A rank holder Chartered Accountant (33rd Rank in India), Company Secretary and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) having 16 years of hands-on experience of Internal Audit, SOX, SAP and ERM across diversified industries and international geographies.
Jitendra has spent 8.5 years in internal audit leadership role and partnered with management in designing and implementing governance frameworks and corporate policies.
Jitendra has developed a very strong knowledge base of SAP (Modules, configurations, functionalities, application controls and best practices of SAP) with 14.5 years of experience in the organizations with SAP.
Jitendra has been heading the internal audit of Valvoline Inc’s international business (Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific - India, China and Australia) since 2016.
Valvoline brand was established in 1866 and has recorded the annual turnover of $2.4bn in FY19 with market cap ~ $4bn. He is also managing SOX program across the regions. He identified $699K of cost/revenue leakages, $729K of financial reporting issues, root cause thereof and worked with Valvoline’s management for improving the process to prevent re-occurrence.
Jitendra is leading a team of 4 chartered accountants and 1 engineer. Jitendra was part of Valvoline Cummins India JV leadership team for 3.5 years and was responsible for internal controls and risk management of India business. He moved from India role to global role for cross culture exposure. Prior to Valvoline, Jitendra worked in internal audit and risk management department of HCL technologies Ltd for 6.5 years. He supervised and managed various Financial Audit, Operational Audit, IT Audit & Compliance Audit. He also closely worked with CFO to implement Control Self-Assessment based on RCMs, Financial Authority Matrix of HCL Tech Group, Business Process Re-engineering and Fraud Risk Assessment of Procure to Pay process.
Jitendra also worked in internal audit departments of JK Tyre and Industries Ltd and DCM Shriram Ltd. during initial stage of his career.