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Work History

Jun 2014Present

Assistant Manager Finance - Supply Chain Finance

Hindustan Unilever Limited

• Conversion cost improvement/CPT reduction for Foods & Refreshment

• Drive profitability through reducing business waste

• Target setting and Annual budget planning

• Ensuring accuracy of forecasting & In depth Analysis for monthly results

• Monthly MIS interpretations and its impact on Foods & Refreshments business

• Make vs Buy decision • Cost Bench marking with key competitors

• Responsible for evaluating investment for category for new capacities/savings

• Controls on capex budgeting and spends and ensuring post evaluation for corrective action • Ensuring optimum sourcing

Jan 2010Jun 2014

Assistant Manager - Category Finance

Hindustan Unilever Limited
- Pricing decision & SPP monitoring - Improving business performance by driving business growth, profitability & market share targets - - Support business in decision making process on commercial related matters - Identify volume growth opportunities that would drive volume growth and market share at All india/Region/state level - Business Partnering with Brand Marketing, Customer Marketing and Supply Chain from business finance involving day to day operations and strategy implementation - Ensuring accuracy of Forecasting & Analysis of monthly and quarterly results with Key performance indicators (KPIs) for the business - Monthly MIS interpretations [Category reviews, MC note, Coffee MMs, RCLT)] - Control /Effectiveness over Trade Term spends pre & post evaluations - Analyze support spend on various marketing activities, evaluate the returns and effectiveness of program - Sensitivity and scenario analysis of topline and bottom-line impact of various market activation strategies & tactics involving trade margins, product price & fill levels. - Using statistical tools like marketing mix modeling and Decision Making under Uncertainty for driving efficiencies in business operations and implementation of investment intensive projects. - War-game Analysis and recommendations - Lead Competitive Intelligence for the business analyzing competition financials and business operations and providing valuable insights to top management on competition business model & highlighting key threats / opportunities - Part of Strategy team on formulation of long term plans for the business and coordinating with various stakeholders on new projects and innovations. - Creating business cases for entry into new categories and defining KPIs for the same
May 2008Dec 2010

Assistant Manager Finance - Group reporting and Corporate Finance

SABMILLER INDIA LTD
Key Responsibilities : Group reporting to Head Office in South Africa & London reporting , Statutory Audit in IGAAP & IFRS at Group Level , Compliance & Control , Working Capital Management , External Reporting , Cost Management & Control

Education

Canara college
20102010

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
20012007

Master's Degree

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India