CA QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL
Achievement Driven and result-oriented professional, seeking challenging assignments in Finance & Accounts with an organization of repute.
A result-oriented professional 14 years of experience in:
Finance & Accounts Budgeting/ MIS Reporting Fund Management
Statutory Compliance Commercial Operations Auditing/ Taxation
Consistent success in maximizing financial performance. Demonstrated acumen in driving growth, generating revenues & capturing market share, improving profits and enhancing performance of teams. Proven expertise in overcoming complex business challenges and making high-stakes decisions within fast-paced, high-pressure environments using experience-backed judgment, innovation, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. Abilities in handling end-to-end project finance, administration, commercial, export & import operations. Competent in handling Finance Controllership (IFRS, US GAAP, India GAAP, Malaysia GAAP, UK GAAP & Others), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Taxation & Statutory Compliances, Accounting Systems & Processes, SOX Compliances, Treasure and Finance Function Integration.
Credited for managing Financial Planning, Forecasting, Analysis & Reporting, Pricing & Commercial, Statutory & Regulatory Compliance, Risk & Assurance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Project and Working Capital Financing. Proficiency in managing financial accounting, receivables & payables management, preparing ledger books, bank reconciliation statements and finalization of accounts. Possesses leadership ability resulting in better financial performance and enhanced systems for higher performance of the team. Excellent abilities in analyzing complex problems to develop corrective action alternatives; preparing comprehensive, clear, concise reports.
Monitoring preparation of statutory books of accounts, bank reconciliation and consolidated reports in compliance with time & accuracy norms; overseeing financial statements including Trial Balance, Profit & Loss A/c., Age-Wise Accounts Payables & Receivables Statements and Balance Sheets
Preparing Personal Files, Cash & Fund Flow Statement, Balance Sheet, Audit Reports and other financial reports to keep track of financial performance
Budgeting & MIS
Supervising preparation of MIS reports to provide feedback to top management on financial performance, viz. monthly profitability, age-wise analysis of debtors as per the requirement of management
Analyzing expenditure trends, recommending appropriate budget levels and ensuring expenditure control
Audit & Taxation
Attending to internal/statutory/ tax audit; evaluating the internal control systems with a view to highlight shortcomings & implementing recommendations made by Internal Auditors
Computing & arranging for timely deposit of Statutory dues globally and filing of returns for completion of assessment and ensuring statutory compliance
ERP implementation & finance automation
Managing implementation and functioning of ERP entailing:
Mapping Business Requirements (As-Is & To-Be Analysis) and Business Process
Preparing scope of implementation and GAP Analysis
Developing functional and technical specifications
Setting up of master files and function locations, importing the relevant data
Developing all relevant reports per user requirements including maintenance notifications, activity and malfunction reports
Creating Test Documentation including Test Plans, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Software Requirement Specifications, Integration Test Specifications, Test Scripts and Final Test Reports
Implementation & Integration of ERP with other high end packages- BI tools, RAMCO & COGNOS for reporting & consolidation.
Report writer and admin controllership for ERP.
Since Nov’17 with Terrabit IT Consulting (part of Terrabit Networks group) as Regional Finance Controller - Asia Pacific.
Terrabit conducts its operations from Malaysia, Singapore, India, Australia, Middle East & Hong Kong.
Direct Reporting to CEO.
Responsible for the finance, corporate, secretarial & legal affairs of the Group companies in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore & Malaysia.
Ensures group accounting activities & financial close process are performed in the most effective & efficient manner, sets target for the team members & provide the necessary coaching to further optimize performance.
Development & implementation of internal controls, process management & improvement, policy & procedures for all geos companies
Carrying out the treasury function to improve the operation activities
Ensure all group entities stricty adherence & compliance to group standard accounting policies, standardization of group policies, alignment of reporting format & accounting procedures.
Capital restructuring of all entities including introduction of Employee Stock Option in the organization
Prepare financial reports, budgets, cost reports and financial forecasts on a regular basis.
Oversee the work of the Accounting and the Budget and Management Reporting staff.
Mentor Accountants for purposes of ensuring that their accounting and analysis duties are done properly.
Ensure accuracy of accounting treatments and journal vouchers processed by the accounting team.
Correspond with the senior management regarding any financial decisions that are made.
Manage the preparation of the official annual report of actual funds, transfers, and expenses.
May’16 to Nov’17 with Global Indian Education Sdn Bhd (wholly owned subsidiary of Global Holdings Pte Ltd., Singapore) as Commercial & Financial Controller- Malaysia
Reporting to Country Director Malaysia Operations with functional reporting to Group Finance Controller.
