Krishna - Governance, Risk & Compliance Managers - Suva, Central Division, Fiji

Kamlesh Krishna

Suva, Central Division, Fiji


Governance, Risk & Compliance Managers

Work History

Acting Chief Financial Officer / General Manager Finance, ICT and Administration

Water Authority of Fiji

March 2011 - November 2011

1. Develops, plans and implements goals and objectives for the finance and administration
department, prepares and administers internal policies and procedures relating to
departmental program activities; interprets and explains applicable rules, laws and
regulations to supervisors and others.
2. Directs, oversees and participates in the departmental program work plan; assigns work
activities, finance and administration projects and programs; monitors work flow;
reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; implements needed work
process and automation improvements and methods for improving customer service.
3. Manages the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial records and reports,
including those related to the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
payroll, job costing, inventories, budgets and fixed assets; ensures the purchasing of
materials, supplies and equipment are conducted in accordance with organisational policies and
4. Oversees preparation and presentation of the Water Authority of Fiji’s annual budget; supervises data gathering and financial planning work associated with rate setting; prepares rate analyses.
5. As CFO, oversees cash management, investment, and debt management activities.
6. Coordinates departmental activities with other departments and divisions; provides
responsible advice and counsel to the Chief Executive Officer, and department and divisional
managers on a variety

Team Leader Finance


Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Financial Accountant with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports to summarise and forecast financial position.
Proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management
systems and implementation of process improvements. Talented leader directing highly skilled
financial management teams to support achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives. Core
competencies include:
• Accounting Management • Cash Management • Technology Integration
• Financial Analysis • Budgeting • Regulatory Compliance
• Forecasting • Cost Reductions • Efficiency Improvements

Manager Finance and Administration


Directed financial management functions including development of monthly/quarterly financial
statements, financial forecasts, and budgets. Oversee general accounting functions, including AR/AP,
account reconciliation, and cash management. Administer all financial management systems,
evaluating and integrating new applications. Develop highly skilled accounting and financial
management team to achieve established objectives. Interact with the Board of Directors concerning financial forecasts and reports.
Key Achievements:
Spearheaded implementation of technology that improved tracking reducing operating
Strategically restructured financial reporting processes in accordance with organisational
Served as key leader in effectively managing annual revenue growth.

Financial Accountant


Prepared financial reports, developed budgets, and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan. Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for senior management. Carried out
internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy. Built and led
teams in carrying out special projects.
Key Achievements:
Increased client efficiency with identification and recommendation of enhanced summation

Accounts Officer


Closed and prepared monthly financial statements and audit reports. Performed monthly account
reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions. Worked in collaboration with controller to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.

Key Achievements:
Identified key defects in revenue caller systems which contributed to charges being omitted
thus reducing actual revenue.
Increased productivity levels by providing key contributions toward automation of account
reconciliation processes.

Internal Auditor


Carried out general audit functions, including account analysis and reconciliation, inventories, and
AR/AP. Reported to Manager Audit
Key Achievement:
Consistently met deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills to achieve corporate objectives.


GCT Consultants


Revenue Generation Capacity and Capability for Municipals Councils

Revenue Generation Capacity and Capability for Municipals Councils project of Ministry of Local Government funded by UNESCAP

Qualifications & Certifications

Policy and Governance

University of Fiji

Advance Business Accounting



IIA Australia, NSW

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