ACF006555) in addition to offices in Singapore and South Asia (Lahore).
Akram Affiliations and Memberships
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
- California Alternative Investments Association (CalALTs)
- The Southeastern Alternative Fund Association, Inc. (SEHFA)
- 100 Women in Finance
Why Choose Akram?
We have earned a reputation of trust in the marketplace through offering customized service and senior-led involvement. Our approach allows us to deliver the targeted services our clients require to run their fund operations efficiently and to make strategic decisions with confidence.
As a member of the AICPA, our firm is required to participate in the AICPA Peer Review Program administered by the North Carolina Association of CPAs. Our CPA Firm has received the peer review rating of pass in 2021 conducted by an independent Accounting Firm.
Best Accounting Firm | Start-up & Emerging Funds
Akram is a winner in the Hedgeweek Americas Awards for consecutive 3 years 2021, 2022 and 2023
"We have been voted “Best Accounting Firm Start-up & Emerging Funds”.
What Clients Say About Akram
Muhammad and his team are remarkable. Very efficient, competitively priced, and most importantly, an ongoing advisor to me as I build my company. Their knowledge of best practices for emerging investment managers is extensive, and I completely endorse their services.
Robert Cantwell - Founder at Upholdings Group, LLC - San Francisco, CA
They are very detail oriented and worked relentlessly to help our firm with the needs of our funds... helped us with K-1s and corporate tax projects, always looking to find ways to maximize our project goals and targets.
Viet Ly - Principal Management, LLC - Seattle, WA
I highly recommend Akram & Associates for tax and audit accounting in the financial services sector. Muhammad and his team are top tier professionals and exceeded our expectations.
Dante Federighi - Founder at Fortezza Forza RMC Fund, LLC - Chicago, IL
Akram & Associates has been very client-focused during my tenure with Firm. They have been very receptive to my unique requirements and have been very knowledgeable and proactive to industry best practices.
Monish Bahl - MHB Capital - Atlanta, Georgia
The team has consistently outperformed our high expectations of them and we could not be more pleased with the service provided. It is clear that Muhammad takes great pride in his work and is available at all hours of the day to ensure that his clients receive highly personalized service.
Jeff Shon,REDDS VIP - Irvine, CA
Akram & Associates is without a doubt, one of the most reliable, dedicated, and professional companies we have ever had the privilege to work with. Mr. Akram is incredibly knowledgeable in his field and we've never come to him with a problem and left without a solution.
Raquelle & Brian Elkins, Greene Energy Companies- Cary, NC
I've been working with Muhammad for two years and he is the best accountant I've ever worked with. He's reliable, on time, and has answers to just about any question you might have for him.
Cooper Waterman - Waterman Entertainment - Los Angeles, CA
I have been working with Akram and Associates for several years now and have shifted virtually all of my services to the firm (tax, accounting, audit work, etc). They offer extremely competitive rates, reasonable turnaround time, and high response rates. I will continue to provide business and build my relationship with the founder. I strongly recommend for emerging fund managers and family-office backed funds.
Anthony Georgiades - Innovating Capital Management, LLC- NYC
During the process of working with Akram & Associates, I worked with Muhammad and his staff directly on getting audited returns. Muhammad showed great knowledge and expertise in dealing with hedge funds and was able to provide great service and feedback through out the entire process. Muhammad was great attribute to our business in 2019 and highly recommend him to other funds. We will continue to use Akram & Associates moving forward.
AJ Di Cioccio - i3 Investment Partners, LLC - Orange County, California
Top-notch services from a true professional firm. Happy to be a client!
Jeff Miller - Eight Bridges - Portland, Oregon
Contact Us for Investment Fund Accounting Solutions
We understand that clients in the Alternative Investments arena are extremely prudent. At Akram, we provide high-end, tailored fund accounting services with careful planning and an unmatched responsiveness that only a boutique accounting firm like ours can deliver. Contact us today to learn more about our specialized assurance, advisory, and tax services for hedge funds, commodity trading advisors, private equity and venture capital funds, digital asset funds, insurance dedicated funds, real estate funds, day traders, investors, family offices, and high net worth individuals.