Vinod Eswaran

Global Chief Financial Officer

Vinod leads the Finance, Accounting (including Payroll), and Management reporting functions of the entire HTC Global Services enterprise.

Vinod leads the Finance, Accounting (including Payroll), and Management reporting functions of the entire HTC Global Services enterprise.

Prior to joining HTC, Vinod was with Cognizant, where he had an outstanding career of 23 years, supporting the company’s growth from a 28 million to an 18 billion USD company over the course of his tenure.

A highly accomplished, results-driven, and senior finance professional, Vinod has an overall experience of 26 years, including a four-year stint in New Jersey, making him well-versed in US GAAP.

In his last role as Vice President of Finance, Vinod was the Delivery Head for Global Business Service. Throughout his career and prior roles, he has demonstrated a remarkable ability to streamline the business and finance operations that drive growth and increase efficiency and bottom-line profit. Further to his proficiency in developing and implementing financial and process controls, he has made a significant impact on productivity improvements, system implementation, automation, M&A integration, and change management.

Vinod is passionate about process reengineering, automation, system implementation, internal controls, and BOT. As a result, he has several firsts to his credit, including but not limited to PeopleSoft ESA rollout, ASC 605 to ASC 606 rollout, Salesforce, Assure Revenue to click, discount accrual system, Ariba, payroll insourcing, GST rollout, OCR, invoice digitization, and BOTS, including Chat BOTS. His support towards the business ranges from pricing improvement initiatives, cost and margin optimization, DSO improvement, nine-hour day rollout, quality of revenue reporting, and booking validation.

He is an out-of-the-box thinker with in-depth knowledge to anticipate challenges and provide solutions, and hence a sought-after finance leader across various business and support functions. He is an energetic and passionate strategic thinker with a strong capacity to devise and execute strategies, and solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish rapport and work across the organization.

Vinod is a Chartered Accountant, Cost and Works Accountant, Company Secretary, and a CIMA, UK. He also holds an IFRS certification from ACCA – UK, and is a member of CFO Forum India.

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