Mr. Startup Accountant

About Me:

Chartered Accountant from India with 6 years of experience in FP&A and Corporate Finance. Worked at a F-500 company FP&A profile for 2 years. Worked closely with CEO/ CFO, contributed significantly during COVID downsizing. Moved to a growth space startup, as AM– Corp finance, promoted to Mgr. Contributed in fund raises& working capital management.


Target School: Wharton

Considering: Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Undergrad Major: Accounting

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: 760

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Volunteer at Blue Cross of Chennai | Startup consultant for raising funds to seed stage startups

Work History:

Title: Manager - Corporate Finance

Industry: Accounting

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos

Title: Analyst - FP&A

Industry: Accounting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1. Contributed to fund raises in the startup (>$80Mn).
2. Increased the WC efficiency of the startup by more than $3Mn by spearheading multiple projects
3. Led the task group of 5 during compliance crisis in startup, raising $10Mn+ funds in less than 2 weeks, reducing risk of business closure
4. Led team for reduction of $2Mn+ Opex during COVID.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Join the Finance leadership rotational program for a Fortune-500 rotating across Opex, Capex, Treasury, investor Relations etc. to eventually become Sr Finance manager for one of their business divisions.

Long Term: become CFO for a leading growth stage B2B/B2C Indian startup.


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