About Me

Mr. Rakesh Tayal is a distinguished professional who has carved a path of excellence through a combination of academic brilliance and a highly successful career spanning over two and a half decades. His journey, marked by numerous accomplishments and a commitment to lifelong learning, has established him as a visionary in the fields of finance and business strategy.

Academic Excellence and Early Distinction

Mr. Tayal commenced his academic journey with a strong foundation in accounting and taxation, culminating in an outstanding achievement as a gold medalist at the university level. This early distinction showcased his deep understanding of financial principles and set the stage for a remarkable career.

Cross-Functional and Cross-Cultural Expertise

With over 23 years of professional experience, Mr. Tayal possesses a unique blend of cross-functional and cross-cultural knowledge. His remarkable journey includes over 17 years of leadership in pivotal roles, demonstrating expertise in various strategic domains. These areas encompass Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Change Management, post-merger integration, Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Financial Analysis, International and cross-border Taxation, and Outbound structuring.

Quotes that I live by

One of Mr. Tayal's defining strengths is his ability to conceptualize and execute financial and operational strategies that have consistently delivered exponential growth to the organizations he has been part of. His track record highlights his proficiency in optimizing business performance and achieving strategic objectives.

Exceptional Tenure as CFO and Turnaround Specialist

In a role of profound responsibility, Mr. Tayal assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a Taiwanese company's Indian operations, where he played a pivotal role in establishing and expanding their presence in India. This experience underscores his capability to navigate complex international business environments. Moreover, throughout his corporate journey, he has consistently demonstrated an impressive aptitude for turning around businesses that faced challenges, solidifying his reputation as a turnaround specialist.

Educator and Author

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mr. Tayal's commitment to sharing knowledge and fostering learning is commendable. He serves as a Guest Faculty and Speaker on Valuation and Social Audit at the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India (ICMAI) and the Northern India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (NIRC ICAI). He has authored an exam-oriented book on Social Audit, titled "The Social Auditor - Laddering to Social Impact," and regularly contributes articles to the ICMAI magazine, "The Social Auditor." Mr. Tayal's dedication to sharing knowledge underscores his belief that "more you share, more you learn," a principle he practices in both his social and professional life

Qualification and Certifications

  • B. Com (H), (Gold Medallist)
  • Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Diploma in Information System Audit (DISA) from ICAI
  • FAFD Certification by ICAI
  • Insolvency Professional registered with IBBI
  • Registered Valuer - SFA (IBBI)
  • Social Auditor, (NISM) , Member, ISAI
  • BRSR Certification By ICAI
  • Certified CSR Professional, ICSI
  • EDP (Strategic Management), XLRI, Jamshedpur
  • MDP (Communication Skills), MDI, Gurugram
  • Member, Institute of Internal auditors

Work Experience

  • Management & Strategic Consultancy to various corporate houses, start-ups. Virtual CFO to MSME sector, Valuation advisory services -SFA to startups and for restructuring purposes.
  • Guest Faculty and speaker for Valuation and Social Audit at Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India
  • Guest speaker at NIRC,ICAI on Social Audit
  • CGM - Corporate Strategy , Jindal Films
  • Cross border and cross culture experience of more than 7 years.
  • Working with Audit and consulting firm across globe
  • Team lead in turnaround of businesses acquired by B.C. Jindal group outside India.
  • Team lead in acquisitions and sell off overseas businesses by B.C. Jindal group.
  • International exposure of Setting up and incorporation of companies in USA,
  • Netherlands, Luxembourg, UAE, Singapore.
  • System improvement, OECD guidelines / POEM safeguard
  • CFO - TPV Technology - India, World largest OEM for electronics displays.
  • Experience of working with companies across the word, be it Japanese, Taiwanese,
  • European or USA
  • Ex- partner in leading audit firm B.K. Shroff & Co. Audit experience in Textile, Paper, packaging, electronics industry

Contact details

If you need to reach out to him for professional inquiries, networking, or any other purpose, you can do so through the following channels:

  • LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/tayalr
  • Instagram: @catayal
  • YouTube: Pranv4u
  • WhatsApp Channel: https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029Va8qePGCcW4pSOuGH12Q
  • Email: catayal@gmail.com
  • Mobile Number: +919625776566

Please note that it's important to use these contact methods responsibly and professionally when reaching out to Mr. Tayal.

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