Senior level executive with extensive finance, administration & accounting experience in diverse industries. Presently working as an independent consultant. Proven ability to improve operations, impact business growth & maximize profits through achievements in finance management, cost reductions, internal control & productivity improvements.

Extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing financial procedures, with working capital management, profit monitoring and building internal financial controls. Ascertain needs and goals, streamline operations and envision new concepts. An excellent communicator with demonstrated capabilities in negotiating with statutory authorities for securing sanctions and exemptions.

An astitute professional with comprehensive commercial acumen & strong work ethics having excellent persuasive communication and analytical skills, thrives on new challenges and willing to act as a primary focal point. A multJfaceted personality passionate about controls and compliance with business process excellence.

  1. Since April 2008 - April 2013 with a Ray & Ray Consultance, as a Director
    Handling valuation of shares / business, preparation of project report, mergers & acquisition, etc

  2. Nov'05 - Mar'08 with L. B. Jha & Co., Chartered Accountants, Kolkata as Partner In-charge of Consultancy Division
    Catering to various corporate clients and looking after mergers, de-mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, joint venture agreements, evaluation of business/shares, due diligence, development of corporate plans, preparation of project reports, development of accounting & inventory manuals, etc.

  3. Mar’03 – Oct’05 with West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WEBEL), a West Bengal Government undertaking as Executive Director (Finance)
    Responsible for finance function of 15 Group Companies as a Member of the Board. Serving as Director In-charge of Asset Management Company managing IT Venture Capital Fund and Incubation Centre; Director In-charge of operations of IT education in respect of computer literacy, animation and BPO training.

  4. Oct’00 - Feb'03 with Nicco Uco Alliance Credit Ltd., Kolkata as Managing Director
    (A finance company with equity participation of Nicco Corporation Ltd., UCO Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, International Finance Corporation Washington, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Switzerland, etc. and having asset base of over Rs. 320 Crores from 1st October 2000.)

    Handling the merger of 2 finance companies - one located in Eastern India and the other in Southern India. Successfully integrated both these organizations having different cultural backgrounds.
  5. May’97 – Sep’00 with Nicco Corporation Ltd., Kolkata as Director - Finance
    Member of the Board of all the Group Companies in India and abroad engaged in the area of finance & infotech. leading a team of over 30 Chartered Accountants / Cost Accountants. Responsible for business restructuring, merger amalgamations, acquisitions, de-mergers, etc. of the group.

  6. May’71 – Apr’97 with Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. (a Govt. of India Undertaking), Kolkata
    Growth Path
    May’71 – Apr’72 :
    Management Trainee - Accounts Department
    May’72  - Feb’87 : Various Divisional Accounts - In-charge (Manufacturing, Trading, Service activities, treasury, etc.)
    Mar’87 - Sep'93 : CFO
    Oct’93 - Apr'97 : Director (Finance)

    Also Member of the Board of Balmer Lawrie's 3 associate companies - Balmer Lawire - Van Leer Ltd & Indian Container Leasing Co. Ltd., both are having a Multinational company as a Joint- venture partner and Cochin Refineries - Balmer Lawrie Ltd.

  • CS from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, London in 1975.
  • Chartered Accountancy from ICAI in 1970.
  • M.Com. from Calcutta University in 1967.
  • B.Com. (Hons.) from Calcutta University in 1965

Professional Membership : Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Trainings Attended / Other Distinctions

  • 13 weeks "Advanced Financial Management Techniques" Course at the Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 4 weeks Advanced Management Programme for Top Management at IIM, Ahmedabad.
  • Functioned as Faculty Member / Examiner of the MBA Course conducted by Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, under the Calcutta University.