The team at Bird is comprised of highly qualified professionals who bring with them varied national and international experiences. With a good strength of qualified, semi qualified, paid staff and trainees, the Team is bunch of highly motivated and dedicated personnel.
Arika is a Partner in Bird. She has more than 10 years of experience in Outsourcing, Accounting and Auditing. With a brief stint with Deloitte, she set off her professional career with KPMG Audit & Assurance Division with accounting experience in various industry verticals like FMCG, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, trading and services industry
Prior to joining Bird, Arika has worked with one of the largest financial services offshoring organisation- HSBC Bank(UK) and Macquarie Bank (Australia). At HSBC, Arika was involved in transition of work from from HSBC, U.K. to India. She was responsible for preparing financial presentations to the Management and respond to their queries; and; continuous review of processes with objective of improving service delivery timeframes.
At Global Finance Services of Macquarie Bank (Australia), she led and managed team to ensure compliance with financial control standards for the reporting entity; managing client relationship and; proactively seeking client feedback to further improve service level standards.
Arika is an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Hansraj College., Delhi University.
Nakul is a Partner in Bird. Nakul is also a Partner in Soni Chatrath & Co., a firm of Chartered Accountants, established in the year 1925, the firm is one of the oldest and biggest Cat-B firm of Chartered accountants in India. Serving clients like Hitachi, Woolmark, Air India, LIC, Groupon and others, Nakul has an expertise in Audits (Statutory/Internal), Limited Reviews, Tax Consultancy and Transfer pricing certifications, Consolidation of financials etc.
Nakul has also worked with the Audit & Assurance Division at Ernst & Young (E&Y), New Delhi for 4 years.
Nakul is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Bachelor of Commerce graduate from the Delhi University. Nakul has completed his management studies at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Karan is a Consultant in Bird. Karan is also an Associate Director in the Accounting Advisory Services of KPMG. With a around 10 years of auditing and accounting experience, Karan has led and been a part of several large and medium sized US GAAP, IFRS and Indian GAAP based accounting advisory projects in IT & ITES, Telecom, e-commerce, Retail, Hotels and Fertilizers sector.
Karan is a regular speaker on US GAAP/ IFRS including trainings, conducted globally in Europe and Asia, to various large corporates and MNC's
Karan also had a brief stint with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the Assurance department.
Karan is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Hansraj College., Delhi University.