PKF Amit, Halfon

Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Accompaniment & Coordination of Raising Capital and Debt, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Fiscal Representation, IT Audit, Data and Cyber Security and Data Analysis

PKF Amit, Halfon
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Company's Profile

Established: 1993
Line of Business: Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Accompaniment & Coordination of Raising Capital and Debt, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Fiscal Representation, IT Audit, Data and Cyber Security and Data Analysis
Address: 4 Ariel Sharon St., HaShahar Tower, Givatayim 5320047
Phone: 972-3-6123939
Fax: 972-3-6125030
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ahcpa.co.il
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Company Executives

  • Haim Halfon, PKF Amit, Halfon

    Haim Halfon

    Partner

    PKF Amit, Halfon

  • Robert  Kordonsky, PKF Amit, Halfon

    Robert Kordonsky

    Partner

    PKF Amit, Halfon

  • Nati  Vered, PKF Amit, Halfon

    Nati Vered

    Partner

    PKF Amit, Halfon

  • Gal  Oger, PKF Amit, Halfon

    Gal Oger

    Partner

    PKF Amit, Halfon

Partners

    Lior Shmuel
    Amir Lavi
    Moshe Garusy
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About PKF Amit, Halfon

PKF Amit, Halfon is a leading Israeli accounting firm that offers auditing services, local and international taxation, accounting and financial consultancy, risk management services, Fiscal representation, assistance in establishment and activity of international entities operating in Israel and IT Audit, Data and Cyber Security and Data analysis. The firm has particular areas of expertise, such as handling public companies including Initial public offerings (IPO), M&As and capital raising consultancy, advice and assistance on other complex deals, including cross-border transactions. The firm’s expertise and experience enable it to provide high-quality and effective service with an emphasis on personal relationships. The firm provides a wide range of services to clients, which include public and private companies in various industries, institutional investors, government and municipal companies, foreign companies and international entities active in Israel, Israeli and foreign investors and individuals. PKF Amit, Halfon focuses on high added value services which require professionalism of the highest level. The Firm’s policy is to employ the best personnel at the highest professional level. The Firm is a unique alternative to the much larger firms in Israel while providing personal service and meeting the highest professional standards.

PKF

Amit, Halfon is a member firm of PKF International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network has more than 300 member firms in 150 countries around the world. The membership in PKF gives advantages especially to clients with interests abroad. The member firms in PKF are working together, in similar standards with efficient collaborations all over the world.

Professional Staff

Established in 1993, Amit, Halfon is a fast-growing firm. The firm employs about 50 professionals and administrative support staff. Amit, Halfon is led by its founder Haim Halfon. Haim is a member of the professional council of the Israel Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the board of directors of the Institute of Peer Reviews.  Additional partners are Mr. Gal Oger who manages the field of fiscal representation and services to international entities, Mr. Robert Kordonsky, Mr. Nati Vered, Mr. Lior Shmuel, Mr. Moshe Garusy, and Mr. Amir Lavi who have worked for long periods of time in the firm until they became partners. All of the firm’s partners hold relevant academic degrees and so do the professional staff that consists of quality people with high motivation skills and willingness to provide service in the highest level to the firm’s clients.

Areas of Expertise

Accounting - The Firm’s partners and employees have extensive knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in Israel (Israeli GAAP). This knowledge was accumulated over years of ongoing dealing with accounting matters at the highest level, needed by the high-level clientele of the firm.

Audit - The Firm has experience, professional expertise and know-how in auditing of public and private companies operate in various fields in Israel and abroad. The Firm has detailed audit procedures when carrying out an audit and strict quality assurance procedures ensure that the audit will be performed at the highest professional level.

Local and international taxation - The Firm’s team is experienced in local and international taxation in various fields of taxes.

Accompaniment and Coordination of Raising Capital and Debt, Merger and Acquisition Transactions

The Firm’s staff accompanies and leads merger and acquisition transactions and raising capital and debt for clients who are not audit clients. The service includes, inter alia, consulting and choosing a team to handle the transaction, including lawyers, underwriters, evaluators, investment banks, rating companies, auditors and others. The firm participates in internal discussions, including discussions with the authorities (Securities Authority, Stock Exchange, etc.) and the rating companies.

Accompaniment of international entities operating in Israel, including fiscal representation and tax trustees  - The firm(*) provides Fiscal representation services for tax purposes in Israel and tax trustees services. In addition, the firm provides full CFO services prior to the establishment procedure and afterwards. This service includes setting up a local bank account, assistance in engagements with local services providers (legal, accounting, economic, administrative), registering tax files with the tax authorities, tax status arrangement, accompanying foreign experts and local employees integration procedure, setting up international adjusted payroll and accounting reporting systems. The Firm assists and accompanies foreign entities who are interested in establishing a branch or subsidiary in Israel, and supports projects in many sectors such as Energy, Infrastructure, High-tech, Logistics, Electronics, Financial services, etc. The firm, as an expert in these activities serves as an integral part of consulting groups which accompanies international entities operating in Israel, in collaboration with accounting and law firms and other consultants.

(*) The service is provided by Gal Oger Consulting and Management Ltd., a company owned by the firm.

Risks Management - The department, led by Mr. Amir Lavi, provides services in several areas: Assistance in the implementation and testing of ISOX/SOX404, Fraud risks assessments, Segregation of duties, Process improvement and Control transformation, Assistance in the implementation of procedures of Generally Acceptable Government Audit Standards (GAGAS) and compliance tests in institution receiving federal grants or grants from the European Union (FP8), etc. In addition, The Firm is active in the field of internal auditing, mainly in public companies operating in a verity of fields including Industry, retail, finance, capital market, etc.

Controlling Department - The department is responsible for complex projects of assisting companies in the preparation of prospectuses as part of debt or capital raising process on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, including assistance in preparing the financial statements and related reports, as well as providing ongoing assistance to the companies in the preparation of the financial statements and related reports. In addition, the department also provides controlling services to international companies that act in Israel through subsidiaries or local branches.

IT Audit, Data, and Cyber Security - The Department, managed by Mr. Assaf Koren and Mr. Oren Shani, provides services in several areas: Information system audits, IT Audit, Analytics and data analysis, Information systems security and risk surveys, Cyber security audits, Regulation, SOX-IT, etc.

-The services are provided as long as they do not infringe upon the independence rules.

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