Partners


Sharad B. Bhagwat

B.Com. F.C.A.
  • Veteran ex-banker
  • Over 48 years of experience in providing "Audit and Assurance Services" to the Banking Industry
  • Appointed as a Director of a Cooperative Bank nominated by Government of Maharashtra

Sharad Bhagwat may be reached at:sharad.bhagwat@kirtanepandit.com


S.B. (Ravi) Pandit

M.Com., ICWA, F.C.A. & M.S. (MIT, USA)
  • Chairman and Group CEO of K&P Group
  • Over 41 years professional experience
  • K&P’s Senior most Partner and a driving force of K&P Group
  • Ex-President of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture
  • Specializes in turn around & IT strategies
  • A frequent speaker at various conferences and Seminars – nationally and internationally

S.B. (Ravi) Pandit may be reached at: ravi.pandit@kirtanepandit.com


Suhas G. Deshpande

B.Com., F.C.A.
  • Managing Partner of Kirtane & Pandit LLP
  • Over 35 years of experience in Assurance and Consulting Areas
  • Also, specializes in Operational & Systems Risk Management & Forensic Accounting / Auditing & Investigations
  • Carries rich experience in executing assignments in India, U.S.A., U.K., Far East and Middle East
  • A frequent speaker at various national and international Conferences
  • Advisor to a U.S.A. based Company, which provides Risk Management Solutions/ tools for SOX Compliance & Internal Audit

Suhas Deshpande may be reached at: suhas.deshpande@kirtanepandit.com


Kishor Patil

B.Com., F.C.A., ICWA
  • Over 31 years experience in Software Development and Marketing


Shriharsh Ghate

B.Com., F.C.A., C.S.
  • Over 29 years experience in Financial Advisory Services & Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) Services


Kishor Phadke

B.Com. F.C.A., LLB
  • Over 26 years of professional experience
  • Specializes in Corporate Tax planning, Tax Strategies, FBT, Transfer Pricing
  • Advisor in tax matters to various Indian, multinational and international Companies
  • Carries experience in Mergers and Amalgamation and in related transaction Structuring
  • Heads our Tax and Legal Services Division
  • A frequent speaker on Direct Taxes at various Seminars and Conferences

Kishor Phadke may be reached at: kishor.phadke@kirtanepandit.com


Sandeep Welling

M.Com. F.C.A. DISA
  • Over 24 years experience in Assurance Practice
  • Specializes in assisting Banks for Basel-II Compliance, restructuring and turnaround of Banks and their Branch operations
  • Heads our Mumbai Office
  • A speaker at various Conferences and Seminars, national as well as international, particularly for Banking Sector

Sandeep Welling may be reached at sandeep.welling@kirtanepandit.com


Chandrashekhar Lal

M. Com, F.C.A., LL.B.
  • Chandrashekhar has over 26 years of professional experience with a Specialization in Banking and Financial Service Sector.
  • Chandrashekhar also carries experience in Corporate Advisory Services, Direct Taxation Compliance Reviews & Employees Benefits Schemes.
  • Acted as Advisor in successfully structuring and closing the first ever Rental Securitization Deal in India.
  • He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of ICICI Investment Management Company Limited.

Chandrashekhar Lal may be reached at: chandrashekhar@kirtanepandit.com


Milind Limaye

M.Com. F.C.A.
  • Over 22 years of professional experience
  • Specialization in Due Diligence and Internal / Operations Audit
  • Heads our Assurance Practice - Internal / Operations Audit Services Division
  • Also, specializes in Forensic Accounting / Investigation work
  • An active member of the Institute of C.A. of India as an Ex-Vice Chairman of Pune Branch of Institute of C.A. of India

Milind Limaye may be reached at: milind.limaye@kirtanepandit.com


Milind Bhave

B.Com., F.C.A., ISA, F.A.F.D.
  • Over 21 years Professional Experience
  • Expertise in Audit & Assurances External and Internal across different sectors and industries
  • Expertise in Forensics and Investigative audits and Information Systems Audits

Milind Bhave may be reached at: milind.bhave@kirtanepandit.com


Shripad Kulkarni

M.Com., F.C.A.
  • Over 17 years experience
  • Specializes in BPO-Accounting – onsite / offshore for Indian & Overseas Companies
  • Heads our BPO / Remote Accounting Services (RAS) Division
  • Carries experience in handling large assignments of Financial Accounting, Reconciliations, MIS, etc., for Indian and International Companies

Shripad may be reached at: shripad.kulkarni@kirtanepandit.com


Parag Pansare

M.Com, Grad. C.W.A., F.C.A.
  • Over 19 years experience in Assurance Services
  • Specializes in Statutory Audit & Tax Audits
  • Heads our Statutory Audit Division
  • Carries experience in handling Due Diligence Reviews, Valuations of Equity Shares, Certification under various Statutes & Investigative Audits for detecting frauds, misappropriation of funds

Parag Pansare may be reached at: parag.pansare@kirtanepandit.com


Suhrud Lele

M.Com., F.C.A., C.I.S.A., C.S., IFRS
  • Over 10 years experience
  • Specializes in Operational & Systems Risk Management and ERP Reviews
  • Carries experience in IT and Information Security Audits / Reviews, Post Implementation Reviews of SAP, Oracle Apps, & Movex, ERPs & Sarbanes Oxley Act Compliance

Suhrud Lele may be reached at: suhrud.lele@kirtanepandit.com


Chinmay Pandit

M.Com., A.C.A. M.B.A. (USA)
  • Over 12 years experience
  • Specializes in Info Tech Services


Pralhad Mandhana

B.Com, F.C.A., DIRM, ISA
  • Over 12 years Professional Experience in Assurance Practice and Indirect Taxation
  • Expert in Indirect Tax Consulting to Corporates
  • Faculty for GST Training - Indirect Tax Committee of the ICAI

Pralhad Mandhana may be reached at: pralhad.mandhana@kirtanepandit.com


Tanmay Bodhe

B.Com, A.C.A.

Handles Internal Audit Department

  • Tanmay has over 10 years of professional experience with a Specialization in Internal Audit
  • He also specializes in implementing IFC / ICFR and Risk Management

Tanmay Bodhe may be reached at: Tanmay.bodhe@kirtanepandit.com


Mehul Shah

B.Com, A.C.A.
  • Mehul has over 9 years of professional experience with a Specialization in Direct Taxation, Foreign Collaborations, Due Diligence, Valuation, Transfer Pricing
  • Appearance before Appellate Authorities

Mehul Shah may be reached at: mehul.shah@kirtanepandit.com


Shamsunder K

B.Com, F.C.A.
  • Sham Sunder has over 22 years of professional experience with a Specialization in Taxation and Financial Advisory Services
  • Incharge of Bengaluru Office

Shamsundar K may be reached at: Shamsunder.k@kirtanepandit.com


Vivek Jain

B.Com, F.C.A.
  • Vivek has over 11 years of professional experience with a Specialization in Assurance Services
  • In-charge of Hyderabad Office

Vivek Jain may be reached at: vivek.jain@kirtanepandit.com