Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Senior Team Manager - Downstream Planning and Reporting

Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd
  • Consolidation of MI results of 200+ entities across 100+ countries and ensuring the same matches with statutory reported numbers.
  • Co-ordination and consolidation of MI reporting across geographies, classes of businesses and providing the same to investor relations.
  • Earnings reporting and analysis for Downstream, for a size of $5 billion NIBIAT..
  • Sales Volume reporting and analysis for Senior Leadership team and investor relations for press release (comprising of about 6.5 million bbls/day)
  • Providing details for volume results extract in Quarterly Results Announcement.
  • Cost of Sales Adjustment (COSA) Assurance (having an impact of about $1bln) to facilitate reporting on both FIFO and CCS Results.  Ensuring the COSA provision at company level is in line with crude movement during the period.
  • Working on a unique business model of reporting and analyzing business results of different streams in various geographies.
  • Managing two key SOX controls for Downstream reporting.
  • Publishing metrics for all the entities for management discussions on efficiency and first time right submissions. Participating in forums and giving inputs to ensure the submissions are first time right. Working on removing bottle necks which delay the submissions.
  • Super user for global reporting community.
  • Managed billing of entire Chennai centre FTE to entities across the globe.
  • Planning and Latest estimate projections for manpower cost.

July, 2008 - Sept, 2009

  • Performed migration of the Controller's activity from UK.
  • End to end management of month close process.
  • Variance analysis of results of UK operations and adherence to sox controls in place.
  • Standardization of various processes, thereby saving a considerable amount of time. 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Was part of the initial team of Shell Business service center and have overseen the whole ramp up of FTE from 20 to 700+ in 4 years. Did a Green belt project for right skilling of resources, thereby saving considerable cost to the company as well as increasing the efficiency of performance.
  • Implemented end to end SAP based Consolidation system to report results of 200+ operating units for MI and their reconciliation with statutory reporting results.
  • Implementation of new business model in ERP which will enable a better way of reporting to drive value.
Aug 2007 - Jul 2008

Manager - Finance

Xchanging Solutions Ltd
  • Did the migration of Finance and Accounts of Cambridge – Australia division from US to India.
  • Implemented SAP and took part in the conversion of accounts from Lawson to SAP.
  • Designed a system for the implementation of Internal Controls, monitoring of Budgets and extensive reporting.
  • Tracking revenues as per the contracts and ensure no revenue leakages.
  • Preparing the Financials, MIS reports like Budget vs. Actuals, revenue analysis, forecasting, and BOD pack.
  • Designing policies for Vendor invoice approvals, Employee reimbursements and benefits.
  • Month end closure activities including working on deferred taxes, tax provisions and transfer pricing.
  • Working on accounting practices for the better tracking and reporting of costs and there by contributing to the adherence to budgets and reduction in cost. 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Worked on a transfer pricing model and got it approved from the ATO (Australian Tax Office), thereby saving considerable amount of taxes for the company.
  • Did the migration in record time of 3 months along with SAP implementation
Aug 2005 - Aug 2007

Assistant Manager (Finance)

Infosys Technologies Limited
  • Managed 3 international subsidiaries with a team of 5 members and reported to GM – Finance
  • Project proposal reviews, employee cost allocation, revenue recognition.
  • Preparing the Financials, MIS reports like Budget vs. Actual, off shore/onshore mix-revenue analysis, utilization reports, salary & policy review impact analysis etc.
  • Analysis of budgets and actual, and continuous monitoring done with all interested parties.
  • Documentation requirements and Supervision of Invoicing activities, responsible for reconciling hours and ensuring there is no revenue leakage.
  • Responsible for Statutory compliance like maintaining the FBT register, GST on Vendor payables and fixed assets.
  • Tracking billing versus forecast and publishing reasons for variances.
  • Processing payroll for 800+ employees (seconded and base) for Infosys Australia and off shoring Base employee payroll (with the help of Rockfast – ERP), claims and Vendor payables.

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Designed a system in the ERP to capture the FBT impact in the employee claims and vendor payables. Contributed the statutory part like the outputs to be generated, GST amount to be recognized, and FBT calculation.
  • Worked on automation of consolidation and inter-company reconciliation in SAP.
Aug 2003 - Aug 2005

Financial Consultant

Polisetty Somasundaram Tobacco Threshers Pvt. Ltd.

  • Attended the DDR conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers for the merger with Universal Leaf Asia Pte. Ltd.
  • Providing necessary reports like ratio analysis, Ageing of Debtors and Creditors, Profit analysis : customer wise / segment wise, Profit margin statement, Bank Reconciliations etc.,
  • Preparing MIS Reports like budgets, Consolidated Processing Report, Management Accounts, Cost Sheets.
  • Deciding the export terms and pricing of export of Raw and Processed Tobacco.
  • Resolving Price Discrepancies and past due balances of customers.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Senior stake holder management

Extensively worked with senior stake holders in companies including Board of directors, Investor relations for press release and planning and strategy teams

Financial Modelling

Developed various reporting models to fit the new strategy reviews, including new systems design and implementation

Financial Planning and Analysis

Have handled various roles in financial planning and analysis in ITES, Insurance, Manufacturing and Energy sector.

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