About Sharad Gondaliya

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Salary 1850
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Finance
  • Viewed 38
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About me

Analytical and Performance Driven Tech savvy Finance Leader having 12+ years of proven experience in Accounting Management Finance Management and Financial Analysis
CPA (Canada) and CA (India)
Core Competencies
Owning Financial Statements Financial Reporting Business Finance Partner Team Building & Leadership
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Budgeting Forecasting Variance Analysis Finance Modeling
IFRS US GAAP ERP Implementation Establish Accounting & Finance Operations Result driven Ad hoc Reporting
Internal Controls AR AP Payroll Internal and External Auditing Regulatory Compliance Tax Planning
  • Technical proficiency with Advanced MS Excel PowerPoint Power BI SAP NetSuite Workday Adaptive and QuickBooks
  • Well versed in ASPE IFRS US GAAP and SOX
  • Finely honed leadership decision making excellent communication skills and time management skills
  • Strong written communication skills active listening and collaboration effectively
  • Self Motivated able to work independently passionate Quick Learner articulate business acumen flexible in a fast paced environment meet deadlines with unique leadership skills teamwork collaborative belief in innovation dedicated problem solving skills curious result driven reliable influence and attention to details
  • Detail Oriented analytical skills; expert in problem solving by creative solutions and excellent presentation skills
Professional Experience
Senior Financial Analyst Siemens Canada Nov 2021 to Present
Leverage Finance & Reporting knowledge and become a Finance partner for 10 Individual Service Lines having sales >5 countries and >10k billings and reported to Senior Finance Manager
  • Mainly improved Financial Reporting Periodical Closing Budgeting Forecasting (99% Accuracy vs Actual) KPI Analysis variance analysis Cash Flow Management from very scratch due to the demerger of Business
  • Developed and improved Monthly Quarterly and Annually financial review package for management
  • Analyzed Variance KPI detailed financial performance Cash Flow Management Balance sheet Account Reconciliation Ad hoc reporting using SAP and Excel
  • Improved Accounting and Finance operations for effective and timely reporting
  • Led Implementation of Semi Automation Billing calculation from manual calculation which increased confidence level from 85% to 99 99% and reduced around working hours from 24 hours to 4 hours using advanced Excel
  • Led in house Implementation of Workday Adaptive for effective Budgeting Forecasting and actuals for the effective analysis for the management & saved cost of third party consultation
Senior Accountant Legal Quotient Consultants (Legal Firm) Toronto Nov 2020 to Nov 2021
Played leadership role to supervise motivate and guide a team of 3 members for full ownership of full cycle Accounting Financial Reporting and financial operations of multi countries operations and multi currency transactions and reported directly to CFO
  • Oversaw full cycle Accounting Financial Planning and Analysis of Canadian and cross border USA operations
  • Lead month end close and year end closing process Manage ad hoc audit and management reporting
  • Generated financial and business supporting reports & statistical reports Overview of Payroll & tax remittance
  • Reduced Average Billing cycle by 9 days and average receivable by 15 days by effective implementation of SOP related to billing on a timely basis and better follow up
  • Streamlined Accounting and Finance operations for effective and timely reporting
  • Implemented dynamic presentation using Power BI for better & effective decision making for management
Finance Manager RDP Foam Industries Private Limited India Aug 2015 to Oct 2020
Directly reported to CFO about financial functions while managing led and inspired 5 member team of Accounting and Finance having revenue >100M Capex >15M Budget >500M 4 centralized warehouses 13 Retail Stores Dealers >500 using MARG ERP and Excel
  • Led full cycle accounting periodical financial reporting detailed budgeting forecasting variance analysis cost management standard costing inventory management cost reporting KPI Analysis and scenario analysis on historical and projected business
  • Analyzed results & annual budgets and variances trend analysis and revenue review for organization growth
  • Performed Finance & Strategy planning in depth revenue analysis supply chain analysis Cash Forecasts Account Receivables (AR) analysis and Account Payables (AP) analysis
  • Reduced 20% sales return by allocating ownership of sales return to departmental heads and in depth sales return analysis reporting implementation in monthly reporting package
  • Increased 12% profit by effective ERP implementation oversaw requirements gathering collaborating team user experience design of Internal Controls drafting training and User Acceptance testing
  • Best Manager Award 2019 from CEO for the best performance and effective implementation of ERP
Accounting Manager Bipin Chandra Modi & Co (Public Accounting Firm) India April 2012 to July 2015
Directly reported to Senior Partners and managed diverse clientele > 200 including manufacturing SaaS and service organizations having a total turnover of $800M Managed hiring & training of staff to achieve organizational goals
  • Drove full cycle accounting management and financial reporting as per IFRS GAAP and other policies
  • Result Oriented Consultation for accounting and finance processes and complex transactions
  • Reduced 70% of clerical errors by Continuous Process Improvement of Accounting & Finance Operations by effective and efficient checklists and reviews
  • Best Performer Award for the best performance in terms of quality and quantity of services provided to clients
Accountant Hirapara Kishor & Associates (Public Accounting Firm) India Aug 2009 to Mar 2012
  • Managed bookkeeping accounting and financial records processing journal entries general ledger and periodical closing process including adjusting journal entries and audit support
  • Worked on 14 members team to collectively manage financials and accounts for 2000 clients’ portfolios
  • Mentor CPA Ontario Sep 2022 to Present
  • Director (Trustee Finance) Youth Foundation Sep 2013 Aug 2014
  • CPA Canada 2020 to 2021
  • CA India 2010 to 2015
  • DBF (Diploma in Banking and Finance) 2013 to 2014
  • B Com (Bachelor of Commerce) (Accounting Business Economics) VNSGU India 2009 to 2013
Major Certificates/Awards
  • Best Manager Award 2019 and Best Performer Award from two previous employers for the best performance
Articles featured at The Business Daily Silicon Valley Times and ICAI Toronto
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