Ms Nazhat J. Shaikh has been appointed as Director (Finance) with effect from 1st Dec. 2021.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She is a certified SAP FI Consultant. She started her career with RCF in the year 1989 as Accounts Officer. She was selected as Director (Finance) in National Film Development Corporation, a CPSE under the administrative Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and joined on 24th November 2015, after taking lien from Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. She re-joined RCF as Executive Director Finance on 1st August 2019.
She was entrusted with various responsibilities relating to Finance in Trombay, Fertilizer Marketing & Corporate during her service period in RCF. She was also given charge of IT responsibilities during the crucial period of SAP ERP implementation/upgrade. She has been a member of Women’s Cell and Complaints Committee for prevention of Sexual Harassment and during the tenure also served as Chairperson of the Committee briefly. She was facilitator for conduct of Gender audit in RCF.
On rejoining as ED(Finance), she was responsible for the entire finance, accounting, taxation and related reporting and compliances, treasury function and financial concurrence of all proposals. She has a rich experience of more than 29 years in the fertilizer industry.
At NFDC, she was holding additional charge of the responsibilities of Managing Director of NFDC for a brief period. Being one of the two Functional Directors, she got an exposure to the non-finance areas including media & production business, film festivals and promotion in addition to HR, legal & administrative functions.
She was awarded Best Woman Employee Award in Executive Category (3rd place) instituted by Forum of Woman in Public Sector (under the aegis of SCOPE) in February 2014 and the CFO100 Next Award 2013 instituted by the CFO institute.