Qualifications: M.B.A. in Finance from Karnataka State Open University, Mysore
I have 25 years of finance and accounting experience in the non-profit and for-profit sector, with exposure to best practices and accounting standards and have led Finance,
Accounting and regulatory compliance teams in both Indian and International NGOs. I am familiar with various FCRA requirements, audits and statutory compliances.
At Dakshin, I oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with Director and Associate Director, review financial plans and budgets;
monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organisation’s financial status. I analyse and present financial reports to Trustees,
Senior Management and Programme Heads. I also oversee all financial project/ program and grant accounting, coordinate and lead annual audit process, ensure compliance
to all statutory requirements and help, and strengthen our finance and admin team in order to achieve our organisational long-term financial goals and objectives.