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Candidate ID: 1482927

Career Summary

CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees with 18 years experience in Garments / Fashion / Merchandising / Showroom functional area

Skill Set


Professional Information

Total Experience : 18

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees

Job Function : Garments / Fashion / Merchandising / Showroom

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Contact: 0091-9038820929(whatsapp), 0091-8017393832, 0091- 9903841849, 0091-33-24251755


“Leveraging acquired subject matter expertise & delivering accurate & indicative Accounts & Taxation Reports”


I have worked in multiple companies, across industries in India and abroad, in senior level positions for a number of years and gained considerable experience in all aspects of finance and accounts. My close interaction with the various functions, of companies I have worked in, has given be a keen and well rounded insight of business intricacies.

Given below is an illustrative list of areas in which I have gained hands on experience

Accounting; Treasury Management – Working Capital, Long Term Funds, Foreign Exchange; Direct & Indirect Taxes; Compliance with Statutes – Companies Act, FEMA, Contracts, Labour and Retiral Laws; Financial processes and controls – Evaluation, designing and monitoring Budgeting and Forecasting; Designing of Product Costing system to make the same compatible for statutory compliance and business needs; Working Capital Management; Import / Export procedures; Project report preparation / appraisal and capital budgeting; Designing of Management Information System and external reporting; Cost Reduction – Six Sigma and Kaizen initiatives; Pricing of products; Internal / Statutory Audit; Mergers & Acquisitions.

Besides my primary responsibility for the Finance & Accounts Function, I have also been responsible for the IT, Secretarial, Legal and Internal Audit functions in a number of companies as the Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer.

My goal is to improve the quality / quantity of deliverables of the finance & accounts function (through robust systems, best practices, coaching of executives (for improving hard and soft skills) , unclogging of communication channels with internal & external customers, etc.) for (a) improving relevance of the Function in the company resulting out of closer alignment with the prevailing business needs (b) creating brand equity through high quality of internal and external reporting and (c) enhancing direct contribution to the bottom line by sound treasury / tax / financial risk management.


? Statutory Audits
? Analytical Skills
? IT Brilliance
? Business Analysis
? Budgeting& Forecasting
? Staff Mentoring
? Accounting Activities
? Taxation
? Team Management


Independent Finance Consultant, Feb 2018 - Present

Group Finance Controller, Viyellatex Group, Dhaka Bangladesh, July 2017-jan 2018
Major Deliverables
• Managing core accounting operation including billing, A/R A/P GL. Also advise to cost accounting and inventory accounting of the different company of the group.
• Managing Banking and Treasury functions.
• Direct to prepare the budget and financial forecasts, variance analysis of the different company of the group.
• Presentation monthly financial statement
• Continuous improvement efforts to accounting compliance issue of the companies.
• Coordinate to prepare statutory reporting
• Coordinate and support monthly/ year end closing process
• Fund raising and optimum allocation of working capital.
• Ensure proper control over financial transaction and financial reporting.
• Ensure to comply legal requirements and tax.
• Conduct smooth internal audit of the group.
• Ensure smooth external audit in the group meeting deadliness.
• Develop to improve business process and accounting policies to strengthen internal control system.
• Maintains financial staff by recruiting and training employees regular basis. Also coaching and counseling to improve etiquette of the accounts/finance team member regular basis.
Chief Financial Officer, Royal Druk Airlines, Paro Bhutan, August 2016-May 2017
Major Deliverables:
? International and Multinational Investment Management.
? Investment Related Activities.
? Market Survey.
? Project Feasibilty Report.
? Start-up Projects.
? Financing – Long Term –IPO.
? Financing-Short Term-Working Capital.
? Corporate Planning,business strategy,consultancy.
? Financial Controllership and Ownership.
? Statutory Accounts and Reports.
? Key Result Areas,Performance Analysis.
? Audits.
? Taxes and duties.
? Foreign Exchange.
? Legal and secretarial.
? ERP,Commercial Software.
? General Management.
? Production Planning.
? Customer Support.
? Client Management.
? Personnel Management.
? New Commercial Projects.
? Investment Management.
? Multi-industry conglomerate.
? Private Equity,Venture Capital.
? Africa,Asia,India,Europe,South-East Asia
? Creation of values thru development.

