Shaji Varghese

Shaji Varghese

CPA, Partner

2000 Market Street
Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
p 267.886.1731
f  215.496.9604

Shaji Varghese is an Audit Partner at Friedman, bringing over 25 years of experience managing audit engagements for clients from start-ups to multi-billion dollar organizations.

Prior to joining Friedman, Shaji dedicated most of the past 14 years as a Partner in a large internationally registered public accounting firm focused on auditing public and private companies across industries, including life sciences/biotech, real estate, software and technology, financial services and manufacturing.


He is a proven advisor who has addressed a variety of accounting and business issues. Shaji is practical and easy to work with, and does not allow small issues to distort the big picture. He earns his clients’ trust by consistently delivering outstanding service based on deep industry experience, valuable insight and technical skills.

Shaji becomes personally involved with his clients and their businesses and commits to maintaining ongoing communications to ensure projects are completed in a timely and cost efficient manner. Additionally, as a sought after thought leader, Shaji is a frequent speaker on topics including the new Revenue Recognition and Leasing Standards at professional events, roundtables and conferences.

His expertise includes:

  • Managing financial statement audits of public and private companies for the following industries: life sciences and biotechnology, software and technology, real estate, financial services and manufacturing
  • Navigating public companies through complex equity transactions and SEC reporting