Mentor

Freelance Consulting

Name: Anand Rai

Company Type: Consulting

Preferred Industries: Advertising Agriculture Automobile B2B Dairy Data Analytics Education Financial Inclusion Manufacturing Marketing Services

Brief Profile: • Conceptualizing and formulating strategic business plan to set-up, steer and stabilize start-up operations with distinct business objectives. Equipped with thorough exposure in areas of Operations, Business Process Re-engineering and Greenfield and brownfield expansion Project Management, Product Management, Finance & Administration, Human Resource & Work Management. • Corporate Finance functional consultancy/ advisory and execution. Filing various regulatory and tax related documents, export related documents. Preparation of balance sheet, P&L, cash flow statements. Preparation and delivering investor presentations. Preparing bank related statements and making submissions for working capital/ term loan/ project finance. • Forecasting, Planning and Budgeting evaluating Risks and Opportunities, Scenario based planning, Rolling Forecasts, developing and evaluating Sales pipelines. Establishing controls and monitoring and analysis of variances. • Develop Analytics based solution, through the team by guiding them through providing business insights. • Presenting and helping clients improve their process, in marketing and risk, through use of Analytics. • Executing the finalized plan. Taking an end to end responsibility of the business/ process and delivering on the same. Significant accomplishment in Operations, Financial Management, Strategy Planning, Budgeting, Manpower Management, New Business Initiatives, Redesigning Business Processes, Market Analysis, Training, Cost Efficiency and Staff Development. Operational trouble-shooters for firms to drive them through operational & financial crisis like cost overruns, operational & functional inefficiencies, expansion issues & created avenues like funds management through banks & financial institutions, creating financial viability for future plans, business strategic planning for creating business road maps and many more. • Taking an end to end responsibility of the business/ process and delivering on the same. Significant accomplishment in Operations, Financial Management, Strategy Planning, Budgeting, Manpower Management, New Business Initiatives, Redesigning Business Processes, Market Analysis, Training, Cost Efficiency and Staff Development. • Worked on overall Project Planning, Techno-economic Monitoring and Evaluation Studies with special emphasis on Economic and Financial Analysis for Road and flyover projects • Economic and Financial Analysis: Expertise in Econometric Analysis and Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of various infrastructure projects. Involved in financial feasibility of various infrastructure projects and their financial modelling. • Transport Economics: Proficient in application of Updated Road User Cost Study for Economic Analysis of Road Projects under various scenarios. Extensive use of HDM4 for economic analysis, asset management and maintenance strategies. Knowledge of other Asset Management Software such as RONET, PAVER and RED. Good understanding of Road Maintenance Management System and application of Asset Management and Maintenance Strategies. • Demand Assessment: Good command over demand assessment; trend based analysis; economic growth (indicators and factors) and sector analysis for project hinterland and selection of the probable product mix for various infrastructure projects. Studied various government initiatives and foreign direct investments; forecasted growth in industries, production, investment, employment opportunities and overall economic growth of the region to study the feasibility of various projects and related components. • Expertise in developing a powerful network of business contacts to be tapped for new leads and techno-commercial negotiation advantages while delivering extraordinary results in achieving business growth objectives within start-up, turnaround and rapid change environments. Rolling innovative strategies to transform business units to globally competitive business ventures, adept at transitioning companies from static or reduced growth to commercial success. Capable of defining business mission and mobilizing / managing cross-functional resources to achieve business continuity and sustainable growth. • Participated as a financial consultant within various firms for improving their credit profile & undertake cashless acquisition of the targets and equipped them for equity dilution for future capital need for rapid expansion- • Have experience in Corporate/ Wholesale banking, Investment Banking (Equity Research, PE Firms consulting), Advertising firm, Agriculture allied firm (turned the firm around) • Possessing specialized skills in Project Financing, Working Capital Management, Financial Planning, and MIS Reporting while generating high growth propositions and consistently increasing the ROI. • Rolling innovative strategies to transform business units to globally competitive business ventures; visionary and pathfinder for the new global market place, adept at transitioning companies from static or reduced growth to commercial success. • Sound knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards & Statutory & Legal Compliances as applicable to the industries. • Capable of defining business mission and mobilizing / managing cross-functional resources to achieve business continuity and sustainable growth. • Adept in Media Planning, media negotiations, BTL activities, organizing PRs

Past Company and Other Details: • Recognized for turning a low performing Hybrid Seed Company to a profit driven firm through drafting & implementing marketing strategies specifically to reestablish his product portfolio within the existing market & initiated to create a presence in new markets as well while brilliantly covering revenue leakages across unit which were in crores when evaluated & could be utilized for further enhancements of company growth & prosperity. • Participated as a financial consltant within various firms for uplifting their credit worthy & provided them opportunities for equity dilution and also identify acquisition targets. • Enacted as the operational troubleshooters for firms to drive them through operational & financial crisis like cost overuns, opertaional & functional inefficiencies, expansion issues & created avenues like funds management through banks & financial institutions, creating financial viability for future plans, business strategic planning for creating business road maps and manny more. • Established Credit analysis division of HSBC with a team strength of 100 members for Bangalore and Kolkata region, charted strategic decision for the entire credit unit as well as established BCP plan & made a saving of six figure dollar amount, designed a business plan as per that & collaborated various stakeholders for same. • I am well versed with the end to end credit risk report. At HSBC I have also interacted with stakeholders, such as Approvers, Relationship Teams, to satisfy the risk team on any query they might have on the teams’ proposal report. I am well versed with Spreading the financials and generating credit score from the system which is an input to the report. • Facilitated an IB client in providing risk solution, for vendor risk management, through a research and analytics based solution • Assisted an European bank improve their product targeting, through Analytics based solution • Recognized as a perfectionist for process migration across any geographical territory & entrusted for my brilliance in process operations management with superior skills in service deliverable management. • Established and managed an advertising firm’s Mumbai Branch and undertook Media Planning, media negotiations, BTL activities, organizing PRs