Ganesh Kumar. V
‘Potential in forging new grounds with in-depth Commercial skills’
Seeking positions where experience and expertise can enhance organizational growth & profit as Commercial Manager/Equivalent Position in an Organization of Repute
A motivated and results-focused professional with 13+ years of a successful career in Commercial, Accounting, Facilities, & Personnel operations.
Acknowledged for unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service, led by examples and establishes a professional work environment based on respect.
Proficient in providing commercial and contract management support to ensure commercial interests are optimized for the business.
Confident communicator who is resilient to pressure and can remain calm and clear minded.
Natural organizer who can multi task whilst managing a complex and high volume of work.
Adept at analysing figures and harnessing data to maximize performance and profit.
Functional expertise in handling the Commercial operations with key focus on bottom line profitability by ensuring optimal utilization of resources.
Skilled in optimizing teams’ dynamics, uniting diverse agendas to a common goal, and resourceful in managing large taskforces including facilities management team, project management team, administration team & accounts management team.
Core Competencies include…
Proactive, self-starter with strong commercial & administrative acumen
Experience of influencing senior management
Leadership qualities – ability to lead and deliver results in a highly motivated, demanding environment
Able to quickly engender the confidence of Operational and commercial colleagues
Sharp, action orientated and able to sell ideas convincingly
Strong analytical skills with proven ability in interpreting performance trends and taking proactive action
Strong retail trading background with proven experience in developing merchandising programs that have an immediate impact on revenue
Comprehensive understanding of key elements of route performance (both commercial and operational)
Efficient presentation and communication skills
Professionalism and cordiality
The capacity to adequately handle work stress
The capacity to meet project deadlines
National Contracting Company Ltd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Designation: Project Commercial Head - Rwanda, Africa
Energy Development Corporation Ltd
Distribution Project - Northern Province (Gicumbi & Burera Districts),
Distribution Project - Southern Province (Muhanga & Ruhango Districts),
Distribution Project - Eastern Province (Kayonza & Ngoma Districts),
TL & Substation, Rwanda – Burundi (Interconnection) Project
Republic of Rwanda, June 2014 till April 2017 & June 218 till October 2019
Deliver commercial support to Project Management throughout contract delivery cycles advising on project control variations and commercial considerations of managing projects
Control the process for issuing Confidentiality Agreements as requested by the Senior Management
Enforce compliance with statutory and legal obligations under relevant legislation for corporate activities
Coordinate administrative support to ensure that Confidentiality Agreement and Contracts & Agreements registers are properly maintained
Budgeting, Maintain & Scrutinise multiple branch Accounts, Handle Banking Function
Supervise Accounts Payable and Finalize Billing
Follow-up with client for Payment Collection
MIS – Physical, Revenue, Overheads, Receivables, Payables, Fund Flow etc.
Provide details & Assist the local / Statutory Auditor for Quarterly & Annual Audits
Control over Assets / Stores / Cash
Supervise Physical Verification of Stores / Assets
Compliance with local tax & commercial laws
Handle Tax Assessment, liaison with local consultants, auditors etc.
Sub-Contractor & Vendor Management
Logistics – Customs Clearance, Local Transportation etc.
Handle legal issues & regulatory issues at site
Provide Inputs for New Tender etc.
Maison Verte, Kinshasa, Republic Democratic Congo: Jun 2013 – Nov 2013
Finance & Admin Manager
Assist with preparation of the budget & Reconcile the general ledger
Prepare and reconcile general bank statements
Establish and maintain supplier accounts
Ensure transactions are recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system (Quick Books)
Preparation of Periodical Financial Statements
Assist with the annual audit (Cont.)
Reconcile the accounts payable & Receivable
Administer employment agreements
Monitor and Implement the necessary HR Policies
White Cliffs Hair Studio, Chennai, India: Apr 2007 – May 2013
Designation: Manager - Administration & Accounts
Managed entire gamut of operations of development and renewal of development work.
Ensured maintenance of environment, health and security standards as per government rule and regulations.
Oversaw maintenance and repair work of mechanical, electrical and electronics equipment’s and machinery.
Recruited clerical and administrative personnel.
Led efforts towards optimization of the supplier base into a select group of proven high quality suppliers and strategic partner’s relationships.
Liaised with all levels of management within the Company to determine needs, develop strategies and plan and provide procurement sources in support of those needs.
Recommended cancellation of orders and contracts for non-compliance and non-performance.
Managed the Annual Physical Inventory of all materials/stocks and oversaw preparation of the report for all properties/equipment’s/stocks on hand balance.
Maintained quantity of supplies & monitored shelf life of an items based on receipts or invoices.
Verified and checked discrepancies on stock quantities, packaging, quality and pricing
Ensured maximum utilization of the product sold to customers and developed long-term & short-term communication strategy to assist rollout of CRM applications
Handled the tasks of managing in voicing and collection process. Handled preparation of Books of Accounts, Bank reconciliation, daily Cash Flow Statement and Daily Expenses Management
Involved in issuance of Cheques to Suppliers (Local & Import Purchase)
Negotiated with banks for financial assistance for setting up of new ventures and obtaining various bank Activities.
Liaised with Internal / Statutory Auditors on audit and other accounting operations and prepared Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Accounts
Handled TAN calculation, deduction, preparation and payment of monthly TDS as well as Quarterly/Annual returns of various types of TDS on line; Issue of Quarterly Certificates (Form No. 16A) and ensured apt completion of assessment procedures.
Calculated, prepared and handled remittance of payments as well as returns (Quarterly/Half yearly) with set off thereof and return for Refund.
Ensured to complete assessment by providing necessary documents and preparation of VAT Audit report and its submission on line.
bRisk Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd: Jan 2006 – Dec 2006
Designation: Management Consultant
Conducted interviews with clients, their employees, and their management team.
Facilitated workshops as well as assisted focus groups.
Managed programmers and existing projects.
Accomplished successful completion of several projects with the stipulated time period including:
Fixing of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).
Internal Audit in the Accounts Department for the client Armstrong Knitting Mills, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu.
Due diligence for the client G.S. Lighting Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon, Haryana.
Fixing up Asset Register for LNMIIT Jaipur, Rajasthan.
HDFC Bank Ltd., Chennai: Jul 2005 – Dec 2005
Designation: Senior Sales Officer – Current Accounts
Initiated measures towards enhance the base of the company.
Assisted seniors in recognizing reliable new potential clients for current accounts.
Involved in calling and arranging for all the documents from the customers for new account opening.
Successful in achieving the position of Star Performer in the city.
Receiving several awards for outstanding performance throughout the tenure.
MBA (Finance & Marketing), SCSVMV, Deemed University, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu (2005)
B.Com. DB Jain College, Madras University, Chennai (2003)
PG Diploma in Finance Management, Loyola College, Chennai (2002)
Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA), S.I.S.I, Govt. of India, Chennai
Date of Birth : 13th Jul 1982
Languages Known : English, French, Tamil & Hindi
Nationality : Indian
Passport Details : Z4460643 Valid up to 04/03/2028
Address : 3/277, Raghava Nagar 3rd Main Road, Madipakkam, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India