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Charles K. Blank




Executive summary


Charles has over twenty-five years of experience providing accounting and litigation and dispute consulting services to clients.  Charles advises clients on matters involving complex accounting issues under US GAAP and IFRS and assists companies with technical accounting consultations, post-acquisition disputes, forensic investigations, damages analysis, and implementing new accounting standards.


Charles has been qualified as an expert, reports to in-house and outside counsel, boards of directors, senior management, and auditors. Charles leads Grant Thornton M&A Dispute Practice regularly acting as a neutral arbitrator and providing expert and consulting services on post-acquisition disputes involving working capital, earnouts, and representations and warranties claims. In addition, the financial and forensic accounting investigations that he has led have included those involving white-collar crime and whistleblower allegations.


Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Charles was a Director in the Accounting and Financial Consulting Practice at Huron Consulting Group. Previously, he was an Audit Manager in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice with Deloitte & Touche LLP serving public and private companies and he was also an Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service where he analyzed the impact of accounting on fundamental credit analysis used to determine issuer credit ratings.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant (New York)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants



  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Arts – Economics

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