Amit DarekarChartered Accountant
Amit is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), a graduate from Pune University and holds Diploma in IFRS accredited by ACCA. He has 10 years of IFRS, accounting and financial reporting advisory experience. Amit was earlier associated with one of the Big4 consulting firm in India for a period more than 5 years.
Amit, as a partner of FinPro Consulting as well as during his tenure with Big4 consulting firm, has successfully lead Ind AS and IFRS convergence project of various listed companies in India across various sectors such as information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, construction, agriculture etc.
He specialises in delivering IFRS trainings. He has conducted trainings in several countries including India, Nepal and Zambia on IFRS related topics as part of specific customised corporate training initiatives as well as general retail training sessions. He has delivered customised IFRS and US GAAP trainings at multinational corporate clients in the various sectors including outsourcing, manufacturing, construction, automotive, software, insurance, pharmaceutical etc.
He has been instrumental in developing and conducting several training initiatives including the training conducted for the DipIFR course (conducted by ACCA) and training sessions for several corporates. FinPro has successfully completed 6 batches of training on DipIFR during last year with an average feedback of 4.65 on a scale of 5.
Amit lead the team for consolidation project of a listed company in India having foreign subsidiaries for couple of years. He has also been involved in formulating complex accounting opinions under IFRS and Indian GAAP for several clients on hedge accounting, consolidation, financial instruments, property, plant and equipment and many others.
Amit was part of team assisting the management to restate the financial statements for one of the largest multinational company in New York, USA. He was part of SOX implementation and testing team of one of the largest multinational automotive company in India and one USA based multinational manufacturing company in Columbus, USA.
Akshay OkeChartered Accountant
Akshay is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), a post graduate from Pune University and holds Diploma in IFRS accredited by ACCA. He has more than 7 years of assurance, IFRS and accounting and financial reporting advisory experience. Akshay was earlier associated for more than 5 years with one of the Big4 consulting firm in India.
He specialises in providing technical accounting and IFRS conversion services to leading Indian and global companies and has been involved in several IFRS implementation projects in India and abroad across various sectors namely information technology, construction, mining, pharmaceutical etc. He has also assisted several clients in IFRS implementation projects in Sri Lanka. He was a part of IFRS consolidation team of one of the Indian telecom giant located in Kenya.
Akshay is a member of IND AS (IFRS) Implementation Committee” of WIRC of ICAI. He is a regular speaker and trainer on accounting and financial reporting matters at various forums including ICAI. He has delivered IFRS and US GAAP trainings at various corporates in India and abroad. He also conducts trainings for Diploma in IFRS.
He also has significant experience in accounting and financial reporting domain. His major projects include performing a function of ‘Head of Finance’ for one of the multinational manufacturing company, preparation of US GAAP and Canadian GAAP compliant financial statements for Foreign Investment Companies, formulating complex accounting opinions (IFRS, US GAAP and Indian GAAP) for several clients including technical accounting opinions on hedge accounting, ESOP, deferred tax and consolidation.
He was also part of team assisting the management to restate the financial statements for one of the largest Indian IT company. He was a part of SOX implementation team for one of the largest insurance company at Norway.
- Having worked in a Big4 accounting firm environment for more than 5 years, Team FinPro has adequate experience in international and local accounting and reporting principles
- Dedicated and specialized IFRS conversion practice
- Completed IFRS conversion projects across key sectors
- Trainers having exposure to IFRS training in India and abroad
- Experience of working as “external advisors” with clients which are audited by other large audit firms
- Multifunctional team to provide you with an integrated solution