Gaurang Patel Accounting Manager

Gaurang joins Propeller with over 12 years of experience in accounting & finance in real estate, investment banking, and fashion & media industries in supervisory roles.

After completing his B.A. in Accounting in London, Gaurang started his career as an Assistant Accountant at a Real Estate firm with over £250M AUM, both in Residential and Commercial class. After working there for 5 years, Gaurang was approached by a unique property start-up to establish the Finance Department from the ground up and to oversee FP&A activity as a Finance Manager. Gaurang moved to New York and he worked at a large fashion & media company as an Accounting Manager & as a Consultant in an investment bank.

Gaurang’s experience includes full-cycle accounting, month-end close reporting, FP&A activities, US & UK GAAP, ASC606 reporting, business & accounting process implementation, P2P, OTC. Gaurang believes the future of accounting is in automation and he has taken the lead role in automating AR & AP processes in the corporate environment. He also plans to invest his time in fintech, data analytics, and Blockchain.

In his spare time, Gaurang loves reading non-fiction and keeping his plants healthy. Gaurang has finished the NY Marathon and being a wanderlust, he has also completed some strenuous hikes and trails in India, Iceland, Scotland, and on the West Coast with his wife.