Experience

  • Finance Controller

    at The Karen Hospital

    October 2017 - at Present

    Nairobi

    * Managing overall finances for the organization; this includes: o Reviewing & approving daily/monthly/quarterly/yearly finances o Effectively managing accounts receivable/payable while meeting financial requirements and deadlines * Creating & analyzing financial reports & interfacing with the CEO for presenting monthly/yearly financial statements * Formulating, reviewing & ensuring adherence with financial policies and systems in the hospital * Coordinating with the CEO for planning & developing annual budgets after proper review of all financial plans * Monitoring financial progress & communicating the same to the senior leadership teams * Leading audit functions for the organization: * Developing modules for MIS &Payroll Systems for report streamlining & presenting to the management * Ensuring adherence to all legal & statutory provisions

  • Senior Finance Analyst

    at Hewlett Packard Pvt. Ltd

    February 2007 - September 2017

    Chennai - Tamil Nādu

    * Analyzed historical data & developed Financial plans in alignment with Annual Budget, Monthly forecasting and Controls * Developed requisite controls by performing variance analysis as part of month end-close activities * Identified unusual trends by analyzing reports & recommending actions to management teams; prepared variance vs. actual presentations for Leadership Teams * Arranged monthly stakeholders meeting with Account Executive, Project Manager & Onshore Finance team for discussing highlights, achievements, challenges & process updates Prepared: o Initial business case & backlogs for new contracts o Pipeline report to analyze the Win/Loss/Drop status o Consolidated file (Dashboard Report for the overall margin customer wise) & shared it with Regional Controller * Contributed towards transition of critical accounts/projects from onsite * Created Projects & Sales Orders entrees in SAP

  • Head – Finance & Accounts

    at Sri Narayani Hospitals & Research Institute

    April 2002 - January 2007

    Vellore - Tamil Nādu

    * Involved in setup discussion for the organization owned Hospital, School and the Paramedical College * Presented daily/weekly/monthly reports to the Managing Director * Analyzed & approved finances (Revenue & Expenses) * Finalized the best cost by negotiating with contractors * Developed financial budgets & targets for the organization

Education

  • B.Com

    at University of Madras

    1990 - 1993 (3 years) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

Services offered

  • Fiance Controller

    * Expertise in Finance functions like Financial Analysis, Reporting, Accounting, Internal Controls, Statutory Compliance
    * Custodian of financial planning/analysis, internal & regulatory reporting, accounting operations, budgeting, forecasting, MIS reporting to facilitate decision-making by top management leading to long-term improvements in savings & profitability
    * Extensive working knowledge of modern accounting systems, IFRS, Accounting Standards and other statutory / regulatory compliance
    * Spearheaded financial consolidation & reporting processes for group companies including budget & forecast for internal/external purpose
    * Conducted internal/external audits across various locations and ensured that appropriate controls were in place
    * Domain expertise entails Corporate, Hospital/Health Industry, NGO, Manufacturing
    * Established working relationship with bankers, suppliers, workers; negotiated settlements, restructured financial liabilities with bankers, suppliers, statutory agencies
    * Thorough understanding of Business Process; involved with policy review & development; designed, evaluated & documented internal control framework and recommended improvements in the pre-existing framework
    * Competency in reporting tools Hyperion Financial Management, SAP, Business Intelligence, SAP Business Objects

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