Summit Recruitment & Search

Investment Analyst for an International Organization to be based – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

NGO, NPO & Charity KSh Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

Our client, a global impact investing organization whose mission is to help build and support High Impact Businesses that provide sustainable economic opportunities to millions of people living at the base of the economic pyramid., is looking for an Investment Analyst to be based in the offices in Nairobi.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The organization is a unique hybrid approach, that blends investment capital and capacity building to High Impact Businesses, which then empower the poor as independent entrepreneurs and consumers of affordable goods and services. The Investment Analyst will support the officers and managers to identify pipeline opportunities, develop and supervise investment and technical assistance transactions, and contribute to partnership development, among other responsibilities. In addition, the Investment Analyst will be part of GBF’s global investment team and will participate in and contribute to global investment and technical assistance initiatives and knowledge sharing.

Key Requirements:
•    Support officers and managers on individual investment activities, including sourcing, due diligence, and structuring & closing, credit memos, financial models, legal agreements, etc., assessing social impact and leading deal discussions in decision check-ins.
•    Conduct research in support of analyzing investment opportunities and assessing business risks.
•    Ensure region’s compliance, both reporting and financial, making sure the reporting reminders & invoices are sent to portfolio companies.
•    Input financial & social metrics on a quarterly basis & ensures that portfolio company records are properly reflected.
•    Support the closing process of each approved credit transaction.
•    Support officers and managers on pipeline or portfolio management activities, including tracking, managing & reporting on deal pipeline & decision points and/or tracking portfolio client repayment rates, aggregate portfolio concentrations, client workout list, etc.
•    Develops external & internal reports/documents such as presentations, etc.
•    Perform any other duty as assigned in line with the organization goals and objective.

Qualifications

•    Related bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of related job experience.
•    Demonstrated ability of supporting investment activities, including (1) sourcing, due diligence, and structuring & closing, (2) drafting related memos, financial models, legal agreements, etc., (3) assessing social impact and (4) leading deal discussions in decision check-ins.
•    Demonstrated support or ability in research, client supervision/compliance, and capacity building interventions.
•    Demonstrated initiative, organization, & project management skills.
•    Ability to interact with clients & partners, & manage relationships.
•    Strong analytical & problem solving skills (identifying critical business issues & developing creative, practical solutions).
•    Good financial analysis and modeling skills.
•    Experience working in banking or microfinance institutions considered a plus.
•    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft excels and other similar applications.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to undertake domestic travel.

Monthly gross salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Position Level: Mid level
Location: Nairobi
Deadline:  4th of December, 2022

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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