Tickmarks: Promising Compliance, Back Office Accounting And Analytics Services For The Clients

Vignesh Ramachandran,FounderThe COVID19 pandemic has created a lot of disturbance in running business activities but this has also opened a wide range of opportunities for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) service providers. The current year market value of GRC is $35.3 billion and, is estimated to reach $88.5 billion by the year 2027 with the CAGR of 14 percent.

Brainchild of Vignesh Ramachandran, Tickmarks supports a range of company profiles, right from Startups to Fortune 100 entities. The company's methodology allows them to be flexible in engaging with their clients and fitting into their environment. "This year is an important year for Tickmarks as we are celebrating 10 years of enjoying what we do as a firm ­ exceeding client expectations and the satisfaction of contributing to companies that make a difference. We started outsourcing and offshoring Internal Audit, SOX and IT audit services to our global shared services in Chennai. Since 2009, we have grown to engage deeply with our clients by supporting their day to day finance and accounting function", says Vignesh Ramachandran, Founder, Tickmarks.

Tickmarks' major services include Client Accounting Services, Advisory and Analytic Services. During these uncertain times, Tickmarks has managed to ensure the continuity of its services across their clients. This has enabled continuity of services to the clients and no disruptions reported across key support functions. Some of the processes the company supports are critical finance and accounting functions that help the clients to close the month and quarter books.
Harish Sivakumar, Client Accounting Vertical Head, Tickmarks asserts, "Over the last few months, we are seeing a surge of top talent becoming available in the market. We have managed to attract and offer positions to some of the key GRC enablers and operational personnel who have served across the big four and other enterprises."

The firm takes pride in it's R&D capabilities and have extensively invested to empower the consultants to service their clients better. Also, the firm has developed an environment that allows their clients to log in at any point and view the results of the analytics output and project status on a real-time basis. Tickmarks has managed to implement an analytics portal, knowledge portal, project management and document management application among other supporting technologies provided to their consultants to be ahead of the curve and have an edge in the market.

Chief Operating Officer, Sre-evatsan Thandalam adds, "In today's world of global business, Tickmarks has successfully and consistently delivered top-notch performance and seamless collaboration. Thanks to the wonderful team of dedicated and humble professionals that I have had the opportunity to work with, we have serviced clients across the Americas, MENA and South East Asia. Over the last decade, we have perfected the recipe with Finance, business automation, technology and sheer elbow grease."

The company's methodology allows them to be flexible in engaging with their clients and fitting into their environment

The leadership team at Tickmarks come together often to tweak and adjust the roadmap and goals they set every year. This exercise has become essential due to the ever- changing regulatory and accounting landscape. The company has grown from strength to strength. Tickmarks is outgrowing itself from a boutique firm to a large enterprise, taking its services from the US to the Middle East and South East Asia. As they start servicing clients across different geographies, the consultants have to brace themselves to face unique challenges to overcome and opportunities to embrace.

"As a team, we have managed to pull through this very tough pandemic that has heavily impacted our clients and competing entities. This was only possible due to our Consultants who are always level headed, hardworking and preserved the client centric culture we have maintained at Tickmarks", adds Sudharshan Comandoor, Advisory Vertical Head.

Vignesh Ramachandran, Founder
Office: Chennai
Offerings: Risk Advisory, Internal Audit, Data Analytics, Global Delivery - Off-Shore Model, and SOX