Name S Raghupathy
Qualification B.Sc., MBA, AICWA, CFA, FRM, CAIA
Designation Oracle Financials, PGDPM.,PMP
Contact E-mail : raghupathy@sify.com
Career Summary:
  • A Career spanning 27 years in Teaching, Industry and Consulting since 1985. Currently, Vice President – Financial Services at Bahwan Cyber Tek (P) Ltd., Chennai. Has been leading the Risk Management & Cargoes Division at California Advanced Management Services (P) Ltd., Chennai, from 2001 till 2004 and developed the domain knowledge for Chemoil Corporation, USA. Regular Faculty for Project Management Training in PMI Chennai Chapter.
  • Developed Risk Reporting Systems for Aaditya Trading Solutions, Chennai. Had been associated with Dr.Besant Raj Consultants between 1999 & 2001. Developed domain knowledge for Personal Investments website for Cyber Globe India. Taught at Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy for three successive terms. Earlier was spearheading the Institution development and headed the ICFAI Business School at Chennai from 1994 to 1997. Entrepreneur in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry between 1985 & 1994 & Senior Faculty at Thiagarajar School of Management.
Current Academic Pursuits
  • Pursuing Certificate Program Islamic Finance from CIMA, UK
  • CFA (ICFAI)
  • CFA Level 2 Candidate 
  • Currently Pursuing PhD in "Effectiveness of Growth Strategies of Selected Indian Companies in Post Liberalization in India" in Madurai Kamaraj University
Aptitudes High Level of aptitude for Teaching, Research & Training. Domain Specialist in Investments & Risk Management, Managing Back office Transitions, Processing of Reports, Information Management. Leading a high powered team of professionals in Functional, Marketing and Operational Levels. Project Management at Strategic Level. Product Demos, Pre Sales & Proposals Review
Publications Articles in Chartered Accountant, Chartered Secretary, Management Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, Journal of Management Accounting and Research [ICAI],Express Computers, Journal of Indian Management and Strategy[3M], Industrial Economist, Indian Management, Business Mandate, Financial Express & Indian Express.
Personal Married. Two Daughters. Hobbies include listening to Carnatic Music, Watching Knowledge Channels, Consultant at Sri Viveka Dental Trust, Chennai. March 2005 – June 2011 Vice President – Financial Services,. Bahwan Cyber Tek (P) Ltd., Chennai.
  • Pre Sales and Sales of Capital Markets Portfolio Management Systems Cuecent FINFLEX & Accounting Software Cuecent ERP
  • Have given more than 100 Presentations & generated several leads by enriching the Sales Funnel
  • Onsite Client Management in Rolling out Strategic Presentations at an expert level.
  • Has closed the Sales deals with Capital Investment, Abu Dhabi, DAMAC, Dubai and Investments Solution Development for Scivantage, USA worth USD3,000,000
  • Have made an in-depth Product Competitive Analysis in terms of BCG Matrix for “Cuecent FINFLEX” and developed Marketing and Sales Strategies to position the Product in the Middle East Markets
  • Have brought in additional Revenues for about USD 525,000 in terms of closing Annual Maintenance Contracts, Change Requests raised by the clients
  • Requirement Engineering on various Asset Classes from Equity Shares to Structured Notes, Private Equity, Real Estate Investment Conduits, Solutions Design for Portfolio & Risk Management, Wash Sales in Investments in USA Markets
  • Evaluation of FERMAT Risk Management Suite for Basle II Recommendations.
  • Basel II and Financial Ratios Implementation for Bank Muscat and Bank Sohar, Muscat
  • Projects implemented for Capital Investment, Abu Dhabi, DAMAC, Dubai, State General Reserve Fund, Civil Services Employee Pension Fund in Muscat, Public Authority for Social Insurance, Muscat
  • Domain Advisor& did the Pre Sales for the Credit Risk Exposure Tracker Project for group company of Bahwan Cyber Tek in the Automobile Domain
  • Has implemented three full cycles of Oracle Financials Implementations for clients in the Middle East.
February 2004 - March 2005 Risk Advisor, Aditya Trading Solutions, Chennai, a Commodities Trading Brokerage Firm. Setting up of Risk Limits and Reporting Systems for various commodities like Gold, Silver and others. Associate Faculty at Velammal College of Management and Computer Studies, Chennai. Retained as Advisor to Plan and Devise Academic Programs, Teaching Methodology and implementing for Madras School of Social Work for their MBA Program under a twinning arrangement with South West Missouri State University. Faculty in various Business Schools.
February 2001 – January 2004 Manager – Risk Analysis. California Advanced Management Services (P) Ltd., Chennai. Responsibilities included to build & head the Risk Management Division. Developed the division from the Blue Print Stage to a High End KPO, to a team of 30 professionally qualified staff.
Responsibilities
  • Transition of Back office Operations of Risk Management, Accounting – Three transitions have been handled for companies from USA, Holland and Singapore.
  • Migrating the other types of Risk Management functions –Market, Operational, Cash-flow and Counterparty Risks for these entities.
  • Developed Risk Limits for Trades across Geographies, Products and Derivative Instruments & Monitor the Risk Limits.
  • Processing & review of periodic Risk Reports covering Derivatives, Cargo trades.
  • Preparation of weekly forecast & financials for the derivatives. Swap Settlements.
  • Managed Cross Indexed Swap Trades Documentation.
Special Contributions
  • G-30 Recommendations for derivatives for Accounting and Management control.
  • Cautioned the top management on the “Strangle” trade for New York 1% index in the OTC market. Implementing the ERP Package “Tempest”.
  • Conceived & developed the “Conquest” website for the Port Managers and Traders.
March 1998 - January 2001 : Professional Associate, M/s Besant Raj Consultants, Chennai
  • Equity Research and Portfolio Management.
  • Handled Executive Development Programs for Kerela Metals and Minerals, Chemplast Sanmar, TVS & Sons
  • Retained as Consultant by Cyber Globe India for developing the domain Knowledge for their Personal Finance and Investments website.
  • Faculty in several Business Schools ICFAI Business School, Maharishi Institute of Management, SPIC Management Development Center
July 1997 – February 1998 : Senior Faculty Member in Thiagarajar School of Management
  • Formulated an entirely New Curriculum for Madurai Kamarajar University MBA course
  • Special Invitee to Board of Studies to Madurai Kamarajar University for MBA Course
  • Viva Voce Panel Member for Final Semester MBA Program
  • Visiting Faculty to Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy, Icfaian Business School Chennai, Maharishi Institute of Management Chennai,
November 1994 – June 1997 : Center Head, ICFAI Business School, Chennai
  • Project Implementation in establishing the ICFAI Business School in Chennai from the Blue Print Stage. Developed Courseware on Capital Markets.
  • Handled Management Development Programs on Security Analysis and Risk Management
  • Event Management: Organized and promoted seminars and conferences for the Corporate Executives, for ICFAI.
  • Handled Subjects related to Finance & Investments
  • Have organized Faculty Development Programs at Hyderabad and handled Subjects in Finance and Investments.
  • Setting Question Papers and Evaluation of Answer Scripts
  • Member, Admission Interviews for MBA Program
April 1985 – November 1994 : Finance & Admin Head, R.S.Pathy & Co (P) Ltd., Madurai
  • Headed the Accounting, Finance and Personnel functions in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Finalization of Accounts, Internal and External Audits, Central Excise, Sales Tax and Income Tax Assessments. Cost Studies.
  • Senior Faculty to Thiagarajar School of Management handled subjects on Finance & Investments
Details on Academic Qualifications
Serial No Qualification Specialization/Core Area University/Institution

