Finance in Motion is a global impact asset manager focused exclusively on sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. The company develops and advises impact investment funds whose blended finance structures bring together public and private investors to address climate change, strengthen biodiversity conservation, foster the sustainable use of natural resources, improve livelihoods, and promote economic opportunities.

Over the course of its operations, Finance in Motion has unleashed a cumulative total of over EUR 5.4 billion toward these goals in Southeast Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to investment activities, the funds also provide technical assistance to support investees, foster responsible finance, and maximize impact in the countries they serve.

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. To strengthen our IM operations, we are seeking a
 

Working area:

Investment Management

Location:

Sarajevo, Bosnia or Belgrade, Serbia or Frankfurt, Germany

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Business Analyst Investment Management (m/f/d)

The Investment Management team (IM) deals with asset generation for the FiM-advised funds – EFSE, GGF, SANAD, eco.business, and LAGREEN  – and the implementation of technical assistance (TA) projects in the corresponding target markets. The IM team is responsible for market coverage, origination of investments and TA support, transaction structuring and execution, and ongoing financial and impact monitoring. The assets are channeled to further promote MSME finance, energy efficiency and renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and forestry projects, and are generating impact in accordance with the criteria prescribed by each fund. Mostly, assets are generated via the re-financing of qualified financial institutions, such as banks, MFIs, and non-banking institutions, with senior and subordinated loans. Increasingly, IM is also generating direct investments, such as equity investments, project finance, and direct corporate loans.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collect, analyze, and document detailed business requirements for investment management to contribute to strategic projects
  • Support a dialogue among different IM teams with the focus on defining business requirements
  • Liaise with the IT team on the operational level to verify and fine-tune functional requirements for the IM tools (including improvement and regular maintenance)
  • Proactively support the delivery and roll-out of new processes, tools, and software for investment management
  • Identify key inefficiencies and potential improvements of investment operations as inputs for continuous improvement of digitalization of our investment operations
  • Support in the development of user manuals, guidelines and other documentation required to support successful implementation and adoption
  • Support with the configuration, maintenance, and continuous improvement of IM tools, including identifying opportunities to leverage MS 365 automation platform

What we expect:

  • Sufficient relevant professional experience as a Business Analyst in the financial sector
  • Good understanding of investment processes (including credit, equity and/or project finance) ideally in an investment fund
  • Experience as team member in IT-related projects sponsored by business
  • Relevant experience in preparation of business requirements
  • Good understanding of Microsoft 365 platform and hands-on experience in process automation solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including technical writing in English
  • Ability to quickly grasp the company practices, processes and tools promoting operational efficiency for business team
  • Creative and pragmatic in finding solutions, self-motivating attitude
  • Demonstrable commitment to Finance in Motion´s vision/mission

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who are keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees
Our more than 240 employees working from our 17 offices worldwide are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through market-based finance solutions. If you enjoy tackling complex challenges in a hands-on manner and are seeking an adaptable and motivating work environment, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your application.
Human Resources
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483