Jyoti Kumar Jain, Co-Founder of CFO4SME is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, having corporate experience of more than 33 years serving diverse private sector industries. He has worked as Director in PVK Distillery Ltd in Modi Group in India and has held positions of GFC in Tower Aluminum Plc, Unit of Comcraft Group; UK He has successfully accomplished various assignments for corporate houses across diverse industries in India and overseas in the areas of Corporate Financing and Commercial Matters.
Mr. Jain holds distinction and experience of turning around the financial position of company through initiatives like budgeting, cost Control and cost reduction. He specializes in preparation of business plan and detailed project report for financing the existing and new projects, working capital management, risk based internal audit, forensic audit, taxation and legal matters.
Subhash C Agrawal Co-Founder of CFO4SME is a fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI), Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA). He is also a Law graduate and B.Com (Hons) from Delhi University.He has corporate experience of more than 30 years serving private sector as well as public sector in industries like Cement, Pre-Engineered Building, Cement Sheets, Biochemical, Fertilisers, Textiles, etc.
He has held positions of Director (Finance) of Cement Corporation of India Ltd. and Chairman & Managing Director of TriveniStructurals Ltd. He has worked as General Manager – Finance/Internal Audit in Everest Industries Ltd., General Manager-Finance & Company Secretary in Kothari Fermentation &Biochem Ltd, and Internal Audit Deptt of IFFCO Ltd.
Mr.Agrawal has successfully accomplished various assignments for corporate houses across industries, which includes Risk based Internal & Forensic Audit, Risk Analysis & Mitigation, Finance, Cost Audit and Cost Management, Taxation, Arbitration and Corporate Laws. He believes that finance professionals are conscious keepers of the organisation.
Ghanisth, CEO of CFO4SME, is a business graduate and has done his MBA from IIPM New Delhi. He works internally as well as externally in the organizations to bring about a new perspectives and solutions. Serving as a catalyst, he takes on charge as a team player and has a good experience of getting teams and new line of work started.
He has successfully developed a new business line creating a new stream of revenue of movie distribution client. He has also served as the strategy executive for upcoming resort project in terms of making sustainable plan of action with slow mode of investments in the project.
Anupam Sharma, Chief Learning Officer of CFO4SME is a qualified Management professional from I.M.T Ghaziabad and also completed his LL.B for value addition needed in corporate world. He has diversified & multi industry mix experience of 25 years with varied product & market mix , holding profile of senior management like Vice-president & COO @ Hero Motors, Finlace, Unnati fortune holdings ltd etc. He had been passionate throughout his career & so being offered more challenges to overcome as opportunities.
His philosophy of people management is fabulous & truly driven by leadership skills and passion. He set examples in changing trends in market, operations & resource optimization through corporate innovations.
Anupam believes in “Life is a learning process… “& so adopted the latest art & science of transformation globally accepted i.e. “Life Coaching”. He has done course from “Grow More “which is I.C.F (U.S.A) Certified institution. Now his Focus & Endeavour is on helping people, to bring out their best for success & fulfillment in life as “Success Coach”.
Jamila Lokhandwala, Chief Strategy Officer of CFO4SME, is holding a chartered degree in management accounting from London-Cima and a member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. She has two decades of experience as a cost consultant, and has designed her own unique model of sustainability and profit re-engineering which can be extended across all industry platforms. Her expertise lies in the rationalization of the business cost model and fine-tuning the company’s resource utilization to suit the volatility of the market demand patterns.
She has the potential to study and carve the game changing strategies for her client company-eliminating silos in performance and developing the business model, aligned to the organization’s core competencies.
Other competencies include cash flow management, forecasting, budgeting, activity based cost management, supply chain, change management and performance mapping on a balanced score card platform.
She has delivered an increase of at least 50 percent in the profit trajectory in many of her SME client’s business models within short spans by redesigning the focus of the management efforts by generating “correct” numbers for their financial models and helping them redevelop their core strategies.
