Team

Abraham P Joseph ACA

Email: abraham@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 80780 60000

Abraham P Joseph is a partner with more than 13 years of industry experience. Prior to joining JAKS he was in the Middle East and has held top management positions in various industries such as education, entertainment & media, retail and hospitality. His current area of specialization is in project feasibility studies, fundraising, budgeting, revenue and cash flow projections for the hospitality industry.

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Ajith Kumar ACA, DISA

Email:  ajith@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 95674 62053

Ajith Kumar is a partner at our Trivandrum branch and has more than 14 years of professional experience, including 11 years in a multinational company based in Dubai. He possesses experience in Project Finance, Project Cashflow, Letter of Credits, Bank Guarantees, various modes of financing like Trust Receipts, Bills Discounting, Term Loans etc. He has also worked as Finance Consultant in a large public sector undertaking of Government of Kerala. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds Certification in Information System Audit (DISA, ICAI)

Anand Kumar FCA, CISA

Email: anand@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 82810 19444

Anand is a partner in the firm and has more than 13 years of professional experience in public accounting. Prior to joining JAKS & Associates, he worked at one of the big 4 accounting firms. He specializes in management consulting and outsourcing and leads these divisions of the firm. During his tenure with the big 4 accounting firm, he led cross-functional teams across geographies on various outsourcing and management consulting projects. He was based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Hong Kong for a major part of his tenure with the Big 4 accounting firm.

He is a chartered accountant and also a certified information systems auditor. Anand holds certifications in IFRS ( ACCA, UK) and in SAP Financial Accounting (SAP AG, Germany).

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Antony Mathias ACA

Email: antony@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 97466 12646

Antony is a partner in the firm with around 8 years of experience in public accounting. During his tenure with a big 4 accounting firm, he specialized in international tax services. He has extensive experience in finance & accounts, program management, transfer pricing, business set-up, operations etc.

Antony is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India qualified in 2009. He is also certified in International taxation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Anu Jose FCA

Email: anu@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 82810 17444

Anu is a partner in the firm and has more than 12 years of experience in public accounting and consulting. She specializes in International taxation having worked on International tax planning and supply chain models for 6 years in one of the Big 4 accounting firms.

Anu is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India qualified in 2006. Anu is also IFRS certified from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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Arun Chacko ACA

Email: arunchacko@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94464 46097

Arun is an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a Partner at JAKS & Associates. He worked at an audit firm as an audit manager before joining JAKS & Associates. A major part of his experience is in the fields of statutory audits, bank concurrent and statutory audits, tax administration and company law matters. He is based in the Cochin branch of JAKS & Associates.

Arun Jose ACA

Email: arunjose@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 85470 62524

Arun Jose, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2013, soon joined M/s. “Computer Sciences Corporation, a Fortune 500 Listed Company. He was a team member of “Financial Planning and Analysis” of CSC Asia Region and “Accounting and reporting of Fixed Assets” of United Kingdom and Prague Region. He joined as a full-time partner in ‘Jose & Hemachandran’ in 2014 and after merger he continues to be a full-time partner of ‘JAKS & Associates’.

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Deepalekshmi ACA, DISA

Email: deepa@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 98957 03046

Deepa is a Chartered Accountant with around 9 years experience in public accounting. She has obtained Certification in IFRS (ICAI) and Certification in Information System Audit (DISA, ICAI). She was a team member in Valuation & Business Modelling team with one of the Big 4 Accounting firms and has experience working with various clients in the Middle East, assisting them in financial model builds, reviews and valuation engagements. She has also worked with Infosys Limited in their Business Finance division, assisting them with budgeting, financial planning, and analysis.

