Who We Are
KnowledgeWorks Consulting Private Limited is a Finance, Accounting and Management reporting outsourcing service provider founded by dedicated team of first generation entrepreneurs.
Our focus to quality and timely delivery has resulted in a population of happy clientele and our mission to harness technology has created unmatched value for our clients. Our friendly people policy makes KnowledgeWorks a fun place to work in.
KnowledgeWorks offers global business process outsourcing services through an onsite/offsite model by creating an extension of the client's enterprise that delivers low cost, high quality services in a cycle of continuous improvement, designed to create long-term strategic partnerships with customers.
We firmly believe that the bedrock of an organization growth and success is the values that people in the organization share. The values that cement our work culture and by which everyone in KnowledgeWorks lives everyday are Transparency, Commitment to Deliver, Deliver on Commitment, Meritocracy, Dependability and a Focus on Building Knowledge inside the organization. Most importantly, we believe in creating a positive and inspiring work culture that brings the best of every individual to the fore.
We believe in synergizing people, process and technology. We follow a process-driven approach that incorporates globally benchmarked quality standards. A pool of highly qualified and specialized personnel strives towards accomplishing their responsibilities with high diligence.
Board of Directors
For a company´s rapid growth, the experience of the management to market their services/solutions effectively is absolutely crucial. Our top management team comprises of Qualified Accountants with over 25 years of service delivery experience between them. This legacy of knowledge in the fields of accounting, compliance, business processes and marketing makes them the ideal spearheads of our delivery capabilities.
Vinod Menon - Director and CEO
Vinod Menon is a Chartered Accountant with about 15 years of post qualification experience. During his professional career, he has worked extensively with senior management in large Indian and Multinational Corporations such as Geoffrey Manners & Co. Ltd., Reckitt Piramal Limited, Waters India Private Limited, etc. After his stint in the corporate world, he moved on to establish a career in professional practice of audit and management consultancy. Today Vinod is largely responsible for charting the growth story of KnowledgeWorks.
Mohd Bashir Shariff - Director (Malaysia)
Bashir, is a Senior Consultant and runs a management consulting outfit. In his previous engagement Bashir was associated with Malaysian Merchant Bank as Head of Corporate Finance. Prior to 1992, he worked with large ASEAN conglomerates in a career spanning some 20 years, holding senior positions in the following companies: Slater Walker/Haw Par, Sime Darby and Anglo American Corporation.
Bashir received a Masters degree in Marketing & Finance from the University of Lancaster, England in 1972. He is a regular speaker and Chairman at conferences on Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Media, and IPO's in Malaysia and the region.
Venkatesh Krishnan - Director
Venkatesh Krishnan is a Graduate in Commerce & an MBA in Human Resource, with about 15 Years of experience in the field of C&B, Payroll Management, F&A Processes. During his professional career, he has worked in senior management roles in Large Multinational companies such as Hewitt Associates, Hewlett Packard, Tesco, Convergys, Pay Asia and most recently employed with Symphony BPO Sdn Bhd as Head of India Operations.
Vastly experienced in setting up processes for new businesses, he has rich experience in payroll services across the globe on various ERP, Non ERP applications.
Nandagopal Sankar - Director
Nandagopal Sankar has an illustrious career spanning 20 years in industries such as FMCG, Media, Retail and Finance. He has been involved in an array of functions such as Sales, Training & Development, Brand Management and Channel Management. A science graduate, he has completed his Masters in Marketing Management from University of Mumbai.
Board of Advisors
Mr. Ashvin M. Selarka, is a qualified Chartered Accountant having more than 30 years of business and professional experience. Ashvin is based in Hong Kong and mentors our growth in Hong Kong and China region.
K R Harish
Harish is a finance professional with a degree in Chartered Accountancy as well as Cost Accountancy. Out of his decades of professional experience, about 15 years was spent in the Media industry, with start up specialization in Telecom, Satellite Television, Satellite Radio, Music Record Label and Motion Pictures. During his career he has served as the Managing Director of Worldspace and Phatphish India and as Deputy CFO of Star TV and Asia CFO of Worldspace.
MOHAMED ARIFFDirector Business Development (Malaysia)
SHWETA PRASADDirector Corporate Communications
SONALI BANGERAHead - Business Development, West
KAVITA SURESHHead of operations (Hong Kong)
MANOJ SANASVice President Technology
MUKESH VVice President Overseas Operations
NAGSHETTYVice President Operations
We deliver several key advantages that combine to create a potent mix that helps you take your business to the future.
Our management experience of over 50 years and domain expertise allows us to bring in a unique ability to relate and understand client specific needs. Our experienced multi-disciplined team ensures a single window delivery capability.
Our onsite/offsite model allows us to offer global business process outsourcing services by creating an extension of the client's enterprise and deliver low cost, high quality services powered by a cycle of continuous improvement, and leads to the creation of long-term, mutually beneficial strategic partnerships with customers.
Mr Sunil Kallerackal, Founder V Resonate
Mr. Sunil is on the board of Touchphone and V Resonate and has been working closely with Knowledgeworks for the last 2 to 3 years.
"I got introduced to Vinod when he met me at a venture capital firm. KnowledgeWorks has been working with Venture Capital firms, helping startups who need accounting and fiscal Prudence. We have a very pleasant experience with KnowledgeWorks so far, we have been using KnowledgeWorks for finance, accounting , book keeping , tax compliances , company secretary and all statutory works. We plan to leverage KnowledgeWorks services as we grow our foot print in Asia. We plan to use them in HongKong and Singapore as well.
