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Millburn, NJ
October 15, 2018

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Career Summary

oPioneering and accomplished Business/IT Leader. Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA) with 15+ years of diverse and progressive multinational experience, including Big-4 in global design and architecture of Finance processes

oDeliver deep finance expertise to the CIO, CFO and Finance IT functions. Influence companies radically rethink and transform finance organization strategies to address evolving business needs & priorities

oDemonstrate an understanding of leading practices thereby catalyzing optimization of financial systems, processes, teams and their adaptation for leveraged productivity

oFinance lead and SME in application packaged solutions projects, strategic planning, program and project management. Exhibit leadership in implementation of process, technology and organizational change

oWorked within corporate accounting, audit and tax departments in virtually all capacities. System agnostic experience with the leading ERP’s

oExperience supervising, leading and mentoring teams. Recognized by leadership and peers for stewardship in risk mitigation and exemplary work ethics. Frequent speaker at industry and business conferences

oProject budgets ~ $ 0.5 billion

Skills Summary


Financial & Risk Management Solutions, Managed Application Solutions, Systems Integration, Performance Improvement, Cost Management, Corporate & Operations Strategy, Business Process Re-engineering


Banking & Capital Markets - ING, SunTrust Bank, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Citibank, PNC; Insurance - Cigna, Ameriprise, Genworth, Met Life, XL Capital, Willis Towers Watson; Federal - Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Veterans Affairs; Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) - Fannie Mae; Communications, Media and Technology - Pearson, McGraw-Hill/S&P, Motorola, vCustomer; Manufacturing & Distribution - InfoPrint (Ricoh), Duncan, SRF; Hospitality – Hilton Hotels, Wyndham; Life Sciences – Integra


Oracle Financials Re.11i, R12, Fusion, SAP R/3, PeopleSoft 8.9, 9.1 & Microsoft’s Great Plains, Summit FT, OFSAA, Oracle8i (SQL and PL/SQL), Vertex O Series 8.0

Work Experience

oAccenture New York Senior Manager-Finance & Risk Dec’14 onwards

Accenture is the world's largest consulting firm as measured by revenues

Finance & Tax Lead at Pearson for their global Business Transformation; earlier at WTW for the business and systems integration as a result of merger between Willis and Towers Watson

Delivery Lead for US on a multi-year global Finance Transformation for ING Commercial Bank. Successfully revamped the Commercial Banking platform from Trading to Reporting systems and implementing data concepts of ‘Bank in a Box’ and ‘Finance in a Box’. Application scope included IBM BDW, OFSAA, Oracle Fusion, OBIA & OBIEE

Strategized an interim solution to meet the Regulatory & Compliance requirements for ING’s BHC/IHC initiative

oTata Consultancy Services New York Practice Manager-Finance Transformation & OFSAA CoE Jan’11 – Dec’14

TCS is among the ‘Big 4’ most valuable IT services company

Delivery Lead at Cigna for Private Exchange integration with Finance and Policy/Claim systems. Finance Lead for Oracle R12 implementations at Cigna; McGraw-Hill/S&P, Genworth (scalable solution alternatives as part of upcoming upgrade to Oracle R12)

PM at Ameriprise in its finance globalization initiative integrating its global Asset Management arm ‘Threadneedle’ into a centralized platform including PeopleSoft 8.9 and other ancillary systems

Finance SME at Hilton for design of Global Intercompany as part of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) including optimization of financial close processes

Thought leadership on Risk Integrated Finance

oErnst & Young New York Advisor-Financial Services Organization Jan’10 – Jan’11

E&Y is amongst the proverbial Big 4

Supported FS clients with architecture, compliance and technology projects to help align with financial and management reporting requirements, gain transactional process efficiencies and improve data integrity

Finance transformation and Process Improvement projects at Bank of America (Enterprise Stress Testing), PNC Bank/ National City Mortgage (Documentation of Current State), TIAA-CREF (PMO Office), Citibank (AML/KYC in prep for OCC Audit)

Accounting & Testing Lead for Summit Trading System implementation at Fannie Mae (GSE) in their Other Investments Portfolio

oIBM New York Managing Consultant - Financial Services Jun’04 – Jan’10

IBM is a Fortune 10 multinational corporation

Finance Lead in application packaged solutions projects and global Finance Process Design (Process Standardization and outsourcing). Develop conceptual design for Target Operating Models. Identified strategies to align operational requirements with organizational structure

Assisted in Business Development, Client Relations, Delivery Management and Intelligent Cost Reduction initiative

Prod Support/Testing Lead for Federal Financials at Center for Medicare Services. Finance Track Lead on global implementations at Merrill Lynch & SunTrust. Led custom SAP/ABAP development for Transfer Pricing at Deutsche Bank. PeopleSoft GL re-implementation at XL Capital

oConsulting Roles India & USA Financials Consultant Oct’01- Jun’04

Part of Oracle implementations for various clients across a multitude of industrial and consumer industries

Implemented Oracle Financials 11i at clients including vCustomer, Duncan, Motorola, SRF & Department of Veterans Affairs (Federal)

oToshiba India & S.E Asia Deputy Finance Head – India and S.E Asia Jan’01- Oct’01

Toshiba Plant Kensetsu (TPK) is the Engineering & Construction arm of Toshiba Corp and EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning) Contractors for Mitsui & Marubeni

Consolidated financial statements (CFS) as per Indian & Japanese standards. MIS & other metrics for the Management. Trained in Japanese ERP software - AAMS. Co-ordinated annual Audits and quarterly reviews with Statutory Auditors, Ernst & Young

Worked on implementation of Oracle Applications – Financials Re.11i

oPolyplex India Management & ERP Consultant Jan’00- Jan’01

Polyplex is amongst world’s top five firms into manufacturing of Polyester Films (BoPET)

Successfully led response to Anti-Dumping proceedings initiated by European Commission, U.S Department of Commerce & International Trade Commission. Undertook Maintenance Audit of Polyplex’s manufacturing plant. Additional charge as Manager (Commercial) of the sister concern Global Solar India (JV with Global Solar, USA)

Design and development of the Law Portal ( for the Software Division, Polyplex InfoTech

oCA Internship India Audit and Business Advisory Services Jan’97- Jan’00

Trained at Andersen Consulting; Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC); Deloitte Haskins and Sells (DHS)

Worked on Audit, Advisory and Tax assignments at client environments across a multitude of industries. Exposure to Corporate Finance, Treasury, Laws, Secretarial and Strategic Investments

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