Jose Zachariah FCA – Managing Partner

Email: jose@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94471 23625

Jose Zachariah, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977 with 39th rank, started his career as a practicing Chartered Accountant in 1978 after a brief stint with S.P. Chopra & Company, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi. He established the firm ‘Jose & Hemachandran’ in 1984 which was merged with ‘JAKS & Associates’ in 2015 and still continues to be a senior partner. During his tenure as a practicing Chartered Accountant for about 37 years, CA. Jose Zachariah has acquired vast and varied experience and expertise in Auditing, Taxation, Financial Planning, Preparation of Project Reports, Loan Syndication and Formation of Entities under various statutes. He was elected the Chairman of Trivandrum Branch of ICAI for the year 2015-16. He is an active member of Y’s Men International and has held several responsible posts in that Organisation.

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Joseph Mathew FCA

Email: joseph@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 92885 57777

Joseph Mathew is a founding partner and has more than 37 years of experience in the fields of accounting, auditing, risk management and consulting profession. He is well versed in Tax Laws, Company Law, Accounting and Auditing Standards and Management Consultancy.

Joseph Mathew is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Krishna Kumar A FCA, DISA

Email: krishna@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 90207 04915

Krishna is a partner in the firm and has more than 13 years of professional experience in public accounting as well as with one of the big 4 accounting firms. He has solid experience in Internal Audits, Statutory Audits, Financial Management, Taxation etc., He is well versed in providing services comprising of Financial Analysis, Company Law, Accounting and Auditing Standards etc. He is also a certificate holder on Valuation conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Prior to commencing of practice he was leading a team of Valuation Professionals in a big 4 accounting firm and at his tenure there he gained hands on experience in Valuation and Business Modeling (V&BM), Feasibility analysis and Project Report preparation.

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M.H. Kumar FCA – Managing Partner

Email: mhkumar@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94470 14059

M.H Kumar, one of the founding partners has more than 41 years of experience in almost every facet of the accounting, auditing and consulting profession. He is an ardent finance professional with unparalleled tax laws, commercial laws, company law, accounting, and auditing standards, management consultancy and provides services to the wide spectrum of the clientele of the firm.

M.H Kumar is a Chartered Accountant and participates in a number of professional and social organizations. He was the chairman of Alappuzha Branch of ICAI, during the year 2007-08.

Remesh Naick V.R FCA

Email: remesh@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 99460 50555

Remesh Naick is a partner at JAKS & Associates and has more than 25 years of diverse experience, which is spread over from industry to conventional practice in the area of taxation, advisory, audit and compliance services He has been associated with corporate clients as well as worked with accounting firms. He is well versed in representing and handling clients matters before the Indian Tax authorities. He also provides regular assistance and guidance in statutory compliance and handling tax litigation for indirect tax matters. A science graduate from University of Kerala, he has completed his Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining JAKS, he was partner in a medium sized chartered firm Murali Associates and was working as an Associate Director of ASA and Associates.

 

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Selastin Anthoniappan FCA, CIA

Email: selastin@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 75580 33338

Selastin has more than 25 years of professional experience (including 19 years abroad) in public accounting and with a multinational company based in Bahrain. He specializes in internal control procedures and systems, internal audit, risk management and general insurance/reinsurance technical accounting. During his tenure with the multinational company in Bahrain for 17 years, he worked with a Big 4 firm on internal audit and risk management and another Big 4 firm on statutory audit. He also worked with a Big 10 accounting firm for two years in Bahrain.

He is a fellow chartered accountant and also a certified internal auditor (IIA, USA). Selastin attended various IFRS seminars in London, Dubai and Bahrain and internal audit conferences conducted by ECIIA in Finland, Amsterdam and Cyprus.

He joined JAKS & Associates (ex-Jose & Hemachandran) as a partner in July 2014

Vijayalekshmi S

Email: viji@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 99612 44744

Vijayalekshmi S joined JAKS & Associates after working with State Bank of Travancore for 35 years. She dealt with foreign exchange business and international banking, mainly in export & import bills, letter of credits and bank guarantees. Her focus areas are bank audits, project feasibility studies / project reports and export-import documentation

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Abraham P Joseph ACA

Email: abraham@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 80780 60000

Abraham P Joseph is a partner with more than 13 years of industry experience. Prior to joining JAKS he was in the Middle East and has held top management positions in various industries such as education, entertainment & media, retail, and hospitality. His current area of specialization is in project feasibility studies,  fundraising, budgeting, revenue, and cash flow projections for hospitality industry.

