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Summary

Experienced and Self Motivated Finance professional with over 8 years of varied industry experience in the field of Financial planning and Analysis. A music lover, an avid bookworm with a curious mind to learn, unlearn and relearn new dimensions in the field of finance in different industries

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Financial Planning Expert
  • Financial Forecasting and Budgeting.
  • Data Analysis
  • P&L and Cash Flow Management
  • Regional Budget Control and Analysis
  • Business Performance Improvement
  • Financial Modelling
  • Root Cause Analysis

Accomplishments

  • Initiated, Developed and Implemented an efficient methodology to capture the monthly accrued income and subsequently making sure to split the income into future months as per the client contracts.
  • Increased efficiency of discrepancy investigations by designing a more accurate cash flow forecasting system in Excel.
  • Co-ordinated in migrating archived data to the new cloud based ERP (NetSuite) and successfully testing the same across the organization.
  • Set up strict financial control by defining deadlines, expenses and cost submission rules.

Work experience

Nov 2015Present

Assistant Manager - Corporate Planning

Firstsource Solutions Ltd
  • Formulating budgets for over $600 mn with management guidance for different business units
  • Analyzing business unit wise profitability reports, and releasing different management review decks on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Assessing the financial health of the organization on a timely basis using different scenarios with regards to currency and the ever changing industry patterns.
  • Annual and Monthly rolling forecasts and special forecasting on requests from the senior executives.
  • Revenue reconciliation.
  • Supporting and preparation of Forecast, Monthly, Quarterly and Yearly budget presentations for the senior management.
  • Tracking performance and analyzing different KPI metrics for different business units of the company.
  • Monitoring CAPEX, OPEX and SG&A spend and analysis
  • Establishing a bridge between the MIS world and the Accounting world
May 2012Nov 2015

Financial Reporting Accountant

Palantir Economic Solutions
  • Financial modelling and analytical tools to facilitate variance  analysis and other MIS Reporting. 
  • Presenting monthly results, budget variance and ad-hoc analysis. 
  • Producing and analyzing monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts. -What-If Analysis using  advanced Excel. 
  • NetSuite ERP Accounting experience in posting Journal Entries, Running reports,  matching and  Reconciling Bank statements, Business Activity statements for  presentation to the Board. 
  • Financial KPI's and analyzing against different departments and different regions  against previous years  and chalking out future plans. 
  • Analytical Decision support, Trend Analysis and Cost Benefit Analysis. 
  • Assisting APAC and UK auditors during the financial closing period.
Feb 2009May 2012

Senior Financial Analyst

Northern Trust Inc
  • Providing and coordinating a comprehensive business administration service to the  management and  other Financial Analysts within the team. 
  • Analyzing fail equity trades and the effects on the overall profitability of the  organisation and the client  and also doing a root cause analysis for late trades.
  • Analyse Investment Information, MIS reporting and serving as a liaison between the  mid office, London,  and India for the Asset Service Practice division. 
  • Sending and Managing of SWIFT reports to the counterparts and sub custodians  across the globe. 
  • Cost control operations and Invoice management by sending trade notices to the  organization's clients. 

Education

20072009

Post Graduate Program in Business Management

International School of Business and Media, Bangalore
  • Major Specialization in Finance
  • Dual Specialization in Systems
20042007

Bachelor of Commerce

SIES College of Commerce and Economics, Navi Mumbai
  • Specialized in Accounting and Finance
  • Rank Holder
  • Mentor

Interests

  • Playing Guitar
  • Listening to Music
  • Scuba Diving
  • Reading
  • Cooking
  • Ted Talks

Personal Information

  • Passport Number - H2729526
  • Languages Known - English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali