One of the world’s leading impact asset managers, Finance in Motion focuses on sustainable economic, social and environmental development in low- and medium- income countries. With well over EUR 2 billion in Assets under Advisory/Management, the company attracts capital from private investors to leverage public sector contributions. Our funds provide debt or equity primarily for local financial institutions and increasingly for project and corporate finance. We are active in more than 30 countries across Southeast and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and Latin America, where we foster small business and rural development, green energy production, and natural resource protection. 

Since its foundation in 2009, the company has consistently recorded year-on-year growth and expanded into new regions and topics. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking an
 

Working area:

Investment Management

Location:

Frankfurt

Working hours:

Full-time / Part-time

Emerging Market Private Equity Analyst (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Assessment of equity investment opportunities, including market and regulatory environment analysis, analysis of financial statements of potential partner financial institutions, regular periodic updates, and management presentations
  • Support senior colleagues in all aspects of the private equity investment process from initial eligibility screening, preliminary assessment of an opportunity, on-site due-diligence to investment proposal drafting and deal structuring
  • Financial modelling and valuation of investment opportunities
  • Support and contribute to the development of the equity portfolio and developing of a strong pipeline of investment opportunities in local markets across the MENA region and beyond 
  • Understanding of MENA/SSA market environment, financial sector and regulatory frameworks in the region
  • Continuous monitoring of the existing portfolio of partner institutions, focusing on analysis of financial statements and business plans, financial sector trends, and operating environment to identify important market trends
  • Play an active and supporting role in tailoring and coordinating technical assistance projects

What we expect:

  • University degree in economics, finance or business administration
  • Some professional experience, i.e. internships or relevant professional experience, preferably in Private Equity, Investment Banking, with Emerging Market or development finance background
  • Strong financial modelling experience, and solid understanding of valuation methodologies, and financial statements – prior experience in assessing financial institutions would be an advantage
  • Additional experience in assessing microfinance institutions, leasing and factoring companies, fintech ventures, or in the agricultural or low-income housing financing sectors would be an asset
  • Excellent written and spoken English, proficiency in French and/or Arabic is an advantage
  • High client relationship management skills, strong team-orientation, coupled with an open and engaging communication style and inter-personal skills
  • Commitment to development finance, impact investing, and responsible finance
  • Strong team-motivation, open and engaging communication style and inter-personal skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • 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 strive to uphold our start-up spirit and profit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • A job with a great degree of autonomy that achieves real impact through cooperation and joint responsibility
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company culture that rewards above-average results
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees

Our around 220 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 prefer a communication style that suits the flat hierarchies and cooperative mindset we value, we would very much like to hear from you. Please use our online application system to submit your full application including a CV and meaningful cover letter.
 
 


Human Resources
Sandra Jakubczyk
Tel.: 0049 (0) 69 271 035-477