EducationQualification and recognitions – Chartered Accountant (C.A) Cleared all the professional exams conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in the First Attempt – Managerial Level – The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA – UK) – Master of Commerce (M.Com) from the University of Mumbai – Obtained best ratings during tenure with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), followed by promotions – Respected by clients for professional service and value added to their business
Experience• Experience with – Working with Audit arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Mumbai, India since more than a year (September 2009 to present) – Worked with Bansi S. Mehta & Co., Mumbai, India as an Article Assistant (part of ICAI Curriculum – September 2006 to September 2009)• Audited – Multinationals and Local companies – Listed and Public limited Companies in a variety of Industries – Industries covered: • Advertising • Entertainment • Telecom Infrastructure • Textiles • Trading and manufacturing
Key Assignments Special Assignments – IPO Monitoring As a team leader reported directly to the Engagement Partner. The Assignment involved verification of funds received pursuant to an IPO (Initial Public Offer) and its appropriate utilisation – Qualified Institutional Placement As a key team member, under the guidance of the assignment manager, arrived at the Floor Price (Minimum price for the placement). Further, also assisted in the issuance of the Comfort letter to the Client and the Book Running Lead Manager in connection with the Preliminary Placement Document – Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs’) As key team player, assisted in drafting the Auditors’ Report and verified the condensed financial statements that were included in the Letter of Offer – Employee Stock Options Schemes (ESOS) On various audit engagements, verified the accounting and statutory compliance of ESOS and reported directly to the Manager on the assignment.
Key AssignmentsNature of assignments Major Clients – Audit of statutory accounts and related disclosures (ensuring compliance with Indian Gaap) – Reporting deliverables to head offices world wide – Review of interim information for quarterly reporting for US listed firms – Testing controls under Sarbanes Oxley Act for various cycles such as payroll, revenue and payables – Preparation and presentation of board reports, management letter points and Internal control recommendations – Areas covered range from Orders to Cash, Purchase to pay, Fixed assets, revenue recognition, financial reporting to financial instruments – Checking of compliance with statutes for Corporate Governance and drafting a report (Auditors’ Certificate) – Preparation of Tax Audit reports and review of all clauses involved
Key ContributionsCompliance with accounting standards, reporting and disclosures• Adjustments and recommendations: – Valuation and treatment of assets and liabilities such as financial assets and provisions – Appropriate revenue recognition as per Indian GAAP – on transfer of risk and rewards and percentage of completion – Standardisation of chart of accounts among group companies – Classification of expenses, current/non-current balances – Detailed and appropriate disclosures of financial Statements making them in line with the relevant Accounting Standards and statute requirementsBusiness related recommendations• In-depth analysis of revenue, margins and ratios– highlighting areas of improvement• Ways to hedge foreign exchange risk (eg. through forwards)• Increase recoverability of receivables i.e lower working capital cycle (factoring, quicker billing)
Key ContributionsRecommendations to improve processesand controls• In depth review with client, manager and Partner-in-charge about the controls framework, weaknesses in the control framework and suggesting measures that would strengthen financial controls in the areas of Inventory, Fixed Assets, Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash• Discuss and help implementing financial processes and standardisation that would benefit client to work efficiently
ActivitiesCollege Annual Day Celebrations - HOST Jan’ 05One of the two students chosen by collegecommittee to host the 2005 College Annual DayCelebrations.Elocutions, Dramatics & Quizzes – 2003 to dateParticipated and won in various inter and intracollege and firm competitions. Also an activeparticipant and volunteer at firm events and C.Astudy circle meetingsLecture Presentations and Client presentationsAssisted Senior Manager and Tax partner withpresentations and lectures on various audit/taxmatters and also assisted in preparing presentationsfor Audit Committees meetings.
ContactAddressAyodhya Nivas, Vth Tejpal Scheme Vile parle (East), Mumbai:-400 057Numbers and Mail• Residence +91 22 2682 6443• Mobile +91 98678 1245• E mail firstname.lastname@example.org