KPMG in India
Biography: Maneesha is a Partner with Forensic Services. She joined KPMG in 2008 and has over 17 years of professional experience. She has a strong background in accounting and finance and her strengths include process, people and capacity building and has experience in managing global account relationships, multi-cultural and dimensional teams and building client relationships at executive level.
Maneesha leads the Verifications and Counter Party Due Diligence Practice at KPMG in India. In the past six years with KPMG, she has built an impressive knowledge base and has garnered experience around background screening, supplier due diligence, business performance assessments, Anti-Money Laundering and KYC procedures. KPMG in India’s Verifications practice has grown manifold in terms of revenue with over 600 clients and a monthly background check volume of 50,000 per month. Her strong experience in process and people capability building has led to the ‘Verifications Hub’ being engaged in off-shore engagements, anti-money laundering projects, KYC, email reviews, etc. She has led a large project on KYC while customer on boarding and rolling reviews for private wealth management customers of a large multinational investment bank.
She has also led a project where her team successfully completed reviews on mortgage claims for a large U.S. bank for veracity of information provided in them with a view to report on any suspicious activity to the U.S. federal government.
Areas of Expertise: Verifications and background screening services