Ghanshyam Vaswani

Chief Financial Officer

Ghanshyam Vaswani is iPlace’s Chief Financial Officer reporting to CEO Hank Levine. Working with iPlace’s leadership team he is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing the company’s finance, accounting, treasury, and compliance functions.

Ghanshyam has over twelve years of experience in financial management and taxation. His industry experience includes work for IT and ITES, manufacturing, banking, insurance, and trading companies. Areas of expertise include financial management, direct taxation, indirect taxation, compliance, audit, transfer pricing, MIS, global accounting, Indian GAAP, UK GAAP, US GAAP, IFRS, and direct tax appeals. Ghanshyam has worked with Tally, SAP, Oracle, Navision, Microsoft GP, ACT, Taxbase, and other financial management software tools.

Ghanshyam has taught Financial Management and Accounting to Chartered Accounting (similar to CPAs in the US) and MBA final year students, and served as a visiting faculty for six years in IMS, Pune. In 2004, Ghanshyam was the Charter President of Rotract Club of Jalgaon West, Maharashtra. He has traveled extensively in the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Dubai, Germany, and Russia.

Most people are surprised to learn that Ghanshyam was selected for the under 16 State Level Cricket team governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. A quirky thing about him is that he has photographic memory or eidetic memory, and can remember images, addresses or objects in great detail after seeing them for only a short time.

Ghanshyam is inspired by self-made business people who started from scratch and built business empires. He can fluently speak, read and write English, Hindi, Marathi, and Sindhi. His all-time favorite quote is, “When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.” – Stephen R. Covey


EDUCATION

  • Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2007
  • Advanced Diploma in Management Accountancy from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London in 2006