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Summary

Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (May 2004) with over 12 years of work experience, majorly being in Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting.

Key skills -

  • Internal Controls Implementation and Internal Audits
  • MIS preparation with KPIs and related analysis.
  • Revenue Recognition, Sales commission and full set accounting.
  • Statutory Filings and Initial Public Offering(IPO) reports .
  • Statutory Audits.
  • Generating financial models and templates using Excel spreadsheet with Pivot Tables, macros and advance formulae
  • IFRS trained and Certified by ACCA(UK) through Diploma in IFRS (Dec 2016)
  • Working knowledge of SAP - Financials, Oracle Financials, Sales Force, Tableau, Tally and Sage 50 Accounts Payroll

Work History

Aug 2017Present

Financial Analyst

Juniper Networks (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  • Process Streamlining and strengthening controls in the P2P and Accruals Process. - identified loopholes in the ERP implementation with respect to Purchase Order reporting and Purchase Order Cycles, worked with the IT team to fix them and  strengthen the controls.
  • Bench-marking analysis for Opex spending (Industry Standards and competitors)
  • Lease vs Buy analysis (preparing a model)
  • Sales Achievements and Bookings Analysis - Reporting from SAP, Sales Force and Tableau and related Analytics.
  • Sales Forecasting in liaison with the Business Heads and true up. Preparation of Forecast and Plan models for the business.
  • Automation of reports with macros, alteryx and bots.
Oct 2016May 2017

Financial Administrator

Oakminster Healthcare Ltd (UK)

Responsible for start to end book-keeping, for a senior citizen care home and reporting to the Chairman. Involves  -

  • General Book keeping activities like Cash, Bank, Revenue recognition, Accounts Payable
  • Payroll processing
  • Statutory returns filing with the local council and direct liaison with government organisations like Glasgow City Council and Department of Works and Pensions.
  • Credit Control (constant liaison with care-home residents and family).
  • Establishing necessary Internal Process controls.

Alongside, worked as a Financial Administrator for a charitable organisation, Patanjali Trust (UK) - which made me responsible for :

  • Collection of Donations,
  • Maintaining books of accounts and preparing Financial Statements.
  • Filing of annual returns with the Scottish Charity Regulator.
  • Worked on Sage 50 Accounts and Sage 50 Payroll along with extensive use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Oct 2005Nov 2009

Associate Manager - Finance

MindTree, Bangalore

As Associate Manager - Finance was responsible for the

  • Monthly Plan and the Monthly Income Statement (which included the P&L as well) to be presented to the Board.
  • Variance analysis and Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Preparation of IPO reports and handling of necessary Statutory filings for IPO.
  • Statutory Reports filing for STPI, SEZ.
  • Sales incentives processing- Sales Incentives plan Creation for BDMs, automation of sales incentives calculation, and creating a model for sales incentives forecasting.
  • Other miscellaneous responsibilities - Audit Assistance, IPO reports generation, Customer Contracts Review.

As Recievables Manager - Finance, was responsible for the revenue accounting of the R&D Business of MindTree and subsequent reporting to the Board of the monthly revenues. Was also responsible for reporting the annual and monthly revenue forecasts.

Nov 2004Sep 2005

Financial Analyst - GFIC FP&A EMEA

Oracle India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • Headed the team which reported MIS, Variance Analysis and other standard Month Close reports to the Management of European counterparts of Oracle, specifically Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Spain and Italy.
  • Was also part of the monthly forecasting and budgeting process for the region and detailed variance analysis with the Finance heads of the respective region.
Apr 2000Jul 2004

Industrial Trainee

RCE & Co, Bangalore

As an Articled assistant had extensive experience in

  • Statutory Audits of various MNCs, Banks and SMEs - Initially starting of as a team member have been the team lead for such audits after experience.
  • Internal Audits of MNCs and Concurrent audits of Banks - as a team member and a lead.
  • Assignments related to Cost Management, Establishment of Accounting Manuals and Incorporation of Internal Controls.
  • Handled Income tax filings of corporates and Individuals.

Education

Apr 2000May 2004

Chartered Accountant

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Chartered Accountant -  Passed Finals in the first attempt and secured All India 20th rank in the Foundation Exams.

Apr 2001Apr 2003

Bachelor of Commerce

Bangalore University

Volunteering

Volunteered for various charitable organisations in UK and Singapore, wherein I have served in the capacity of  a board member / trustee of a charitable organization for economically backward children in Scotland, store manager, back office operations manager, event co-ordinator and other sundry roles.

I believe in actively serving the community I live in and would continue to do so.