I'm Sharad

Analytical and Performance-Driven Tech-savvy Finance Professional having 12+ years of proven experience in

Financial Management, Financial Analysis, and Accounting Management as a Finance Manager, Senior Financial Analyst, and Accounting Manager.

CPA (Canada) Applied and CA (India).

Professional Skills

Finely honed leadership, decision-making, excellent communication skills, and time management skills.Technical proficient with Advanced MS Excel including Macros, PowerPoint, Power BI, Tableau, SQL, SAP, NetSuite, Hyperion, QuickBooks.Well-versed in ASPE, IFRS, US GAAP, SOX.Experienced in Canadian, USA & Indian Corporate Tax Systems.Strong written communication skills, active listening, and collaboration effectively.Self-Motivated, able to work independently, passionate, Quick Learner, articulate.

Full-Cycle Accounting
Financial Reporting
Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
Variance Analysis
Finance Modeling
Continuous Process Improvement
Periodical Closing
Cash Flow Analysis
Team Building & Analysis
ERP Implementation


Senior Financial Analyst

Siemens Canada

Leverage leadership abilities to Build, Manage, lead, and inspire 3 members of Finance & Accounting Team and become a business partner for revenue >500M, Sales> 5 countries, Budget >2 B, and reported to Senior Finance Manager.

 Mainly established and improved Full cycle accounting, Monthly Financial Review, KPI Analysis, variance analysis,
Cash Flow Management Monthly Forecast, and Annual Budget from very scratch due to the demerger of Business.

Periodical Financial Reporting, Forecast, and Budget Reporting to Regional Management and HQ Management
through GFB and SPS Plus tools.

Identify productivity and opportunity, discuss, and finalize the value addition, optimizations, Variance Analysis, KPI
Analysis, financial performance analysis, Cash Flow Management, and Balance sheet analysis using SAP and Excel.

Business Planning, Optimum Resource Allocation, Account Reconciliations using SAP and Excel.

Established Accounting and Finance operations for effective and timely reporting.

Complied with Corporate Governance, SOX, asset safeguarding, and continuous process improvement.

Resultoriented adhoc reporting for management decisionmaking.

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Finance Manager

RDP Foam Industries Private Limited, India

Directly reported to CFO about financial functions while managed, led, and inspired 5member team of Accounting and Finance havingrevenue>100M,Capex >15M, Budget >500M, 4 centralized warehouses, 13 Retail Stores, Dealers
>500 using NetSuite, MARG ERP and Excel.

Led fullcycle accounting, periodical financial reporting, detailed budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis,
inventory management, cost reporting, KPI Analysis, scenario analysis on historical and projected business.

Analyzed results to ensure a strong understanding of key drivers behind annual budgets, and variances, trend
analysis, revenue review for organization growth.

Performed Finance & Strategy planning, indepth revenue analysis, Inventory management, supply chain analysis,
Cash Forecasts, Account Receivables (AR) analysis, and Account Payables (AP) analysis.

Received recognition for reducing 20% sales return by allocating ownership of sales return to departmental heads
and indepth sales return analysis reporting implementation in monthly reporting package.

Increasing 12% profit by effective ERP implementation, oversaw requirements gathering, collaborating team, user
experience, design Internal Controls, training, and User Acceptance testing.

Best Manager Award2019 from CEO for the best performance and effective implementation of ERP.

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Hirapara Kishor & Associates (Public Accounting Firm), India

Managed bookkeeping, accounting and financial records processing, journal entries, general ledger, periodical closing process including adjusting journal entries and audit support.
Worked with 14members team to collectively manage financials and accounts for 2000clients portfolio.

Senior Accountant

Legal Quotient Consultants (Legal Firm), Canada (Work from Home)

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, multicurrency transactions and reported directly to CFO.

Oversaw fullcycle accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis of Canadian and crossborder USA operations.
Lead monthend close and yearend closing process. Manage adhoc 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 followup.

Implemented active presentation using Power BI for better & effective decisionmaking for senior management.

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Accounting Manager

Bipin Chandra Modi & Co. (Public Accounting Firm), India

Directly reported to Senior Partners and managed diverse clientele > 200 including manufacturing, SaaS, service organizations, having total turnover of $800M, Managed hiring & training of staff to achieve organization goals.

Drove fullcycle accounting management and financial reporting as per IFRS, GAAP and other accounting standards.
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.

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CPA Canada


CA India


B Com

(Bachelor of Commerce) (Accounting, Business, Economics), VNSGU, India




(Diploma in Banking and Finance)
1 M
Revenue Recognized
1 M
Budget Managed
Team Members Managed
Awards Won

Highlights of Achievements:

  • Best Manager Award-2019 and Best Performer Award from two of previous employers for the best performance.
  • Generated 15% profit increased by driving ERP implementation, oversaw requirements gathering, collaborating team, user experience, design Internal Controls, drafting, training, and User Acceptance testing.
  • Continuous Process Improvement of Accounting & Finance Operations which reduced almost 20% of clerical errors.
  • Implemented active presentation using Power BI for better and effective decision-making for senior management.
  • Increased Cash Flow by 10% by implementing SOP related to billing on a timely basis and better follow-up of clients.
  • Streamlined accounting& financial reporting functions. Generated comprehensive reporting packages; coordinated complex transactions, financial reviews, and audits.