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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

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


Canara college

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Master's Degree

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


Strong analytical and logical skills

Ability to work as team member as well as individually

Remarkable patience

EDUCATIONAL Qualification


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