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Swati is a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional, meeting the accounting requirements of clients’ business. She is a team leader for IFC’s India office, handling bookkeeping and VAT for clients.
Swati started her career in accounting in 2011, where she worked with an accounting firm as an article. During her articleship, she worked as part of a team to fulfill all necessary tasks, including internal audits, report preparation ensuring accuracy and transparency and tax filing.
After completing her articleship, she started teaching accounting to students of Bachelors and Masters of Commerce. It was in 2017, that she decided to take up accounting as a profession and joined a leading company as an accountant. In her position, she checked all outgoing and incoming transactions, making careful records of all sales and purchases for the purpose of financial reporting and GST filing.
Swati’s experience of working with clients has allowed her to gain better understanding of financial aspects which leads to growth of business.
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Kashyap Kumar Barnawal, Division Manager in IFC, is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and holds a diploma in IFRS from ACCA, UK. He is passionate about learning new things to accelerate his career expertise. He has also completed Strategic Level of CIMA (UK).
Kashyap has demonstrated a professional and personal demeanour allowing him to work with a variety of clients across multiple industries as well as successfully communicating with colleagues. He has garnered significant business and financial expertise in everything from accountancy to taxation that go far beyond his coursework.
Kashyap has over 9 years of progressive experience in finance and taxation with exposure to different industry segments. His core competencies include financial & management accounting, budgeting, information analysis, taxation, IFRS, ability to handle work pressure and exposure to multi-cultural work environment. He has had opportunities to work in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and UAE on various projects ranging from Audit, Accounting, MIS, IFRS, Taxation etc.
Kashyap is flexible and adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving accounting processes and technologies. He has positive and open-minded approach in his professional and personal life. In his leisure time, he enjoys travelling, cricket and movies.
Rahul Chitkara, Practice Manager of IFC, is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and certified Project Management Professional from PMI (USA).
Rahul is an organized and solution-driven Finance & Tax-technology Professional with high proficiency in team development, people and program management.
Rahul has around 10 years of experience in a multiple client-facing leadership roles across US-Based MNCs and ITeS based corporates, having expertise in business advisory and Tax-Technology practices, covering business processes transition to global hub and re-engineering, VAT/GST system implementation & compliance-advisory and corporate tax strategic planning by successfully delivering global projects in Germany, Austria, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, India & UAE.
Rahul is also a specialist in MA&D restructuring & integration on Integrated ERP solutions (Oracle ERP and Tax Engines), driving change & release management processes and SOX compliance. He is also a finance- related strategic initiator on multiple ERPs and BI tools, managing BCP, DRP and Data Archival strategy, and investment portfolio for IT-Finance.
Rahul is a certified Green-belt Lean Six sigma practitioner helping companies to adopt Six sigma & Lean Quality methodologies including CMM level 5 QMS processes, and formation of business policies & procedures and KPIs development, thus creating a high positive impact on the companies for their sustainable growth.
Rahul has also been actively involved in conducting workshops and awareness sessions on various regulatory compliance topics, ranging from ESR, CbCR and GCC Taxation.
Rahul believes in perseverance and is quickly adaptable to new insights in his professional and personal life. He is married and in his spare times, he loves reading and enjoys movies.
Rachna is the Chief Happiness Officer at IFC and engages with our team to motivate and inspire them to look for ways to grow personally and professionally. She maintains happiness within our team as she believes that to be successful in life one has to be happy at the core level.
Rachna’s passion is to connect with people and to spread positivity. She loves to help, guide and encourage people to have a positive outlook on life. Her mantra is “Believe in the power of Positivity.”
She loves to engage with clients to ensure that service levels are being met by IFC. Rachna constantly talks to staff on a personal and group level to ensure that healthy communication is maintained with all our stakeholders.
Previously, Rachna has worked 20 years with Barclays in various roles across UK. She was actively involved in training staff to focus on delivering excellent Customer Service. She further received much recognition during her banking career for being able to satisfy all customers especially the disgruntled ones. Rachna has also worked within Sales in the Retail sector where she was consistently recognized for exceeding her targets in the most ethical manner.
Rachna is extremely passionate about promoting good health using natural home remedies or Homeopathy and shares many health benefits with staff and colleagues so that they are enabled to lead a happy & healthy life as she believes anyone can heal their life from within.
In her leisure time, Rachna loves to create unique inspirational quotes and loves to experiment with fusion food and photography.
Pramod Dhalwani, CEO and Founder of IFC, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a certified Gravitas Impact Premium Business Coach. He believes in the power of continuous learning and in 2019 completed the following 2 courses from the prestigious Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania – Business Analytics: From Data to Insights and Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program: Scaling your Business. He is also a Certified Mortgage Professional and Financial Advisor from the Chartered Insurance Institute in UK and has been a member of the Society of Finance Advisors in UK.
Pramod is passionate about using Technology to provide innovative, effective and value added solutions that enable Entrepreneurs in scaling up their operations. In particular, Pramod enjoys mentoring fast growing entrepreneurial businesses, especially in the technology sector and has worked with a significant number of start-ups and incubators in UAE and GCC. He believes in building long term mutually beneficial relationships and operates with a win-win mindset.
Pramod has over 25 years of international experience in Business Advisory Practices, Entrepreneurial Businesses, Multinational Companies (MNCs) and FTSE100 companies. He uses the breadth of experience gained at varied organizations and industries to successfully assist clients in setting up the right processes, KPIs and dashboards that helps Entrepreneurs gain clarity in managing their business. Within operations, he has helped clients achieve significant savings by streamlining Management Information Systems (MIS) and operations. During his career he has successfully delivered major projects in UK, Spain, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India and smaller projects in other GCC countries.
Pramod was recognized as “Finance Director of the Year” finalist for his positive contribution to his employer at the Fast Growth Business Awards organized by Crimson Publishing in UK. During his career, he has been interviewed and quoted in various business publications in UK and UAE on a broad range of topics including debt financing, receivables recovery and measures to take based on the outlook of economy.
Pramod has also conducted seminars relating to important corporate trends. He has been a key speaker for various summits, conferences and talks. His topics include grooming businesses for maximum valuation, VAT in UAE and current trends that impact organizations.
Pramod is solution orientated and maintains a positive, open-minded approach in his professional and personal life. He is married and is a father to 3 children. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, tennis and movies.