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M.H. Kumar FCA – Managing Partner

Email: mhkumar@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94470 14059

M.H Kumar, one of the founding partners has more than 41 years of experience in almost every facet of the accounting, auditing and consulting profession. He is an ardent finance professional with unparalleled tax laws, commercial laws, company law, accounting, and auditing standards, management consultancy and provides services to the wide spectrum of the clientele of the firm.

M.H Kumar is a Chartered Accountant and participates in a number of professional and social organizations. He was the chairman of Alappuzha Branch of ICAI, during the year 2007-08.

Krishna Kumar A FCA, DISA

Email: krishna@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 90207 04915

Krishna is a partner in the firm and has more than 13 years of professional experience in public accounting as well as with one of the big 4 accounting firms. He has solid experience in Internal Audits, Statutory Audits, Financial Management, Taxation etc., He is well versed in providing services comprising of Financial Analysis, Company Law, Accounting and Auditing Standards etc. He is also a certificate holder on Valuation conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Prior to commencing of practice he was leading a team of Valuation Professionals in a big 4 accounting firm and at his tenure there he gained hands on experience in Valuation and Business Modeling (V&BM), Feasibility analysis and Project Report preparation.

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Vijayalekshmi S

Email: viji@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 99612 44744

Vijayalekshmi S joined JAKS & Associates after working with State Bank of Travancore for 35 years. She dealt with foreign exchange business and international banking, mainly in export & import bills, letter of credits and bank guarantees. Her focus areas are bank audits, project feasibility studies / project reports and export-import documentation

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Anand Kumar FCA, CISA

Email: anand@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 82810 19444

Anand is a partner in the firm and has more than 13 years of professional experience in public accounting. Prior to joining JAKS & Associates, he worked at one of the big 4 accounting firms. He specializes in management consulting and outsourcing and leads these divisions of the firm. During his tenure with the big 4 accounting firm, he led cross-functional teams across geographies on various outsourcing and management consulting projects. He was based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Hong Kong for a major part of his tenure with the Big 4 accounting firm.

He is a chartered accountant and also a certified information systems auditor. Anand holds certifications in IFRS ( ACCA, UK) and in SAP Financial Accounting (SAP AG, Germany).

Anu Jose FCA

Email: anu@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 82810 17444

Anu is a partner in the firm and has more than 12 years of experience in public accounting and consulting. She specializes in International taxation having worked on International tax planning and supply chain models for 6 years in one of the Big 4 accounting firms.

Anu is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India qualified in 2006. Anu is also IFRS certified from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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Arun Chacko ACA

Email: arunchacko@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94464 46097

Arun is an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a Partner at JAKS & Associates. He worked at an audit firm as an audit manager before joining JAKS & Associates. A major part of his experience is in the fields of statutory audits, bank concurrent & statutory audits, tax administration and company law matters. He is based in the Cochin branch of JAKS & Associates.

Deepa Lekshmi ACA, DISA

Email: deepa@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 98957 03046

Deepa is a Chartered Accountant with around 8 years experience in public accounting. She has obtained Certification in IFRS (ICAI) and Certification in Information System Audit (DISA, ICAI). She was a team member in Valuation & Business Modelling team with one of the Big 4 Accounting firms and has experience working with various clients in the Middle East, assisting them in financial model builds, reviews and valuation engagements. She has also worked with Infosys Limited in their Business Finance division, assisting them with budgeting, financial planning, and analysis.

