Shivanand Pandit is an independent Finance and Tax Adviser, a writer by zeal and a reader by passion. He has 26 years of experience in the field of Finance, Accounting, Taxation laws, Cost management, Wealth management, Audit, Corporate and Banking laws.
He is a winner of National Merit Scholarship and many other prizes in various quiz, essay and elocution competitions.
He has contributed around 185 articles to 70 various magazines and newspapers. Prominent periodicals among them are Outlook, India Legal, India Business Journal, Business Goa, Corporate India, Indian Economy and Market, Corporate Tycoons, Bulletins of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Goa State Industrial Association, Industrial Economist, Business and Economics, Lawz, Legal Era, Entrepreneur, Flair Talk, Business world, People Matters, Uday India, Banking Frontiers, Banking and Finance, The Insurance Times, Academic Insights, Higher Education Review etc.
He has authored the book BEGIN TO WIN, a comprehensive guide for personality development, which has secured First rank twice in a National level sales contest and topped the Notion Press publication’s Top selling books.
He has authored one Kannada book which talks about virtues of ideal life.
He has also co-written four books namely Flying High which talks about success stories of 12 male chartered accountants, Nightingales which talks about success stories of 12 female chartered accountants, Beyond 2020 which talks about 25 happening careers in Accounting and Finance and Emerging trends in Education which talks about 10 new trends in learning and education sector.
He is a public speaker and conducts corporate training programs, motivational seminars, financial, taxation and investment planning seminars all over India. He has addressed hundreds of students on interpersonal skills and personality development issues. He has addressed hundreds of people on GST at Bengaluru, New Delhi, North Kanara district and many locations in Goa. He has written few blogs on investment in shares, mutual funds and other instruments.
He is a guest faculty for few commerce colleges of Goa and runs a coaching institute for commerce students from pre-university to post-graduation. Pandit runs two institutes namely Apex Financial Advisory Services and Winners Coaching Point in the State of Goa.