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Toronto, ON, Canada
October 04, 2019

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Sunil Kathe

** ********* **., *******, ** M*J*L*, 437-***-****

Sunil Kathe 437-***-****


Qualified CPA (Australia) with 15 + years of well-rounded experience in budgeting and forecasting, management information systems, transfer pricing, mergers and acquisitions, audit and internal controls, treasury and risk management, team building, due diligence, process reengineering and automation, accounts receivable management, expert on ERP (SAP, Sun System, Oracle ) and financial analysis. Professional Experience

Senior Manager – Treasury & Risk Management June 2019 – September 2019 (Toronto) Sanofi Limited August 2014 – May 2019 (South Asia)

Lead for reporting and forecasting function for periodic submission and analysis to notify higher management about trends, deviations and critical corrective actions and to achieve desired results as per management review.

Manage all working capital ratios, interpret findings present the same to CFO & Leadership team along with suggestions for corrective action. Lead to ensure that suggestions are implemented to achieve desired results.

Lead treasury member to maintain banking relationship and negotiations.

Lead for risk management function including negotiations with insurers, underwriting preparation, coverage placement, policy renewal, claims administration, policy coverage review and contract review.

Lead for fund raising activities within group companies (cash pooling), cash repatriation to headquarters, credit lines and loan management from external financial institutes.

Lead for management of day to day working capital requirements including investment decisions.

Forex trading and foreign currency risk management (Hedge management with help of derivatives and other financial Instruments )

Six sigma project leader for process reengineering with robotics for time and cost savings, Automated vendor E-payment and reconciliation via host to host platform, salary payments, accounts receivable collection with reconciliation and implemented credit card program for 1000 + Employees (Overall cumulative savings for all projects of 30 man days and cost reduction of 1M€ that is 1.5M CA$).

Core team member for merger, acquisition and disinvestment activities for valuation calculations, to support due diligence and arrange funding (Completed disinvestment of Animal health division in 2017).

Responsible to liaise with global and regional office to manage projects, Completed banking RFP in 2019 to bring in savings of 1.5Million CA$ for bank charges and negotiated with a north American bank to fund project cost up to 50K US$ that is 65 thousand CA$.

Manage and mentor two reporting subordinates for day to day cash, collections and payments management, month end activities along with book entries and overview of bank reconciliation.

Support Accounts payable, receivable, payroll functions and manage internal and external audits for treasury.

Sunil Kathe 437-***-****

Manager – Financial Reporting & Analysis April 2012 – August 2014(South Asia) Novartis Limited

Lead for financial reporting and Analysis function for Animal Health and Eye care division to ensure that records are maintained accurately in line with IFRS and GAAP along with Year-end Consolidation and support for Statutory and internal audit.

Responsible to ensure compliance to SOX 404, strive for internal control improvements, initiate simplification of the internal control set-up and participate in site audit reviews.

Lead for issues resolution and initiating efficiency improvement ideas (completed business intelligence implementation for sap along with queries development to bring in savings of 7 man days).

Managed and mentored one direct reporting subordinate to complete month end data entry balance sheet schedules and preparation of bank reconciliation.

Assistant Manager – Finance October 2008 - April 2012(South Asia) Pfizer Limited

Presented regular updates to North American management as and when required as department head for order to cash (sales and accounts receivable), risk management (insurance) function and ERP system.

Coordinated preparation of working capital optimization reports and perform cost-benefit analysis to notify higher management about trends, deviations and critical corrective actions.

Developed, automated and implemented treasury processes and treasury management systems.

Key team member to support internal audit and control to develop and implement the financial policies, systems and procedures.

Implemented centralized tax compliance and acted as finance lead to on-board DHL to set up distribution and bill processing unit for Pfizer.

Conducted training for sun system, advance excel and training for financial aspect for non-finance teams such as marketing, logistics etc.

Managed and mentored two reporting subordinates for day to day cash, collections and payments management, month end activities along with book entries and overview of bank reconciliation.

Plan and Coordinate internal / external audit assignments, present findings along with corrective actions. Awards

Novartis’ Hats-Off Award for displaying high level of dedication and commitment leading to time savings in finalization of accounts. One hundred nominations and 6000+ employees. Education

CPA – Canada (in progress)

CPA – USA (in progress)

Certified Practicing Accountant- Australia 2019

Chartered Accountant – India 2009

Master of Commerce - Mumbai University 2006

Additional Courses

Programming in SQL, C++, VB.Net, Java and Advanced Excel with VBA Cash Flow Optimization training - Sanofi Group

Lean (Six Sigma) for project leading in process reengineering - Sanofi Group

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