Girish was a pleasure to work with at Alvarez and Marsal. Many of our Commercial & Public Sector project engagements were focused on SAP based Tax Efficient Supply Chain initiatives coupled with working under the short delivery deadlines of a Transfer Service Agreement (TSA), whereby delivering a successful project one month early saved the client tens of millions of dollars. Girish lead all the SAP tax technology deliverables required to support our clients tax efficient business operations and ERP transformation objectives, demonstrating exceptional SAP and analytics technical skill, PMO, client integrity, and leadership qualities. Stewart Nivison - Managing Director - Alvarez & Marsal Global Tax Technology (2009-2014).
“I had the pleasure and opportunity to work directly and indirectly with Girish on several global tax engine deployments with SAP and Oracle supporting sales, use and value added taxes across North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and EMEA. He is one of few highly experienced and knowledgeable tax technology consultants or Taxologists. He is a very strong and dependable subject matter expert and project manager with the rare ability to successfully manage multiple high priority tasks and objectives at the same time.
Girish has the rare and valuable communication skill of being able to understand and work with IT, business process and indirect tax specialists. His personality and ability to listen enables him to mediate and facilitate clear communication between IT and tax team members which is one of the key challenges and obstacles in a successful global tax technology project.
He is a creative thinker and always strives to improve upon existing tax technology best practices and methodologies. Girish very quickly earns the trust and respect of other team members and the customer making him a critical valuable member of on any tax technology project. As a result, he has developed and maintained an excellent reputation and strong network of IT and tax specialists on whom he can call when additional resources are needed on a project. I have known Girish for over ten years and highly recommend him."
I have worked with Girish on various occasions in the past when he was my line manager. Girish has incredible work ethics in general with simple and clear architectural design ideas for Tax automation. Apart from design Girish has excellent knowledge on SAP FI, SD and MM modules including VAT reporting and integration. His expertise in Tax engine optimization is highly respected too.
As an individual Girish has great communication, interpersonal and leadership skills that has allowed him to progress in his career.
I worked with Girish extensively on a variety of SAP and tax automation challenges in large corporates over a 5 year period.
Girish has a great knowledge of his subject matter, is always capable of solving a problem and takes a very commercial approach to his tasks.
Girish is one of the few IT specialists I know capable of explaining complex problems to the layman.
Girish Belur is the one of the most senior SMEs in Tax automation space and an excellent SAP FICO architect having more than 25 years of overall SAP- tax engine experience. He has pioneered establishing Sabrix consultancy practice in Europe and has successfully lead number of Onesource (Sabrix) European projects. Girish has incredible multi tasking ability of managing multiple complex projects as well as leading pre-sales activities. His work dedication and leadership qualities are outstanding. Girish has trained number of resources to the highest standards who are excelling in this field."
Over the last 10 years, I had an opportunity to know Girish, professionally as well as personally. We worked together in some major Tax Technology projects in Oil & Natural Gas and Pharmaceutical industry. Girish is a multi-domain expert with extensive knowledge, not only in SAP but also in different tax engines like Vertex, One source and reporting. Besides being a strong Tax technology consultant, Girish is well respected in the industry for his leadership qualities and passion.
Prior to my current role, I had the pleasure of working directly with Girish on a number of tax technology engagements.
No was never an option when it came to a client issue – “tell me more” is the term that comes to mind when reflecting on the time I spent working with Girish.
He is a respected thought leader in the field of tax automation, has a great work ethic and is really one of those positive personalities you would want on your project.
“Girish has tremendous expertise in delivering ERP projects such as tax sensitization and implementing tax engine solutions. You will be impressed by Girish’s ability to bring together technical knowledge and business acumen into unique and extremely valuable insights for clients. I warmly recommend Girish for solving complex challenges around core systems, such as SAP, in order to meet regulatory and business requirements.”
"Girish & I worked at the same company for nearly 3 years and during that time we worked closely together on a number of projects. He was always extremely helpful with a very positive attitude. He was able to clearly explain the requirements for an external tax engine, or the information needed to effectively configure an ERP system for indirect taxes, as well as efficiently implementing the necessary systems changes. He helped manage a number of large projects and could always be relied upon to meet the deadlines whilst being flexible enough to adapt when the situation required. Girish was also very diligent in carrying out testing to ensure that systems covered all the scenarios necessary for the client's needs.
Overall he was a pleasure to work with."