The core principles of our services revolve around 2 key attributes:
In order to deliver the maximum possible value, we act as partners to entrepreneurs and not just service providers. Through partnerships, we enable a deeper understanding of businesses, financial positions, risks and opportunities and thus customize services accordingly.
As a team of proactive, forward thinking individuals, we arm entrepreneurs with the right ammunition to adapt and innovate to the shifting paradigms of the global business environment in order to grow continuously.
At Spice Route Finance, we believe in empowerment through financial leadership and business partnership. Our “Strategic Financial Leadership” pyramid framework encapsulates the 4 major concepts that we look to institutionalize for all our clients, irrespective of size and industry they fall under.
This pyramidical framework enables us to act as mobilisers of resources, processes and information and with a practice of consistent review and approach, we assist our clients in obtaining favorable outcomes.
Through financial leadership we institutionalize a culture of efficiency, efficacy, transparency and accountability across all levels of engagements. These 4 attributes enable us to build frameworks that ensure goal congruence, adaptability and technical fluency internally and externally, and enable the efficient management of cash and other resources.
Processes ensure that there is repeatability, predictability and accuracy in the decision making process employed by an organization. However, processes as a concept cannot remain on paper, and must be implemented systematically. Our capabilities of building frameworks and processes and then mobilizing said processes will allow your leadership to harness decision intelligence and steer the organization towards success.
As advisors and implementers, our work revolves around creating, processing and moving information for key decision makers to act on. Our insights give your leadership perspective on factors they may not have considered before and identify key risks and opportunities that would have gone unnoticed. The mobilization of information builds objectivity in decision-making, facilitates collaboration between various stakeholders ensuring favorable outcomes are achieved.
Consistent Review and Action:
In this VUCA world, a process of consistent review and then action is what drives change consistently. The dynamism and unpredictability of the trends makes it very difficult for leadership to stay objective, even with the right information. As advisors, we have to act as the anchors and ensure that the organization is being steered in the right direction. Reviews ensure that foresight is exercised and acted on, and that unpredictable nature of global business systems is leveraged in your favor.
Key Practice Areas
Agriculture is a major contributor to the economy, accounting for over 30% of India’s GDP. Developments in agritech across India are changing for the better, driven by cutting edge technology getting implemented in traditional farming practices and livelihoods. We empower agritech startups with financial leadership in order to enhance their ability to grow and drive the future of Indian agriculture and rural development.
Meet The Team
Founder and CEO
Founder and CEO
CGMA, FCMA, CS, INSEAD and Wharton alumnus.
Sriram brings over 22 years of rich experience both as a c-suite exec as well as a founder. Having been rigorously trained in finance, he uses his expertise to create a strong financial foundation for clients. When off duty, he can be seen scoring aces on a tennis court.
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Masters in HR Management and MCA
Vijaya is co-founder of Spice Route Finance and also the leads the HR function. She is also a Founder and Principal of Sreevee Educational Foundation. She started her career as a software engineer, but transitioned into teaching wanting to make world class pedagogy affordable to children of all ages.
Gurumurthy is a finance professional with over 10 years of experience in FP&A, financial consulting and financial reporting and compliance. He brings an air of calmness and structure to the workplace and ensures that the team acts in a disciplined and organized manner. His expertise in FP&A allows him to lead engagements with large and complex transactions and always exceed stakeholder expectations.
FCA, CS Executive
Saiteja has a wealth of experience in financial services. He possesses 8+ years of experience in management consulting, is a Chartered Accountant and CS Executive, as well as holding a B.Com degree, is proficient in IndAS and IFRS 9, has experience in financial due diligence audits, is skilled in financial modeling, automation using Power BI and Excel, treasury management, and excels in stakeholder management, ensuring his clients' financial objectives are met with maximum efficiency.
Research & Strategy Lead
Passed CFA L3, ACCA affiliate, PGDM- Monash University
Jai is a third-culture kid, having lived in various parts of Africa, South Asia and ASEAN for over 12 years. He brings competency in research and a strategic lens to the team. In his free time, he likes to lift heavy objects and put them down, hiking in solitude, and taking long walks to explore whichever new city he finds himself in.
CA - Finalist, B.Com (Accounting & Finance)
Dayal, with his experience of 7 years in the fields of supporting CFO’s and controllers in various business segments has showcased many exemplary standards to the peers. Dayal enables decision intelligence through his exemplary business model knowledge and MIS reporting skill. He embodies the spirit of finance partnership and goes above and beyond to deliver value. Besides finance, he is passionate about Telugu literature and art.
Lahari Naveena Adari
Lahari Naveena Adari
CMA, CA-Finalist, B.Com (Accounts & Finance)
Lahari, dynamic in nature, spreads her positive energy at the workplace. She has an experience of 3 years in the fields of accounting, auditing and taxation; and 1 year experience as an Investment Banking Analyst. Her analytical skills enhance her work as an investment banker. In her free time, she loves reading books and listening to music.
Qualified Chartered Accountant, M.Com from Osmania University
Mounika is patient & helpful to others by creating a friendly environment. She has an experience of approx five years in the field of accounting & taxation and will be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time. She takes up all learning opportunities that enhance her skills & tries to resolve the issues as quickly as possible. In her personal time, she listens to music & does recordings with her voice & gets relaxed.