There are also successful instances wherein she has been able to generate strategies of above 100% growth in profit margins for her client companies without any additional investment in capex in addition to an even more amazing growth trajectory for future. The numbers speak for themselves
Prakash Bhagat An alumnus of IIM Calcutta, has over 30 years of professional management experience in various industries and is a seasoned professional and have handled Business Head /Profit Center and Senior level responsibilities over the past 3 decades.
Prakash has proven expertise in Consultancy, Project Planning & Implementation, Strategic Alliances,, Liasoning ,Business Development, Channel Set up, CRM ,HR and Operations in Corporate world including setting up of large scale green field projects.
Prakash has spear headed teams and handled profit centers for companies like, Assotech Ltd, Reliance Telecom(rolled out GSM Services in 7 circles), Shaw Wallace, Bharti Broadband, Parsec Technologies, Cube Software ,Meinhardt Singapore Pte Ltd etc and taken these companies to great heights
He is widely traveled and is aware of all the processes in the Infrastructure, Telecom, IT/ITES and FMCG Industry.
Prakash is key member of IIM Alumnus and was instrumental in setting up of IIM Calcutta Alumni Chapter in Delhi. He has strong networks with CEOs and CXOs of leading companies.
A seasoned and successful professional Prakash brings with him the maturity and experience to achieve the mission of any new project.
Pradeep K. Chauhan is a seasoned Chartered Accountant with additional qualifications of Cost Accountancy, Company Secretary-ship, Diploma in Corporate Governance (ICSI), Certificate Course in Indirect Taxation (ICAI), Certificate Course in Valuations(ICAI), SAP-FI Certified Consultants(SAP) and ACCA(UK) Diploma in IFRS (with Practical IFRS Reporting Exposure) with over 23 years of experience in the areas of Finance & Accounts, Auditing, Budgeting, Taxation, Costing and Risk Management, Funds and Working Capital Management, System Implementation & MIS etc.
He has vast experience in Accounting and Auditing, Management Accounting, Budgeting and Costing, Strategic Financial Planning, Treasuary and Banking Matters, Working Capital Management, Taxation, Legal and Secretarials Matters, Corporate Alliances and JVs, Cost Optimization, Corporate Governance, Corporate Financing, Commercial Matters and Cost Reduction Programmes for successful businesses with global foot prints and hold distinction and experience of turning around the financial position of company through initiatives like Budegting and Cost Controls.
Krishna Dasan.A is an Associate Member of Institute of Cost Accountants of India. For last 15 years, he had worked in various fields such as Monthly Reporting and Analysis, Supervision of Accounts dept., Internal Controls and management assessment, Budget and cash flow analysis, Financial Planning, Compliance services etc.
As a professional with commitment and dedication to the assignments, he ensures quality delivery to the clients and in the process,help them in cost reduction and productivity enhancement. He believes in the synergy that comes from different members, to respond the differences with an inclusive attitude and move ahead in seeking a consensus growth path using collective wisdom.
Rajnish Bansal is qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, having an experience in financial services for more than 25 years. His areas of expertise include Tax representation, Audit and attestation, Bank audit, Special audits, Regulatory compliance matters and financial consultancy.
He is results oriented professional with progressive experience in diverse industries like Real Estate, PVC Pipes and Rice exports etc. He has handled and managed numerous funding assignments of different ranges from various public sector and private sector banks
N. K. Gupta is having more than 30 years of experience in direct financing in various aspects of business including export houses, large scale, medium scale and small scale industries, traders and retails i.e. personal advances. He has experience in internal based inspection, fraud investigation, stock audit, concurrent audit in the banking industry.
Mr. Gupta possesses extensive experience in handling operations and loans management of medium and large sized branches (including overseas branch) of leading public sector bank. He is post graduate in commerce, certified associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and an associate member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Sanjiv Tandan, He is a professional with diversified experience of over 29 years in the field of business, finance, taxation, legal and general management. He is a practising Advocate, Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and member of Indian Council of Arbitration. He specialises in taxation, civil, economic offences and consumer laws. He also has considerable experience in drafting and formatting JV agreements, memorandum of understanding, scheme of arrangements to small and medium sized enterprises and semi-autonomous government bodies.
