Rakesh Amerineni | AICPA ENGAGE 2020

Rakesh Amerineni

ACA, ACMA, MBA
Director, Finance Transformation, LinkedIn
Sunnyvale, CA

Rakesh Amerineni is a visionary, strategist and results oriented business leader with expertise in Finance operations, processes & transformation. He has proven record of 15+ years in leading global teams, initiating and executing large scale global transformation initiatives with high impact on growth strategies, customer outcomes and operational efficiencies. Rakesh is highly experienced in defining, standardizing, simplifying and automating of various finance processes - Quote-to-Cash (QTC/O2C), Procure-to-Pay(P2P), Record-to-Report(R2R across industries. As Director, QTC Finance Transformation team at LinkedIn, he leads strategy definition, long range planning and business capability enablement to transform LinkedIn’s QTC Finance as world class industry leading matured & efficient organization and considered as trusted advisor to business. He represents Finance at enterprise & strategic business transformation initiatives that are instrumental for LinkedIn’s growth strategies. He is also responsible to incorporate emerging technologies (RPA, AI/ML, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain) into finance transformation journey for further business optimization as well as better customer experiences Rakesh is Graduate in Business Administration (MBA - TAMUC), Chartered Accountant (ICAI - India), Cost and Management Accountant (ICWAI - India) and Company Secretary (ICSI - India). He is also certified in International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS) from ACCA as well as Six Sigma Green Belt