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Prabu Kesavan BA, FCA, DISA (ICA)

Prabu Kesavan - BA, FCA, DISA (ICA)

Chief Mentor

Prabu Kesavan is a founder director of Accopedia. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi. He has more than 25 years experience in the field of accounting, auditing and teaching.

Prabu loves to teach and has taught hundreds of students. He has mentored many students in Delhi & Coimbatore. He is also a faculty for the Chartered Accountancy Students in the CA Institute. He is a regular speaker and has presented many papers in various forums.

He is a founding partner of Khicha & Prabu Kesavan, a firm of chartered accountants with offices in various cities in India. He has a wide experience in accounting & auditing, especially of large entities like banks, insurance companies etc. His areas of practice include taxation, bank audits, management advisory services, financial planning and overseas accounting.

Mr Prabu Kesavan earning his Graduation in Economics His Highness The Maharaja’s University College, Trivandrum where he passed out with First Rank. He has had his schooling from many reputed schools like the St Xaviers High School Bombay, St Josephs High School Agra, Frank Anthony Public School Bangalore etc.

Prabu Kesavan is an active member and past president of The Rotary Club of Coimbatore East.


Anil Khicha - B.Com, FCA, DISA (ICA)


He is one of the founding directors of Accopedia. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and has been practicing since 1988. He is also a qualified systems auditor having undergone the Information Systems Audit course conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

He is a Commerce graduate from the M.D.S.University, Rajasthan. His experience ranges over various assignments such as PSU Audits, Bank Branch statutory Audits, Corporate /Statutory Audit, Stock Audits & tax related matters. He specializes in Strategic Consulting, Project finance & Business Advisory.

He is a prolific speaker and author. He has spoken on various subjects of professional interest at Study Circle Meetings, Seminars & Residential Conferences organized by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India all over the country. He has also addressed meetings organized by Banks & Financial Institutions. He also speaks to students on Approach for CA Exams. He has as a Faculty for CA students.

He has Served as an Editor of ‘CASC Bulletin’, (since its inception in February, 2000) a monthly magazine of the Chartered Accountants Study Circle, Chennai. He has Co-authored the book ‘STOCK & RECEIVABLES AUDIT’ published by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi in 2001. He has also contributed articles to Professional Magazines like The Chartered Accountant, Newsletters, professional bulletins etc. He is also a Reviewer of articles for “THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT”, the monthly Journal of ICAI.

He is an active member and past president of Lions Club of Meenambakkam. He is also an active member of JITO (Jain International Trade Organisation). He is also an advisor and member of JITO Administrative Training Foundation which provides coaching and assistance for students pursuing IAS exams.

S.Manivannan. BCom, FCA

S Manivannan - BCom, FCA


S.Manivannan is a Chartered Accountant with wide experience in various types of Industries.

He graduated in Commerce from CBM College Coimbatore. He later qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He started his career in Canara Bank and was in Banking industry for about 10 years. He then joined Cream Investments Ltd, a Non-banking Finance Company and served as Vice-president of the company for about 8 years. He later moved abroad and Joined an MNC company as Group Financial Controller overseeing the groups operations in middle east and Singapore. He then became the Director of the Company in Singapore.

Manivannan then returned back to Coimbatore to pursue private practice in auditing and taxation. Presently he is a a partner in an audit firm. Khicha and Prabu Kesavan. He has handled large assignments like audit of banks, National Insurance Co, Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corpn, Indian Bank, Bank of India etc

He will bring his rich experience in international standards and work ethics and help the students of Accopedia to become world class accounting professionals

Smt K L Vijayalakshmi

Mrs K L Vijayalakshmi - BBA, FCA

Advisor & Strategist

K.L. Vijayalakshmi is Chartered Accountant with wide experience and exposure. She is a Gold Medalist in Business Management from University of Mysore and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a practicing Chartered Accountant.

She has more than 25 years of experience in various audits like Bank Statutory Branch Audits, Concurrent Audits, Income Leakage Audits etc., and branch audit of Insurance companies. She is also a Director of Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.

She regularly reviews the course contents and the business practices of the institute.

She is a member of Inner Wheel Club of Coimbatore East and is also active in social service activities