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Pradhyumna Kumar Issa

Consultant

Employment history

2013present

Consultant

Ernst & Young LLP
  • Working closely with clients across the industry providing strategic direction to consulting engagements proposing solutions leading to improved performance indices and business growth

  • Experienced to identify engagement related risks and escalate issues as appropriate using data analytics - MS Excel, MS Access and ACL
  • Responsible for compliance with engagement plans and internal quality & risk management procedures
  • Demonstrate problem solving techniques with an application & solution-based approach
  • Responsible to manage engagement budgets and provide active support in developing marketing collaterals, business proposals and development of new solutions / methodologies
  • Responsible for maintenance of work papers and client folders focusing  on improving engagement productivity and identifying opportunities for improving client experience
  • Mentored interns and analysts within the practice
  • Contributed to knowledge management sessions within the risk management practice
  • Conducted procure to pay and statutory compliance reviews  for an aerospace and defence manufacturer in India
  • Conducted regulatory compliance TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India), order-to-collection including revenue recognition, sales and marketing, broadband, LCO and broadcaster payouts, advertising revenue, IT General Controls review, fixed assets, payroll, statutory compliance, financial statement close procedures and human resources reviews for a Cable & Internet company in India
  • Reviewed financial book closure procedures, statutory compliance, procure to pay and sub-contracting process for a manufacturer and supplier of equipment for the railway industry in India
  • Reviewed key business processes for an Indian subsidiary of an MNC IT services company. Scope of review included employee transport, financial book closure procedures, compliances related to payroll, contract labour, Income tax, shops & establishments and STPI
  • Implemented best practices for lease transactions followed by its automation for a large listed (NSE/BSE/NASDAQ) IT/ITeS and FMCG company
  • Conducted audit of provisions for a large listed (NSE/BSE/NASDAQ) IT/ITeS company
  • Conducted engagements on Internal Financial Controls for large listed IT/ITeS (NASDAQ) companies

20102013

Director

Gayatri School of Business & Gayatri School of Management studies and science
  • Responsible for overviewing course profiles, coursework programs and managing student affairs.
  • Experienced in workings of various regulatory authorities and obtained requisite approvals from the inception of the colleges.
  • Responsible for maintenance of financial flows and periodic audits and records of the institutions
  • Liaised with the University and other regulatory authorities for seamless day-to-day running of colleges
20072010

Audit Trainee

Mohan sampath & Janardhana & Dagliya & Co Chartered Accountants
  • Determining scope of audit procedures and assignment schedule, examination and analysis of financial assertions, records and statements.
  • Responsible for tax audits, filing of TDS & Annual returns, Balance sheet and Profit & loss account with ROC and maintaining minute books for the same.
  • Prepared various Board resolutions, minutes, agendas, audit plan and ensured completion of the same on schedule.
  • Accountable for ledger scrutiny, document verification, preparation & review of various reconciliation statements.
  • Conducted audits for various entities like proprietorship and partnership concerns, trusts, societies and companies.

Education

20162016

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

ISACA
20152015

Diploma in Information Systems Audit

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
20132013

Certificate course on Forensic accounting and Fraud Detection

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
20072011

CA Final

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
20052006

PE II

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
20042007

Bachelor of Commerce

Sri Venkateshwara University
20042005

PE I

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Hobbies and interests

Independent consultant for web design and hosting assignments

Badminton, Cycling