As head of taxation department in Jubilant Organosys, Sanjiv Tandan has domain knowledge of Chemical, pharma and biotech industry. In Xerox Modicorp, he was responsible for corporate taxation matters. Sanjiv Tandan was Chief Executive Officer of Global Advisors Limited, a corporate finance and business advisory company and had worked on assignments in Oman, Dubai, Kuwait and Singapore.
Manesh is a chartered accountant with diverse experience of over 20 years across various sectors. He has worked with reputed companies like Pepsi Foods, Wipro, Agility and United Parcel Services in various roles including CFO and Strategic Business leader with proven track record of turning around loss making organizations and improving profit margins without sacrificing growth and market.
He has managed large teams and established systems and processes for seamless business continuity. He always has a keen eye for details and sound knowledge of direct tax, indirect tax and import export, commercial and fund raising. Currently, he is engaged with many startups and SMEs to work as their strategic and operational CFO on a part time basis.
Ashish Srivastava has diversified exposure to various management practices in areas such as Strategic and HR consulting , business restructuring, training and development, covering a wide range of industries from I.T, media, entertainment, technology to the financial services sector and the engineering industry. His area of professional interest and management science specialization includes leadership development, change management. Ashish has over 25 years of executive management experience in leading industries. He has served many leading multinationals on a variety of topics including strategy, incubation, operations and organization. He has been very active in the start-up spaced and helped lot of SMEs for better working.
He was involved in selection and implementation of technology partners, besides sitting on the board of advisory of several public-private joint ventures funded by UNDP, UNIDO, ADB and World Bank. He is extraordinary in counseling and negotiation skills. He is in board of interviewers for recruitment of top and senior management. He is actively involved in talent acquisition and grooming. He has delivered guest lectures at many global and Indian conferences and mentored many young professionals in India.
As transformation executive he has played role of a business leader with years of experience turning companies around using proper process management to make them leaner, faster, more efficient, and ultimately, more profitable. His imparted wisdom teaches not only how to make things run smoother, but also how to get our people to engaged effectively by getting “on board” with new ways of thinking and working smarter.
Sonal Kulshreshtha is member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, having 14 years of rich experience of diverse industries like Telecom, Media, BPOs, NBFCs, etc. She has strong commercial acumen and has been successful in building strong relationships with banks and investors for various companies. She has experience in building strong financial systems and controls for start-up organizations and carry good experience in customizing the Financial Reports as per the stakeholders’ requirements
Sonal has been associated with PSU like BSNL and MNCs like Group M, HFCL, Oracle India, Saija Microfinance, SEED Financial Services, Humana People to People India and has vast experience in Accounting, Audits including SOX Audits, implementation of Internal Financial Controls, Treasury Management, Funds Raising, Due Diligence exercises, Financial Planning & Analysis, MIS reporting in customized manner to suit the specific needs of clients.
Nikhil Agarwal is an qualified Chartered Accountant, having post qualification experience of more than 12 years in the areas of Finance, Corporate Tax Planning, Management Audit, Budget Planning, Corporate MIS, and Internal Controls etc. He is a through professional with systematic and progressive approach. In his earlier roles, he has worked with reputed corporate houses at senior level financial positions
Nikhil possesses diversified professional experience in various sectors and industries which includes finance, media, renewable energy, steel pipes, steel processing, minor port, infrastructure, plastic etc. He has handled many corporate assignments spanning wide areas of finance, taxation, funds raising, banking matters and financial restructuring.
Rahul Magan served as a Corporate Treasurer for United States; India based Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES), Information Technology (IT) Companies like EXL Service Holdings, Inc. and HCL Technologies Limited. As a Corporate Treasurer served key Treasury Desks like Treasury Front Office Desk, Treasury Middle Office Desk, Treasury CFO Desk, Treasury Research Desk. As a Corporate Treasurer served Foreign Exchange Risk Management, Treasury Risk Management , Currency Derivatives , Interest Rates Derivatives , Fixed Income Markets ( Debt Markets , Money Markets , Capital Markets ) , Cash Flow Forecasting , Global Cash Management , Inter Company Fund Management , Hedge Accounting ( IFRS , US GAAP , IND-AS , Indian GAAP ) , M&A , Management Reporting , Board Deck , Investors Deck.
