Prof. Nalayiram Subramanian is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and an Information Systems Auditor by profession (CISA, USA). He is a Postgraduate in Commerce from The MDT Hindu College, an ancient college that was started in the year 1878, in Tirunelveli.
He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, (ISACA).
He possesses more than three decades of experience in Industry /Professional Academics/ Practice and Consulting. He has headed Accounting, Finance, MIS, Business support functions of corporate entities with stints abroad including implementation of VAT Governance Mechanism for top notch Companies in the UAE. His industry experience includes project financing, turnaround of a sick unit and transition of an MIS process from Australia to a KPO Centre in India.
He has conducted different kinds of Audits including management audits for private as well as public sector entities including Nationalised Banks, NPOs and due diligence on behalf of the High Court and NCLT, Chennai in relation to Mergers and Acquisitions and IRDAI.
He has headed the faculty of finance and controls besides conducting management development programs at St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. He has been a regular guest faculty and MDP resource person at National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai and at Asian School of Business, Trivandrum. He has contributed to the University of Mumbai post graduate financial management programs as a faculty member and as an author. He has been associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) as resource person for the certificate course in business valuation, besides having conducted around 70 Ministry of Corporate Affairs sponsored programs in B schools and colleges on capital markets. He is also a resource person for the Continuing Professional Education of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India and a corporate trainer at Madras Management Association, Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry, etc., The program designed by him on “Integrated Financial Modelling” in MS Excel and VBA for MS Excel is a well-received one (https://youtu.be/iVvGEb_cXME?list=PLxgcudeKQR6iaLw4G9T7XkshoIjNH2w7A). He has also developed a Compliance Tool Product in MS Access in relation to Bank Audits.
His interests include Corporate Training, Management Development Programs, Faculty Development Programs, Programing in Advanced MS Excel, Macros and VBA For Excel, Training in IFRS, financial modeling, Equity Research and Information Systems and Information Technology Audits, website development, etc., His research areas include Financial Performance Analysis, Equity Research, Information Technology Security and Governance. He has also been a member of the Information Technology Advisory Committee of the Indian Merchants' Chamber, Mumbai. He also blogs on key financial aspects and corporate governance matters.