Shivani Singhal

Shivani Singhal

6 Years 2 Months Overall Experience
An IIT graduate with excellent problem-solving and project management skills, having 6+ years of experience in government audits and business development . Led 50+ Financial and Compliance audits across multiple sectors like Education, Financial Services, Health, Telecom etc., managing team of 5-6 members. Collaborated with cross-functional teams to drive business process re-engineering and digital transformation initiatives for enhanced stakeholder experience. Also, a social worker having active involvement with NGOs.

Functional Areas

         

Education

IIT BHU, Varanasi
B.Tech

Accomplishment

Worked as ‘Event Manager’ in the Core teams of Cultural Festival ‘Kashiyatra’13’ of IIT-BHU
Contributed as ‘Hostel Co-ordinator’ in the core team of Sports festival, Spardha’13 of IIT-BHU.
Volunteered in NGO ‘CRY’ for the upliftment of underpriviledged children
Department Rank- 3rd in IIT-BHU

Certification

Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO)
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Certification course on Responsible AI and data analytics
Certification course on advanced oracle with backend- SQL, PL/SQL
Certificate course on Performance Audit and Risk-Based Audit

Experience

O/o the CAG of India, Mumbai

3 years 10 month

Assistant Audit Officer(AAO)

May’18 - March'22

  • Examined Financial Statements of organizations and attested to the fairness of presentation of the financial statements and related disclosure under the ambit of Financial Audit
  • Promoted accountability, good governance, and transparency by reporting deviations, identifying weaknesses, and assessing propriety during Compliance Audit
  • Performed all aspects of audit such as preliminary review, strategic audit planning, fieldwork & audit execution, generating audit report, and follow-up review
  • Assisted in strategic planning to conduct audits of 500+ public departments
  • Identified irregularity of Rs 40 crore in the distribution of subsidy grants in a public department
  • Reported irregular disbursement of examination fees worth Rs 7.69 crores in an educational institute
  • Identified financial irregularities worth INR 50+ Cr across multiple departments, reported in the Parliament
  • Digitalized end-to-end audit process through the implementation of workflow tool, enhancing efficiency by 30%. Led tool design, developed business requirement documents, facilitated training and coordinated with vendor in implementation
  • Planned and executed the first-ever online audit in the department by defining proper SOPs and facilitating system requirements
  • Conceptualized and designed interactive reports providing valuable insights to top management on audit efficiency, team performance, and potential issues
  • Enhanced overall audit planning effectiveness by introducing a risk assessment model to prioritize audits of critical departments through descriptive analytics
  • Ensured continuous improvement of audit processes through various initiatives, including enhanced quality assurance through maker-checker
  • Supported 20+ public departments to increase compliance with regulations through  various recommendations on improving the internal control structure
  • Led a team of 5-6 auditors for conducting finance and compliance audits of 50+ public departments across various sectors, including Education, Financial Services, Health, Telecom, etc.
  • Mentored 8+ team members, conducted their periodic performance reviews, and provided training for development
  • Proactively accelerated closure of 500+ outstanding findings by dealing and negotiating with top bureaucrats(IAS, IPS, etc.) across different public departments
  • Liaised effectively with department heads and CAG headquarter for report vetting, analysis, and approvals


 

Ready 2 Read School, Hindaun City

2 years 3 Month

Managing Partner

Jan’16 – April’18

 

  • Drove multiple strategic and marketing initiatives leading to expansion of school from 100 to 200 enrolments  within a year.
  • Enhanced quality of teaching standards through best-in-class recruitment process, effective training curriculum and adoption of digitized teaching, resulting into 70% improvement in students’ feedback.
  • Planned and monitored annual budget and supervised administrative activities which helped school in saving 30% cost.