1. Subrata Chakraborty E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Cell : (+880) 1729263458
Innovative and business-savvy Finance Leader with 10+ years of progressive experience across a broad range of
finance functions and trained in diverse geographical locations. Have a proven ability to formulate strategy,
combine vision, planning and strong interpersonal skills to bring together multi-faceted teams and deliver
organizational goals and sustainable value to the business. Area of expertise includes:
Formulation & implementation of strategy Business performance management
Financial controlling, planning & analysis Business process improvements
SAP (ATR, OTC, FICO, FSCM) Finance Transformation
Microsoft Business Intelligences, Business ObjectXI Working Capital management
Finance Business Partner Feb 2012 - Present
Maersk Bangladesh Ltd. | Member of the Bangladesh Leadership Team | Individual contributor
Role: Reporting to Country Manger and responsible to drive financial performance in an organization area by
providing leadership, guidance and support on financial information, business performance and
implementation of strategies. Major achievements:
Bangladesh Cluster focal for implementing Maersk Line strategy. Successfully implemented
strategies aimed at streamlining operations, improving profitability, enhancing decision making
agility through process improvements, digitization and organization restructuring.
Devised trade strategy for exports to Intra-Gulf and Africa locations that delivered sustainable
market share in 2015. Partnered with Trade and Marketing team to execute business plan for North-
Europe, Mediterranean and North-America to support “the deep dive” project.
Cluster focal for Detention income. Process improvements, tariff review and a robust control
mechanism implementation on waiver process have resulted in additional DET revenue of USD 4
million per annum since 2012.
Responsible for driving local projects on surcharge revenue optimization and simplification.
Achieved 14% increase in surcharge revenue (USD 1 million YoY improvements) for Bangladesh.
In conjunction with Regional & local operation, drove projects to reduce operating unit cost and
increase Inland & maintenance cost recoveries to 112%, resulting in savings of over USD 2 million
As cluster sales performance manager, deployed performance metrics and drove performance on
key sales indicators including Salesforce.com reporting and Sales Incentive Plan.
IQ (Invoice Quality) focal for Bangladesh. Achieved 100% IQ performance for the last three
consecutive years which was the best globally and received IQ award in 2014.
Successfully deployed a new Operating System for commercial organization with daily, weekly and
monthly cycles, to ensure efficient operations while increasing speed of information flow and agility
in decision making.
Designed Daily Booking Monitor report to understand the volume flow on daily basis. Implemented
across the Middle-East and South-Asia countries as a best practice.
Manager, Working Capital & Financial Reporting Jan 2009- Jan 2012
Maersk Bangladesh Ltd. | Reporting to Cluster CFO | Leader of others
West and Central Asia Star Award Nominee from Bangladesh for achieving stiffest Daily Sales
Outstanding (DSO) of 10.55 days which had a positive impact of USD 1 million in the working
capital. Lead contributor for driving administrative cost down by 10.7 USD/FFE, and flawless SAP
Achieved highest Employee Engagement Survey score of 100% across all metrics.
Monitor and Drives payment application and collection towards customers with overdue invoices.
Leads the organization and ensures resourcing, performance management and forecasting.
Responsible for stakeholder engagement, internally and externally on accounts receivables.
Responsible for maintaining Provident fund and Gratuity fund accounts and external audit.
2. Asst. Manager – Financial reporting & controlling Jan 2008 - Jan 2009
Maersk Bangladesh Ltd. | Reporting to Finance Manager | Leader of others
Produced accurate auditable financial measures and figures in accordance with Maersk Group
Prepared annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS.
Had ownership and oversight of documented finance and accounting protocols, policies and
Reviewed, maintained and enhanced control framework protocols.
Was responsible for coordination of mandatory internal and external audit.
Drove efficiency and automation of processes.
Developed adapted and executed goals for and had a visible impact on the financial reporting.
Was responsible for external reporting and policy setting.
Corporate Finance, Reporting & controlling Jun 2005 – Jan 2008
Maersk Bangladesh Ltd. |Reporting to Finance Manger | Individual contributor
Held positions of Section Chief and Assistant Manager during the tenure.
Responsible for daily accounting execution, vendor’s payment management, HFM reporting,
quarterly accounts submission to Bangladesh Bank and focal for corporate tax and VAT reporting.
Project Manager: SAP_FSCM dispute handling – increased customer satisfaction and reduced
customers’ overdue outstanding.
Project Manager: MyFinance – e-commerce tool to help customers maintain own accounts.
Project Manager: Order to Cash offshoring – standardized and simplified the AR process.
Business Process owner & ATR super user - SAP implementation
Business Process Owner – Finance counter function improvement project.
KAIZEN project – Supplementary income maximization and overdue outstanding control.
Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) – 1st Batch – ongoing 2015-2017
Accounting and Information Systems (AIS), Dhaka University
Advanced Certificate in Business Administration (ACBA) – 5TH Batch 2014
Association of Management Development institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) &
Management Development Program (MDP), Institution of Business Administration (IBA)
University of Dhaka.
Finance Professionals Program (FPP) - BildNdRunsten, Denmark 2012
Global Finance Talent Program for the A.P. Moller Maersk Group
Diploma in SA P (Accounting To Reporting) 2009
SAP institute and Maersk Line, Denmark
Chartered Accountancy (CC) 2005
ICAB and M.J.Abedin & Company, Chartered Accountants
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