Investment Analyst – EECA Region

Type: 
Job
Location of Job: 
Antwerp, Belgium
Posted: 
10 Jan 2019
Closing: 
28 Feb 2019
About the organization: 

Incofin is a leading international impact investment company focused on investing in dynamically managed enterprises in emerging countries. Driven by a strong interest for business solutions that promote inclusive progress, Incofin wants to improve the lives of the more vulnerable or less privileged people. By doing so, Incofin is committed to deliver attractive returns to its investors. The company has over 15 years of experience in dealing with risk capital in the form of debt and equity investments and currently has approximately $1 billion committed assets under management. Incofin has a loyal investor base comprising leading development finance institutions, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, alternative investment funds, high net worth and retail investors.

Incofin focuses on the financial services (investing in institutions active in microfinance, MSME finance, housing finance, educational finance, etc.) and the agricultural sector and provides real expertise in the field of financial inclusion, mostly for rural and agricultural end-clients. Incofin is an involved investor and is "committed beyond investment": its investor team supports portfolio companies before, during and after the investment through coaching, customer care and technical assistance.

About the Job: 

This position supports the development of a portfolio of MFI debt investments in the CIS region (focus on a select number of countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia). Initially, the Investment Analyst will work very closely within the team of Investment Managers on a selected number of projects. Over time, more responsibility will be given, including assignment of one or more countries.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying suitable investment opportunities.
  • Screening MFIs.
  • Negotiating debt transactions with MFIs.
  • Executing due diligence analyses of MFIs.
  • Drafting and presenting reports to Investment Committee.
  • Monitoring investments.
  • Keep abreast of economic, financial and political developments in assigned countries.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced academic degree in finance / economics or equivalent by experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in microfinance investment management or microfinance consulting services (such as rating, technical assistance).
  • Passionate about microfinance industry.
  • Committed to social objectives of microfinance.
  • Experience in working in one or more countries of the EECA region.
  • Entrepreneurial, pro-active, result-oriented.
  • Hands-on attitude and resilient to stress.
  • Strong analytical mind.
  • Capable of presenting investment opportunities to highly professional counterparts.
  • Very good oral and written English, other languages such as Russian (ideally) would be an advantage.
  • Good IT user skills ( excellent knowledge of MS Office).
  • Prepared to travel frequently and high degree of flexibility.
  • Good team player.
How to Apply: 

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Jan Dewijngaert, Regional Director EECA: [email protected]

Country: 
Belgium