An ambitious MBA with 4 years experience as a team leader in taxation and consultancy for KPMG and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Focused and proficient in prioritizing and completing tasks in a timely manner.
In TCS, part of a team involved in setting up a new office location in Pune, for a newly won client, co-ordinating with local office and training new employees.
Contributor to team success helping in completion of compliance work and meeting deadlines.
In TCS worked on diverse DHL Project (Asia - Pacific and European countries).
Successfully completed the Proof of Concept for prospective client (DHL Ireland) which helped TCS to win that client.
In KPMG, assisted synchronized teams on projects including filing income tax and corporate tax returns by required deadline.
Rewarded with appreciation awards in KPMG and TCS for high levels of work and customer focus.
Appreciated by clients and top management frequently.
Training new employees at KPMG and TCS.
Proactive in communicating tasks effectively, good listener, assist in the clear understanding of goals.
Education and Qualifications
Bradford University – School of Management Sept’ 2011 – Sept’ 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Electives: Capital Markets and Investment Management, International Financial Management, Risk Management, Mergers and Acquisitions and Management Consultancy.
MBA Project – Financing problems within SMEs
Currently working on project of identifying major problems associated with obtaining finance for SMEs. Conducting a research on SMEs in India and UK to facilitate the better understanding of these financial problems and suggesting improvement measures helping in overcoming the financing problems.
University of Mumbai April 2004 – April 2007
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
Management Project – Marketing of Bollywood movie “KRISHH”
This project helped me in understanding various marketing strategies (Pre-release and Post-release) that the production house had used for effective publicity of the movie over a period of 3-4 months. A major outcome of the report was that around 60% of the total revenue for the movie was generated by various marketing strategies by selling movie merchandises.
Project on Public relations
As part of a team successfully conducted a 3 day inter-collegiate event on public relations, majorly focused on effective participation, planning, scheduling and co-ordinating activities of different colleges and with the group.
KPMG India March 2010 – Sept’ 2011
Worked with corporate clients in tax department across globe, completed compliance and tax regulatory required for International and Indian expatriates.
Liaised closely with the director to complete analysis of surveys carried out by KPMG India, e.g. Employee stock option plans.
The role required regular co-ordination and follow-up with the client and other KPMG offices worldwide.
Major clients included Brambles, Willis Group, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bayer.
Part of the event organizing committee, organized events such as “Off sites” and “Project Management Leader Events”.
Rewarded with an employee appreciation award “KUDOS” (January 2011) for high levels of work.
Tata Consultancy Services Nov’ 2007 – March 2010
Joined as Process Associate, promoted to Team leader within a year, led a dedicated team of 15 focused on clearing documentation for DHL shipments within tight client deadlines. This enabled the customs staff to clear shipments on time.
Successfully completed the Proof of Concept (POC) for prospective clients (DHL Ireland) which helped TCS to win that client.
Rewarded with employee appreciation awards “Star of the month” (November 2008), “Star of the Quarter” (February 2009), for delivering high standards of customer service and meeting required deadlines.
Qmax Synthetics Pvt. Ltd May 2007 – Nov’ 2007
Learned aspects of the business including liaising with staff and clients.
Constructed a client database which resulted in time-saving for employees and ensured its effective usage; the company still uses the database and regularly updates new clients.
Made recommendations to assist in product related decisions which helped suppliers deliver the expected quality of products.
Singing (awarded best singer in inter-collegiate competitions);
Sports (Cricket, Formula 1, Football)
- Studies at:
- Bradford University School of Management
- Location in:
- Bradford, United Kingdom
Pratik has worked/studied in
- United Kingdom
Pratik has experience in
- Financial Services