Sanjay Chadha


Sanjay Chadha is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in financial/ accounting. He has been a senior executive with extensive P&L background in rapidly evolving service industries and high-tech global markets.

To his credit, Sanjay has an impressive list of achievements where he has been successful in:

  • Restructuring
  • Cost containment
  • Margin improvement
  • Strategic planning and Forecasting
  • International team-building
  • Design and preparation and presentation of Financial Reports

Sanjay possesses a deep domain experience of over 13 years working in the IT/ BPO and off-shoring product and services with multi-nationals and has also worked in manufacturing and FMCG companies.

Sanjay is the Co-founder of Pinnacle Financial Advisory Services, which started operations in September2011. His previous assignments were with prestigious organizations like Affinity Express Inc. USA where he worked as Global CFO, and prior to that he had a decade long association with Aptara (formerly known as Techbooks) where he was the Head of Business Operations in India. Sanjay has also worked in Pharmacia & Upjohn India Pvt. Ltd., Godfrey Phillips India Ltd., Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd., Price Waterhouse Coopers, Enexco Consultants Pvt. Ltd. in incremental capacities in the accounts department.

In his long career, he has gained hands-on experience in the areas of:

Strategic planning, budgeting (Revenue & Capex), Financial Analysis and Reporting, Banking and Treasury operations involving Forex hedging and working capital management.

He has been directly involved in business plan formulations, establishing and implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), SOX programs, strategic financial planning and accounting and preparation of financial statements as per India GAAP, USGAAP and IFRS, debt fund raising, devising global tax strategies and corporate and legal compliance of entities located in India, US etc. and has handled both pre and post M&A support successfully.

Over the years he has gained proficiency in recommending procedures with proven ability to achieve financial discipline and enhance the overall efficiency of the organizations. In addition, he possesses excellent organizational skills which have proven to be a critical asset in driving business operations.