1

BSc

Maths & Chemistry

Madura College/Madurai Kamaraj University

2

MBA [Full Time]

Personnel Management

Madurai Kamaraj University

3

PGDPM

Personnel Management

National Institute of Personnel Management, Calcutta

4

AICWA

Cost and Management

The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India

Accounting

Calcutta

5

CFA

Investments Analysis

The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India

Portfolio Management

Hyderabad

Corporate Finance

Financial Services

6

Oracle Financials

Enterprise Resource

Software Solutions Integrated, Chennai

Planning

7

FRM

Financial Risk Management

Global Association of Risk Professionals, New Jersey, USA

8

CAIA

Alternative Investments

Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst Association

Amherst, USA

9

PMP

Project Management

Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania, USA

Details on List of Publications
Serial No Article Title Magazine/Journal

1

Auditing of Crude Oil Derivatives

Chartered Accountant

2

Auditing of Physical Trade of Crude Oil

Chartered Accountant

3

Management Control Systems for BPO’s

Journal for Accounting 
&  Management & Research

4

Activity Based Costing for BPO Operations

Management Accountant

5

Cross Sectional Case Notes on Financing Strategies

Management Accountant

6

Maximizing Shareholder Value

Chartered Secretary

7

Crude Oil Physical Trading

Chartered Financial Analyst

8

Accounting for Oil Derivatives

3M

9

Best Performing South Indian Banks &” Long Live the King” – on Kingfisher’s Strategic Failures

Industrial Economist

10

Shareholder Value

Indian Express

11

Managing Projects in Transition

Computer Express

12

Strategic Partnership with Foreign University Business Schools

Business Mandate

13

Private Airlines

Business Mandate

14 Published a Book "Who are India's Top Auditors" in 2012.                      
Subjects handled
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Advanced Cost and Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Services
  • Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate, & Other Alternative Investments
  • Investment Banking
  • Business Ethics
  • Oracle Financials Implementations
  • Project Planning and Control
Subjects of Potential Interest
  • Islamic Finance
  • Software Project Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Computational Finance