Full-time MicroRate: Risk Analyst Recruitment
MicroRate is the first microfinance rating agency dedicated to assessing financial and social performance of microfinance institutions (MFIs). Since its inception in 1997, MicroRate has completed more than 1,000 MFI ratings in Latin America, Africa, Europe and Central Asia.
MicroRate is also the first specialized rating agency to be recognized by the National Regulatory Authority of Peru and authorized to perform credit ratings of regulated MFIs in that country. The organization remains independent of any link that could compromise its objectivity. MicroRate is a privately held company based in the United States.
The Job : Risk Analyst
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
As part of the development of its operations in Africa, overall in Nigeria, MicroRate is looking for an Anglophone risk analyst. The proposed position will be based in Nigeria, after a three to six-month training in Lima (Peru) at MicroRate headquarters or in English-speaking countries. The position requires availability to travel 40% of the time (approximately one week per month) in countries where MicroRate’s client MFIs are located. Start as soon as possible.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Preparation of the rating missions (preliminary analysis of the MFI and the country, reprocessing of the financial statements, reading of the documents and policies of the MFI);
Conducting the evaluation mission in the field. Participation in interviews, analysis of information and preparation of the closing meeting;
Post-visit analysis and report writing;
Preparation of studies on various topics (issues specific to the Africa region, among others);
Commercial activities in the region: analysis of the sector by country, sending information to potential clients;
Participate in specific projects, to be defined, to improve the methodology, indicators and evaluation tools.
Education in accounting, corporate finance, financial analysis, microfinance;
Two years of experience in financial analysis, microfinance, audit;
Native English required; French is a plus;
Good writing and synthesis skills;
Interest for the microfinance sector;
Autonomy, ethic, strong commitment and proactivity.
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