Principal Partner – Mr. Mohan Arseculeratne FCA
Mr. J.C.M. Arseculeratne articled at Cecil Arseculeratne & Company and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1977. He has continued working there and now has over 45 years experience in the field of auditing and taxation. He became a Fellow of the Institute in 1983.
Managing Partner – Mr. K.V.Y.S. Vitharana FCA, BSc. Acc. sp, ACMA
Mr. Vitharana is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and obtained a degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura (BSc. Accountancy Sp.). He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Management Accountants of Sri Lanka.
Mr. Vitharana counts over 18 years experience in the field of Finance, Auditing and Taxation. He articled at Messrs, Ernst & Young and worked there for three years as an Assistant Manager where he handled audits reporting directly to the Partner. Then he joined Ceylinco Cisco Security Corporation (Pvt) Ltd (Presently known as Certis Lanka Group). He worked there nearly Seven years and held the post of Group Director (Finance) at the time of leaving the Company. Then Mr. Vitharana joined Cecil Arseculeratne & Company in 2010 and enlisted to Partnership from 1st April 2014. He is Managing Partner of the firm with effect from 1st January 2015.
Director – Mr. Darshana Perera FCA
Mr. Darshana Perera has over 20 years of experience in Finance, Operations, Strategy and general management across a variety of industries including Travel & Aviation, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, IT Enabled Services, Apparel, Retail Management, Modern Trade and Restaurant Management. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Institute of Professional Manager. He holds a MBA specialized in Finance from the University of Colombo. He has a wealth of experience in business process and corporate restructuring, process reengineering, business valuations etc.
Mr. Darshana started his career at Ernst & young and subsequently worked for John Keells Holdings PLC, Dialog Axiata PLC and Brandix Group in various capacities. He joined Hemas Holding PLC in 2014 in the capacity of Group Financial Controller and was the Director Finance of the Leisure Travel & Aviation Group, until March 2020. Darshana was also a Board Member of several listed and non-listed subsidiaries of the Hemas Group, during his tenure. Also, he is a co-owner of a Group which is a conglomerate that operates in the areas of Travel, Aviation, Education, Business Management Services and Villa Management.
Mr. Darshana works as a capacity Director of Cecil BPO (Pvt) Ltd with effect from 01st April 2021
Three qualified Chartered Accountants of the firm are supported by forty trainee Chartered Accountants who are supervised by three Senior Audit Managers. The taxation division is managed by the head of Taxation who is a retired Senior Officer of the Department of Inland Revenue. These dedicated professionals are assisted by extremely capable and loyal administration and HR persons who worked in permanent carder in our firm.