About CFO CRAFT

At CFO CRAFT, we specialize in providing CFO and Business Advisory services to clients worldwide. We recognize the unique challenges encountered by startups, as well as small to large enterprises.

Our expertise lies in crafting robust business strategies and financial management solutions. This encompasses the development of comprehensive business and financial plans, precise forecasting, detailed budgeting, risk management, efficient cash flow management, and accurate financial reporting.

Collaborating closely with organizations, we streamline operational support systems and reinforce internal controls through the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ERP systems. Our emphasis on timely reporting mechanisms ensures that management remains informed and empowered to make informed decisions.

Meet our team

Sudhir Gawandi

Managing Director

Sudhir Gawandi possesses over 25 years of experience in Business Strategy, Financial Management, and Leadership within diverse industry landscapes. With a proven track record as a Business Head and Chief Financial Officer across multiple organizations, Sudhir has consistently demonstrated expertise in steering successful Acquisitions and overseeing seamless Integrations of acquired entities.

His proficiency extends to various facets of business operations, including Business Strategy formulation, Financial Management optimization, and Project Management. It encompasses Implementation of Business Initiatives, integration of ERP systems, streamlining processes through Automation, and the establishment of insightful Dashboards and Management Information Systems.

Sudhir’s strategic acumen extends restructuring initiatives aligned with business objectives. His robust skill set includes extensive experience in Business Valuations, Due Diligences, crafting Capital structuring, Product Pricing Strategies and navigating complexities in Tax and Transfer Pricing domains.

He is known for his ability in creating Business and finance structures that harmoniously align with the organizational vision and objectives.

Mukesh Gupta

Director- Assurance

Mukesh Gupta is a senior accounting and regulatory professional with over 30 years of experience in differentmindustries, such as financial services, telecom & media, infrastructure, EPC, manufacturing, and IT. 

He has strong international accounting and auditing skill sets, with in-depth knowledge of business processes and internal controls. His technical skills include statutory audits, IFRS and US GAAP, COSO framework, IGAAP and Ind-AS, Companies Act, PCAOB, ISA, SEBI regulations, business valuations, and Indian Income Tax. Mukesh has led various complex audits, including audits of prestigious listed companies. He also advises clients on accounting issues relating to IFRS, regulatory matters, and improvement of internal control processes. 

Prior to his current position with the firm, Mukesh held various senior positions at Big Four audit firms. He holds a degree in Commerce from Mumbai University (India) and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI.

Nihar Dharod

Director- Indirect Tax

Nihar Dharod, a Chartered Accountant holding an LLB Degree, brings over ten years of extensive experience in advising a diverse clientele, ranging from multinational corporations to domestic entities, in various tax matters. His expertise spans across GST, Service Tax, VAT, Excise Duty, Customs Duty, and Foreign Trade Policy. He has also worked in the Indirect Tax verticals of organizations such as PwC and BDO

His professional activities encompass a wide array of responsibilities, including managing multi-state tax assessments and litigations, ensuring compliance with indirect tax regulations, processing refund applications, conducting thorough health-check reviews, performing due diligence assessments, providing government representation services, and devising effective tax planning and structuring strategies. Notably, Nihar has conducted comprehensive GST impact assessment studies and has successfully guided clients through the transition to the GST regime.

Recognized for his expertise, Nihar served as a Special Invitee Member of the GST and IDT Committee and the Maharashtra Study Group of the ICAI for the Council Year 2023-24. Additionally, he has consistently contributed insightful perspectives to various publications, offering thought leadership in the field, and is a frequent speaker at professional forums.

Asmita Vagal

Principal Consultant

Mrs. Asmita Vagal, a highly motivated finance professional with over 18 years of extensive experience in financial management, accounting, and reporting.

Having worked across multiple geographies including Canada, India, and the Asia-Pacific region, Asmita brings a wealth of international experience to the table. Her exposure to diverse business environments has equipped her with a deep understanding of global markets and cultural nuances. Asmita’s ability to adapt her strategies to suit different contexts makes her a versatile consultant capable of delivering results in any setting.

One of Asmita’s greatest strengths lies in her operational leadership experience. She has a proven track record of implementing controls and processes that enhance operational efficiency and drive organizational excellence. Asmita’s hands-on approach to leadership ensures that her strategies are not just theoretical but also practical, delivering tangible results on the ground.

How do we work?

Initial Consultation

We start by scheduling an initial consultation to understand your organization, its challenges, and your specific needs. This is an opportunity for us to gather relevant information and clarify your goals.

Needs Assessment

Following the initial consultation, we conduct a thorough needs assessment. This may involve reviewing your existing processes, analyzing data, conducting interviews, and gathering relevant information to gain a comprehensive understanding of your situation.

Proposed Action Plan

Based on the needs assessment, we prepare a detailed proposal that outlines our recommended approach, scope of work, deliverables, timeline, and cost. We discuss the proposal with you, address any questions or concerns, and once agreed upon, we formalize the agreement.

Collaborative Planning

We work closely with you and your team to develop a collaborative plan. This includes setting clear objectives, defining key milestones, and identifying the resources and responsibilities required from both parties.

Execution and Implementation

With the plan in place, we initiate the execution phase by implementing the agreed-upon strategies, methodologies, and solutions. We provide regular updates on progress, address any challenges that arise, and make necessary adjustments to ensure success.

We are work with more then 100+ Companies

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