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Rakesh Dewlekar

Working with BA Continuum India Pvt Ltd in the Finance Accounting and Knowledgecenter (FAKC) department performing mainly a financial and PerformanceReporting work.


MBA in Finance (NIM, Mumbai) and B.Com Graduate (D G Ruparel College) with 13 years of experience audit, accounts, financial reporting and analysis work. Started career as an Account and Audit assistant in a Chartered Accountancy firm and worked in the areas of finalization of accounts, statutory & internal audits and taxation. Also worked in the UK based financial BPO handling end to end accounts operations for UK based clients for more than 3 Years.

Areas of Strength 

Good computer aptitude and good communication and presentation skills

Ability to perform under pressure

Meeting Deadlines and achieve targets by maintaining desired quality

 Areas of Interest

To work in a challenging position requiring business aptitude, analytical skills and involving client interaction, in a progressive and professionally managed organization of repute.

Work experience

Apr 2008Present

Team Leader

BA Continuum India Pvt Ltd

BA Continuum is a non bank subsidiary of a US Bank, Bank of America. The company has its operations base at Mumbai, Gudgeon and Hyderabad from where it performs various works for its US counterpart e.g. KPO, IT and Finance and Analysis.

  • Worked in areas of reconciliation, Performance reporting, financial reporting and analysis
  • Variance Analysis (Comparison between Forecast, Actual and Plan figures and seeking comments from the business partners).
  • Currently working on performance reporting of Financial Advisors and Investment Products on weekly and monthly
  • Experience in working with various applications for reconciliations and financial and Performance reporting process. e.g. Essbase, SQL, Insight, Cognos, Sales force and SAP.


  • Successful migration of manual reconciliation process in to the automated system with the co-ordination with the onshore tech team which saved around 5 hours daily
  • Independently migrated reporting work for new line of business and designed new reporting based on the Business need
  • Automation of excel reporting with the use of Excel Marcos and excel modeling/formulas.
  • Recognized as exceptional performer and has received appreciation Letter for the Quarter ended March 2009, June 2010, December 2010, March 2011, June 2013, August 2013, June 2014 and March 2015.
  • JDI and Best practice certification for process improvement through automation (by using VB macros) in year 2010 to 2013 which saved preparation time and reduced the error opportunities.
  • Promoted as Team Leader with effect from 1st August 2011.

Apr 2005Apr 2008

Senior Account Executive

Compass BPO

Compass BPO is part of Aditya Birla Minacs. The company has its operations base at Mumbai from where it undertakes various projects of outsourcing financial and accounting jobs for its clients based at UK.


  • Promoted as ‘Senior Accountant’ in August 2007 and cleared test for sending the files directly to clients (files will not reviewed by the Team Leader) and Nominated as Junior Reviewer (Team Leader).
  • Member of Team (Six Sigma) to find out the opportunities in the existing projects for Green belt Project Certification.

Jul 2001Jul 2005

Accounts and Audit Assistant

Sekhari & co. (chartered accountants) and sanzgiri and acharya & co.(chartered accountants)
  • Audits for Insurance Companies, MNC Companies, Various Films and T V Serial making Companies, Export Oriented, 3star Hotel and Pvt Ltd Companies.
  • Responsible for giving valuable suggestion to clients on various ways to improve the profitability and optimum utilization of the resources through Audits.
  • Finalization of accounts of Private Limited Companies as well as Private Firms, operative societies. Preparation of Income Tax returns, TDS returns and Tax Audit Reports for Private Limited Companies and Private firms.
  • Clients: United India Insurance, Oriental Insurance, T-Series, Hitachi India Ltd, Golten India Ltd (MNC), Film Companies (A K Films), Vishesh Films (Mahesh Bhatt), Base Industries (Nadiadwala), V R Entertainers.


Aug 2009Feb 2011

Master in Business Managment

National Institute of Managment
Jun 1998Apr 2001

D. G. Ruparel College
Jun 1996Mar 1998


D. G. Ruparel College


  • Accounting/Business Software:Well versed with Tally Accounting Suite, SQL and SAGE Accounting software.
  • Diploma in Computer Managements: Word, Excel, WordStar and FoxPro from Profile Institute passed with 70.60%.
  • Account Assistant Course: Windows/Lotus Smart Suite-97, WordPro, Freelance Graphics, Lotus notes Domino, Computerized Practical Accounting with Ex-Next Generation Package (Developed by TATA) and Tally-5.4 from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan (Sponsored by IBM) passed with First Class.
  • SQL Basic course from NIIT
  • Computer in T. Y. B Com: Word, Excel, FoxPro Programming, ‘C‘ Language (Basic Level Programming) passed with 83%.