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  • Last/current workplace: G. D Apte & Co
  • 29 years old from Sydney, NSW


APOORVA Y HANDAKKAR Chartered Accountant Contact: | E-Mail: Skype: live: apoorvc27_1 | LinkedIn: Currently in India; willing to relocate ________________________________________ CAREER SNAPSHOT: ? Result-oriented Chartered Accountant offering more than 7 years of experience in Audits, Taxation and Financial Analysis; specializes in Consulting finance compliances, strategies, and taxation legal compliance ? Demonstrated solid understanding of audit standards, policies and local regulations to support the audit assurance process; recommending pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues ? Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication skills & organization skills blended with team management ability ? Skilled in drafting technical advice and providing advisory services in relation to a range of corporate entities including corporate income tax, revenue / capital analysis ? Exposure to Transfer Pricing in the areas of Analysis, Preparation and working of Study Reports ? Well versed with globally accepted accounting standards including Ind AS and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) ? Working level Knowledge of SAP & Other ERP like (Tally, Oracle, Finacle) ACADEMIC ? Bachelor of Commerce, Mumbai University, India – 2011 ? Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) - 2012 ? Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Certificate in Business Valuations – 2020 ? Associate Member of CPA Australia (enrolled as a member under MRA between CPA Australia & ICAI in January 2020 and will be completing the two modules in due course) ? Company Secretary, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) - 2015 ACCREDITATION ? Excellent business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Prowess, Oracle, SAP et el) ? Completed Military Training at Bhonsala Military School Nasik, Maharashtra, India ? A Writer and a distinct reader who loves to write and read. A blogger sharing the joy of my writing with the page name Peace in Chaos. ________________________________________ AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Statutory Audit • Regulatory Reporting • Internal & Process Audit • Review and Framing Internal Controls • Risk Assessment Procedures & Testing of Controls • Financial Consultancy • Business Valuation Techniques & Due Diligence • Management Consulting • Direct Taxation & International Taxation Advisory • Transfer Pricing Audits & related consultancy • Providing tax controversy support & litigations

Employment History

  • G. D Apte & Co

    • Oct 2012 - Current
    Manager - Audits & Taxation G.D. Apte & Co., offering consistent, customized and workable solutions to clients and striving support services with the highest of professionalism, efficiency and technology ________________________________________ Defining Attributes: Internal & Statutory Audit | Taxation & Legal Compliance | Finance & Management Consulting | Transfer Pricing | Internal Control and Risk Control Testing Industry Exposure: Manufacturing, Production, Service based, NGO Sector Exposure: Automobile, IT, ITES, Non-Profit Organizations Auditing & Financial Reporting: ? Managing end-to-end aspects of the assignment involving planning, executing, summarizing, and reporting ? Performed financial audits (Internal & External), including financial statements review, internal controls assessment, substantive works, corroborative interviews, reporting, completion and client relationship management ? Building and maintaining relationships with client's management and conducting audit within the timelines and as per the SLA ? Preparation of Internal Financial Control Matrix and Risk Matrix for ensuring existence, effectiveness & operational efficiency of the Internal Controls ? Independently auditing and testing internal financial controls for framing policies and strengthening Internal Financial Controls (IFC) ? Assessment of Risk and Developing and executing test plans for the business processes reviewed and creating thorough documentation of the work performed ? Handling Internal Audit for various processes; Procure to Pay, Human Resources, IT General Controls et el ? Financial Reporting under IND-AS converged in line with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRC) Taxation: ? Heading the department of direct taxation focusing on client relationship, discussion on various legal and tax related matters ? Providing assistance to clients on various matters involving Income tax appeals up to Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Level (ITAT) ? Conducting Transfer Pricing Audits & implementing transfer pricing methodologies in International Taxation & related consultancy for clients having international operations in the countries like United States of America (USA), Germany et el ? Consulting in International Taxation involving interpretation of Income Tax Double Taxation Avoidance Treaties (DTAA) ? Perform functional analyses of new or changed businesses to assist in setting or amending transfer pricing policies ? Providing support and assistance on Taxation Due Diligence in various business decisions Financial Analysis: ? Preparation and Analysis of projected financial statements & forecast reports ? Consultancy on preparing and drafting Shareholder's Agreement ? Compiling and analyzing necessary financial and other functional data to ensure the accurate business valuations ? Proficient understanding of principles of Business Valuation & Financial Due Diligence
  • S.M. Pradhan & Co. (Chartered Accountants)

    • Jul 2008 - Jan 2012
    Article Assistant ? Managed audit of small and medium scale organization ? Income Taxation & Legal Compliances (Tax Audits, Filing of Income Tax Returns) ? Assisted on Indian Company Law matters including assignments related to Liquidation of companies ? Prepared Amalgamation Reports under erstwhile Companies Act, 1956 (Presently Companies Act, 2013)


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Education History

  • Mumbai University, India current

    Bachelor of Commerce,
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India current

    Chartered Accountant