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Manager Accounting

Queens, NY, 11375
March 20, 2019

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**-** *********** ****, # *** Mobile: 917-***-****

Forest Hills, NY 11375

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C H I E F O P E R A T I N G O F F I C E R / C H I E F F I N A N C I A L O F F I C E R Senior Executive with 27 years of global experience in manufacturing, distribution, retail and wholesale environment. Technology driven leader possessing a unique blend of Finance, Operations and Information system experience. Comprehensive skills in strategic planning, turnaround, project negotiations, supply chain, systems improvement and resource allocation. Core competences include:

Strategic Planning & Growth Financial Planning & Analysis

P&L Management/Improvement, KPIs Budgeting & Variance Analysis

ERP Implementation (SAP, Oracle) Distribution & Supply Chain

Start-ups & Turnaround Mergers & Acquisitions


Welspun USA Inc., New York, NY 2018-Present

COO – ($ 250+M Subsidiary of WGBL/WIL, India)

Manage Finance, Accounting, banking, IT, Distribution, legal and licensing functions.

Engage in structural organization changes to facilitate global growth.

Successfully negotiated multimillion dollar credit facility at better rates.

Actively involved in efficiency improvement measures across the board.

Instrumental in design of labor productivity tool in SAP.

Responsible for review and negotiation of all licenses. NMNY Group LLC, New York, NY 2017-2018

CFO/COO-($ 50M+ private company)

Managed all financial, operational, IT, HR, legal and licensing functions.

Successfully revamped accounting Dept.’s reporting processes and trained staff to produce accurate financials in a timely and efficient manner.

Revitalized and computerized budgeting, sales analysis and KPIs for management review.

Performed acquisition due diligence and negotiations for new license. Dana-Co LLC, New York, NY 2013-2016

CFO – ($ 50M+ private company)

Handled Finance, Budgeting, MIS, Operations, HR & IT for multiple divisions and companies.

Led budgeting process and monthly close for three companies.

Streamlined operations of the company and introduced effective internal control procedures.

Developed strategies and plans leading to recovery of $ 150K in licensing fees.

Actively drove the resolution of all open corporate insurance issues and ensured that all policies have adequate coverage as needed.

Implemented ADP HR system resulting in improved benefits to make the company more competitive in attracting skilled resources.

Played pivotal role in strategizing and implementation of E-commerce business and platform. MILAN GANDHI, C.A., C.I .S.A.

70-25 Yellowstone Blvd, # 19C Mobile: 917-***-**** Forest Hills, NY 11375

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Fabrikant-Tara International LLC, New York, NY 2006-2013 COO/CFO – ($ 150M subsidiary of Tara Jewels Ltd, India) Directed all facets of Finance, Accounting, Operations, Systems, HR, Legal & IT of the company.

Achieved successful turnaround of an acquired company to profitable operations within 12 months.

Established balance sheet creditability by implementing accounting policies & practices per US GAAP.

Re-organized and streamlined operations.

Drove process re-engineering, outsourcing and people management projects.

Spearheaded the project of ERP (SAP) implementation, o Successfully implemented and customized the system to improve data accuracy. o Introduced one step process to consolidate process steps and queries for cross checking and accuracy.

Successfully established strategic partnership with quality raw material suppliers, o Resulting in consistent supply at competitive rates. o Saving of $ 4M in cost.

Conceptualized and implemented the duty drawback process and recovered $ 500K from Customs. Prestige Jewelry International LLC, New York, NY 2004-2006 CFO – ($ 40M private company)

Led Finance, Accounting, System improvement, Operations, Banking and Supplier relationship.

Streamlined operations and created SOPs.

Implemented Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program required under US Patriot Act.

Recovered $ 600K in aged overdue accounts receivable. J.D.M. Import Co, Inc., New York, NY 2002 -2004

Controller – ($ 50M private company)

Controlled Accounting, Costing and Inventory management.

Developed/implemented a new cost accounting system for the business.

Improved business profitability analysis reporting and understanding.

Designed, developed and implemented internal control procedures for the business. Arvind Worldwide Inc., New York & London 1996-2001 Finance Manager – ($ 40M subsidiary of The Arvind Mills Ltd, India) Managed Accounting MIS, Budgeting, Costing, HR, Cash flow, Inventory management, Audit and Legal.

Performed month end closing under US GAAP and UK GAAP.

Arranged Credit limit from banks and managed banking relationships.

Reviewed, analyzed and handled all licensing issues/arrangements with parent company. The Arvind Mills Limited, India 1991-1996

Accounting Manager/Plant Controller – ($ 900M Indian Public Company)

Established models for global budgeting, reporting and working capital requirements.

Helped draft prospectus for public offering in India and listings of ADRs on US stock exchange. MILAN GANDHI, C.A., C.I .S.A.

70-25 Yellowstone Blvd, # 19C Mobile: 917-***-**** Forest Hills, NY 11375

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Computer Skills:

SAP Functional

Oracle Functional

MS Office applications – Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Accounting Software – SAP, Oracle financials, QuickBooks, Diaspark, BlueCherry, A2000 Education:

Bachelor of Science (Accounting), H.L. College of Commerce, India

Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, India

CISA (Non-practicing), ISACA, USA

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