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 a

Working area:

Risk Management



Start date:

As soon as possible for a minimum of 6 months

Working Student - Risk Management (m/f/d)

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct preliminary integrity screening of counterparties using World-check and Dow-Jones Factiva databases
  • Use defined research procedures, work effectively with other data sources and search engines to identify and analyze potential adverse findings and escalate as appropriate
  • Maintain neat documentation of performed investigations and complete the required outputs
  • Assist other members of Risk Management team with ad hoc analysis and investigation requests
  • Maintain schedule for regular reviews and monitoring of counterparties
  • Work and contribute in a team-oriented and collaborative environment to improve the analytical and reporting processes
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

What we expect:

  • Strong research skills, and experience with online research systems including web-based tools
  • Organized and detail-oriented working style
  • Strong written and spoken English, Arabic language skills are considered an advantage
  • Interest in compliance and integrity/AML areas
  • Availability for 15 - 20 h/week

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 50 nationalities who strive to uphold our start-up spirit and benefit from the opportunities of a growing company
  • An internship that provides insights into impact investing, broad exposure and good opportunities to learn
  • 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
Stefanie Zanetti
Tel.: 00 49 (0)69 271035-483