Joshua V. Azran<br />CPA/ABV/CFF, CMA, CGMA, CFE

Joshua V. Azran


Certifications & Credentials:

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)


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)

Awards & Accolades:

Mentor - Founder Institute, World’s Largest Entrepreneur Training & Startup Launch Program
Founder Institute Mentor in Excellence Award Winner - Los Angeles 2013
Founder Institute Global 100 (Top Ranked Mentors Worldwide)
Mentor - CalCPA Los Angeles Chapter
Mentor - Institute of Management Accountants
Mentor - StartupGrind
Exam Writer - AICPA Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Exam Writing Task Force
Beta Tester - AICPA Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Exam
Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Advisory Council
Accountant and Advisor Customer Council for Intuit Inc. - Program Participant, 2012–2014
Intuit VIP 40 (Top 40 Global Influencers)

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.

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.

In addition to Azran Financial, Joshua is a lecturer in the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and spends time serving on the boards of several charitable and professional organizations. Joshua also lectures frequently on topics including but not limited to personal and small business finance and tax planning, business valuation, and strategic planning.