Kanaan & Associates Certified Public Accountants | BKR in UAE
Kanaan & Associates
BKR International Member Firm | Kanaan & Associates Certified Public Accountants
Local Expertise, International Standards
As the exclusive member firm of BKR International in the United Arab Emirates, we leverage our international reach everyday to provide clients a seamless client experience across the world.
Kanaan & Associates Certified Public Accountants was founded in January, 1980 in the United Arab Emirates and is the exclusive member firm of BKR International, one of the top 10 global accounting associations, for the United Arab Emirates. With almost 40 years of local operating knowledge and experience in the United Arab Emirates, we have developed a unique local expertise in the region. We currently serve a variety of industries and business forms through a full spectrum of service offerings, including assurance, accounting, and advisory services. Our size allows us to provide all of our clients with a personalized and tailored approach, while exceeding their expectations. We always strive to create value for our clients and to provide them with a competitive advantage by combining our international capabilities and local market knowledge with our extensive range of skills and industry expertise.
We also serve clients globally through our BKR International association of premier independent accounting firms that are located throughout the world.
(Ranked Among the Top 10 Global Accounting Associations with US$1.4 billion in annual fees)
BKR International was formed in 1989 as the result of a merger of the U.S.-based National CPA Group and certain members of DHR International, an association comprised primarily of European accounting firms. The International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) has ranked BKR number 8 worldwide, after the Big 4, with more than US $1.4 billion in annual fees. BKR firms combine resources and share information to provide clients a global service across borders, combine their individual local competitive advantages, improve the quality and range of their work, and better serve their clients. Members are part of a large team, and have expertise available to them in virtually every area of practice.
Through BKR International, various committees exist based in the United States of America and Europe in order to provide member firms with technical resources, guidance, and practical experience to help our clients solve problems on a daily basis.
BKR International is represented by member firms committed to delivering superior client service throughout the world in each of the following countries:
Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan,
Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria,
Cameroon, Canada, Channel Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus,
Denmark, Dominican Republic,
France, FYR Macedonia,
Germany, Greece, Guatemala,
India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy,
Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg,
Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco,
Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway,
Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico,
Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Taiwan, Togo, Turkey,
Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan,
As a fully licensed and accredited international professional services entity, we are registered as auditors by all major UAE free zones with clients in nearly all Emirates, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah.
We are also a registered Tax Agent with the newly-created Federal Tax Authority able to represent our clients to assist and oversee their tax affairs with the Federal Tax Authority of the United Arab Emirates.
We seek a long-term relationship with all of our clients and are focused on client satisfaction using the highest professional standards and procedures We have a reputation in the market for our emphasis on providing quality professional services and are recognised auditors with all government agencies in the UAE.
We are also an approved auditor with international and national banks in the UAE with a well-diversified client portfolio across all industries.
For more information about Kanaan & Associates and our global association, BKR International please visit www.bkruae.com, www.bkr.com, and www.bkremea.com.
Our vision is to THE alternative to the Big 4 in the United Arab Emirates. We operate based on the long-term with all of our clients and aim to exceed expectations on a daily basis. We have always striven to create value for our clients and to provide them with a competitive advantage by combining our international capabilities and local market knowledge with our extensive range of skills and industry expertise.
With almost 40 years of local experience in the UAE, Kanaan & Associates has developed a unique local expertise in the region. We currently serve a variety of industries and business forms through a full spectrum of service offerings, including assurance, accounting, and advisory services. Our size allows us to provide all of our clients with a personalized and tailored approach, while exceeding their expectations.
Etihad Towers, Level 36 Tower 3,
PO Box 28686
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 2 409-3199
Fax: +971 2 409-3189
The Oberoi Centre Level 15,
PO Box 36282
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 554 6867
Fax: +971 4 553 0720
Al Rostumani Building Office #12,
King Faisal Street,
PO Box 6314
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 6 572 3076
Fax: +971 6 5723345
WIDE BREADTH OF SERVICE OFFERINGS
We measure the success of any engagement by our ability to add value due to long-term relationship we seek to build with every client. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and help you achieve your goals. As such, we only seek to serve clients for whom we are competent to serve and who value our service in order to better serve the needs of our clients.
Regardless of the size of our clients, from small to large, and from public to private, we have a reputation for being the preferred choice for quality and value-added services through a wide range of service offerings that are time-tested and designed to help our clients navigate the increasingly complex business environment.
Our current service offerings are based on decades of experience combined with advanced educational credentials and professional designations. Most importantly, all of our service offerings are founded on our belief of the Right Way of Doing Business
- Teamwork & Respect
- Honesty & Trust, Dedication
These pillars are embodied in our internal Code of Ethics.
Our current service offerings are grouped into the following Departments:
- OUTSOURCED SERVICES
- CORPORATE SERVICES
Each Department is staffed by a dedicated team of industry professionals experienced in international standards and the highest level of ethics. We also utilize frequent and detailed communication to keep our clients well informed of the progress of an ongoing engagement, as well as to maintain a constant dialogue.
In addition, every effort is made to reduce the amount of time required by the staff of our clients by requesting needed materials in advance and providing status updates along the way. All of this is done while allowing ourselves plenty of time to complete the work by any deadlines.
As the exclusive member firm of BKR International for the United Arab Emirates, which is consistently ranked as a top 10 global accounting association, we are able to assist our clients on a global basis by working with BKR International member firms around the world in over 500 offices and 80 countries.
Our international reach is what allows us to provide a seamless client service across borders with a single and local point of contact.
BKR International members around the world are large enough to offer an extensive range of services, yet small enough to provide a personalized service and connection. BKR International member firms are selected for their local influence, expertise, and international capability.
They must demonstrate that they have met the standards of their local jurisdiction, as well as undergo a thorough review by BKR’s Regional and Worldwide Board of Directors. BKR International members must also show dedication to continuous improvement.