Partners

Shri P.B. Vijayaraghavan

Shri P.B. Vijayaraghavan, B.A (Hons), M. Com, C.A

Founder Partner, P. B. Vijayaraghavan & Co., (pbv@pbv.co.in)

Shri P. B. Vijayaraghavan was born on 12th November 1925 in Chennai.P. B. Vijayaraghavan graduated from Annamalai University in B. A. Hons in the year 1945 and became a Post Graduate in the year 1947. He joined Chartered Accountancy in 1945 and did Articles with M. S. Krishnaswami & Jaganathan, Chennai during 1945 – 49. He passed his final exam in May 1949, completed articles in December 1949 and became as Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India on January 21, 1950. He established the firm in 1950 in a small town of Cuddalore, after a short period of employment, resumed to practice in Chennai from 1951 to till date.

Some of his major milestones:

  • Had been a Part time Professor in Accountancy, Auditing etc in A.M. Jain College and Meenakshi College for 35 years.
  • Had been a Member of Southern India Regional Council during the period 1961–64.
  • Had been a Secretary of Southern India Regional Council during the year 1962–63.
  • Had been the Vice Chairman of Southern India Regional Council for the year 1963–64.
  • Had been a Member of the Central Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for two terms from 1970–73 & 1973–76.
  • Has presented several technical papers and acted as Chairman in many Seminars and Conferences organized by ICAI.
  • Had been a member of Accounting Standard Board.
  • Appearing before Madras Benches of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal since 1956.


Shri P.B. Santhanakrishnan

Shri P.B. Santhanakrishnan, B. Sc, C.A

Senior Partner, P.B. Vijayaraghavan & Co., (pbskrish@pbv.co.in)

Mr. P. B. Santhanakrishnan graduated in B.sc from A. M. Jain College, Chennai. P. B. Santhanakrishnan completed Chartered Accountancy in 1979 and became a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in August 1984 (Associate member in August 1979). He joined as a partner of the firm in June 1980.

Some of his major milestones:

  • Had been a member of the Southern India Regional Council for two terms during the period 1982-85 and 1985-88.
  • Had been a Former Member of the Reserve Bank of India Committee on Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)
  • Had been a Member of the Governing Board, Punjab National Bank Institute of Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi
  • Has a vast experience in handling assurance engagements, audit of nationalised banks, income tax representations etc.
  • Held position as Director in Public Sector Bank(s) and subsidiaries of public sector bank(s)
  • Finalised audit of Apex Bank in India and overseas and number of Public Sector Undertakings.


Shri P. B. Srinivasan

Shri P. B. Srinivasan, B. Com, C.A

Partner, Assurance Engagements & Special Audits (pb.srini@pbv.co.in)

Mr. P. B. Srinivasan graduated in B.com from A. M. Jain College, Chennai. Mr. P. B. Srinivasan, completed Chartered Accountancy and became a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in September 1999 (Associate member in 1994). He joined as a partner of the firm in May 1995.

Some of his major milestones:

  • Had been a member of the Study Group of Professional Development Committee of SIRC of ICAI for the Study Circle series “Branch Audit of Banks – An Approach”.
  • Vast experience in handling assurance engagements, income tax representations, Statutory Audit of Nationalised Banks etc.
  • Has finalised number of audit of banks, public sector companies, listed companies etc.


P. R. Krishanmurthy

P. R. Krishanmurthy, B. Com, C.A

Partner, Assurance Engagements and Management Audits (prk@pbv.co.in)

An alumnus of P. B. Vijayaraghavan & Co., did his article during 1967-71 and got qualified in the year 1971 under guidance of Mr. P. B. Vijayaraghavan. Soon after his qualification he adapted to industry. Mr. P. R. Krishnamurthy after getting rich experience in the industry, joined the professional practice with his principal Mr. P. B. Vijayaraghavan in the year 2000. With loads of experience in array of industries in India and Internationally, capabilities to understand the exact requirements, Mr. P. R. Krishnamurthy takes care of internal, concurrent and management audits of the firm.


P. B. Ananthachariar

P. B. Ananthachariar, CA, CISA

Partner, Information Systems (pbananth@pbv.co.in)

Mr. P. B. Ananthachariar hail from the temple town of Kanchipuram in Tamilnadu. He became a Member of the Institute in 1987. Mr. Ananathachariar was keen in updating about the fast engulfing technological world and became a Certified Information System Auditor. Mr. Ananthachariar specialises in Information Systems Audits, IT Migration Audits etc.