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. Due to this ongoing success, Finance in Motion is seeking a
 

Working area:

Risk Management

Location:

Frankfurt, Germany 

Working hours:

Full-time/ Part-time

Senior Officer – Corporate and Project Finance (m/f/d)

As part of the Direct Lending team, the candidate will be responsible for the assessment of counterparty risk exposure of corporate/SME and project finance transactions, including: (i) liaising with the investment management team to understand the structure of transactions, (ii) agree on transaction terms, and (iii) the proposal of risk-mitigating features for as well as credit terms incorporated into legal documentation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of written credit proposals combining financial analysis with business model and sectorial information to support credit decisions regarding the client’s risk of default, credit rating, and adequacy of the proposed financing
  • Monitoring of credit risk for individual deals as well as the portfolio of corporate clients according to regulatory and internal risk policies
  • Perform due diligence calls/ visits together with the transaction team
  • Monitor and approve internal ratings and AML risk of the portfolio transactions.
  • Interaction with different departments and stakeholders as part of the corporate credit process across all regions where our funds operate
  • Proactively identifying and monitoring exposure concentrations, identifying risk-mitigating actions, and escalating/updating to Risk senior management as appropriate.
  • Proactively participate in /contribute towards credit risk projects/initiatives that help enhance the firm's risk management framework including corporate credit risk tools and guidelines

What we expect:

  • Sufficient relevant work experience gained in corporate banking in global financial institutions
  • Capable of working effectively both independently and with multiple teams/individuals
  • Extensive experience in counterparty credit analysis in different industries including energy, real estate, and agriculture
  • Expertise in markets/regions such as EEMEA, LATAM, or SSA
  • Strong experience in structuring transactions, analysis of financial statements and models, and participation in syndicated deals/facilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail, diligence, and conscientiousness
  • Up-to-date working knowledge and strong understanding of risk management principles
  • Excellent academic background (Finance/ Business Studies / Economics) degree
  • Advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills in English; knowledge of other languages (in particular in Spanish, Arabic, French, Serbo-Croatian, or Russian) is a plus
  • Multicultural experience is a plus
  • Previous experience and collaboration with development finance institutions is a plus
  • 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 250 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
Mieszko Domanski
Tel.: +49 69 271 035-711