Executive Summary

  • A finance professional with over 14 years of qualitative experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Management Accounting, Reporting and Financial Controllership with demonstrated success in a large corporate environment. Significant experience as Finance Business Partner contributing to financial success of the company.
  • Work achievements include - New Systems Implementations, Dollar savings in millions for companies, Process Improvements, Finance Transformation, Bringing Efficiencies and Improvement in Internal Controls.
  • Acquired domain expertise in preparing Operating Plan models, Financial Reports, Forecasting of Financial Statements, Management Accounting and implementing effective reporting formats by designing them for various businesses and industries. Also, possess sound knowledge of key business drivers and performance metrics.
  • Acquired people management skills by working as Division Manager for 8 years. Expertise in motivating team to achieve business and individual goals.
  • Personality traits include positive ‘Can do’ attitude, client focused, strong work ethics and team motivator. Strong analytical, training, problem solving & organisational Fast learning capabilities to learn any new systems as well as technological advancement in systems.
  • Significant working history within corporate environment including World’s largest Bank and World’s largest Corporate. Possess excellent communication skills required to present the financial reports to senior executives in the organisation.


2014 - 2015

Chartered Accountant

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia


CPA Australia
2006 - 2007


American Institute of CPAs
1996 - 1999

Chartered Accountant

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
1995 - 1998


Delhi University

Work History

Work History
2011 - Present

Financial Controller

Tempo Australia Pty Ltd

Tempo Australia has presence in Consumer Electronics Industry and Appliances business.

Company Size:    Annual Turnover - $180 million,    Headcount – 80

Team Size:         12.

Report to:          Finance Director




  • Ownership of monthly reporting process – Variance Analysis, Monthly Pack including P&L and Balance Sheet Submission with Commentary
  • Providing detailed insight and Strategic Analysis to ensure CEO and board members are up to date with business projections.
  • Managing the transactional processing and financial accounting team
  • Preparation of BAS, Payroll Tax and Superannuation Contribution
  • Reporting on working capital, cashflow and capital expenditure
  • Ensuring adherence to all governance guidelines, recognized accounting standards and corporate policies of Tempo
  • Reporting of Capital Expenditure and budgeting & forecasting requirements
  • Ensuring that all internal accounting procedures and policies are sound and in compliance
  • Managing treasury activities including foreign exchange hedging
  • Managing relationships with External Auditors, Tax and Legal Advisors
  • Mentoring, training, developing and recruitment of team members
  • Undertaking special projects as required by the Finance Director and Board of Directors



  • Taken over troubled legacy of not closing the annual FY accounts until October and transformed the department into 7 days closing period within 1 year.
  • Led banking tender for new banking facility resulting in increase in bank facility to 250%.
  • Smooth Implementation of new ERP System (Microsoft Dynamics NAV) with minimum change resistance and staff turnover
  • Introduced profitability based sales commission structure to replace turnover based commissions resulting in substantial profit increase for the company and Sales Staff improved focus on profitability
  • Achieved an aggregate $ saving of 1.4 million in last 2 years through various cost-cutting, re-negotiation with suppliers and other efficiency projects
  • Created numerous Excel based models to improve the efficiency of ad-hoc process
  • Introduced robust warranty reporting including sufficiency tests resulted in improved focus and hence reduction in warranty over-runs.
  • Created robust Policies and Procedure Manual for the Company
  • Created a user friendly Costing Sheet for the Sales Managers while including every aspect of Cost and Financial accounting in the background
  • Improved processes and created efficiencies within the team resulting in taking over accounting from two group companies without adding staff
May 2008 - Dec 2011

Senior Finance Manager

Bank of America

Responsible for Financial Planning and Analysis of Bank of America’s Global Processing Centre.


Company Size:    Annual Revenue - $85 billion, Headcount – 225,000

Team Size:         3

Reported to:       Vice President - Finance



  • Leading business critical transformation agenda on MIS reporting
  • Engaging with senior business managers & business heads to understand their reporting requirements
  • Best in class BAU execution. Producing & analyzing key month-end management reports for the senior management
  • End to End process responsibility and taking control of critical reports
  • Liaison with Controllers & Business Managers and performing month-end close review, revenue analysis & monthly forecasting activities for the business
  • Liaison with Product Controllers & Business Management teams to understand business drivers for Expense / headcount investigations, analysis and reporting
  • Supporting quarterly business reviews with financial performance & key matrices including consolidation of non financial information
  • Identify key trends in terms of Business Performance, challenge reported results and effectively communicate results to Senior Management
  • Playing a key role in the business planning & budgeting process annually at various level i.e. product, regional etc by demonstrating sound commercial understanding and interpretation
  • Ownership and quick responsiveness to ad-hoc requests from stakeholders
  • Managing decision support, Headcount Planning and Profitability Analysis
  • Identifying report rationalization / process improvement opportunities and Improving tools & Systems to optimise development opportunities.



