A high caliber, result-driven, & achievement-oriented Senior Management Professional, holds an MBA in Finance, & offers over 16 years of extensive experience in managing Finance & Accounts and Project Management functions across diverse organizations. Proven track record to leverage vast domain knowledge and in-depth expertise to spearhead entire spectrum of Finance and Accounting functions, Project Management (Financial), ERP integration & implementation, including Internal and External Audit Management and Risk Management, thereby optimizing Finance and Management Accounting functions, achieving improvements in cost saving, profitability & productivity mainly in Project Business vertical and enhancing financial/functional health of the company.
Vishwa Vishwani Institute of Systems and Management 2004
Osmania University 2008
Work & Experience
NTT DATA ASIA Pacific Pte Ltd 04/06/2017 - 03/31/2022
Regional Finance Manager - Projects
Responsibilities: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Assess financial statements and implement effective financial controls based on the NTT Data finance department’s policies and procedures. Coordinate activities related to implementing the shared service Tower Model. Focus on regional management fee allocation and service fee allocation and their related activities. Involved in the identification of development areas for process improvements within APAC entities, creating and facilitating appropriate internal learning materials. Maintain regular interaction with multiple teams HQ teams, Management team, Subsidiaries, Shared service F&A and FP&A based on operational and project requirements. Implement and ensure compliance with HQ or RHQ related policies – Third Party policy, Entertainment policy, Bad Debt Policy, AR DSO, Travel Policy, and Journal entry policy. Represent the organization in KPMG Audit and TP Documentation. Follow up with the concerned stakeholders in implementing audit recommendations. Oversee implementation of system to develop the controls in business / financial operations like Intramart / Tableau Roll out business process improvements in internal control improvement related processes – The purchase process, Travel Process, Work Flow System. Conduct Group Unified Audit and Operational Audit for all the subsidiaries in planning, executing, and resolving the issues. Perform reporting to the HQ on Financial Report testing results for J-SOX Prepare and present various status reports at senior management reviews to realign policy decisions and implement effective remedial measures.
NTT DATA Global Delivery Services Limited 12/12/2011 - 04/05/2017
Achievements: Led a team of 12 members which include responsibilities such as Performance Management, Client Engagement and Team Productivity Responsibilities: Framed strategic plans to lead the team and deftly managed finances for entities located in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, and Australia. Catered to Accounts payables, Accounts receivables, Fixed Assets, General Ledger and Project Systems for the APAC region. Handled End to End F&A for APAC Region covering Accounts payables, Accounts receivables, Fixed Assets, General Ledger and Project Systems. Reported the Monthly Flash PL report by period at end of the month, Weekly mail tracker by activities performed, EOD tracker by company wise. Performed the overall consolidation of Financials for all the regions and update the number to RHQ and HQ teams. Prepared monthly Balance sheet schedules and reconciliations for all the six entities including intercompany reconciliations. Oversaw Implementation of New ERP System for 12 Entities (In progress), Planning – Connecting with the stake holders on Implementation planning for the ERP system. Documentation – Reviewing and preparing the user manuals, flow charts and process manuals for the end to end process. Data Migration – Fully responsible for the data migration process from the current ERP system to the New ERP system. Support – Providing the extensive support to the user companies, making them understand the new ERP system. Managed Implementation of accounting system, Handled 2 Major Projects in which, process is getting migrated from multiple regions working on multiple platforms to single location and system, based on their requirement. This project facilitated standardization, Process stabilization and improved system controls, timely and accurate reporting.
Cognizant Technology Solutions 04/23/2009 - 12/11/2011
Achievements: Bagged Opel Award consecutively for 2 quarters for maintaining 100% Accuracy Managed 3 Major Projects in the Fixed Assets process & performed with 100% TAT and Accuracy. Prepared documents such as FMEA and SOP’s Responsibilities: Focused on Project Setup, Capitalization, Retirements, Transfers, Disposals, Depreciation run, Posting Month End Accruals. Maintained and tracked Construction in Progress (CIP) Account and CIP Aging reports. Performed and sent reports like Active Assets Report, Assets Additions Report, and NBV Reports to the Restaurants Managers for reporting purposes. Worked on issue logs, reconciliations, and reporting.
Genpact 04/01/2008 - 04/22/2009
Daily balancing of lease and loan accounts Identify the variances between sub-system and SAP General Ledger Contacting various department in Onsite to resolve the pending items Preparation of adjustment entries in SAP General Ledger To publish daily MIS report on Open items Submitting the Auditor’s Report as per JSox to the client Preparing Daily and Monthly dash boards for the process Required JV’s need to processed for respective GL’s Taking care of the team hurdles and MOM when ever its required Handling GL adhoc journals activity and stabilized the process by implementing a mechanized way in posting the journals. Allocating the journals to the team members & ensure they all got posted in GL before the GL close
Jawad Business Group 09/01/2004 - 12/25/2006
Job Responsibilities Preparing Schedules / MIS on quarterly basis Preparing Monthly estimates Preparing Letter of Credits for Foreign Suppliers Dealing with the Banks for Documents / Trust Receipts Checking and verifying the invoice and responsible for correct purchase / revenue Generating the month end estimate/provision report and submit to the management Preparation Inter Branch transaction and reconciliation Preparing reconciliation of BRS and Local and Foreign suppliers Maintaining and Following with relevant people for Debtors collections Oracle Application Implementation COMPANY NAME: JAWAD BUSINESS GROUP, KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN MY ROLE: Gathered business requirements for Oracle financials and provided process details to consultants Reviewed followed documents prepared by consultants: o As-Is and To-Be process o High Level Process Design o Standard Operating Procedure o End User Training Material Prepared user acceptance test scripts for end users Performed end user training