Mayank Shankar Singh, CFA, Finance Expert in Paris, France
Mayank Shankar Singh, CFA

Finance Expert in Paris, France

Member since November 7, 2019
Mayank is a global finance leader with experience across three continents. He recently managed a budget of $2.5+ billion for the world's largest eCommerce company, leading investments in innovation projects and launching the retail business in new geographies. He has also helped early-stage and growth companies define their financial roadmaps and growth strategies and enhance their operating profitability. He is a CFA with an MBA from HEC Paris.
Mayank is now available for hire

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Employment

  • Senior Product Manager

    2020 - PRESENT
    Amazon
    • Optimized the business across the French hardline and softline retail offerings to improve the bottom line by reducing inefficiencies and eliminating non-standardized processes.
    • Built standard and scalable pricing, concessions, and after-market service solutions that can be scaled across Europe.
    • Led Voice of the Customer (VOC) programs to innovate and implement solutions such as a machine learning model to improve selection and reduce defects.
    Focus areas: Forecasting, Profit & Loss (P&L), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Senior Engagement Manager

    2018 - 2020
    Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Led a team of 25+ AWS consultants and client-team members delivering cloud projects for Fortune 100 companies.
    • Managed the end-to-end success of migration projects with responsibilities that included defining the project scope, managing primary deliverables, establishing the timeline, optimizing resource allocation, and complying with budget requirements.
    • Served as the direct counterpart for C-level executives to build the migration strategy and the business case that defined the superior economics of a migration to cloud computing.
    Focus areas: Product Roadmaps, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Strategy, Economics, Cloud
  • Finance Consultant

    2017 - 2018
    Freelance
    • Collaborated with investors in Beijing and Shanghai to identify tech and fashion startups in Paris.
    • Constructed financial projections and managed due diligence.
    • Advised the client during buy-side negotiations for startups with valuations of up to $10 million.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Venture Capital, Pitch Decks, Funding Process
  • Finance Manager

    2016 - 2018
    Amazon
    • Managed and allocated the $2.5+ billion budget for all capital expenditures across the EU with direct ownership of $700+ million in capital expenditures in the UK and Poland.
    • Partnered with fulfillment centers to build infrastructure forecasting models for capital expenditures of $400+ million across Europe. The forecasting model identified direct savings of $35+ million per year.
    • Led the development of the business requirement sheet for the launch of new fulfillment centers. This involved partnering with multiple stakeholders including the global design, engineering, real estate, network planning, and supply chain departments to deliver cost-effective solutions commensurate with customer expectations.
    • Served as the finance partner for all technological improvement, automation, and ROI-driven projects, saving $15 million per year. Built complex forecasting models for fixed costs and capital expenditures for all the fulfillment centers across Europe.
    • Drove financial analysis for the Turkish launch of the Amazon retail business, delivering market share and fixed and variable expense research as well as constructing a sensitivity analysis across time horizons with various exit strategies.
    Focus areas: Market Entry, Network Modeling, Projects, ROI, CAPEX Budgeting & Inventory Management, Forecasting, Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling
  • Deputy Manager

    2012 - 2014
    ICICI Bank
    • Led a team of 30+ members to restructure the banking operations that managed customer relationships across more than 12 geographies.
    • Rationalized and optimized 4,000+ operational processes, increasing efficiency by 30% while simultaneously enabling a 15% reduction in customer complaints.
    • Integrated business processes of different banking entities to leverage economies of scale and create synergies, resulting in $2 million of incremental profitability.
    Focus areas: CRM Systems, Business Process Optimization, Consumer Banking, Operations Analytics, Banking & Finance

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance
    2014 - 2016
    HEC Paris - Paris, France
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2007 - 2011
    NIT Warangal - India

Certifications

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute

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