Saugata is based in Kolkata and possesses over two decades of expertise in leading large sized teams in Finance Transformation , FP&A , Business Partnering , Controllership, Revenue Management , Pricing , Project Management , Transition domains . He has expertise in Manufacturing , ITES , BFSI and Consulting sectors across MNCs and Indian listed entities and led leadership roles as VP- Finance in HSBC Global Financial Centre and Finance Controller in ANZ Bank. He is an analyst at heart with a knack for further improving FP&A process along with Finance Transformation.
A Committed professional, having more than a decade of experience in providing solutions at the corporate level. In Margins Consulting – my new venture, I look forward to working with emerging companies to help them set and monitor their processes, thereby improving their margins.
Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working with corporates and having a strong network across banks and financial institutions. Holding current board positions as an Independent Director. Skilled in Management, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Cross Border Acquisitions and Leverage Buyouts (Europe, Africa), fundraising through PE/IPO/Commercial Papers. Brings along a rich experience of over 25 years of financial dexterity and strategic management.
Prabhu lives in Bengaluru and is a Chartered Accountant with close to 18 years of experience in Controllership, FP&A and Business partnering. He has served in various finance leadership roles and was Director Finance with Antworks India. He has earlier worked in various Companies including GE Healthcare, Honeywell, Novozymes & Cisco. His exposure of working with companies at various stages across industries such as Healthcare, Pharma, Information Technology, Packaging & Services with Large groups has given him a very diversified experience in Finance. Interests: He likes mentoring young students in the areas of Finance and loves Swimming & music.
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“Ram lives in Chennai and is a versatile Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He has experience of over 30 years in organizations across Cement, Textile, Leather, IT and ITES and Food and Beverage Retail and was also the COO in his last stint. He has wide experience in Financial Planning, Setting up accounting systems, ERP implementation, handling PE Investors and Board meetings and Strategy and Planning. He believes that the business must be run with a quantitative focus with simple metrics and processes that can be understood by the end user. He has worked with a lot of entrepreneur driven organizations and family-owned businesses and understands the transformational challenges for these businesses.”
He is a resident of Mumbai and is a Chartered Accountant with an analytical mindset. He has experience in the fields of Statutory Audit, Internal Audit, Taxation and Accounting. He posses skills such as Financial Modelling, Valuation, Financial Planning, Financial Statement preparation & analysis, Budgeting and Management. Prior to this he was working with Morgan Stanley in Hedge Fund Service department providing services to the funds such as maintaining books of accounts, calculation of NAV, preparing investor statements, budgeting of expenses and providing assiatance for audit. Personally he has keen interest towards football and music
Bindu is from Chennai. She is an MBA in Finance & Analytics from Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad & an Engineer from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. Prior to that, She worked with MPA Financial Services as Manager in Project Appraisal & Structured Finance. where she was involved in Debt Syndication Process, building Financial Models and preparing Information Memorandum. Also well versed in preparing Resolution plans for Stressed Accounts. She also worked as Equity Research Analyst.
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Archana lives in Navi Mumbai. She has completed her Inter ICWAI and MCom. She has 11 years experience in Finance and Accounts, Majorly in Internal Audits, Process audits, Data Analytics and Process Reengineering. Worked previously in Knowledge Process outsourcing (KPO) at Vertex Customer Solutions, OEC Records Management Co Ltd and Aneja Associates, handled clients like Piramal Enterprises, PN Writers, ITNL, ILFS, Nayara Energy and TCE. Possesses extensive audit management experience in Internal Audit, Concurrent Audit, Process Audit for various companies and process audits of different banks to ensure its smooth running in long-term business process. Well-versed in managing transition projects from ground-up while identifying the client requirements and catering to their needs. Accomplishment in providing scalable financial suggestions/advises that meet demanding time restraints and exceeds expectations.
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Kratik is a Chartered Accountant holding experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Statutory Audit, Tax Audits and Valuations. He has worked with GroupM Media in FP&A roles and with Deloitte in Audit & Assurance where he had experience across Advertising, Manufacturing and Healthcare Industry. He has worked with small Proprietorship Firms to Large Corporates and believes in versatility or Jack of all, over specialisation. He likes to stroll on the streets of old city areas, knowing its culture and trying street foods.
Pooja is a Finance Professional with more than 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance, FP&A, Taxation, Treasury, MIS & Accounts in various Leadership roles. She has worked at senior leadership levels in various service-based organizations like FCB India, ARM Worldwide, Synapse, Publicis, GE Capital & Fidelity Investments.
Pooja is passionate to work with Startups since she loves their energetic and enthusiastic culture.
Pooja has been a speaker at various CFO events, and is regularly invited to share her experiences with MBA students in esteemed colleges like FMS, Delhi, FORE school, DTU etc. She loves to write content about Finance and Leadership that has been published on various online and offline platforms.
Sudhakar is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Sudhakar has around 17 years of experience in advising multinational corporations on various issues pertaining to corporate tax, international tax, transfer pricing cross border mergers and acquisitions, group structuring, and exchange control matters. His focus areas include – corporate and financial structuring, inbound and outbound investment advisory, Promoter stake enhancement and related tax advisory and routine tax advisory, planning and litigation. He has specific expertise in IT/ITES, Pharma, Real Estate and PE sectors, where he has worked with multinational corporations and Indian players on a diverse range of corporate, international, and M&A tax related issues.
