Sehgal - Chief Financial Officer - Secunderabad, AP, India

Manish Sehgal

Secunderabad, AP, India


Chief Financial Officer


• A competent professional with an experience of over 17 years in:

Finance & Accounts Costing & Budgeting Working Capital Management
Strategic Planning Internal Control & Auditing Risk Management
Statutory Compliance MIS Reporting Manpower Management

Work History

Chief Financial Officer

CreamLine Dairy Products Ltd

From February 2013

• Responsible for managing all finance & accounts operations and heading Commercial & IT functions
• Responsible for implementation of ERP Package

Director - Finance

Fisher Biopharma Services (India) Pvt. Ltd

June 2012 - February 2013

• Responsible for finance & accounts operations for India, Russia & South Africa
• Provided strategic inputs for the preparation of annual budget and monitored actual performance
• Working capital management resulting in reduction of debtors & implemented adequate credit period for vendors / suppliers, review on CAPEX proposals focussing on payback period for the investment
• Ensuring compliance with the local laws as well as Corporate guidelines
• Identified new process improvement areas and implemented the same to strengthen internal controls & reduce man hours spent on the work to increase efficiency & transparency

Associate Director - Finance

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

December 2009 - June 2012

• Responsible for Business Process in Global Shared Services, (in-house shared service centre for Dr. Reddy's) with a team of 80 people
• Responsible for invoice processing for purchase & non-purchase order based, vendor payments (domestic & foreign), mail room operations, quality assurance, travel reimbursements, LCS, etc.
• Accounts Receivable (Involves both Financial & Marketing Services)
• Treasury Back Office (Ensuring compliance of the Company's risk policy)
• Designed & implemented Risk Control Matrix & SOPs for the process to meet SOX compliance
• Drafted & implemented accounting policies regarding vendor advances, GRIR, SSI vendors, stale cheques, provision for advances one time vendor accounts, etc.

Financial Controller

Dabur Pharma Ltd

September 2007 - November 2009

• Treasury (managing consortium of banks, funds planning and cash management)
• Audits (Financial, Tax, Cost & Internal)
• Managed taxation process including Transfer Pricing, Tax & Overseas Investment Planning, etc.
• Risk Management (Insurance)
• Working Capital Management (Global Inventories and Accounts Receivable)
• Due Diligence and Reviewing Capex Proposals


Jubilant Oil & Gas Pvt. Ltd

November 2006 - September 2007

General Manager - Finance

• Responsible for overseas entities located in Netherlands, Canada, Cyprus & Yemen
• Member of the core team for the Company's overseas listing

Manager Finance

September 2005 - July 2006

As Manager Finance
• Drafted various MIS reports for the business along with country wise & brands profitability
• Conducted audits as per US & Indian GAAP on quarterly basis
• Responsible for:
o Evaluating business cases and carrying out quarterly review with Business Head, CFO & CEO
o Getting price & tender approvals for international markets
• Monitored subsidiaries performance

As Manager Finance
• Analyzed business risk
• Coordinated & liaised with corporate office in India for all the Joint Venture requirements

As Assistant Manager - Corporate Finance
• Core member of the team that managed ADR, which involved consolidation of accounts as per US GAAP for 15 Subsidiaries & Joint Ventures of offshore entities
• Prepared & implemented:
o Consolidation Module (EC-CS) in SAP for group financials
o Accounts manual to ensure that consistent accounting practices are carried out across all business units & subsidiaries

China as Manager Finance (Head of Finance)

Kunshan Rotam Reddy Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (JV of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories)

September 2003 - August 2005

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

April 2000 - July 2006

Growth Path / Assignments Handled:

Assistant Manager

Corporate Finance

April 2000 - September 2003

Junior Manager - F&A

Steel Authority of India Ltd

May 1998 - March 2000

Executive - F & A

The Jay Engineering Works Ltd

June 1997 - May 1998

Audit Executive

Venugopal & Chenoy, Chartered Accountants

December 1995 - May 1997

Article Clerk

M Bhasakara Rao & Co., Chartered Accountants

July 1992 - November 1995

Qualifications & Certifications

Osmania University

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