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Fintech Investment Analyst
Job Title: Fintech Investment Analyst
Location: Washington DC, USA
Company: IFC
Job Summary: To support a team with an existing portfolio of high-profile and high-growth companies.
Job Description: You would be joining a team with strong deal flow, and an existing portfolio of high-profile and high-growth companies. The group offers a great place to build your buy-side investment experience, understand key elements of due diligence, and appreciate how risk is analyzed, accepted and mitigated in diverse settings. The FinTech group primarily invests equity in late venture or growth stage businesses, and actively manages its own portfolio, meaning you will be involved with a company throughout concept, execution and monitoring. The position would be in DC. The selected individual will be responsible to: • Analyze financial statements and prepare financial models • Conduct industry, market and company research • Prepare investment-related documents for internal and external audiences • Participate in all aspects of IFC’s deal approval process, including business development, due diligence and portfolio management • Work with senior staff to help identify viable investment transactions across various geographies through mapping, desk research, and pipeline management • Understand business operations and different business models • Help design and maintain proper KPIs for portfolio companies or pipeline opportunities
Requirements: Bachelor’s or equivalent degree; candidates with strong technical or engineering background, coupled with financial knowledge, preferred; • 2-4 year experience in investment banking, consulting or PE/VC, or Business Development with a technology company, preferred; • Strong financial, analytical and modeling skills; • Strong interest in developing markets, Fintech and emerging technology areas; • Strong familiarity with financial software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office suite, research and financial databases, etc.) • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work successfully with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds; • Excellent communication and presentation skills; and • Fluency in spoken and written English; a multi-lingual background will be viewed upon favorably.
How to apply: Apply online. http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/careers_ext_content/IFC_External_Corporate_Site/IFC+Careers/Career%20Opportunities/CareerOpportunityPlaceHolder?JobReqNo=161924 For Corporate information, please visit www.ifc.org/fintech.
Closing Date: 03/10/2016
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