Global Finance and Information Systems expert with 14 years of proven leadership skills in cost accounting, management reporting, project management, process re-engineering, planning & budgeting, financial analysis & strategy. Strong background in advising executives in global ERP reengineering, corporate reorganization, and financial analysis. Over seven years of Financial, BI and Performance Management consulting experience with Big Four consulting firms. - As Director BI of a large consulting organization, Desh led the development of the Performance Management roadmap and implementation of the planning systems. - - He also led scorecard and beyond budgeting teams at a consumer electronic major. - As Practice Senior Manager, Desh has program managed multiple engagements related to implementing KPI-led dashboards and scorecards as well as a new planning and forecasting solutions. - Led the financial accounting and controlling teams in post-merger scenario for leading Oil & Gas company which included work on AR, AP, and General Ledger as well as Cost Accounting processes. - Desh led planning and forecasting engagements at major media and telecom companies. Also played SME for the South American team in the area of Accounting Consolidation - As Manager of Merchant Banking, Desh had led an IPO of a steel company on the Indian stock exchanges. - Led financial/accounting and strategy teams for BPR consulting assignments in India.

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2007 - Present

Engagement Leader

Infosys Consulting
Leading Financial tranformation and BI oriented engagements at Infosys clients.
May 2006 - Jan 2007

Sr. Manager - BI Practice

May 2005 - May 2006

Director Business Intelligence

Answerthink Inc
Oct 1998 - May 2005


Formerly PWC Consulting.
1992 - 1995

Senior Systems Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services
Apr 1990 - May 1992




2002 - 2002


Institute of Management Accountants
- Certified Management Accountant (CMA) - Certification in Financial Mgmt (CFM) - Cost & Works Accountant, India
1990 - 1992


Institute of Rural Management
1987 - 1990

B Com (Hons)

Delhi Vishwavidyalaya
1970 - 1986

High School

Springdales School