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RAKESH SUD

Currently located at India, Phone 91 953515 9757 E-mail: sud.rakesh@gmail.com

Professional Memberships Member (ACA) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) 1983 Member (Grad CWA) of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) 1984 Information Systems Auditor (DISA) - Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 2002 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) of International Information Systems Certification Consortium Inc (ISC) 2 2002 Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) - Passed exam with 84 percentile of The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) 2002 Educational Qualifications Indian School Certificate Exam from St Columbas School, Delhi, 1975 (6 points- 85.6%) B. A. Economics Honours from St. Stephens College, Delhi, 1979 (First Class). Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) 1983. Cost and Works Accountant from Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) 1984. Information Systems Auditor from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 2002. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) of International Information Systems Certification Consortium Inc (ISC) 2 2002. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) - Passed exam with 84 percentile of The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) 2002. Experience in Other Consultancy Assignments ED-Investment and Planning level assignment for Quality Group in Tanzania for 2 months. Based in Dar es Salaam and toured Arusha, Nairobi, Dubai and India in connection with the work. Marketing and Project reports preparation. Group CFO Assignment in Tanzania for Africa Logistics. Responsible for Setting up Accounting systems from April 2009-November 2009 in multiple locations and overseeing new investment opportunities in East Africa and Elsewhere. Vice President- Finance and Strategy of Rate Integration Inc (recently rebranded as Sixth Sense Media) a telecom services co based in USA -6 months including Marketing Business Advisor on the ISB Goldman Sachs 10000 Women Business Advisory Services Panel- 1 year and continuing Training and Marketing Consulting work. Advisor at Redwood Associates, an Analytics and Training Company with product www.lookbeyondresumes.com involved in exploration of new investments- 1 year Acted as CEO of www.plusgloves.com a SSI unit based in Peenya, Bangalore, India-6 months. Doubled their monthly sales in 3 months without extra finance. On Boarding project for ADVINUS a Tata Company at Bangalore Presented paper in Microfinance Justification- Ethics or Economics at CONFERENCE on Institutional and Technological Environment for Microfinance Organised by Burgundy School of Business, Groupe ESC Dijon Bourgogne, 29, rue Sambin - BP 50608 - 21006 DIJON , France. Also Discussant for another paper Started Centre of Management Consultancy in AIMS( Acharya Institute of Management and Science-Professor on rolls of Acharya College of Management & Sciences since Nov09. Taught & overseen project work in Banking, Marketing, Management Control, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Budgeting and Performance Management Seminars-Investor Education program of Bangalore Stock Exchange under SEBI Rs 0.25 million assignment for development of Courseware for Financial Markets for software testing organisation Maveric Systems based in Chennai.

Faculty on the ISB Goldman Sachs 10000 Women Business Advisory Services Panel. Guest Lectures at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Bangalore Lecturing on Interviewing Skills ,Investment Planning, Career Development , Tally and International Finances) Since December 2009 and making it come up with great speed

