1. KAUSHAL DHIRAJLAL SHAH
Mobile: 09833128611, 022-28919363 ~ E-Mail: email@example.com
SENIOR FINANCE PROFESSIONAL
Finance & Accounts ● Auditing ● Accounts Payables & Receivables
An ardent analyst with expertise in strengthening companies to lead in highly competitive situations
A Cost Accountant with 19 years of rich experience in Finance & Accounts, Taxation, Auditing and MIS with various
listed & non-listed industries having a turnover from the range of Rs. 150 crore to Rs. 1200 crore.
Experience in finalization of annual accounts till printing of report containing annual accounts and other
Proficiency in working on monthly VAT, filling filereturns through Vat consultant and completing Tax & VAT audits.
Hands-on-experience in Banking.
Efficiency in accounting processes & systems; analyzing of complex financial data to facilitate decision making.
Monitoring inflow/outflow of funds; taking adequate measures to ensure optimum utilization of available funds
towards the accomplishment of organizational objectives.
Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth and maximize profits through achievement in finance
management, internal controls and productivity/efficiency improvements.
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.
Expertise in conceptualizing & implementing financial procedures; designing internal control/reporting system for
Studying the present accounting procedures and modifying & upgrading it to achieve better efficiency & accuracy.
Analyzing & diagnosing the financial data and sound knowledge of various reporting standard.
Making recommendations towards improvements in internal controls, business processes and reductions in cost.
Taking adequate measures; monitoring the inward & outward flow of funds, ensuring optimum utilization of
available funds & other resources.
Developing need based budgets, conducting variance analysis to determine difference between projected figures
and actual expenditure.
Handling accounting activities such as preparing cash flow & fund flow statements and scrutiny of ledger accounts
such as debtors, creditors & others General Ledger.
Planning & managing activities to ensure completion of internal, statutory, tax and VAT audits within the time
Organization skills and ability to manage deadlines effectively within time constraints.
Since July’15 with Valecha Engineering Ltd. Corporate office Mumbai as Assistant General Manager - Accounts
Feb’13 – May’15 with Saraf Chemicals Pvt. Ltd Corporate Office Mumbai as Assistant General Manager – Finance
Feb’13 – March’14 joined as a Senior Manager - Accounts
Apr’14 – May’15 as Assistant General Manager - Finance
Sep’09 - Jan’13 with Ajanta Pharma Ltd Corporate Office Mumbai as Manager – Accounts
Sep’09 – Mar’11 joined as a Deputy Manager - Accounts
Apr’11 – Jan’13 as Manager - Accounts
May’08 - Sep’09 with Artson Engineering Ltd., Corporate Office Mumbai as Manager Accounts & MIS
Aug’03 - May’08 with Ashapura Minechem Ltd., Corporate Office Mumbai as Deputy Manager - Corporate
Aug’03 - Sep’04 Joined as an Accounts officer.
Oct’04 - Mar’06 as Assistant Manager - Accounts
Apr’06 - May’06 as Deputy Manager - Corporate Accounts
2. Key Result Areas:
Monitoring & supervising a team of 8 - 10 members to ensure efficiency in finance operations & meeting of targets.
Preparing the monthly/quarterly/annually financial statements likethe balance sheet, profit & loss accounts along
with schedules, cash flows, notes to accounts and the other MIS reports.
Planning & managing activities to ensure completion of internal, statutory, Tax & VAT audits within the time frame.
Determining, preparing & processing monthly, quarterly & annual entries in support of agreements.
Monitoring payment schedules related to agreements & working with controller and treasury department to ensure
timely receipt or payment of funds.
Attending to the internal & external auditors with a view to highlight shortcomings & implementing
recommendations made by the Auditors and solving their queries.
Overseeing the finance functions viz. determining financial objectives, designing & implementing systems, policies,
conducting cost analysis and reporting variances to facilitate internal financial control.
Ensuring effective tax management and compliance with direct and indirect taxes, including corporate tax, VAT tax,
excise and other applicable taxes.
Looking after training & development of accounts personnel on relevant professional issues & internal company
procedures relating to finance & accounts, purchasing, administration, etc.
Formulating annual budgets and conducting variance analysis to determine difference between projected & actual
results & implementing corrective actions.
Computing & arranging for timely deposit of taxes.
Examining preparation of statutory books of accounts, bank reconciliation, party reconciliation and consolidated
reports in compliance with time & accuracy norms.
Looking after finance section for funds and ensuring disposal of payments for various capitals, revenue expenditure,
bill discounting, bank guarantees, letter of credit and submission of monthly statements with banks, etc.
Reduced financial cost by continuous follow-up/discussion with the bank resulted in reduction in ROI by 1% and
achieved annual savings of Rs. 10 Lakhs.
Intimated management about reduction in security deposit rate by 2% resulted in annual savings of Rs. 1.80 Lakhs.
Achieved reduction in cash discount rates from parties which were charging discount above 12%.
Successfully developed/modified reports such as Foreign Exchange gain/Loss Report, Profit & Loss A/c & B/S as
per schedule VI and generated commissionpayable report.
Directly dealt with the Bank’s central office and reduced the difference in forex rate by 10 paisa to 15 paisa.
Identified that bank has charged excess interest of Rs. 1.20 Lakhs and recovered the same from bank.
Nominated by Ajanta Pharma Ltd. as internal auditor for ISO 9001:2008 quality management system and achieved
certification as qualified internal auditor for ISO 9001:2008 Quality management system from Asian Institute of
quality management in 2011.
Jan’01 - Aug’03 with Galaxy Entertainment Corporation Ltd., Corporate Office Mumbai as Senior Accounts
Oct’99 - Nov’00 with Tata British Petroleum Lubricants India Ltd., Corporate Office Mumbai as Cost Trainee
Mar’99 - Apr’99 with Datamatics Financial Services Ltd., Corporate Office Mumbai as Retainership
Jan’95 - Dec’98 with Girish M. Shah & Co. (Chartered Accountant), Mumbai as Articleship
A.I.C.W.A. from Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India, Mumbai in 2004 with 58.50%
Chartered Accountant (Inter Group - I) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Mumbai in 1996 with 50%
B.Com. from Mithibai College, Mumbai, Mumbai University in 1995 with 64%
XII from Mithibai College, Mumbai, Maharashtra State Board in 1992 with 50.33%
X from Sardar Vallabhbhai High School, Mumbai, and Maharashtra State Board in 1990 with 78%
Well versed with Tally, Ex–Package, Sun Package, Boss & Pos Package & in-house Tailor-made Package (Legacy
Conversant with Dos, Windows 95/98, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet Applications.
3. Date of Birth: 15th May, 1975
Permanent Address: C - 315, Borivali Mayur CHS Ltd, Sodawala Cross Lane, Borivali (West), Mumbai –
Languages Known: English, Gujarati and Hindi
Location Preference: Mumbai