Finance Internships In Kenya April 2016


Project  Finance Internships at Cytonn Investments, Kenya

Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the high-growth East-African region. Cytonn Real Estate which is the developing arm of Cytonn Investments is a leading real estate developer in the region with over Kshs. 50 billion of projects under mandate.

We are seeking highly motivated, self-directed, team players to participate in an intense 12 weeks training and analyst work in project finance department. The position will afford successful individuals a unique opportunity to participate in the Cytonn Young Leaders Program. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan once confirmed as a staff.

Project Finance Internship Duties and Responsibilities & Areas of Learning

  • Work in collaboration with real estate research team to conduct investment opportunity analysis on potential deals,
  • Carrying out scenario and sensitivity analysis to advise the project managers on imminent risks and returns of the project,
  • Preparation of all project budgets, cash flow forecasts and detailed financial models,
  • Compilation of applications and documentation for submission to investors/financiers for funding of projects,
  • Monitoring of loan disbursements and servicing,
  • Liaising with finance division and project financiers for preparation of payment and ensuring that proper records of payments are maintained,
  • Regularly reconciling accounts from SPV accountants,
  • Updating of the project budgets, cash flow and returns,
  • Develop monthly/quarterly variance reporting on all project budgets for each project on a timely basis,
  • Performing other job-related duties as assigned,
  • Reporting on weekly basis,

Qualifications for Project Finance Internships in Kenya

  • An undergraduate with a minimum qualification of a B+ in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE),
  • A graduate level student with a minimum of Second Class Upper Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable University,
  • An accounting or investment profession such as CPA/ACCA/CIFA and CFA level 1
  • Knowledge of investment analysis as far as determining risk and returns is concerned,
  • Excellent in advanced excel skills,
  • An understanding or interest in property markets & trends,
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills,
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized and ability to meet strict deadlines,
  • Ability to work in a team environment and perform duties with minimum supervision
  • Motivated to learn and take on new challenges,
  • Availability on a fulltime basis with high levels of energy, enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure,

   How to Apply

   If you feel that you possess the above qualifications and would like to be considered for this job, please visit the Careers page here and upload your application letter and current CV by end of day on the 28th of April 2015. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.