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ASISH C. PRASAD 23354 Victory Boulevard | Woodland Hills, California 91367 818.648.9476 | ap1e6ae3e@westpost.

net SENIOR FINANCE LEADER Director of Finance | VP Finance | Financial Controller Accomplished finance and accounting leader with an outstanding career progressio n in a multi-million dollar corporate environment. Deliver accuracy and integrity to all general ledgers, fi nancial and accounting processes, and related systems in a complex, consolidated corporate environment. Demonstrat ed aptitude for leading the annual budgeting and forecasting process, as well as the month-end close and issuance o f financial statements, supporting schedules, and detailed analysis reports. Reputation for identifying and impleme nting process improvements, financial controls, and best practices that drive 100% accuracy, financial trans parency, and compliance with regulations, GAAP, IFRS, and tax requirements. Areas of Expertise Financial Management Financial & Operational Controls Consolidated Financial Re porting Profit & Loss (P&L) General Ledger Accounting Cost / Benefit Analysis Banking Relations Financial Statements Working Capital International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Generally Accepted Accountin g Principles (GAAP) Team Management Project Controls Accounts Receivable (AR) / Accounts Payable ( AP) Compliance Process Improvement Financial Audits Expense Control PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE VALLEYCREST COMPANIES, Calabasas, California 2005-Present ASSISTANT FINANCIAL CONTROLLER, VALLEYCREST MIDDLE EAST LLC - ABU DHABI, UAE (20 10-PRESENT) Selected by senior management to establish the financial infrastructure, interna l controls, systems, policies, and procedures for this start-up subsidiary of the largest private landscape company in the U.S. Direct the month-end close, financial statement preparation, and variance analysis in accordance with corporate financial reporting requirements. Oversee general ledger accounting, payroll, AP/AR, cash management , job costing, budgeting and forecasting, capitalization and banking relations, financial audit, and vendor / supplier relations. Manage recruiting, hiring, and training efforts, and provide leadership to 7 key employees. Established the start-up operations of offices in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, creatin g all systems, policies, procedures, and internal controls. Designed a payroll system that addressed local market requirements inherent to the United Arab Emirates, testing and adjusting to ensure a seamless payroll process. Selected the right talent for such roles as Accounts Payable and Payroll Specia lists, HR Manager, and Purchasing Officer, and facilitated their integration into the corporate culture . Delivered the month-end close on-time, and issued accurate financial statements in a brand new operating structure and reporting environment. Successfully passed a financial audit with Ernst & Young, producing 2010 financ ial statements in two months. PROJECT CONTROLLER, VALLEYCREST LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (20082010)

Served in a critical leadership role managing $100 million of a $10.3 billion Ci tyCenter project, the largest-ever privately funded construction project in the U.S., and ValleyCrest`s largest pro ject in corporate history. Led a team of five project accountants in creating forecasts, monitoring purchase orders an d costs, and designing controls to keep the work on or below budget. Maintained the financial projection model for the project, continuously assessing sales, costs, margins, and cash flows. Oversaw AR with $7 to $10 million in mont hly billing, AP with 500 monthly invoices, purchase contracts, complex payroll processing and reporting for onsit e and offsite labor, subcontracted labor, LEED sales tax compliance, equipment rentals and purchases, and small too ls analysis. Selected from a pool of highly qualified and experienced candidates to lead thi s elite project initiative. Became a vital performer on a branch team that won two Golden Shovel Awards for the CityC enter project. ASISH C. PRASAD, PAGE 2 818.648.9476 | ap1e6ae3e@westpost.net VALLEYCREST COMPANIES Continued... Ran a seamless cost-plus billing and AR process that resulted in a 45 to 60 day collection cycle and 100% accuracy, and promoted favorable relations with the client. Applied excellent financial modeling skills to design a complex project model w ith detailed profit, cash flow, and balance sheet estimates. Ensured a cash flow positive position at all times. Facilitated collaboration and positive working relations with the general contr actor, and with key client contacts, including the CFO, auditors, controllers, and accounting staff. Established systems, processes, and controls that qualified the project for tax exemptions related to the Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) initiative. FINANCIAL ANALYST, VALLEYCREST LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT - CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA (20 05-2008) Provided FP&A support to a $500 million division, covering budgeting and forecas ting, sales and month-end close reporting, branch audit, job costing and analysis, AR / AP, and special project work. Assisted the Division Controller in producing the annual strategic plan and operating budget, monthly Summary of Sales reports, financial statements, and detailed review of over 1,000 jobs at any given time. Delivered key reports to management, such as the Job Performance Report, bi-weekly AR Status Report, Workload Report, Comb ined Margin Analysis Report, and many others. Orchestrated a complex, $30 million cost-plus billing process e very month. Raised the caliber of the Financial Analyst role by taking an active role in ke y financial functions, such as the month-end close and financial reporting, and completing several value-added spec ial projects. Collected information from the 22 branches and designed a series of administrat ive benchmarks into an administrative dashboard, which allowed monthly analysis of work volume, quality , and productivity. Executed the implementation of an automated merit / bonus platform, which accel erated the annual assessment process, and ensured 100% accurate payout to a workforce of 5,000 employees. Devised an orderly and transparent process by which to measure foreman job perf ormance and determine

qualification for quarterly Foreman Incentive Awards. Launched many standardized forms to drive consistency and efficiency, including strategic plan templates, annual budget worksheets, and business developer profiles to monitor monthly sal es staff performance. ROGERS & ASSOCIATES, Los Angeles, California 2001-2005 STAFF ACCOUNTANT Performed key finance and accounting functions for this advertising and PR agenc y. Managed AP and AR, ensuring timely and accurate reconciliation of accounts and related reports. Orchestrated a complex billing function serving all types of clients with varyi ng payment terms, representing up to 150 monthly invoices. Additional Background: Internal Audit Officer with Singapore Airlines (2000), As sistant Accountant with Air New Zealand (1998-2000). EDUCATION & OTHER INFORMATION Education: Master of Business Administration in Accounting University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Financial Management University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands Training: Leadership, Teamwork, Human Resources, Team Building, Sexual Harassment, Time Ma nagement & Listening Skills, Personal Development & Communications Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, JD Edwards, Oracle, AS400