He has served as a Corporate Treasurer for 10 Years and during this stint he won as a Top 20 Corporate Treasurer in India during Year 2014 alongside several awards. He is speaker for 26 Global forums across the Globe covering variety of topics. Currently, he is associated as CEO of Treasury Consulting LLP which is a Multi-Disciplinary consulting firm having multiple revenue streams like Publication Domains , Trainings Domains , Foreign Exchange (FX) Consulting Desk , Analytics Desk , Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) , Accounting & Assurance , Knowledge Commerce ( K Commerce ) , Treasury Consulting Asia Frauds Chapter , Treasury Consulting Merchandise Store , Treasury Consulting Club - " The Mavericks " with footprints in markets like United States , London , Singapore , Malaysia , Mauritius , Thailand , Philippines , Dubai , Iran , Saudi Arabia and still counting.
Praveen Kumar Tiwary, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Law Graduate, having expertise in the areas of Corporate Commercial Advisory and Transaction Advisory services with respect to establishment of business in India, due diligence, contract management, corporate restructuring and compliance management with specific emphasis on corporate commercial laws including Companies Act and Exchange Control regulations of India. Presently he is in Whole-time Practice as a Company Secretary
His extensive work experience of over 12 yrs comprises of a judicious mix of employment with reputed Industrial groups, professional associations with full service law firms and independent practice as a Company Secretary, wherein having worked for various companies/ clients from diversified business areas, he understands the business functions of various industries not only from a view point of a functional business head but also from the perspective of an independent advisor thus making him the right person to advise and assist for the compliance management of any business entity in India.
Jitnedra D Deshmukh is member of Institute of Cost Accountants of India, having 14 years of rich professional experience in Public as well as private such as FMGC, Service, Furniture, Chemical industries, Engineering, Scientific equipment manufacturing, etc. He worked in the areas of Monthly Reporting and Analysis, Supervision of Finance dept., Internal Controls and Management assessment, Budget Preparation & analysis, Financial Planning, Compliance services, Controlling etc. He also worked for cost reduction techniques and time study for labor and machine cost analysis for startup companies and its units. He also supported in Products or Services Pricing Decisions outside India.
He has experience in building strong financial systems and controls for start-up organizations and carries good experience in customizing the Financial Reports as per the stakeholders’ requirements. He specializes in preparation of long and short business plans, working capital management, risk based internal audit, taxation, Statutory Compliances also for system audits. He is open-minded, friendly and resourceful Management Consultant with a sound and optimistic outlook on all things in life. He poses an excellent ability to motivate others; coupled with the ability to communicate comfortably at all levels, therefore ensuring an excellent working environment for all members of the team to perform at their bests.
Paras Mittal, is Qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary having vast experience in in the fields of Legal, Tax, Audit, Finance and Corporate Governance of over 12 years. He is also qualified NCFM, Capital Market dealer as well as Mutual funds advisor by NSE of India. He deals in handling all kinds of tax audit, internal audit and statutory audit of various large and medium scaled companies. He consults different multinational companies on preparing budget and SOX compliance reports, transfer pricing study and capital commitments reports
He also handles matters of bank guarantees, STPI approvals, RBI Approvals, CLB and RD Approvals and other license approvals of various statutory authorities. He served various Multinational companies like Intercontinental Hotels Group, Hilton Hotel Management Services and Galaxy commercial in the past.
Priyank Jain, is a graduate in commerce from Delhi University. He has vast experience of more than 18 years in arranging secured and unsecured debt to corporate and individual.
Priyank has successfully accomplished various assignments for corporate houses across industries, which includes Mortgage Loans and Unsecured Loans. He believes that finance professionals are conscious keepers of the organization.