Amit Chavan

Practice area

Work Experience – Post Qualification – 6 years

Suresh Surana and Associates LLP member of RSM International – Sr. Manager Audits from July 2014 to Present.

Leading Pune Operations of the firm and involved in setting up of Pune operations of the firm.
Specialised in Internal Audit and Business Risk Advisory Services
Proposal Co-ordinator for all audit and assurance pitch done by the firm for the Pune region.
Performing in managerial capacity on various engagements of Internal audits and  risk advisory, Statutory Audits and assurance, tax audits for group of more than 30 clients, which require coordination with national and international RSM network member firms.
Oversee and reviews the work done by 10-15 staff and reporting to Partners.
Responsible for maintaining and improving overall quality of audit work papers and presentation of financial statements, interactions with client’s management and audit committee.
Preparation of Operations and finance  Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Risk Control Matrix (RCM) for various process of Finance, Procurement, Sales, Treasury, Production, logistics and legal compliances, as per globally acclaimed standards, such as COSO guidelines.
Preparation of Audit Committee presentations for Internal and Statutory audits.
Prepare and monitor budgets, manage engagements in terms of controlling and monitoring time to optimize.
Conducting internal quality control review of deliverables.
Assisting tax partners and tax team for handling litigations, assessments and audits.
Initiated training initiatives in the firm and member of Training Task force of firm.

 

Shashank Manerikar and Co. Mar 2011 – June 2014 – Manager: Consultancy firm working in Mumbai, Pune and Nashik cities of Maharashtra India.

Managing Internal audits and accounts outsourcing assignments which involved working as Virtual Finance controller.
Conducting Capital Budgeting and Project financing assignments of Term Loan and Working Capital Loan for various business entities. Handles Correspondence and Analytical work relating to Private Equity Investments and Due Diligence assignments.
Drafting of Business Contracts for clients.
Handled assignments of Costing System Implementation, Product costing, Cost Accounting, Internal Audit, MIS Development and accounts consolidation of various business entities,
Handing of inter office Human Resource management and hiring process for clients.

 

Grant Thornton – Senior Assurance: May 2010- Feb 2011: Working with Walker, Chandiok & Co Mumbai, a member of Grant Thornton in India as a senior in assurance services.

Statutory Audit of Public and Private Limited companies such as

SEC (US) Listed company - Multinational BPO and Call Centre outsourcing company incorporated in UK ,having turnover of 3K Cr in Indian Rupees.

Part of Audit Team of Grant Thornton, conducted Audit for 23 Entities of MNC located globally. Conducted SOX Audit as a part of Statutory Audit, Handled correspondence with US Gate keeping team of Grant Thornton.

Conducted limited Review and Statutory Audit of Listed Construction company
Multi National Chain of Medical Diagnostics. - Conducted limited Review and Statutory Audit. Limited Review was part of Due Diligence done by one of the Big four firm for investment by Wargbus.

 

Chokshi and Chokshi (Mumbai) – Manager Indirect Tax :  Jan 2010 -April 2010

Nature of Assignments Handled – and Indirect Tax Consultancy to PSI units, exporters, importers, Firms with Branches at various places in India, Works Contract, retailers, hoteliers, medical (wholesalers and retailers) client.