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Vijaya Krishna R

Candidate ID: 2000451

Career Summary

Chartered accountant (CA) with 10 plus years of experience in Project accounting, Revenue management, Month end close, MIS reporting, Financial analysis, Trend analysis, Variance analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting, IT services pricing, Cost controlling, KPI reporting, Financial statements, Auditing.

Skill Set

Chartered Accountant (CA), Project accounting, Revenue management, Month end close, MIS reporting, Variance analysis, Financial analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting, IT services pricing, Cost controlling, KPI reporting, Capex & Opex evaluation, Preparation of financial statements, Auditing

Professional Information

Total Experience : 11

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / All Professional Finance Degrees

Job Function : Accounts / Tax / CS / Audit / Finance

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

CA Vijaya Krishna R

Kuwait +965 60611537 India +91 8124356222
Chartered Accountant (CA) with 10 plus years of diversified experience in sectors of Construction, Oil & Gas, IT and Retail (Trading) etc., in the domain of Finance and Accounts.

Project Accounting Revenue Management Month close Ind AS & IFRS
Budgeting Forecasting IT Services Pricing Cost Controlling
Capex & Opex evaluation MIS/KPI reporting Internal/External audit SAP FICO & BI


Org: Philips-Consumer Electronics & Health Systems Jan’2020 – May’2022
Manager- Financial Planning and Analysis Chennai - India

• Plan bottom-up AOP & forecasts, explain variances/ bridges, coordinate goal cascading and business handshake.
• Flag risks / opportunities, provide actionable insights on revenue, margin leakage & customer profitability.
• Achieve cost targets through driving productivity and investments initiatives cross business functions.
• Manage Segment profitability through appropriate assignment/allocation/recovery of revenues & costs.
• Improve Price realization by 2% mitigating margin leakage by applying pocket price waterfall.

Org: Cognizant Technology Solutions May’2017 – Jan’2020
Senior Executive-Finance Chennai - India

Contracting & Pricing:

• Contracting and Pricing in response to customer Request for Proposal (RFPs) by interacting with other teams such as Commercial team, Solution Architect team, Delivery team, legal team and peer Finance team.
• As a part of Contracting, analyzing RFP documents to assess risk involved in commercial terms and conditions.
• As a part of Pricing, preparation of customer tower wise and internal practice wise P&L views in accordance with accounting principles.

Financial Planning & Controlling:

• Ensure timely month close and preparation of Month End Close Adjustments.
• M-O-M Trend Analysis & Variance Analysis (Four-way analysis) between Bid, Budget, Forecast and Actual financials.
• Validating/Risk assessment of Forecast and Budget prepared by Operations team.
• Supporting in application of New Revenue recognition standard ASC 606 _ Revenue from Contracts with customers.
• Preparing monthly financial review pack for Business units & Verticals
• Addressing BU’s financial queries and help them in making sound business decisions.

Org: Shell Nov 2013 – Apr 2017
Specialist-Finance Controller Chennai - India

Financial Accounting:

• Implement group accounting controls and support in books closure policies and GAAP.
• Reconcile SAP R/3 Vs BW Vs GPMR transactions and accounting adjustment entries.
• Solving audit queries and other queries raised by GRA and Country tax team.
• Provide in-depth Trend analysis of monthly P&L, Balance sheet and cash flows.

Cost Controlling:

• Control costs and gain savings using Opportunity study, Cost curves, Ratio Analysis.
• Ensure Capex incurred within budgets, accurately accounted for and reconciled.
• Manage budgets and expenses, monitors spend and ensure accurate accounting.
• Evaluate performance through KPIs, maintain dashboards and assist decision-making.

Profitability Reporting:

• Develop rolling forecasts of Profit and loss analyzing Signings, Pipeline and Trend.
• Investigate variances with actuals; consult managers and ensure appropriate actions.
• Define cost drivers, assessment cycles and ensure accurate cost allocation.

Org: IL&FS Engineering Services Oct 2010 – July 2013
Assistant Manager-Finance and Accounting Hyderabad - India

Accounting & MIS:

• Ensure in time monthly accounting closure.
• Preparing financial statements of individual projects and consolidated financial statements sector wise.
• Applying Accounting Standards in operations, like revenue recognition, calculation of UBR (WIP) etc.
• Preparation of audit schedules like stock reconciliation statement, UBR workings, aging analysis reports, etc.
• Supporting to internal and external auditors by providing accurate and timely financial information.
• Preparation of control budget for the project, maintain periodical reviews and revision in budgets, Preparing project cash flow statement on monthly basis.

Project Coordination:

• Handling site accounting, stores management, subcontractor management, supplier management and taxation related issues.
• Frequent site visits to review project progress and project execution.

Academic Qualifications:

• Cleared CA from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in 2010
• Cleared B.Sc. from Andhra University (2001-2004)

IT Skills:

• Completed SAP Management Accounting (CO) certification from SAP Labs Germany (Certification Id: 0009445228)
• Power BI – Designing executive dashboards (Worked as a Power BI super user)


Flat no. 11, Building number 1574,
Beirut Street, 13034, P.O. Box 3390,
Hawally, Kuwait.