NOW HIRING: Investment Analyst
We are growing our portfolio and funds under management substantially and are seeking a dynamic self-starter to support the investment team. The role is to take an analyst position within the operations and finance team in order to meet the demand from target companies we are looking to invest into, support the existing portfolio, and assist with investor reporting.
The preferred candidate should have the following:
A minimum of an undergraduate degree (finance-related), CA, CFA, or other relevant accreditation would be beneficial but not required;
At least 1 year of working experience in the financial or related sectors. Preference given to candidates with non-listed equity valuation and reporting experience;
High proficiency with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook with strong verbal and communication skills;
Role will include (but not limited to):
Conducting financial due diligence focused around:
Financial modelling and analysis;
Company and industry analysis;
Advanced presentation and reporting through spreadsheets and documents
Portfolio performance monitoring
Collection and interpretation of key performance metrics
Detailed calculations and compilation of investor reports
Travel and events
National and regional travel and attending industry-related events
Assisting with aspects relating to executing, managing, and reporting on investments, with direct exposure to the business principals, the investment process, the deal team, and underlying portfolio investments.
Entrepreneurial mindset, self-starter, and desire to join a Venture Capital (VC) firm that is quickly growing and making a positive impact in the African VC ecosystem;
Remuneration package will be aligned to the candidate and may include performance and equity targets;
Cape Town (HO) based (while flexibility and work-life balance are encouraged this role is not for candidates seeking to work remotely).
Interested candidates should contact Ian.firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com directly. CVs should be accompanied by a cover letter outlining why the candidate is interested in joining the team and what unique skills, experience, and networks they bring.