Vikash Rathi

CFO at redBus

Bengaluru Area, India

Summary
financial analysis Controllers Start-up & business operations Fund Raising Treasury Management Startup Strategy Payment Card Processing Payment Gateways Auditing Startup Consulting
Currently, I work as CFO (Senior Director Finance) with Redbus.in , an Ibibo Group Company. Redbus is the largest Online Bus Ticketing Platform in the World. In this role, I manage all aspects of controllership, FP&A, Group Reporting and treasury for the Company. I am closely involved in International expansion of redbus into various countries across the globe. I lead the regulatory and compliance aspects of the international expansion. Redbus has already forayed in Singapore and Malaysia and aims to launch in atleast 4 more countries by fiscal 2017. I also manage administration and procurement for the Company.

Prior to IbiboGroup, I worked as the Finance Controller for Via.Com, a leading travel enterprise focused on B2B market. In this role, I used to manage all gamuts of finance including AR, AP, Capex, Opex, MIS, reporting and compliances.

I worked as Merger and Acquisition Manager for QuEST Global. As a part of my role, I conducted valuations, financial due diligence, project management and investment eco-system management.

Prior to joning QuEST,I had worked as the Treasury and Tax Manager at Pepsi Co Holdings India. At Pepsi Co, I was responsible for treasury management and international taxation for Pepsi's India operations.

Prior to joining Pepsi, I was an Audit Manager at KPMG in their Bangalore office. I was the engagement manager on a number key accounts of KPMG.

I am an expert in Financial statement analysis and modelling under Indian GAAP and US GAAP. I also have a very good understanding of internal controls and financial processes in a number of industries like ECommerce, Software services, Manufacturing, Retail.

Specialties: Business valuation, Corporate finance, Scenario analysis, Debt and equity fund raising, Financial statement analysis,Cash flow forecasting, forex management, Financial systems and processes, Business strategy
Experience

CFO/Senior Director Finance at redBus

Mar 2015 - Present

Manage strategic and operational finance for Redbus.in

Education

MBA at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Mar 2009 - Mar 2010

ACA at Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Mar 1999 - Apr 2003

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