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Finance professional and Certified Six Sigma with the experience of Financial Reporting and Projects


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London, United Kingdom



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HM Expert Since

Thursday May 23, 2019

About Ganesh

I am a CIMA qualified with specialist project management skills and expertise in Financial Reporting and IFRS standards. Certified Six Sigma with a wealth of experience of BREXIT adaptations, change management and financial transformations, demonstrating the versatility of leading specific projects across organisations, as well as controlling systems & processes from a financial hub. A target driven professional with solid business acumen, adept at developing and nurturing excellent stakeholder relations over a wide range of disciplines including Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Private Equity, Credit Card services, and partnering with finance shared service centres to drive improvements.

Highlights of Expertise
• Financial and Regulatory Reporting
• BREXIT/Change/Regulatory Projects
• IFRS 9
• Private Equity
• RRP (Recovery Resolution Plan)
• Excellent stakeholder management
• Financial Control & COSO

Current Role Details


Roles & Results

BARCLAYS - Project Manager/Business Analyst

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Delivery and Achievements
Chaired and managed the ERRP Finance and Impairment working group, including stakeholders from Finance, Treasury, IT, Risk, and Senior Management. • Leading the overall “Impairment” work stream to guarantee regular reporting and resolution of the major risks & issues, as well as implementing key actions for progress • Collaborating with all project workstreams, reporting on financial project perspectives to engage multiple functions and ensure all task, risks, and issues are completed on time • Ensuring stakeholders are fully informed of objectives, progress and delivery schedules for well-coordinated implementation • Overseeing the development of all work streams and tracking external reporting deliverables and associated challenges for Barclays Bank Europe • Leading the COREP TOM WG for Barclays Bank Europe & reporting progress to Senior Management

BARCLAYS - Vice President - IFRS 9 implementation

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Delivery and Achievements
Directed financial reporting to IFRS 9 standards, overseeing regulatory projects and managing statutory reporting for both Barclays Plc and Barclays Bank Plc, including some of the following projects: • Delivered the IFRS 9 Transition Project and published the statutory disclosure note for the 2018 Annual Report • Presented skeleton documentation for Barclays Plc and Barclays Bank Plc for IFRS 9. • Presented skeleton documentation for the new ring-fenced bank for H1 18 RA (Result Announcement) and 2018 Annual Report including IFRS 9 changes. • Managed FINREP group reporting for FY 16 & 17 including successful implementation of taxonomy 2.6 & 2.7 for IFRS 9 perspective • Reviewed and submitted RRP finance packs for FY 2015, along with significant legal entities analysis for the FY 2016 • Led the BoE Debt Register project amounting to over £160bn, & submitted for FY 15 & 16 • Implemented the control project for the potential future exposure (PFE) reporting model for the derivative financial instruments (MTM £400bn), securing approval and rolling out for FY 2015

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK - Financial Controller - Private Equity and HO subs

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Delivery and Achievements
Devised accounting system, financial control and structured finance of Private Equity and Head Office subsidiaries (77 sub offices and 31 active companies), managing to 2 onshore and 6 offshore teams. • Chaired audit and board meetings ensuring statutory accounts were filed accurately and within the deadline to Companies’ House • Led and managed the private equity portfolio of $2bn by scrupulous control and meticulous financial reporting • Designed detailed financial testing systems and conducted quarterly reviews of strategic investments over $900m, reporting processes under IFRS and accounting standards



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