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Remesh Naick V.R FCA

Email: remesh@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 99460 50555

Remesh Naick is a partner at JAKS & Associates and has more than 25 years of diverse experience, which is spread over from industry to conventional practice in the area of taxation, advisory, audit and compliance services He has been associated with corporate clients as well as worked with accounting firms. He is well versed in representing and handling clients matters before the Indian Tax authorities. He also provides regular assistance and guidance in statutory compliance and handling tax litigation for indirect tax matters. A science graduate from University of Kerala, he has completed his Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining JAKS, he was partner in a medium sized chartered firm Murali Associates and was working as an Associate Director of ASA and Associates.

 

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Ajith Kumar ACA, DISA

Email:  ajith@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 95674 62053

Ajith Kumar is a Partner at our Trivandrum branch and has more than 14 years of professional experience, including 11 years in a multinational company based in Dubai. He possesses experience in Project Finance, Project Cashflow, Letter of Credits, Bank Guarantees, various modes of financing like Trust Receipts, Bills Discounting, Term Loans etc. He has also worked as Finance Consultant in a large public sector undertaking of Government of Kerala. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds Certification in Information System Audit (DISA, ICAI)

Arun Jose ACA

Email: arunjose@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 85470 62524

Arun Jose, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2013, soon joined M/s. “Computer Sciences Corporation, a Fortune 500 Listed Company. He was a team member of “Financial Planning and Analysis” of CSC Asia Region and “Accounting and reporting of Fixed Assets” of United Kingdom and Prague Region. He joined as a full-time partner in ‘Jose & Hemachandran’ in 2014 and after merger he continues to be a full-time partner of ‘JAKS & Associates’.

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Jose Zachariah FCA – Managing Partner

Email: jose@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 94471 23625

Jose Zachariah, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977 with 39th rank, started his career as a practicing Chartered Accountant in 1978 after a brief stint with S.P. Chopra & Company, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi. He established the firm ‘Jose & Hemachandran’ in 1984 which was merged with ‘J A K S & Associates’ in 2015 and still continues to be a senior partner. During his tenure as a practicing Chartered Accountant for about 37 years, CA. Jose Zachariah has acquired vast and varied experience and expertise in Auditing, Taxation, Financial Planning, Preparation of Project Reports, Loan Syndication and Formation of Entities under various statutes. He was elected the Chairman of Trivandrum Branch of ICAI for the year 2015-16. He is an active member of Y’s Men International and has held several responsible posts in that Organisation.

Joseph Mathew FCA

Email: joseph@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 92885 57777

Joseph Mathew is a founding partner and has more than 37 years of experience in the fields of accounting, auditing, risk management and consulting profession. He is well versed in Tax Laws, Company Law, Accounting and Auditing Standards and Management Consultancy.

Joseph Mathew is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Selastin Anthoniappan FCA, CIA

Email: selastin@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 75580 33338

Selastin has more than 25 years of professional experience (including 19 years abroad) in public accounting and with a multinational company based in Bahrain. He specializes in internal control procedures and systems, internal audit, risk management and general insurance/reinsurance technical accounting. During his tenure with the multinational company in Bahrain for 17 years, he worked with a Big 4 firm on internal audit and risk management and another Big 4 firm on statutory audit. He also worked with a Big 10 accounting firm for two years in Bahrain.

He is a fellow chartered accountant and also a certified internal auditor (IIA, USA). Selastin attended various IFRS seminars in London, Dubai and Bahrain and internal audit conferences conducted by ECIIA in Finland, Amsterdam and Cyprus.

He joined JAKS & Associates (ex-Jose & Hemachandran) as a partner in July 2014

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Antony Mathias ACA

Email: antony@jaksllp.com

Phone No: +91 97466 12646

Antony is a partner in the firm with around 8 years of experience in public accounting. During his tenure with a big 4 accounting firm, he specialized in international tax services. He has extensive experience in finance & accounts, program management, transfer pricing, business set-up, operations etc.

Antony is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India qualified in 2009. He is also certified in International taxation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.