I wish them all the best".
Mr Ashwin Raghuraman, Vice President, India Innovation Fund
India Innovation fund is an early stage Venture capital Fund, they are associated with KnowledgeWorks since 2.5 years. Mr. Ashwin Raghuraman has the following opinion about us " I was Impressed basically with the Integrity and Commitment which knowledge Works brings to its customers , over the last couple of years we have had a pleasant experience with Knowledgeworks, I like their flexibility towards our changing needs and they have been able deliver what we have asked for in a professional manner"
Mr. Ashwin plans to introduce KnowledgeWorks to some of their Portfolio Companies. He believes that this important function of accounting and compliance support, is something which needs to be handled by experts rather than managing in-house and KnowledgeWorks has been able to provide the required support.
Mr.Kumar Sudarsan , Director , Qwikcilver Solution Pvt Ltd.
"I am very happy to talk about KnowledgeWorks and fairly amazed with the growth they have shown in last couple of years, I was introduced to Vinod by one of our venture capital firms about 3 years back when we were looking out for outsourcing our financial operations. We were looking at a company which could actually work with a small startup in our financial process and over a period of time scale with us as our operations increase. So far Knowledge works has done a tremendous job and we are very happy to be with associated them. From the time we have started they have taken care of our financial operational requirement and when we required strategic inputs on various compliance and statutory requirements, they have always been there. I wish them best luck".
Mrs. Manjiri Bakre , founder and CEO Oncostem Diagnostic Pvt Ltd.
"I was introduced to Knowledge works by my investors Artiman Ventures. I have started using services of Knowledgeworks for accounting and compliance, my experience has been extremely good, people are friendly, young and hardworking. It has been a wonderful experience to be associated with knowledge works."
Accounting and Compliance Services
KnowledgeWorks provides a comprehensive range of Finance & Accounting services with proven capability to deliver cost savings, process innovation, and operating excellence within the over-arching framework of compliance. Knowledge Works has kept pace with evolving buyer needs, while most other service providers have been focused on AP, general accounting, analytics, and reporting. However, we realize that sophisticated customers also need end-to-end process capability in areas such as Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay and key F&A processes (i.e., audits compliance, budgeting/forecasting, treasury and risk management).
Our solutions are completely customized and we provide you with a number of options to suit your preferences. Whether you are a large MNC or a medium sized business with 500 employees or a small organization with 50 to 100 employees, outsourced transaction processing can provide significant cost savings for your organization.
Our system design, based on wide knowledge of hardware and software, supported by an efficient domain and process oriented staff ensures document-processing capability with efficient data capture, high accuracy levels and on-schedule delivery. We offer flexibility to enhance capacity in a modular and scalable fashion with shorter resolution time taking advantage of time zone differences. We manage various transaction services for our global clientele.
Some of our services in the Transaction Processing segment include
New Company Setup
Incorporation of Local and Offshore companies
Assistance in foreign investment laws (FDI in India)
Special Registrations (STPI, SEZ's etc in India)
Assistance in obtaining MSC status, Registrations with MIDA in Malaysia
Virtual offices (Hong Kong only)
All initial business setup – registrations
In line with our ingrained philosophy of maintaining highest level of confidentiality and integrity, our specialised payroll team functions under a separate legal entity - Greenpay outsourcing services pvt. Ltd. To know more about Greenpay and its services kindly follow the link www.greenpayoutsourcing.com.
Our compliance services provide corporations and organizations with an efficient, high-quality solution to compliances to various tax, labour, corporate, foreign exchange and allied commercial laws. We have a pool of trained experts to cater to various compliances in APAC region.
We have always believed that efficiency can be driven by harnessing the combined strength of people, process and technology. With this end in view we setup our own technology company – Finworks Software solutions pvt. Ltd. To know more about our exiting products and services kindly follow the link www.finworks.net
Training and Skill Development
With the growing demand for people & Skill management and continuous replenishment of trained resources, it was imperative to setup a consulting division to facilitate for both in-house and client requirement. With this end in view, we setup a talent bank of skilled resources – Talent School Training services pvt ltd. To know more about the modules and services kindly follow the link www.t-school.in
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
Our Analytics division develops analytical (Business Intelligence) solutions that support the organization's key decisions, across the functional areas of Business. Our analytical solutions deliver strategic insights through analysis of transaction records, as well as profile, survey data and researched data.
Legal Drafting, Contract Vetting and Advisory Services
Expensive and billable counsel time of highly trained attorneys shouldn't be expended on routine activities, however important they may be. Outsourcing this function to our in-house specialists will enable you to be complaint yet relaxed.
Marketing and Brand Communication Services
AddressKnowledge Works Consulting Pvt Ltd No.35,5th Cross,
3rd Floor, Malleswaram Circle,
Telephone: +91 80 4128 4356
Suite 1208, Level 12, Amcorp Tower,
Amcorp Trade Centre, No.18,
Persiaran Barat 46050,
Tel: +603 7948 5351
Fax: +603 7955 6363
Hong Kong Office
13B, Hody Commercial Building,
6 Hart Avenue, T.S.T.,
Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Tel: +852 2722 0912