Self-Employed,Dec 2012-July 2016
Major Deliverables:
? Developing customized financial models for Business Planning
? Developing Business Strategies and internal Systems for execution, monitoring and realignment with the dynamic internal / external environment.
? Developing customized and actionable Management Information Systems (MIS) and Review System.
? Developing customized Cost Information System.
? Developing Internal Controls in the Organization.
? Developing customized Performance Management Benchmarks & Systems;
? Supporting Management in aligning the deliverables of the Finance & Accounts Function with the objectives of the business.
? Supporting Fund raising (including preparation of Project Reports) & Debt Restructuring initiatives.
? Attending to Indian Taxation, Company Law and Regulatory matters.
? Carrying out assessment of financial health of Company and advising Management of ways and means for improvement.
? Supporting Company Management in the role of part-time / temporary Senior Finance resource on a “need” basis.

Financial Controller, Rak Ceramics, Khartoum sudan, 2014 – May 2014
Major Deliverables:
? Bestowed with the responsibility of restructuring the Accounting Department & overseeing the local Taxation issues of the Sudan plant
? Coordinating with concerned departments & facilitating in the quarterly closing of Sudan Plant set &ensuring timely closure of Books of Accounts in Orion
? Working in collaboration with consolidation team & group CFO in driving the consolidation activities at the HO level
? Successfully identifying weaker regions in the organization & providing professional solution to the group CFO in improving the same along with suggestions on improving the internal control system
? Driving the Costing Department of the organization, facilitating in monitoring stock, advising on maintaining proper documentation of procurements, etc. & churning out improved methodologies for tackling the operations of the department
? Pivotal in steering the activities of the Accounts Department & assisting the subordinates in timely preparation & presentation of MIS to the higher authority at the HO on monthly basis
? Spearheading operations of the Budgeting team in preparation of the annual budget & presenting the same with a proper variance analysis to ease the process of decision making by the top level management
? Facilitating in analyzing the entire incomes & expenditure, forecasting accordingly & communicating the same to the higher management
? Developing,motivating and managing the team of finance professionals working at Sudan Plant
? Shouldering multiple responsibilities of Finance department & implementing policies & procedures as required by the management

Finance Manager, Bahrain Welding Wire Products Mfg WLLDec 2010 – Nov 2012
? Heading the entire Accounts, Audit and Finance department of the Unit
? Smoothly reporting to the CFO of the organization on monthly basis
? Overseeing Fund Management and Working Capital Management of the organization by monitoring creditors & debtors, managing receivables & payables, identifying economic sources of finance etc.
? Concerned with Hedging activities
? Keeping a strict check on Inventory and Stores Management, monitoring procurement & usage of materials from stores, suggesting methods of ascertaining closing stock, directing the purchase department regarding safety levels of stock & placing orders in Economic Order Quantity batches etc.
? Overseeing IT and Systems Management and developing SOPS for better internal control thus smoothening the process of Audit work
? Interfacingwith the internal and external Auditors and suggesting effective controls and checks to reduce Audit points and finalization of the same at the year end
? Playing the crucial role in preparing & presenting Company Final Accounts to the Board members in consultation with the GM of the parent company
? Actively participating in preparation of annual capex and revenue and expenditure budgets
? Partaking in managing responsibilities like Payroll management, presenting periodical cash forecasts
? Carefully controlling the responsibility of maintaining Fixed Asset Register

Senior Manager Audit, Deloitte &Touche Tohmatsu Pvt Ltd.May 2009 – Oct 2010
? Playing the vital role of conducting Statutory Audit of Government Departments under the Auditor General office of South Africa
? Enhancing the efficiency of junior staffs by carefully reviewing their Audit files & making appropriate changes & guiding them in the right direction in order to maintain high operating standards thus raising the audit exceptions from the organization
? Judiciously advising the Government Departments in implementing standard operating policies and procedures to iron out operational inefficiencies & streamlining activities
? Organizing periodical meetings of the Audit Committee & client to discuss various critical & confidential issues of the client
? Professionally preparing management representation letters, Consolidated & general Audit Reports in consultation with the Business Executive of National Department
Significant Achievements
? Assessing training requirements of Audit staffs in South Africa & imparting proper trainings to equip them with the necessary skills in handling responsibilities efficiently
? Guiding the team by reviewing Audit Files & making required changes to make the document fit for necessary submissions
? Maintaining accuracy & timeliness in preparing & presenting Audit Reports

