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Manager Accounting

Location:
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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SARITHA GOPALKRISHNA, B.Com, C.S. (Inter)

S-**, A block, Mahaveer Varna, Kannamangala, Whitefield, Bangalore

Mobile no : 91 998******* email: ac3h8k@r.postjobfree.com

Career Overview

Accounting & Finance Professional with over eighteen years of experience in maintaining India, South East Asia and US books of accounts, compliance and MIS reporting

Deep understanding of cross border taxation issues, such as DTAA and other domestic taxation such as GST, VAT, and Service Tax, Transfer pricing etc.

Expert in setting up companies under Indian Company laws, regulations and compliances

Accounts & Audits:

Supervising the maintenance of statutory books of accounts for India, US and South East Asia in accordance with respective GAAP and getting them audited on standalone & consolidated as per US GAAP.

Conducting analysis aiming to keep receivables under control and collection of timely payments and ensuring that all payments are made to suppliers within the stipulated time frame and managing accounts payable within the pre-set parameters.

Interfacing with group auditors for review, Internal Audit, Statutory Audit, Tax Audit, Transfer Pricing Study, consolidation of financials and any other related matter for India, US and South East Asia.

Financial Planning & Analysis:

Setting up forecasts, annual budget and long range plans, analysing the actual with targets for variances and discussion with the operations to derive the underlying business drivers for variance, discuss with the senior management for any corrective action.

Drive key business metrics and analytics that will allow the management to clearly understand outcomes achieved, and provide insightful recommendations.

Develop financial models of the company's operations and strategic initiatives including corporate earnings and cash flow forecasts etc.

Taxation & Statutory Compliances:

Preparation and submission of tax returns, coordinating the assessment proceedings and submission of required details from time to time.

Ensuring compliance to the govt. rules and regulations as laid down by statutory

Payroll & Employee Benefits:

Managing end to end monthly and annual payroll for India, South East Asia start from structuring CTC break up also includes process of salary, statutory deductions, sorting employee queries etc.

Compliances with all statutory authorities for GST, VAT,PF, ESIC, PT, Income Tax etc. including issuance of form 16 and filling of necessary electronic TDS returns.

Work Experience

INSZoom Technology & Services (India) Pvt. Ltd

Director Finance and HR

Reporting to CEO and managing a team of 7 finance professionals in India

March 2017 onwards

Responsible for all accounting functions at this growing company.

Manage HR, including benefits, payroll, new hire onboarding.

Manage financial records and reporting, and cash.

Collect, summarize, interpret and analyze company financial data.

Work with CEO on complex business modeling

Work with product and ops team to analyze business metrics and KPIs

Set up processes for revenue recognition, time tracking, forecasting

Produce financial statements; monitor monthly operating costs.

Responsible for record keeping and setting up controls to ensure compliance.

Set up and manage budgeting process.

Maintain impeccable confidentiality and professionalism

Present monthly reports to the Board of Directors.

Adknowledge Asia ( Thailand) Co. Ltd( Formerly known as Komli Media Co. Ltd)

Associate Director – Finance, December 2010 to March 2017

Reporting to Global Finance Controller and managing a team of 8 finance professionals across South East Asia

December 2010 to March 2017

Leading all the financial and regulatory activities of India and South East Asia Region

Responsible for ensuring that financial activities/recordkeeping are in accordance with the GAAP regulations

Responsible for the financial planning and management of projects.

Managing the financial day to day operational aspects of a project

Leading the Order to Cash (O to C) process of the Company

Working closely with sales department to drive the timely collection, educating BUs and sales on various financial and accounting parameters, which impacts the overall business.

Advising on measures to improve the cost efficiency and time effectiveness of accounting processes

Involved in each and every step of M&A activity wherein Komli Media was acquired by Adknowledge Asia Pte Ltd

Onsite experience of working in India,Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines

Hyder Consulting India Ptd. Ltd., Bangalore, India

Manager - Finance, March 2010 to November 2010

March 2010 to November 2010

Supervised and administered financial systems, including creating budgets, implementing financial procedures and policies, supervising cash reserves, monitoring investments, creating balance sheets, administrating the system of purchase orders and issuing checks

Reviewed books of accounts for online error free accounting and closing of monthly accounts

Ensured statutory tax audits were completed with minimum involvement of superiors

Adherence to all direct and indirect tax laws; TDS deductions and dues paid on time

Ensured policies and procedures are in place and followed

Advised change in internal control policies and procedures where necessary

Ensured Accounting Standards and Internal Controls are in place and complied with

SDD Global Solutions Private Limited, Mysore

Manager - Finance, April 2006 to February 2010

March 2006 to February 2010

Assisted in setting up SDD Global Solutions Private Limited

Reviewed books of accounts, online error free accounting and closing of monthly accounts

Ensured compliance with statutory audits, tax audits and other audit requirements

Ensured adherence to all direct and indirect tax laws, TDS deductions.

Preempted accounting issues arising out of any business transaction or structure that trigger discussion and suggest alternative solutions to resolve the problems

Monthly/Quarterly/Annual STPI return filing

Controlled areas of payroll, personnel, employee relations, instruction, and confirmatory action

Managed personnel/payroll method to complete management employee and needs

Created plan agreements in compliance with applicable statutes, rules and regulations

Researched policies relating to grievance procedures and labor disputes

Organized worker’s guidance plan

Interacted with authorized staff related to progressive control

Sankalp Construction Pvt. Ltd., Mysore

Manager - Finance, August 2003 to March 2006

August 2003 to March 2006

Maintained and audited general ledger as required under corporate, taxation and other statutory laws

Maintained and accounted for Company's Cash and valuables

Designed and adopted appropriate payment and receipt procedures

Regularly balanced and reconciled all accounts with control statements

Designed, produced and submitted daily financial information and control data to Top Management

Designed and enforced appropriate expenditure/cost control

Designed and implemented appropriate systems and procedures for monitoring and controlling Company's debtors and servicing Company's creditors

Shaped and defined strategic planning for market research

Identified and implemented communication strategies, such as advertising campaigns

Other Professional Experience

Sanghamithra Rural Financial Services, Mysore

Assistant Manager of Accounts

1999 to August 2003

Lead a team of 8 development officers

Responsible for shaping and defining strategic planning for credit delivery

Prepared marketing plans, including budgets and progress reports

Generated MIS according to requirements of the Board, Management, CIDA/ DID (Donors) and NGOs

Punwire Mobile Communication Ltd., Mysore

Accounts Assistant

1997 to 1999

Monitored payments and receipts

Maintained and accounted for Company's cash and valuables

Regularly balanced and reconciled all accounts with control statements

Trained employees on computer usage and applications

Education

Company Secretary (Intermediate) from The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, 2013

Bachelor of Commerce, Mysore University, 1990

Languages Known

Language

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Write

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English

Fluent

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Kannada

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Hindi

Fluent

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Marathi

Fluent

Konkani

Native

Native

Native

Passport details:

Passport No. : Z4144828

Date of issue : 2/3/2017

Place of issue : Bangalore

Date of expiry : 5/1/2027



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