Responsible for day to day finance & business operations for Malaysia Geography
Preparation of Business Model for expansion, business plans for the geo with yearend forecasting
Feb’12 to May’16 with Global Indian Holdings Pte Ltd., (Singapore + India) as Senior Manager-Corporate Finance
Reporting to Group Finance Controller (based out of Singapore); heading shared service function for the group from India
Controlling Global Revenue Operations of the organization; reporting monthly flash revenue and future forecasts to the management
Performs periodical consolidation of group financials for 23 companies & reporting MIS pack to the management as per IFRS
Preparation of Group’s annual budget with mid year forecast & timely projections & to be finalized with the Board of Directors
Involved in preparation of weekly dashboards, monthly accounting packs, annual board decks & annual leadership summit decks to the management.
Heading the back office finance operations entailing vendor/employee accounting, bank reconciliations, centralized customer invoicing for Singapore, Malaysia, Middle east, Japan and India
Forecasting cash inflow and outflow and tracking with actuals
Performing undertaking of external audits; preparing annual accounts statements both for standalone and group books.
Focusing on improving productivity, profitability and value creation through business insight by providing strong financial leadership
Conducting tests to check financial information and systems & responsible for detecting & protecting from forensic accounting
Establish appropriate control and feedback mechanisms on cost; to influence the department to take corrective action on all material deviations from the budget
Track business performance on all tactical decisions and highlighting issues & areas of concern to influence corrective actions
Managing functions pertaining to finance automation
Handled books of accounts for Japan & MENA geographies as well.
Played a key role in completing the Global ERP implementation in the organization
Promoted to Senior Manager in first year of appraisal.
Led Finance transformation and spearheaded Finance automation & business process re-engineering drives using varied applications and ERP packages
Built high-performance teams across the globe and regularly achieved excellent results by enabling, empowering & motivating team members to outperform even stretch targets
Sep’09 to Feb’12 with Headstrong (now Genpact Company), Noida as Deputy Manager (Finance)
Reported on the financial statements to the management as per IGAAP & USGAAP
Performed undertaking of external audits as well as prepared annual accounts statements (Both Tax Audit & Stat Audit)
Keeping a control over the treasury function of the organization with hedging and fund management
Handling the statute areas for both Direct & Indirect Taxes
Improved/ established systems in the areas of fixed assets control
Presented the Monthly India Review for Company performance with the budgets & trends before management
Bagged “Year 2010 Order of Merit” Award for exceptional performance & commitment to quality in the Finance Domain in Headstrong
Received “Cause for Applause” Award in Q2’2010 for achieving an extra mile in Headstrong
Promoted to Deputy Manager from Assistant Manager in first year of appraisal cycle.
Mar’07 to Sep’09 with Patni Computer Systems Limited (now IGATE Capegemini), Noida as an Assistant Manager (F&A)
Screened new projects, conducted feasibility studies & prepared project reports to assess viability of projects on financial grounds; set up Patni Computers first SEZ in India with a GMP cost of INR 178 crores including import of Capital Goods and Piecemeal capitalization; handled assurance of all statutory compliances wrt Direct and Indirect taxes. Also involved in Business transition from STP to SEZ.
Led team which is involved in understanding and implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to the concern
Administered the finalization of year-end financial and quarterly accounts statements as per both USGAAP & Indian GAAP in an ERP environment
Coordinated with Company Secretary to ensure compliance of company law matters
Furnished statutory documents/forms in relation to taxes as per mandatory enactments
Ensured the compliances for STPI and SEZ were met well on time
Presented monthly operating review to the corporate with cost reduction and control achieved at the location at Patni
Conducted the complete piecemeal capitalization of SEZ project in Patni Computers
Awarded with the “Excellent Performance Star” in the year 2008 for outstanding contribution for Noida SEZ set up in Patni Computer Systems Limited
Oct’05 to Feb’07 with Mahle Filters Systems India Ltd., Gurgaon as Management Trainee
Jun’02 to Jun’05 with J.K. Jain & Co., New Delhi/ S.K. Mittal & Co., New Delhi
At J.K. Jain & Co.
Conducted Statutory Audits, Interim Audits & Tax Audits for all kind of manufacturing concerns
Performed Audits for Partnership Firms, Charitable Trusts AND Educational Institutions
At S.K. Mittal & Co.
oStatutory Audit for Automobile & Locomotive Industry like DD Motors, DM Gears, Karan Engineers, Otec Explore Oil
oAudits for Banks like IOB and OBC
oStatutory Audit for Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Northern Region and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
Participated in the Concurrent Audit of Reserve Bank of India, New Delhi
CA from ICAI in 2005 <First attempt; both groups>
B.Com. (H) from Delhi University with First division in 2003
Diploma in IFRS Implementation
Pursuing MBA from University West of Scotland (2019)
Working knowledge of ERP SAP, Oracle, Sage Accpac, RAMCO HRMS and PeopleSoft
An active member of the Indian Chartered accountant Association, which works in spreading and clarifying the technical details of the chartered accountant profession.
Date of Birth: 10th December, 1982
Languages Known: English & Hindi