I am a qualified Chartered Accountant having 16 years of post qualification experience in Finance, Accounts, Taxation, Financial Planning & Analysis domain. Currently I am working as Financial Controller for KGL Logistics, Kuwait.

Experience

  • FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

    at KGL LOGISTICS

    January 2016 - at Present

    Al Asimah Governorate

    As Finance Controller with KGL Logistics K.P.S.C, Kuwait ‐ since Feb’16 (4 years) Key Result Areas:  Fund Management  Preparation of Cash Flow projections for Banks, New Projects, Credit Rating Institution  Preparation of Budget for various Business Units  Lead and mentor warehousing & freight forwarding operations team of 10 members  Liaising with Treasury team for exchange rates for fund transfer , Loan schedules  Liaising with Legal team for various legal cases, legal payments  Payroll processing, Accounts Payables Management, Accounts Receivables Management  MIS Reports & Presentations for Senior Management  Handling Statutory Audit , Quarterly Review & Internal Audit  Liaising with Operation team & Sales team for new tenders, operation incentive & sales commission plan

  • AREA CONTROLLER

    at THOMSON REUTERS

    February 2014 - January 2016

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

    Monitoring the preparation and coordination for Audit of Central & Eastern Europe entities  Monitoring the month close of CEE entities  Providing information to support forecasting requirements as & when required  Approving the funding request for CEE entities  Keeping track of monthly/quarterly/annual internal corporate reporting in accordance with Corp. deadlines

  • MANAGER

    at CISCO

    May 2013 - January 2014

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

    Supervising the preparation of monthly accounts for the CISCO Capital entities in accordance with US GAAP and CISCO Corporate close deadlines  Managing the accounting for and providing justification for material fluctuation and significant account balances  Carrying out the analysis of lease portfolio to ensure completeness & accuracy of the lease activity accounted for in the financial statements  Providing information to support forecasting requirements as & when required  Entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring: o Financial Statements are accurate and US/Local GAAP Compliant o Compliance with CISCO global accounting policies and procedures as well as with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act o

  • ASSISTANT MANAGER

    at OCWEN FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

    February 2008 - April 2013

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

    Led and mentored a team of 7 members;  Handled the Consolidation of Ocwen & its Subsidiaries per US GAAP  Oversaw the preparation of MIS reports for Senior Management as well as ensured compliance with Licensing and Investment banker requirements  Administered the preparation of Intercompany accounts & reconciliation as well as 10Q & 10K – Quarterly & Annual report to be filed with SEC  Monitored the budgeting for business unit & variance analysis for actual V/s budget  Spearheaded the Corporate Accounting Team for Internal Audit & Statutory Audit requirement  Developed tables to conform to the current quarter presentation  Maintained the financials for different state filings as well as tagged XBRL

  • ASSISTANT MANAGER

    at IBM

    February 2007 - February 2008

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

    Worked out of IBM Head Office, New York, USA and instrumentally transited the process from USA: IBM (Financial Planning and Analysis) to INDIA within a short period of 2 months.  Facilitated critical decision‐making process through effective Financial Planning and Analysis involving collating & interpreting financial data for determining financial performance  Rewarded with performance incentive of USD 2000

  • GROUP LEADER

    at OUTSOURCE PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL

    January 2003 - February 2007

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

    Worked out of USA Head office and instrumentally transited 2 processes EXL (AR/AP and International Taxation)  Acted as a key member of the team for handling process operations with focus on International Taxation; developing procedures, service standards and operational policies

Education

  • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT

    at ICAI

    1995 - 2003 (8 years) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

Services offered

  • FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

    Nearly 16 years of experience in Finance & Accounts, Fund Management, Working
    Capital Management and SOX Compliance majorly in the IT/ ITES Sector
     Demonstrated business acumen in managing finance operations and contributing
    higher rate of organic growth
     Strong exposure and understanding of business strategy planning and implementation
     Expertise in designing/ implementing systems & procedures to achieve cost control &
    financial discipline
     Proficiency in managing financial accounting, receivables & payables management,
    preparing ledger books, bank reconciliation statements and finalization of accounts
     Strong experience in managing US GAAP, IFRS, SOX, etc.
     Holds the credit of working in Trading, Operating and Manufacturing Industry
     Hands on experience in examining financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness,
    and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
     Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and maximize profits
    through achievement in finance management, internal controls and productivity /
    efficiency improvements
     Track record of developing and implementing financial and operational controls that
    improve P&L scenario and competitively position the firm
     Possess excellent interpersonal, analytical, negotiations, troubleshooting and
    team building skills
     Proven ability in establishing systems & packages and planning/ managing resources

Languages

  • English Native

  • Hindi Negotiation

  • Kannada Native

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