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Expert in International Taxation, Auditing & Assurance Services


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Summary of Expertise:

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Promoted first green field project for UB Group/Chabbria Group in India, Commercialised Broadcasting Corporation in Zambia successfully and turned the department into commercially viable organization; Advising MNCs in International Taxation and expatriates in Global Tax Compliance; Associated with more than 30 projects in Power, Thermoplastics, Steel, cement, rubber/Tyre, Broadcasting/Media industries; Carried out IS Audits / Tax Compliance Audits, Statutory Audits, Revenue Audits,Concurrent Audits, Credit Audits and documentation audits for Nationalised, Scheduled and Foreign Banks in India; Offering Advisory Services to Lehman Group USA and a scholar on their council reviewing balance sheets of MNCs audited by BIG 4; Finalised the consultancy Reports for African Development Bank for Project Service Delivery-Pro poor Impact; Has more than 33 years of post qualification Experience in International, Taxation, Audit & Assurance Services and Consultancy both in Industry as well as in Practice. Furthermore, he is a consultant on the panel of World Bank, ADB/Other international Bodies and also a regular columnist in Economic Times and Times Of India.

Visiting Faculty for IIMs, Productivity councils, IFMR , Management Associations and ASCI. Responsible for Business Development, Quality Control and staff training in Expert's Firm.

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business management

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capital gains tax

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corporate finance

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corporate tax

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corporate tax planning

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finance

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financial modeling

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income tax

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international finance

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international investment

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project finance

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tax

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tax assessment

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tax compliance

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tax dispute

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tax incentive

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tax increment financing

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tax planning


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1970   Bachelor of Science – University of Madras   Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics   Presidency College   First Class
1974   F C A   Accountancy   Institute of Chartered Accountants of India New Delhi   All India Rank Holder
1976   L Lb   Laws   Mysore University   L Lb
1976   Certificate course in Industrial Engineering   Industrial Engineering   Nitie Mumbai   Certificate
2005   CISA   Information Systems Auditor   ISACA ,USA   First Attempt

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

General Administration

 

Founder/Partner

 

Policy-making, quality control, marketing, international relationships, customer relationship, consulting, forensic audits, international taxation, systems and procedures,technology and training.

1994 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

General Administration

 

CEO

 

Merchant banking, project finance, project management, executive search, treasury management, management consulting, international finance, technology transfer, business advisory services, market survey.

1995 to 1995

 

Dunlop (I) Limited

 

Projects

 

Vice President – Projects

 

Promoting green field projects from concept to completion including tie-up of technical and financial collaboration, feasibility studies, project management, arranging finance from domestic and international markets, modernisation and rehabilitation of existing units.

1989 to 1992

 

ZIMCO Limited, Zambia

 

Holding Company

 

Finance Director

 

Commercialisation of Government undertaking, retraining of staff and liaising with multilateral agencies for grants and donations. Upgradation of technology, financial systems & procedures and reintroduction of licence fee, telecast of live events and event sponsorships for revenue generation. Planning electronics estate for the country. Rationalisation of tariff for improved revenue performance. Advised in the preparation of national Budget

1987 to 1989

 

UB Petroproducts Limited

 

Green Field Project

 

Finance Director

 

Setting up of 16000 KL polyols project in the joint sector, involving an outlay of INR 730 million and setting up of system-house. Formation of the board and finalising the organisational structure. Tying up the technology and financial collaboration. JV agreement with TIDCO and foreign collaborator. Staffing. Submitting financial application to the institutions. Systems and methods. Cost control. Capitalisation. Tying up of debt and working capital finance. Planning, structuring and marketing public issue. Seed marketing, Takeover of sick company for setting up the system-house.

1981 to 1987

 

Dalmia Cements (Bharat) Limited

 

Finance and Accounts

 

Chief Accountant

 

Project 1: Setting up of vertical shaft kiln technology from Australia using coal briquettes for the first time in the country. This technology is acquired with a view to control energy costs in cement manufacture. Project 2: Setting up of pre-calcined technology in cement manufacture in rotary kilns for cost control/efficiency in manufacture of cement. Routine: Tax planning, business investment planning, accounts finalisation, legal management.

