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CPA, CMA Chartered Accountant, Microsoft, Nokia, Capgemini, Honda

Washington, DC
September 06, 2018

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Ujwal Chatrath

Collaborative, result oriented, and energetic finance & accounts professional with over 15 years of proven track record in large multinational and matrix environments


Budgeting and Forecasting

Management Reporting

Product Life Cycle Pricing

Rebate/Incentive Strategy and Management

Project Management

Financial Reporting

Finance Transformation

Shared Services

Process Re-engineering


People Management


Certified Public Accountant (AICPA, US)

Certified Management Accountant (IMA, US)

Chartered Accountant (ICAI, India)

Certification in Corporate Finance (CFI, US)

Bachelors in Commerce, First Class (Delhi University, India)


Microsoft Corporation

Business Controller – Planning & Pricing, India (Apr 2011 to Aug 2016)

Responsible for budgeting, forecasting and supporting the execution of sales strategy for ~ $1 Bn sales organization. Worked closely with sales team to excel in volume and value KPI's

Led the local pricing strategy – collaborate with supply chain, sales, marketing team and global pricing teams to drive pricing through comprehensive financial and non-financial analysis Responsible for formulating, rollout and post implementation analysis of retailer (~60k) and distributor (~400) rebates

Owner of revenue compliances - initiated a comprehensive remediation project that involved setting up and driving compliance committee agenda, revisiting process level controls, imparting training to control owners, setting up compliance KPI’s

Designed, Implemented and then led the rebate shared services team to ensure accrual, payment and related management reporting

Capgemini Consulting, London/Mumbai, India /UK

Manager, Finance Transformation (November 2008 to April 2011)

As finance SME delivered a finance diagnostic study to identify improvement opportunities in the finance for a leading UK hospital (Recommendations led to follow on projects)

Led a faster month end close project, for an NHS hospital, UK (Reduced month close to 2 days from 9 days

Delivered a balance sheet controls and reconciliations project, UK (All controls recommended were implemented by the client)

Led a shared services feasibility & business stream for a leading (Most Recommendations were accepted by the client

Worked as Shared services SME on the design phase of shared services engagement for a Norway based Telco

Bharti Airtel, Gurgaon, India (#3 Ranked Global Telecom Operator)

(November 2003 to November 2008)

Senior Manager, Finance Projects: Redesigned chart of accounts redesign, implemented delegation of authority, designed finance accounting manual, implemented balance sheet review process and cash management system

Manager, Finance Planning: Business partner to the BU Sales Director- driving the annual budget cycle (Annual revenue $ 800 mn), responsible for financial modelling, scenario building, monthly forecasting and management reporting

Manager, Strategic Contracts: Finance lead for managed capacity contracts (contract value - $ 825mn) worked with IT, technical and commercial teams to set processes around covenant monitoring, operational and financial reporting

Assistant Manager, Financial Reporting and Fund Management: Responsible for periodic book closures, monthly variance analysis, cost accounting, cost optimisation initiatives. Facilitate external and Internal audits

Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India Limited, Gurgaon, India

Executive, Taxation & Exim (April 2002 to October 2003)

Responsible for International Taxation, Direct Taxes and Transfer Pricing

Responsible for export and import documentation


Global CEO Challenger Mindset Award 2013 for beating revenue & gross margin target

GAMEA CFO Award 2014 for conceptualizing & implementing shared services for rebates (Annual savings ~ 1 MUSD, TAT reduced to 9 days from 21)

India CEO Award 2014 for formulating the commercial sales discounting model (Reduced price approval time by 4 days)

Individual Excellence award by India CEO 2015 for leading India BU to 4 successful green SOX audits and green Internal audit

Offered UK job contract within 6 months of Secondment (Capgemini, London)

Progressed from Assistant Manager to Senior Manager within a span of 5 years (Bharti Airtel)


Mobile: 202-***-****

Location: Washington, DC

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