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20th May, 1973 • Chennai • Indian • male • Married Chief Financial Officer
With comprehensive experience leading all aspects of accounting, financial, taxation, and auditing management. Proven success in developing and executing strategic plans to ensure company growth with multinational companies. My experience covers companies in the manufacturing, trading, automobile, investments, constructions, and family office sectors and I have worked in Saudi Arabia, UAE, and India. A true leader, skilled in optimising operations, reducing costs, and ensuring internal control and productivity/efficiency improvements, leading to financial and operational turnarounds and significant profit increases. Elite communicator, able to build teams and manage P&L to deliver large-scale finance projects, while meeting regulatory reporting needs. Strong engaging leader, known for being creative, open minded, enthusiastic, organised, and hands-on. Highlights of Expertise
• Financial Planning & Reporting
• Audit, Taxation, P&L Management
• Cost Estimation & Reduction
• Profitability & Revenue Growth
• Budgeting & Forecasting
• Cash & Fund Flow Administration
• Risk Assessment & Mitigation
• High-Level Relationship Building
• Team Development & Leadership
• Policies & Procedures Compliance
DSA Investments, Dubai, UAE
Direct overall activities associated with financial operations, compliances, and board matters of the entire group of corporates, trusts, and family office; reporting directly to chairman of board and working with team of professionals. GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (Apr 2018 to Present) Monitor entire accounting, treasury, taxation, audit, compliance, and corporate affairs of the group. Approve various corporate policies for the group, including accounting, treasury, risk management, and corporate travel. Streamline transactional banking process by building corporate links with banks and regulators in a variety of jurisdictions. Support employees to attain their common goals by interacting closely with other senior management team members, trustees, and board advisors. Co-ordinate with business heads of various entities to ensure the presentation of high- level dash-board reports to the board and investment committees. Train team to increase their skills level and drive improvements for month-end reporting process. Manage compliance requirements, including FZE, banks, trusts, and off-shore entities.
Contributed to the success of company progression by establishing current global structure for the group, while creating future structure of the group, such as envisioning the targets set by board of directors.
Credited with conducting highly accurate assessments for deals of chief investment officer, identifying key areas of improvements, and guiding board appropriately.
Organised, supervised, and completed the statutory audit programmes of group of companies to ensure the adherence to policies and procedure and seamless workflow. V Narasimhan Page 2
Designed, approved, and incorporated effective annual global operating budget model to achieve company goals within the constrains, while evaluating actual performance against entity budget and advise. KEF Holdings, Dubai, UAE
Assumed responsibility for monitoring all finance, accounting, and administration functions of its subsidiaries; leading a team of eight members and reporting to chairman of the group. HEAD OF CORPORATE FINANCE (Sept 2009 to Mar 2018)
Devised financial system for the holding company, crafted financial policy with a team of finance professionals, and executed internal control system of operations, including investments handled by headquarters in DIFC, Dubai. Arranged books of accounts of all subsidiary entities and global consolidation under IFRS; completing audit our books with one of the big 4 audit firm. Performed a variety of tasks, including aiding the board to set-up of-shore holding company structures for managing operations and implementing corporate finance policies for the group. Officiated monthly board meeting and presented financial performance of subsidiaries. Oversaw real estate properties owned by the chairman and converted various properties in UAE to revenue generating assets within a year.
Envisioned and delivered detailed business plan for foundry and valve manufacturing company in HAFZA, UAE and played key role in due diligence work to create a valuation of $1B.
Acknowledged for successfully divesting founder equity to an American Multinational Conglomerate which was one of the largest private divestments completed in the UAE.
Fostered congenial relationships with subsidiary companies by producing business plans and obtaining a term loan facility from a bank of approximately $42M to create an asset base of more than $66M.
Explained and implemented audit committee frame-work and completed statutory audit of holding companies and global subsidiaries since formation of the group.
Developed and incorporated budgetary control system to design corporate budget and review monthly variance report for entire KEF group, while advising board. Further Career Notes
Senior Finance Manager Emirates Techno Casting FZE, Sharjah, UAE Manager – Finance & Administration Commtec L.L.C & Kunar General Trading LLC, Dubai, UAE Chief Accountant Zamil Glass Industries, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Accounts Officer TVS – Suzuki Ltd, Hosur, India
References available on request.
Education & Credentials
Bachelors of Commerce University of Madras, India Professional Development
• CMA, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India, India
• CPA US, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Technical Skills
• MS-Office Suite (Word / Excel / Power Point) Oracle Financials BaaN ERP