Siddharth Talwar

Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP

Siddharth is a Partner in the Financial Reporting Advisory practice of the Firm.

Siddharth has more than 13 years of experience in providing audit and advisory services to clients. He trained and has previously worked with one of the international accounting firms in their Assurance practice in India, as a part of which, he also had a short stint at their London office.

During the course of his career, Siddharth has worked with a number of Indian and multinational companies on various engagements involving assurance and accounting advisory services in IFRS and Indian GAAP.

Siddharth has been a member of the Firm’s Professional Practices Group and has played an active role in internal consultations on accounting principles.

He has also been a part of the quality control team of the Firm and played a lead role in technical trainings at regional level within the Firm.

Sector experience
Some of Siddharth’s experience includes:

Assurance services
Audits of several Indian and multinational companies in various sectors including, inter alia, media & entertainment, real estate and financial services. His clients have included, inter alia, Amtek Group, Samvardhana Motherson Group, Network 18 Group, DLF Group, GE Capital, GE Money, Citi Financial, ABN AMRO Bank, Standard Bank London and Northern Trust Bank London.

Indian and International IPO services
Assisted companies with their listing on Indian and overseas stock exchanges. Actively engaged in providing auditing services (as per PCAOB standards) to potential US-SEC registrants.

Professional qualifications and memberships
Siddharth qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and is a graduate in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.

Speaking engagements
Siddharth is a regular speaker on International GAAP and financial reporting related matters, at industry forums such as Confederation of Indian Industry.

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