Rajat Khandelwal

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Rajat Khandelwal

Senior Associate


1st Floor, First International Finance Centre, Plot No C-54 and C-55, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Mumbai, India 400051

Rajat is a Senior Associate in J.S. Held’s Global Investigations practice. Having experience of more than seven years in auditing, Rajat has recently joined us from the banking industry and brings with him his internal, statutory, and tax audit experience.

Prior to joining J.S. Held, Rajat was associated with Société Générale Bank for four years, where his primary focus was end-to-end risk-based audits of the Bank’s Treasury; stock-broking and equipment leasing around KYC-AML; and credit, market, and fraud risk. He was a member of the internal audit and inspection team covering risk assessments, audit planning, execution, and certifying corrective actions. He has also been responsible for leading ad-hoc audits, catering to the expectations of the audit committee and regulators from time to time.

Prior to banking, Rajat has been associated with an Indian accounting firm for three years where he assisted in statutory audits of listed clients in the real estate and manufacturing sector. He has also assisted with tax audits, tax litigations, and advisory from aviation and manufacturing industries.

Rajat is a certified auditor from NISM and NIBM and holds a bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance. He is pursuing Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretary courses. He is fluent in English and Hindi, has an eye for detail, and is proficient in Excel-based data analytics. He comes with a comprehensive understanding of risk management frameworks, internal financial control, and regulatory compliance systems.

Rajat’s primary responsibilities are undertaking financial investigation assignments and monitoring the overall forensics accounting team. He has extensive involvement in subject matters related to accounting fraud, cost analytics, and document review.