Growth Analyst in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sohum Mehta is a corporate and consumer bank analyst who also has experience serving as a corporate accountant.
Before starting his career in the financial sector, Sohum Mehta studied at Bentley University in the United States. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in 2010, Sohum continued his studies and attained his Masters of Business Administration in 2012, also from Bentley University.
During his time at Bentley, Sohum participated in a variety of extracurricular activities. Sohum was an active member of the school’s Debate Society. His work and commitment to the debate team was rewarded when Sohum was elected Vice-President of the Bentley’s Debate Society. In addition to participating in debate, Sohum competed in the Bentley Business Bowl, which he won in the 2007-2008 season.
In 2007, Sohum was also honored with the distinction of being listed among the DECA Accounting Ontario Top 5.
Following his time at Bentley, Sohum stayed in Massachusetts to attend Harvard’s extension school. In 2012, Sohum earned his Masters of Liberal Arts, Finance degree from Harvard.
In an earlier part of his career, Sohum worked at Taco Bell as an Accounting Clerk. While working here, Sohum was responsible for creating weekly financial summaries that featured a breakdown of cost, labour, revenue and expenses. He was also in charge of communicating and working with employees when payroll discrepancies arose.
As an Accounting Clerk for Taco Bell, Sohum was additionally responsible for tracking and reporting the business’ revenues to the chief accountant, as well as to various members of senior level management.
Sohum has also spent time working as a Consumer & Corporate Wholesale Banking Analyst for Standard Chartered Bank, an international financial institution with a large presence in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
While working at Standard Chartered, Sohum regularly performed risk assessments and analysis on proposed corporate loans, screened cash flow statements and balance sheets. Sohum used the information found from these assessments to determine solvency and to develop spreadsheet models to determine loan and capital structure feasibility. In addition, Sohum was responsible for issuing mezzanine financing products for numerous companies with an annual turnover of at least $10 million.
Outside of the business world, Sohum can be found enjoying a variety of leisure activities including golfing, swimming boating and tennis.