Private Equity Investment Analyst Job


Job Description

Job Title: Private Equity Investment Analyst Profile Introduction: Our Client, a dynamic private equity investment firm operating in Sub-Sahara Africa, seeks to recruit a self-driven individual to the position of Investment Analyst in their Nairobi offices.

Reporting to the Partners, the successful candidate will have as his/her core responsibilities research, financial modeling and transaction support.
In addition, he/she will be responsible for analyzing the performance and sustainability of portfolio investments.
The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake the following responsibilities:
  • Examine and assess economic and market trends, earnings prospects, financial statements and various other indicators and factors to determine suitable investment targets and strategies;
  • Construct  financial models;
  • Compilation of market intelligence reports;
  • Conducting  background research on potential investee companies and markets specifically for the PE environment;
  • Prepared investment memoranda/proposals;
  • Financial and operational due diligence, business valuations and other transaction support activities;
  • Participate in post-transaction portfolio monitoring, reporting and value creation.
Desired Competencies
  • Innovative and Inquisitive;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels in the organisation – verbally and written;
  • Strong financial and general business acumen;
  • Excellent  report writing skills;
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and
  • Passion for Results.
  • Degree in or equivalent or related field;
  • A professional qualification (CPA-K/ CFA/ ACCA);
  • Demonstrated  financial modeling experience;
  • Previous  relevant research projects;
  • Outstanding academic and extra-mural track record.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit and apply online by 5pm; 16th October 2015.