A 2nd rank holder at the Intermediate and a gold medalist at the Final examination of Chartered Accountancy, Ms.Parekh holds the distinction of being the first woman to top the final CA examination. After securing a 2nd rank in B. Com. and 1st rank in M. Com., Nandita went on to pursue MBA from USA and worked with Coopers & Lybrand, an international accounting firm for a period of 2 years (1986-1988) in their Chicago office.
Before joining CNK, Ms. Parekh led the audit practice of Messrs. A. J. Shah & Company. She specializes in internal audit and risk advisory services, with emphasis on Banking and Financial Services, Shipping and Healthcare Industry. Ms. Parekh is a regular faculty at professional seminars, corporate training programmes and MBA schools, on topics such as practice management, risk management, innovations in internal audit, Corporate Governance and the role of Internal Audit. She has done pioneering work in pursuing the cause of women chartered accountants, in sensitising the profession about the need for better work-life balance and has supported many women professionals in re-starting their professional careers.
Ms.Parekh has been actively associated with the Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society - since 2005, she has been a member of the Managing Committee and has held the post of Hon. Treasurer of the Society in the year 2009. She has been instrumental in designing "Internal Audit Studies", a long duration study course on internal audit, conducted by the Bombay Chartered accountants' Society. An academician at heart, she is actively engaged in mentoring articled students and young professionals.
CNK & Associates LLP (formerly Contractor, Nayak & Kishnadwala) is a firm of Chartered Accountants, based in Mumbai, India's financial capital. With 19 experienced partners and more than 50 qualified Chartered Accountant employees,
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