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Finance Controller Business Process

Richmond, TX
September 25, 2023

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Location : Houston



Senior Finance leader with 20 years of rich, qualitative experience and a solid record of contributions leading to lowered risk, heightened productivity, and enhanced internal controls. Extensive experience in leading diverse team to provide Profitability analysis, budgeting, planning, Reporting and working capital management. Pioneer in the design and delivery of innovative financial assignments. At ease with budgetary challenges, deadlines, and high-pressure situations.

Profile Summary

Performance Driven Professional with extensive Inter-national experience as Controller, Finance Process leader and Change Agent.

Demonstrated business acumen in leading and managing the commercial operations and contributed higher rate of organic growth.

Hands-on-experience in finance functions including maintenance & finalization of accounts, Reporting, working capital management, Raising Debt and equity, profit monitoring, taxation, building internal financial controls, etc.

Dynamic & proactive approach in successful organizational development initiatives that delivered consistent & sustainable revenue & profitability.

Excellent understanding in formulating bids and tender reviews, budgets, implementing systems/procedures, preparing key reports to exercise financial control and enhancing overall efficiency of the organisation.

Deft in developing Business Intelligence reports and liaising with government bodies for obtaining necessary sanctions.

Possess strong planning & relationship management skills with vital contribution in running of the company.

Core Competencies

Delivery of Key Metrics, FP&A Dashboards and Controlling teams

Performing the key role of validating business plans & commercial strategies for maximizing profitability & revenue generation in line with corporate goals.

Ensuring adequacy of Process and System Controls & Compliance.

Ensuring Reporting and Accounting in line with US GAAP and IFRS reporting requirements.

Hands on experience in setting up of Shared Services and operations management through team building, stakeholder mgt., defining Metrics.

Coordinating in complete planning & management auditing activities for ensuring completion of internal & statutory audits within time.

Project life cycle Management through Prioritization, Design, Deployment and Stabilization.

Employment Details

Finance Controller: Global Finance Centres, Bangalore, India

Responsible to drive, monitor and manage performance of global GFCs. Aug’ 21- May 23

Engaged with Global stakeholders to drive overall value on transition of FP&A, Controlling activities and tailoring solutions to stakeholder expectations.

Ensured reporting requirements in line with GAAP and IFRS requirements

Ensured global and Centralized audits statutory and Internal audits completion with no material observations.

Developed and commercialized Performance metrics on monthly/ quarterly basis for businesses to make informed decisions.

Formulated & Monitored service quality reviews on monthly and quarterly basis with Stakeholders.

To validate budget of global GFCs and devising metrics to drive cost efficiencies.

Accomplishments: Successful transition for two years for Europe and APAC countries.

Development of Metrics across 3 GFCs (31 Countries) to monitor performance Management.

Hub lead: Global Centre of Expertise, Bangalore, India

Responsible to manage overall FP&A deliveries for 27 Countries across various time zones. Feb’ 21- Jul’ 21

To ensure stake holder management through finalization of SLAs and deliveries on monthly basis.

Devising performance metrics for various Business units.

Leading standardization and automation initiatives with advanced tools, i.e RPAs, PowerBI.

Since Feb’08: Schlumberger

Growth Path / Deputations / Key Result Areas:

Business Insight Manager, Houston, U.S Aug’ 19 – Jun 20

Managed digital transformation Projects that provided analysis on the business drivers and insights to Executive Management.

Designed, developed and delivered monthly/quarterly financial metrics on timely manner and derive actionable insights to leadership and business stakeholders.

Analysed and optimized business process driving standardization, efficiency, and automation in operations.


Delivered Single source real time dashboards integrating results from multiple ERPs.

Business Process Manager, Houston, U.S Nov’ 15 – Jul -19

As part of Global Transformation team, managed deployment of SAP in North America.

Drove Change Management with finance Stakeholders.

leading Process improvements, cutover plan and communication with business for smooth transition.

Post go live support: Developing KPI, Metrics and monitoring for critical activities.


Successful deployment of single largest SAP deployment for SAP.

Finance Controller, Mumbai, India Jan’ 12 - Oct –15

Managed Four Business verticals with annual average Revenue of $180M.

Accountable for reviewing tenders & contractual terms and counsel line management on transactions structuring.

Managed Annual budgeting and quarterly forecast cycles.

Carried out the reporting, compliance, variance analysis and implementing Internal Controls.

Liaison with banks for raising funds, Bank Guarantees.


Holds the credit of partnering with the sales team to Win Mega Tender valued at $200m for National Oil Company.

Essayed a stellar role in handling the profitability (up 300bps) and liquidity (DSO reduced by 32 days).

Distinctively handled budgeting and timely execution of operational base in Barmer - $0.7M

Finance Controller, Iran Oct’ 10 – Dec’11

Efficiently & effectively managed challenging Embargo requirements relating to execution of contracts, payment and Treasury related aspects.

Successfully managed Asset reduction programme to achieve company objectives.

Manager – Business Process Optimization, Dubai Feb’08 – Sep’10

Managed Global initiative of AP outsourcing to lead Transition & Change Management for Middle East and Asian Countries in Scope.

Ensuring meeting the dependencies for AP outsourcing project.

Deftly conducted and monitored the knowledge transfer for smooth transition of AP processes.

Rendered area support to countries for smooth post go Live.


Managed Smooth and timely transition of 18 countries with in span of project plan.

Previous Experience

Centrum Broking, Mumbai as AVP – Financial Analysis and Planning

Countrywide Finance Corporation, Mumbai, India, Senior Financial Analyst,

Schlumberger, Mumbai, India, Business Analyst

ICICI Bank Ltd., Mumbai, Assistant Manager

TATA TD WaterHouse Securities Ltd., Mumbai, Executive Operations

H T Patel and Co, C.A., Mumbai, Audit Officer

Academic Details

Senior Executive Leadership Programme: Pursuing from Cornell University, NY, US

CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor, ISACA, Chicago.

Master of Business Administration, Finance, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

Certified Management Accountant, ICWAI, India

Company Secretary, ICSI, India

Bachelor of Commerce, Mumbai University, Mumbai


Role of Governance in Digital reporting – ISACA Journal Volume 5, 2020

Value Creation through Effective Data Strategy – ISACA Journal Volume 5, 2019

Incident Management for ERP – ISACA Journal Volume 3, 2019

Identifying Challenges and Mitigating Risks During Deployment – ISACA Journal Volume 6, 2018

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 5th February 1976

Address: 10011, Sugar Hill Dr. Houston, Texas 77042

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati

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