Regional Finance Controller, AGM Grade, Digicable Network India Pvt. Ltd. May 2008 – Dec 2008
Major Deliverables:
? Developing the regional accounting policies & procedures in line with the Accounting Standards applicable for the organization
? Portraying professionalism in finalizationboth Monthly& Quarterly Accounts & drawing up Balance Sheet
? Efficiently supervising daily Accounting activities of the Accounts department
? Finalizing of both Capex and Opex Budget and closely monitoring the same on a daily basis
? Conceptualizing & strategizing innovative business plans by coordinating with the Regional Business Head
? Assessing the need of employing a Regional Head & preparing cost benefit analysis & feasibility report for the same
? Shouldering the entire responsibility of the organization encompassing indirect tax issues & arranging documents & smoothly acquiring ST registration certificate for the newly launched group companies
? Solely responsible for driving the entire operations ranging from calculation to submission & getting credit for Service Tax & taking the charge of handling Fringe Benefit Tax issues
? Flawlessly computing Corporate Income Tax, submitting returns & overseeing timely payment of the same
? Coordinating with other engagement partners in conducting Internal & External Audits
? Tackling the entire funds management system, liaising with group bankers managing procurements & allocating funds periodically for Regional Heads
? Assembling data regarding sources & application of funds & preparing daily cash flow Statement for presenting the same to the HO
? Heading the entire Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable process
? Playing the key role in implementing ERP in the organization & promoting automation process at the State & National level
? Strictly overseeing credit control & Debtor analysis

Significant Achievements
? Accurate projection of the head-end set up costs
? Negotiation and reduction in payment of Broadcasters fees


? Deputy Manager Finance & Accounts, Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. Jun 2007 – Mar 2008
? Finance, Accounts & Commercial Manager, Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd. Nagpur Jan 2007 – Mar 2007
? Assistant Manager, Finance & Accounts, Reliance Infocom Ltd., Calcutta Jan 2001 – Nov 2006
? Accounts Executive, Carbon Composites (I) Ltd. Apr 1999 – Dec 2000
? Assistant Accounts Officer, TATA Timken Ltd. Apr 1996 – Dec 1997


? Handled operations like accounting, budgeting, scrap sales documentation, variance analysis, etc. using SAP
? Played the crucial role of a decision maker using capital budgeting techniques in analyzing capital expenditure requirements
? Negotiated efficiently with vendors
? Employed all possible cost reduction techniques to enhance revenue growth
? Monitored daily stock of medicines, payment of Doctor’s fees, etc. & handled a vast array of operations concerning Cath Lab, ICCU, SICU, Pathology, OT, Canteen, Customer Care etc. while working in Wockhardt Hospital
? Acquired profound knowledge of SAP R/3 in FI module, familiar with MM module, etc.
? Successfully reduced Administration expenses like reduction in Electricity Bills, photocopy expenses, car hire charges etc.
? Advised on different critical issues like introducing sweep banking facility at HO thus restricting loss on interest expenses for the company


Qualification (Degree/ Diploma) Duration / Year of Passing Class/ CGPA/ % Scored

? Chartered Accountancy 2000 -
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
? B.Com (Honors) 1988 -
St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata


? Well versed in MS Excel in Windows XP & MS Word & PowerPoint in Windows 8


? Post Articleship from Lovelock & Lewesmember of Coopers & Lybrand
? Articleship from SR Batliboi& Co. Chartered Accountants, member of Ernst Young International


? Date of Birth : 28/06/1967
? Nationality : Indian
? Languages known :English, Bengali & Hindi
? Interests : Music
? Status : Married
? Permanent Local
Address in India : 13/2, Central Park, Flat 1, Prantik, PO Jadavpur, Kolkata 700032. West Bengal
? Location Preferences: India, Dubai, Qatar, Saudi, Singapore, Bangkok, Bahrain, UK, USA, Australia, Qatar, Muscat, etc.
? Passport No. : N0710550, valid till June 2025
? Last CTC : USD 3300 PM + Fully furnished family accommodation + festival bonus+ 3 airtickets annually +medical + insurance.
? Notice period : 1 month.
? Skype ID : partha _ mitraaa