Experience in Africa Experienced and effective credit controller including maintaining accounts for debtors including confirmations, accounting for credits and differences, monitoring and managing cost of outstanding, keeping open communication channel with customers and collecting funds while ensuring service level to them is adequate and improving and bad debt management. Marketing lead and negotiating to close sales deals. Manage logistics & import and export activities, including financing arrangement, cost control, supply chain and payment cycle, expediting and prioritizing material flows Hands-on experience in all aspects of Finance and Accounts, FX Management, IT, Cost, Internal & Operational Audit, GAAP, IFRS, SOX, Revenue Assurance and Recognition, Transfer Pricing, Cost and Financial Accounting, Management Consultancy including implementation of strategies, Project Appraisal, developing optimal strategies and modifying considering soft issues, Auditing CFO job , implementation of ERP & Tally at multiple locations, database synchronisation Managing banking relationships including new limits, enhancing of existing limits etc Planning, including constraint definition and project management for steel plant Other Experience Over 23 (28 including Africa) years of hands-on experience in all aspects of Finance and Accounts, FX Management, IT, Investment Planning Cost, Internal & Operational Audit, GAAP, IFRS, SOX, Revenue Assurance and Recognition, Transfer Pricing, Cost and Financial Accounting, Management Consultancy including implementation of strategies, Project Appraisal, developing optimal strategies and modifying considering soft issues, Auditing concurrently and post-facto, Internal Control, Funds Arrangement, Treasury Management, Corporate Group Reporting, Financial Management. Business Continuity Planning and Corporate Governance. Knowledge of XBRL. NEN Certified Faculty. Managing Multipurpose Chemical Plant transferring technology from laboratories Set up pharmaceutical unit at distant location with time constraint & international standard Managing a Bureau De Change, Fund Transfer and Pawn-broking operation in Europe including risk management of asset base, returns recognition, speed of processing, managing of associated third parties to deliver service levels, budgeting and profit centre Lead staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas. Ensuring all internal control systems are reliable, relevant, adequate and effective and identify areas of revenue leaks and sub-optimal work. Suggest and implement changes in procedures and practices and ensure process adherence. Proficient in banking, investment planning and budgeting cost analysis, working capital monitoring & management, profit monitoring and building internal financial controls relevant to business objectives, which safeguard assets without stifling initiative. Special skills in development of MIS from Accounting, operational and service data and deciding reporting and ensuring it happens in a timely manner for enabling strategic and operational management decisions. Familiarity with OMB A-133 Compliance Supplement Proven ability to analyse and interpret market research and financial data for process profitability & evaluation of project cost / benefit analysis keeping in mind risk appetite of the entity and allowing for soft issues and shortcomings Exposure of handling the complete business operations involving finance, marketing, customer service, sales and operations including BPO, leading teams of management and employees in growth and during tough times taking tough decisions and implementing the same, after handling the repercussions and modifying to meet reality.

Identify potential Business risks and ensure minimum exposure, highlighting unprotected risks leading to exposure, revenue leakage areas and suggest fixes. Prepare exposure document highlighting uncovered potential risks. Experience in difficult situations, government interaction & negotiation, labour dealing Managed multi-location and multi-product Business Unit at profit for 7 consecutive years. Conducted business analysis of two corporate acquisitions, including the banking arrangements resulting in substantial savings and strategic advantage. Reengineered staff functions resulting in enhanced productivity and quality control. Create and maintained Fiduciary Policies and Procedures Manual, which provided operational guidelines for company-wide institutional staff. Develop & implemented Risk Analysis Policies & Procedures to mitigate business risks. Managed Administrative and Operational responsibilities for start-up Company. Created comprehensive and effective EDP, Internal Audit and Self-Inspection Programs. Successfully spearheaded several projects for conversion to new accounting systems. Develop streamlined workflow for Collective Fund Processing. Plan for and managed growth. Eliminate backlog of customer service problems. Established and ran cost efficient, smooth running operation (200 employees). Business Analysis with experience in financial markets including securities, FX, derivatives, commodity markets. Taught Financial markets Course. Finalisation of Internal Service Contracts incorporating delivery requisites and SLA. Talent & drive to converse with and manage external investors and analysts Relationship management skills, to manage and maintain relationships with investors, stakeholders, Govt etc. Formulate business & financial strategy, on available information in debt and equity space. Manage institutional & other investors and relationships Ability to balance external communication with the need to maintain confidentiality Perform sensitivity analysis & integration of unit & dept goals towards overall objectives. Study environmental factors which affect the operations of the organizations and change operational policies to keep in line with objectives Coordinate and direct financial planning, budgeting, procurement & investment activities Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting. Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies. Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies,& actions Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations in order to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed. Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities & financial instruments, assets both tangible and intangible. Maintain and update current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards. Supervise, manage, motivate, encourage and control employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and audit & budgeting duties. Follow up of loan portfolio , managing the risk and returns , formulating and implementing policies and procures

Organisational Experience April 2009 - Date Senior Management Consultancy Assignments. Also on Rolls of Acharya College of Management and Sciences as Director- Center of Management Consulting and Professor from Nov 2009 June 2008 - April 2009 Nagode Industries Ltd(Nigeria) Chief Financial Officer

June 2006 - May 2008 Aug 2004 Feb 1989 Mar 1987 July 1983 - June 2006 - July 2004 - Jan 1989 - Feb 1987

GMT Limited(Nigeria) Shellya Group Reckitt & Colman of India Ltd AF Ferguson & Co,

Chief Accountant Director/ Proprietor Accountant Consultant

ISPAT Industries Limited/GSL(Nig)Deputy General Manager

Date of Birth 13 Nov 1959