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Summary

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

Jan 2007Present

Engagement Leader

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

Sr. Manager - BI Practice

ACS
May 2005May 2006

Director Business Intelligence

Answerthink Inc
Oct 1998May 2005

Consultant

IBM
Formerly PWC Consulting.
19921995

Senior Systems Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services
Apr 1990May 1992

Student

IRMA

Education

20022002

CMA

Institute of Management Accountants
- Certified Management Accountant (CMA) - Certification in Financial Mgmt (CFM) - Cost & Works Accountant, India
19901992

PGDRM

Institute of Rural Management
19871990

B Com (Hons)

Delhi Vishwavidyalaya
19701986

High School

Springdales School