CAREER CENTER
Financial Analyst, Isidro Investments
Catholic Relief Services
Remote Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
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Application deadline 12/12/2022
Type of Position Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelor

Job Summary

The Financial Analyst will support investment analysis and due diligence for Isidro Investments LLC (“Isidro”), a wholly owned impact investing vehicle that provides loans to agricultural SMEs in Central America.

We are looking for a candidate who has extremely strong financial analytical skills. This includes a solid understanding of financial statement review and analysis.  In addition, the successful applicant will be a strong collaborator, with the ability to work effectively as part of a small team, including with both internal and external stakeholders.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Investment Analysis and Financial Modeling

  • Support due diligence (including business plan review and financial analysis) for Isidro pipeline opportunities.
  • Build and manage financial models to support analysis of Isidro pipeline opportunities.
  • Draft investment memoranda and support transaction negotiation and execution for impact investing opportunities.
  • Perform Isidro country risk assessments and know-your-customer reviews related to Isidro partners and investees.

 

Research & Tools

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or another relevant field required. Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience in agricultural lending, investment banking or impact investing.
  • Prior experience working with agricultural value chains strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams.

 

Required Languages – English and Spanish fluency required

Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptionally strong analytical and organizational skills; quantitative modeling expertise required.
  • Exceptional writer with expert command of English and Spanish grammar.
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, results oriented environment; ability to multi-task across various work streams/priorities.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented.
  • Team player with a positive attitude who can work independently while also being highly collaborative and open.
  • Excellent attention to detail, adherence to deadlines and consideration of follow-through. Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional computer skills, including fluency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.