About Qasim

Qasim Zaidi is an Assurance Services partner in Marcum’s Philadelphia office. He joined Marcum in 2019 with more than 20 years of experience serving public and non-public entities in a broad range of industries, including consumer products, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and healthcare.

Mr. Zaidi’s expertise includes revenue recognition, leasing, carve-out audits, and purchase accounting. He also has significant transactions experience in business combinations, initial public offerings, debt offerings, convertible debt, warrants, goodwill impairment considerations, revenue recognition, leasing and sale-leasebacks, contingencies, income taxes, and stock-based compensation, among others.

He has served numerous clients with a global footprint and has coordinated complex global public and private company audits. He also has experience in IFRS, U.S. GAAP, and SEC reporting and has performed quality reviews related to a host of accounting topics such as stock-based compensation, convertible debt, warrants, foreign currency translation, and others.

Prior to joining Marcum, Mr. Zaidi spent most of his career at a Big Four accounting firm, most recently as a managing director. He was previously a senior director with a regional firm.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA)
Subject Matter Expertise

Accounting and Auditing
Internal Controls
Mergers & Acquisition
Financial Reporting
SEC Reporting
IPOs and Registration Statements
Business Development
Revenue Recognition
Leasing

Practice Focus

Manufacturing and Distribution
Wholesale and Retail
Life Sciences
Biotechnology
Publicly Traded Companies
Private Companies

Education

B.A. in Mathematics and Statistics
King Edwards College

B.A. in Accounting and Finance
Austin Peay State University