Our Team

VJA is backed by the expertise and years of experience of dynamic and energetic professionals The details of the partners as follows:

Vargis Jacob,  B.Com, FCA

Managing Partner /  [email protected] /  +91-9847035861 /  skype: vargis.jacob

Vargis Jacob has more 3 decades of vast experience as a business consultant in various areas like business expansion, diversification planning, business model development, investor/shareholder management, business process services and tax matters both direct and indirect taxes. He holds a pivotal position in industry and commerce viz stock exchanges, charitable organizations, pharmaceutical, real estate and various manufacturing/ service sectors. He also acts as trustees in reputed organizations. He is also proficient in the newly incepted GST and has headed many workshops and seminars in this field as well

Vargis is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He holds a diploma in capital markets (NCFM) and graduation in commerce(B.Com)

Pradeep Kumar P,  B.Sc, FCA

Partner /  [email protected] /  +91-98472 03039 /  Skype: pkp1002

Pradeep Kumar P has over 16 years of experience in accounts, business consultation, audits and taxation in various industries like banking sector, manufacturing, telecom, trading, information technology and automotive sector. Across the whole spectrum of his professional practice he has been actively involved in the debt market ranging from short term trade financings, acquisition bridges and leveraged financings, medium term working capital/capex facilities and long term project through various financial organizations. He has  exhibited exemplary skill in GST as well and has presented papers on this area.

Pradeep is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He is graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Physics (B.Sc) from Union Christ College (M G University, Kottayam). He also holds a diploma in social services (DSS) and a certificate holder of Indirect Tax, ICAI, New Delhi

Leo Jose,  B.Com, FCA, DISA

Partner /  [email protected] /  +91-96335 09493 /  Skype: leojoseca

Leo Jose has over 10 years of experience in financial modeling, corporate re-structuring, direct and indirect tax matters and statutory audits. During his short stint with M/s Distribution Logistics Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, he has gained valuable experience in liasoning with private equity investor/lenders, debt restructuring, preparation financial models/MIS, mergers and acquisitions, reporting of financial statements under IFRS/Indian GAAP and tax matters.

Leo Jose is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B.Com). He also holds a certificate in Forex and Treasury Management (FXTM), Concurrent Audit of banks and Information System Audit(DISA) ICAI, New Delhi.

Chacko Vargis,  B.Com, ACA

Partner /  [email protected] /  +91-9995026606 /  Skype: chacko.vargis

Chacko Vargis has over 6 years of experience in internal audits, statutory audits and indirect tax matters. He spent 3 years in Deloitte Haskins and Sells, Chennai, where he has extensively worked on statutory audits and systems audits for various corporate. He was associated with M/s Hiregange & Associates, Bangalore, a leading firm specialized in indirect taxation. This had given him an edge on various laws such as VAT/CST, Service tax, Excise and Customs, Foreign Trade Policies(FTP), Special Economic Zone(SEZ) and Export Oriented Units (EOU).

Chacko Vargis is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and holds Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B.Com) from Loyola College, Chennai.

Sainath Venugopal

Partner / [email protected] / +91-9744167237

Sainath has nearly 5 years of extensive experience in Strategic Financial Management, IFRS reporting, Project evaluation, Direct and Indirect Taxation, Budgeting, Corporate Finance, Export and Import facilitation procedure, ERP implementation, Consolidation of Financial Statements, Stock Audit, Bank Audit, Statutory Audit and financial modelling across construction, retail distribution, trading and manufacturing industries. After working as a Finance Leader Role with the largest Public Housing Finance Company in India and a key managerial role in a leading manufacturer cum exporter in India. He started this venture to share his knowledge and experience to help SME’s in all their financial requirements. Sainath is an Associated member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Abin M Behanan,  B.Com, ACA

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Abin has over 5 years of experience in internal, statutory audits and indirect taxation matters . His 3 year  stint at M/s Krishnamoorthy & Krishnamoorthy has given him valuable exposure on statutory audit and systems audits for various corporate bodies .  To add to his repertoire, his association with M/s Aster Accenture has lent him an expertise in various laws on GST,VAT/Service Tax, Excise and Customs Duty, Foreign Trade Policies(FTP), Special Economic Zone(SEZ) and Export Oriented Units(EOU).

He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce ( B.com) from St .Peters College, Kollenchery .

Joffin Joseph, ACA, Licentiate ICSI

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Joffin Joseph had cleared the Company Secretaryship final exam in the year 2019 and was conferred Licenciate by the Institute of Company Secretaries in the year 2020 . In quick succession, he then passed his Chartered Accountancy Examinations in the same year after having completed his tenure as articled assistant. Meticulous and sharp minded, his exposure to the corporate world in such short span of time has enabled him to be highly knowledgable in the broad spectrum of audit and various genres of financial services especially taxation, GST and other business management activities. His stint at M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells as Assistant Manager has only augmented further his expertise in the business world.

Siddarth Krishnan V,  ACA

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Siddarth became an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in the year 2021 shortly after having completed his tenure as an articled assistant. Knowledgeable in all genres of audits, taxation, financial modelling and other domains such as fund management, hedging, investment advisory and foreign exchange management, coupled with impressive skills set, he has proved his prowess as a true professional in upholding the corporate decorum and work ethics of the industry in such a short span of time.

He is currently pursuing the domain of data science and analytics to leverage the power of Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence in the field of Finance. He has also graduated the Iconic Trader programme in Foreign Currency Management and Mastering Technical Analysis in stocks under the mentorship of various professional investors.