1978 to 1981

 

Chemicals and Plastics India Limited

 

Finance and Accounts

 

Corporate Accountant

 

Setting up of Industrial alcohol project at Krishnagiri, with an annual capacity of 5000KL. Finalisation of company accounts, liaisoning with auditors, Systems and procedures

1974 to 1978

 

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

 

Finance and Accounts

 

Junior Executive – Finance

 

Setting up of power plants at various locations in the country. Maintenance of power plants and rehabilitation Supervision of the power plants. Routine: Handling all accounting and financial management of projects and fixed assets accounting, manualising, systems and procedures.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow Member - Institute of Chartered Accountants of India;

Associate Member- ISACA USA

Licenses/Certifications

Licence from ICAI, New Delhi; Membership Licence from ISACA, USA

Awards/Recognition

Offering Advisory Services to Lehman Group USA and a scholar

Panelist-World Bank ADB AFDB


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Regular columnist in Economic Times and Times Of India.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to 2006   African Development Bank   External Consultant   Finalised the consultancy Reports for African Development Bank for Project Service Delivery-Pro poor Impact .

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Carried out IS Audits /Tax Compliance Audits, Statutory Audits, Revenue Audits, Concurrent Audits, Credit Audits and Documentation Audits for Nationalized, Scheduled and Foreign Banks in India from 2000 Onwards for State Bank of India, Indian Bank, Bank of India, PNB, Citi Bank
  • Finalized the consultancy Reports for African Development Bank for Project Service Delivery-Pro poor Impact. Sectors covered Education, Water and sanitation, Gender budgeting, Access for Poor, Pay as you use concept explored.
  • Offering Advisory Services to Lehman Group USA. International investments into India,( FDI), Taxation of capital gains, financial structuring, etc
  • Advising MNCs in International Taxation and expatriates in Global Tax Compliance.
  • Commercialized Broadcasting Corporation in Zambia successfully and turned the department into commercially viable organization. Organisational structuring, Marketing, Pricing, Tariff rationalization across region, Staff Training, Systems ad Procedures.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Carried out Forensic Audit where expert witness is required.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1989 to 1992   Zambia   Commercialized Broadcasting Corporation in Zambia successfully and turned the department into commercially viable organization.
2005 to 2005   Tunisia   Finalized the consultancy Reports for African Development Bank for Project Service Delivery-Pro poor Impact
2007 to 2007   Japan   Offering Advisory Services to Lehman Group USA from India for the overseas investment Firm.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Excellent Command of the English language

Market Research:
Has vast experience in power, heavy engineering, thermoplastics, industrial alcohol, tyre manufacturing, cement manufacturing, broadcasting services, petrochemicals and consulting industries. Has more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance in India and abroad and has intricate knowledge and experience of Indian capital markets, money markets, etc. Has been associated with more than 25 projects so far and has been associated in securing technical and financial collaboration for large Indian enterprises.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Has been a visiting faculty in IFMR, ASCI, Tiruchirapalli Productivity Council, Tiruchirapalli Management Association, Madras Management Association, IIM – Bangalore, ITM, Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Published articles on taxation and general management in leading financial dailies. Publication appeared in “Tax planning international – Asia-Pacific focus”, published from UK, ‘Times Realty' (ET Group) and Financial Times, Bangalore and extensive publications on the web.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

We source experts for international projects funded by World Bank, ADB, AFDB, etc.

Other Skills and Services

Empanelled as a consultant with World Bank, DFID, ADB (Dicon No. 17911), AMSCO, UNESCO, Commonwealth Secretariat, UNDP and on the panel of nominee directorship maintained by All India Financial Institutions. On the panel of Peer reviewers maintained by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


 

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