Arvind Sir

D. Arvind


M : +91 9600071468

DAA attributes its existence to D. Arvind, Chartered Accountant, who founded D Arvind & Associates in the year 2010. He also is a founding partner in Rosefield-DAA International, a supply chain-consulting firm.

Having worked with Industries as well as Consulting Firms, his professional background places him in a unique position to identify and decipher solutions for complex issues which best suit the requirements of the laws and that of the clients.

Mr. D Arvind is a fellow member of :

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
  • Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)
  • Registered Valuer with IBBI
Work Profile : Consulting
  • PWC : Served as Senior Advisor to Indirect Tax Practice in the South
  • KPMG : Served as Partner & Head of Indirect tax practice in the South
  • Deloitte : Served as Executive Director in Mumbai
Work Profile : Industry
  • Castrol : Served as Corporate Head of taxes & Legal in Mumbai
  • DCW : Served as General Manager (Commercial)
  • ACC : Served as Manager (Plant Accounts & Excise)

Satish S

Managing Director

M : +91 9930989096

Satish S is an associate member of the ICAI and CWAI with experience in the industry and consulting spanning 33 Years in the field of indirect taxation. He has worked as head of indirect tax for L&T Group handling various issues including global operations and commercial matters. He has worked in PwC as Senior Partner.

In his long stint in the industry & during his period as partner in PwC, he has advised on several issues including ERP Implementation, FTP, Regulatory matters from taxation and commercial perspective, Setting up/Amalgamation/Merger of business verticals, Representations before various government authorities and tax litigations before adjudicating/appellate authorities including Tribunal.

He is a prolific speaker in august forums and conferences conducted by industry/trade bodies like Aditya Birla Group, NACEN, GSTN to name a few. He is also a Director on the Board of a Technology Solutions Provider called Spearhead, Bangalore.


G Siva Kumar

Senior Advisor

Mobile : +91 9600440311

G Sivakumar is a fellow member of ICAI with 35+ years of experience in the finance and accounting field. He
has served in Senior Positions at Industry-Leading Organizations, handling diverse functions such as Treasury,
Corporate Finance, Capital Budget Controlling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investor Relations, ERP
implementation, Budgeting & Planning, Business Controlling, MIS and Project and Procurement Controlling.
He leads the Audit & Finance Verticals at DAA Consulting


Akshay Arvind

M : +91 8056102618

Akshay Arvind is a Chartered Accountant cum Company Secretary with more than Ten Years of Indirect Tax Experience. Akshay is the in-charge of Mumbai practice of DAA from where we cater to our Clients in Pune, Nasik and the Northern Region.

He is now heading a team of 12 Qualified & Experienced Professionals and more than 40 Semi-qualified Professionals.He is also a director on the Board of M/s.Paterson Lubricants India Private Limited, an MNC based out of UK. He is also a Director in a Public Limited Company which is in the Pharmaceutical Sector.

He heads the Tax Technology division of the Company which is developing several technology based products in collaboration with leading technology Company IRIS.


Adithya Srinivasan

Director M : +91 9840795565

Adithya Srinivasan is a Chartered Accountant with more than Nine Years of Indirect Taxes Experience.

He joined D Arvind & Associates as Article Assistant and was admitted in to Partnership in 2015 owing to his hard work,Commitment and passion towards the practice.

He supports Akshay in executing assingments in West and North in addition to handling most of the litigations of the clients.

He leads the FTP, Internation Trade Compliance practice of the Company.


V Karthik – Advisor Indirect Tax

Mobile : +91 9845032055

Karthik V is a Chartered Accountant and Indirect tax professional with 15+ years of experience in Industry and Consulting. As part of his professional career, Karthik has worked in the Big4 Accounting firms advising multinational corporations and reputed domestic business houses in various industry segments. He has also managed the direct tax and transfer pricing compliances, including litigation, as part of his industry experience.


Shankar Iyer – Advisor-Direct Tax

Mobile : +91 9820804455

Shankar Iyer is a Chartered Accountant and a Direct tax professional with more than 13 years of consulting experience in the Direct Taxation and regulatory field, namely, corporate taxation, international taxation and mergers & acquisitions taxation and regulatory aspects. As part of his professional career, Shankar has worked in the Big4 Accounting firms advising multinational corporations and reputed domestic business houses in various industry segments.

Shankar specializes in:

  • Business advisory – Advising MNC and domestic companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures inbound and outbound investment and Group restructurings from a tax and regulatory perspective Corporate taxation and regulatory (FEMA, SEBI, CCI) matters
  • Direct tax due diligences
  • Endowment planning
  • Profit repatriation / cash repatriation strategies
  • Streamlining Group structures

SK Srinath – Head (Mumbai)

Mobile : +91 9004698023

Srinath has over 4 years of experience in advising clients in the areas of indirect tax laws (GST , customs , central excise , Value added tax/ central sales tax, service tax , SEZ , FTP ).

Srinath has advised multinational and domestic clients across a range of sectors such as manufacturing, retail , automobiles , IT/ITES , Freight forwarders etc and has helped them achieve smooth transition into goods and service tax regime.

Prior to DAA, Srinath has worked with Deloitte for 3 years as an article trainee in assurance profile, involved in statutory audit, group reporting, limited review and tax audit of multiple clients inter-alia, pharma , power and IT industries.

Academically he is a graduate in commerce from University of Mumbai and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants India.

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L Sumanth – Head (Chennai and Coimbatore)

Mobile : +91 9500096965

L Sumanth is a Senior Manager, heading the practice of the firm in Chennai and Coimbatore. Having worked with KPMG and PWC for more than 10 years in mid management positions, he carries rich experience in handling large companies in the area of compliance management, Audit and Litigations in the area of Indirect Taxes and Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). He has added significant value by winning disputes even at assessment levels and has been responsible for getting huge refunds/Exports benefits for many of his clients.


Shailendra Gokhale

Senior Advisor

Mobile : +91 9820019204

Shailendra Gokhale is a highly experienced LubricantProfessional with a strong commercial orientation, broad International experience and with major strengths in strategic cost management and international trade management. He has worked in Senior Level Global Roles in BP/Castrol and has to his credit consultancy assignments with energy majors like PETRONAS.

Subashish Mazumdar

Subhashish Mazumdar

Senior Advisor

Director M : +91 9821069130

Subhashish is a top Management professional with over 33 years of rich managerial experience and his MBA from IIM-A. He has worked in Senior Leadership /CXO roles as Profit Centre Head, SBU Head, Head of Sales /Marketing, Customer Relations, Strategy, BPO, PR & Communication, Operations, Digital Marketing, Customer Relations. Has worked in diverse sectors of- Digital Media Convergence, Higher Education EdTech, Banking &Retail Finance, FMCG &Retail Chemicals. He has been a Taskforce Member, under GOI – Digitalization of TV sector -Ministry of I&B; and for 32 Educational channels launch, Swayam Prabha of Ministry of Education.