  • Conceptualised and developed financial plan models by Business Segments. Received Medallion for the contribution.
  • Significant improvement in Budgetary Approvals process resulted in annual savings of $1.1 million.
  • Designed and implemented comprehensive reporting formats, planning models and monthly deck format.
  • Conducted Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Audit across Europe and Hong Kong as Guest Auditor and achieved highest rating from Global Audit Manager.
  • Delivered cost efficiency projects resulting in saving of US$ 4.6 million across company.
  • Identified and implemented allocation basis to ensure fair allocation of common expenses amongst various segments of business.
  • Monthly P&L & Analysis Report deadline reduced from Work Day15 to Work Day7.
Mar 2006 - May 2008

Manager - FP&A


GENPACT is one of largest Business Process Excellence Company listed on New York Stock Exchange.


Company Size:    Annual Turnover - $2.3 billion, Headcount – 65,000

Team Size:         2

Reported to:       Vice President - Finance



  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis of financial statements prepared on US GAAP basis for two Genpact Business Units. Quarterly Forecasts & monthly current views based on Internal Stretch plans for the Business / Country operations.
  • Ensuring accurate recording Revenue into Financial Books through the Inter Company allocation system.
  • Preparation of Financials for monthly and quarterly Reviews.
  • Working closely with Senior Financial Management across the group in delivery of initiatives and help management make future business performance decisions.
  • Advising Global Operations Leaders on cost drivers and profitability.
  • Analysis of cost allocations from Corporate Office.
  • Comprehensive revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP and advising accounting teams on accruals and provisioning of revenue and costs.
  • Leading continuous improvement initiatives to strengthen billing system.
  • Providing Pricing solutions on new business lines and Contract Management.
  • Responsible for Target Setting, Performance monitoring & Evaluation and Development of the Direct Report.
  • Revaluation of Foreign Currency Balances.
  • Preparation and presentation of Cash Flow and Financial Performance Statements.
  • Preparation of Monthly VAT and FBT Returns.
  • Fixed Assets Depreciation Run and Month End Reconciliations.
  • Inter Company Debtors and Creditors Reconciliations, Balance Sheet Agreements and reporting of Inter Company Balances in Hyperion.
  • Treasury deal Confirmation, accounting of money market deals and hedging transactions.
  • Calculation and charging of Interest to other divisions for utilization of treasury funds.
  • Accounting of Direct Debits and payroll benefits on SAP ERP system.




  • Closed pending open contracts worth $2.2 million and facilitated collection of overdue billing of $2.8 million within first 3 months of taking over as FP&A Manager.
  • Driven and achieved cost efficiency initiatives worth $800K across businesses during Q3 and Q4 of 2007. Total cost efficiency of $ 1.4 million delivered in 2007-08.
  • Prepared and reported 2008 Operating plan for entire Business Segment with aggregate service revenue of $40 million.
  • Removed various NVAs from the process and improved efficiency across Finance function.
  • Transitioned two Finance & Accounting processes in UK successfully along with SAP implementation and stabilized the business.
  • Designed, implemented and documented new operational processes.
Dec 2004 - Mar 2006

Branch Manager



  • Monitoring the entire gamut of banking operations in the branch.
  • Involved in preparing and maintaining various MIS reports.
  • Liable for formulating customised solutions and content for ensuring resolution of customer queries.
  • Pivotal in achieving highest score in Fraud Detection and Prevention metrics in Delhi region.
Aug 2000 - Dec 2004

Deputy Manager

Bank of Punjab Ltd


  • Preparation of Quarterly and Annual Budget,
  • Analysis of monthly financial statements vis-à-vis plan and previous period,
  • Preparation of Expense Trending reports,
  • Analysis of operating expenses,
  • Providing pre-spending budgetary approvals
  • Preparing P&L reports, assets and liabilities reports and submission to Circle Office
  • Ensuring no leakage to revenue and no overspending of expenses


2000 - 2002

Certified Treasury Manager


Treasury Management, Forex Management, Risk Management

IT Skills

Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAP ERP System, Oracle Financials, COGNOS, Hyperion, MYOB Exonet, Xero and MS Office with advanced Excel Modeling skills.