Rajesh A

Vice President


Chief Financial Officer

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY * Accomplished, results-oriented Sox, Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Accounting & Finance professional with well-rounded 2 decades' career with fortune 100 companies. Proven track record of leadership at Sun Pharma, Unilever Canada, HUL, Ernst & Young and Tata Group. * Proactively led a business focused, risk-based Global Internal Audit (GIA) function at Sun Pharma operating with transparency, integrity & independence. Ensured highest standards of professional delivery, covering entire organization's operations in 65 countries ($4.5 billion). * The "role model" audit function provided a systematic, disciplined approach and examined, evaluated and reported objectively on the adequacy / relevance of the design and operating effectiveness of the internal controls and the risk management /governance processes. As a "third line of defense" & an independent counsel to the Board of Directors & Business Leaders, provided them assurance along with red flag instances & risks, as needed. * Provided leadership, clear direction while ensuring effective resourcing at Ernst & Young. * Kept abreast of regulations/industry trends, emerging competitive technologies, and with flexible approach, influence the framework, controls, policies and procedures to make them relevant, reliable and adhering to regulatory requirements. * Extensive international experience coupled with exceptional ability to connect with people of diverse management styles & cultures, with unwavering work ethic. * Significant Project Management experience through engagement in SAP implementation, Sox, Outsourcing, Working Capital & SKU Rationalization.