Relationship & Trust building Adaptable and Flexible Team Management
Chartered Accountant with over 9 years of quality experience in Accounts and Finance with leading corporations.
Significant experience in month end accounting and reporting including processing of journal entries, Flash, budgeting & forecasting. Good acumen of IFRS implementation.
Possesses good understanding of Inter Company transactions, reconciliations, Transfer pricing and consolidation.
Deft in handling and resolving senior management queries, providing them feasible solutions thereby achieving high stakeholder satisfaction.
Have experience in working with teams around the globe with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills with proficiency in explaining complex financial data.
Possess good managerial, analytical & team management skills. Has significant leadership experience resulting in a collaborative working environment and enhanced team performance.
Proficient in using MS Office, OBIEE, RGL, Hyperion, Business objects, Walker. Experience in Oracle R11i testing and implementation and financial reporting cube migration.
Core experience: Month end closing, financial analysis and reporting, Financial Statements, budgeting & Forecasting, Inter-company, Transfer pricing, reconciliations, Accounts Payables and IFRS exposure.
Rewarded with Ovation award on various occasions for demonstrating bank values of ‘Doing the right thing’, ‘Working together’ and ‘Serving Customers’ in The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Bronze & Silver Award, LOV Award, and certificate of appreciation for contribution in various process and embedding continuous improvement.
Recipient of GFS Global Finance quarterly award for working as a key team member in testing and implementation of ERP migration.
Recognised as part of Talent pool and got nominated for Finance talent Gateway Program (FTGP) and Leadership Essential Acumen Development (LEAD) programs.
Implemented cash saving on account of CENVAT credit utilisation and savings in custom duties on imported goods.
The Royal Bank of Scotland 2012 - 2019
Joined as an Associate in May 2012, promoted to Senior Associate in January 2015 and earned management recommended promotion to become Team lead in June 2017.
Managed month end accounting and reporting, including journal entries. Preparation of accurate and timely financial statements as per applicable Accounting Standards / IFRS.
Managed day to day routine, ad hoc and month end activities and worked as Financial close manager, responsible for preparation of financial statements ensuring compliance & adherence to the RBS Group Finance policies, internal controls and SOX packs.
Executed monthly analytical review of the P&L, Balance Sheet and substantiation of balances. Presentation of monthly financials to senior UK stakeholders.
Provided trend analysis, reconciliations and financial reports to senior management for decision making.
Experience in transfer pricing process & maintenance of necessary documentation.
Managed budgeting & Forecasting, Flash submissions, ledger close and financial analysis providing useful commentaries for month on month, actual to budgets and actual to forecast variances.
Implemented IFRS 5 (Assets held for Sale), IFRS 16 (Leases) and have exposure to impairment process as per IAS 36.
Managed Inter-company adjustments, invoicing, reconciliations and settlement, Tax analysis and Legal entity review analysis.
Supported preparation of supplementary data packs required by regulatory agencies and leading semi-annual and annual audit requirements.
Part of project team involved in testing and implementation of financial reporting cube and ERP migration.
Al Foah L.L.C (Member of General Holding Co.), Manager Accounts 2010 – 2012
Finalized month-end closing including sales reporting and manual journal entries.
Experience in maintaining fixed assets register and providing for depreciation. Preparation of Profit & Loss Account & Balance Sheet.
Managed Inventory Reconciliation, Stock Valuation and computation of cost of Goods sold.
Developed mechanism for computation & payment of Custom duties on goods imported and processing vendor payments.
Experience in reviewing fund requirement and arranging fund transfers based on the cash flow positions, ensuring effective treasury management.
Ballarpur Industries Ltd., Assistant Manager 2009 - 2010
Managed Debtors and Creditors analysis, Stores and inventory management.
Follow up for approvals and ensuring timely release of funds to avoid any interest charges.
Experience in drafting of reports and discussion with management and following up of agreed upon action plans.
Professional and Academic Education
Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada (CPA) 2019 – ongoing
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 2008
B.Com, Punjabi University, India 2005