Hitesh joined CFO Bridge in 2013 and is part of the core leadership team. During his tenure of more than eight years at CFO Bridge, Hitesh has managed & supported CFO offices of 30+ companies from the manufacturing, service & start-up domain. He has been instrumental in delivering end-to-end analytical & strategic solutions for various business problems. Hitesh has gained extensive expertise and exposure to different facets of finance & strategic decision support with an emphasis on strategic planning, financial analysis, business & financial MIS, budgeting, product costing, customer analytics, cash conversion cycle, process improvement, cost optimization, effective governance, competition analysis, and tax compliances.
Hitesh has also been involved in fundraising support for various start-ups, including preparing a strategic business plan, pitch deck, preparing data room & maintaining investor relationships.
Hitesh has completed his MBA in Finance from IMT Ghaziabad (2013) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Before joining CFO Bridge, he worked with Capgemini for three years.
Over a progressive career of 10+ years, Hitesh has managed & delivered end to end analytical & strategic solutions for variety of business problems for 30+ companies from manufacturing, agriculture & service domain industries. Hitesh had the opportunity to directly working with reputed business leaders & ex-CFOs of various large organisations.
Over the years, Hitesh has gained extensive expertise and exposure to various facet of finance & strategic decision support with emphasis on financial strategic planning, financial analysis, business & financial MIS reporting, budgeting, product costing, customer analytics, cash conversion cycle, process improvement, cost optimisation, effective governance, competition analysis & ad-hoc strategic reporting.
Gautam is a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. In his experience spanning more than 17 years, Gautam has worked with high growth and best in class organizations like Bharti Airtel, Interglobe Enterprises [Indigo Airlines] and Tata Teleservices.
Prior to joining CFO Bridge, Gautam served as Sr. Vice President at Sterlite Power. Previously he was Finance Head for Enterprise Business at Tata Teleservices.
Gautam enjoys collaborating and driving business performance and profitability, managing working capital and cash flows and building high caliber teams. He has steered strategic initiatives like spectrum auctions [bid value USD 1 Bn], debt refinancing [USD 3 Bn], JV incubation [investments of USD 100 Mn] and divestments/equity funds raise.
Manoj is based in Chennai and is a versatile Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He has a total experience of more than 20 years. Before joining CFO Bridge, Manoj served as Vice President – Corporate Strategy at Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. He has previously worked with Ocwen Financial Corporation and Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Manoj’s focus areas are making start-ups investor-ready and growth-ready, structuring, strategic planning, performance management & incentive program design.
Shilpa lives in Mumbai and is a CA with over 20 years of experience across operational and strategic areas of finance and accounting across varied size and scale of companies. She has handled CFO roles in MNC, Indian corporate, and startups and has been responsible for accounting and controls, financial planning and analysis, treasury, taxation, fundraising, and managing PE/VC investors. Shilpa has a keen eye for the bottom line and enjoys partnering with businesses for profitable growth. She draws her inspiration from the teachings of Bhagavad Gita, and when not managing her daughters’ activities, she likes reading and writing blogs on issues of current interest. Her LinkedIn profile is a treasure trove of her articles ranging from business strategies to real-life experiences.
Sachin lives in Pune and is a versatile Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He has experience spread of over 27 years across industries and geographies and is an expert in Engineering, Automobile, and Auto Component industries. His in-depth understanding of strategy and process drivers makes him at ease in Board and team meetings. He loves running. He believes that being fast, decisive, and adopting sustainable practices makes the winning proposition.
Gautam lives in Mumbai and is a CA and ICWA with more than 25 years of experience in every single area of finance & accounts. He has served as CFO of Hicare and as Director of Finance at Raymond Apparel. He has earlier worked in various divisions of Marico for a long time. His exposure of working with companies in multiple stages of maturity across industries such as FMCG, Retail, Services, Manufacturing, Fashion & Packaging & with Large Indian groups, MNCs, Private Equity & Family Managed businesses has given him a wealth of experience and wisdom when it comes to advising SMEs. He loves listening to music, watching soccer & reading to keep himself updated. He believes that discipline, passion, and teamwork make the winning formula.
Pooja lives in Mumbai and is a MBA in Human Resources, Certified Psychometric practitioner and a Happiness coach with more than 20 years of experience in Global Human Resource Management with several multinational companies in Pharmaceuticals, Insurance, Telecom industry.
Pooja has lead several successful global transformational organization and HR interventions through the fabric of culture and leadership by architecting differentiated talent models to deliver best in in class and innovative HR Programs. She brings in expertise in Strategic HR, Employer Branding, Capability Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, Employee communication, Performance, Rewards & Benefits and HR Business Partnership.
At the core of her efforts is an intent to ride the “Future of Work” wave and foster a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. A people science evangelist, an entrepreneur by heart, an avid Story Teller who loves biographies, being a full time mother and advocating creativity in every walk of life.
Pooja is also a visiting faculty in various education institutes teaching and upskilling young talent and is associated with an NGO to support under privilege children.