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smridh sethi

Candidate ID: 2418290

Career Summary

As an adroit, scrupulous and versatile Finance and Accounts professional with over five (5) years of sterling experience in reputed organizations, I have gained profound experience in playing a pivotal role in my functional operations in the Accounting Advisory and financial reporting domain.

Skill Set

Financial Reporting, Preparation of Financial statements, GAAP Conversion, Accounting Policy and Governance, Technical Accounting Advisory

Professional Information

Total Experience : 5

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / All Professional Finance Degrees

Job Function : Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance

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

Detailed Profile

Ernst & Young Associates LLP, Gurugram 03 Jun 2019 - Present
Designation: Assistant Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS)
Job duties:

o Assisted in preparation of financial statements for the first-time adoption of the IND AS for the purpose of DRHP for Nureca Limited IPO, Nomura Nomura Research Institute Financial Technologies India Private Limited, SKH Magneti Marelli Exhaust Systems Private Limited and Optival Health Solutions Private Limited.
o Also performed Financial Audit of one of the Partners of Hindustan Unilever Foundation based in Delhi where I was involved in examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure.
o Worked on preparation of Accounting Policies, Accounting manuals and Disclosures based on IFRS and IND AS for Domestic and international entities. Also made sure that the entities comply with financial policies and regulations.
o Assisted in drafting of various technical accounting memo under IND AS 110 (equivalent to IFRS 10 - Consolidation), IND AS 102 (equivalent to IFRS 2 – Share based payments), IND AS 115 (equivalent to IFRS 15– Revenue from contracts with customer) etc. and evaluated the complex accounting issues relating to other reporting standards.
o Involved in National Audit Office (United Kingdom) audit as Level 1 Reviewer in British Council. Major activities undertaken includes monitoring & reporting financial activity according to the samples picked by the auditors. It also includes reviewing sample journal entries, bank statements & clearing settlement reports. Also assisted in conducting financial investigations for these processes such as O2C, R2R etc.
o Loan Staffed to EY Audit team for Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) audit of Perform Walkthroughs to identify risks & control gaps and Test of Controls (TOCs) of entity’s processes to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) and ICFR requirements, involved in implementation of improvement areas in client’s processes.
o Undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers and divestitures for different listed entities.
o Also, involved in short term assignment for Financial Planning & Analysis role for a finance lending firm Home Credit. Involved in variance analysis on month-on-month basis between multiple budgets including P&L and Balance Sheets. Also worked on preparing monthly business forecast.

Accenture, Mumbai 09 Nov 2018 – 18 May 2019
Designation: Country Controllership Analyst
Job Duties:
o Assisted in accounting or reporting for Accenture’s European company codes (France) in compliance with corporate policies and processes.
o Assisted in ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of monthly financial reporting, including closing of the books and completion of multiple internal, external, and corporate-required reports.
o Assisted in formulating budgets, preparing, and analysing Financial Statements for Accenture’s entity.
o Assisted in identifying, developing, implementing, and administering processes and procedures that foster an internal control environment required to accurately reflect financial reporting of the functional areas managed.
o Drove efficiencies in accounting and reporting processes using VBA in excel and connecting with SAP GUI scripting.
o Monitoring & reporting financial activity including variance analysis (preparing a report on movement in GLs, profit and Loss account and Balance sheet).
o Assisted in preparing and analysing financial statements for Accenture’s entities.