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Senior Investment Analyst

at Gawa Capital in Madrid, Spain

About the Job

GAWA Capital is seeking a dynamic Senior Investment Analyst with Spanish and English language fluency that will play a key role in our investment process as well as in the management of our portfolio.
The Senior Analyst will directly report to the Co-CEOs of the company and shall be responsible for the following duties:

  • Support the active management of portfolio companies, including monthly financial and social monitoring of portfolio companies and preparation of quarterly reports for the Investment Committee and for our investors
  • Perform industry research and comprehensive and in-depth analysis of target companies and countries
  • Support the sourcing of investment opportunities by initiating, maintaining and deepening contacts with potential investees
  • Prepare detailed investment proposals and due diligence reports
  • Analyze financial statements and prepare detailed financial models
  • Participate in due diligence trips to assess potential portfolio companies
  • Assist in deal negotiation, structuring and review of legal documentation
  • Support day-to-day operations of the funds and of the company including servicing of investments, payments to providers and annual external auditing process

Qualifications

  • University degree preferably in economics, business, international development or related field;. Master degree/MBA is a plus
  • 3+ years of work experience with at least 2 years in investments, preferably in microfinance or other impact investing asset classes
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to take ownership of assigned projects and associated results
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to social / economic development and strong work ethics
  • Strong attention to detail, confidence and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in multiple projects
  • Good networking skills
  • Willingness to travel abroad on a regular basis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong modelling skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish both written and spoken
  • Proof of ability to work in Spain

To apply

Please send an email with your CV and Cover letter to: jobs@gawacapital.com

Gawa Capital

GAWA Capital promotes social and economic development by making investments. We advise investment funds to support the growth of social enterprises in under-served markets while seeking financial returns for investors and a positive impact for society. We are currently advisors of the GAWA Microfinance Fund and of the Global Financial Inclusion Fund both investing equity and debt in financial inclusion companies. The funds we advise have more than €50 million in assets under management. We are currently launching a new fund focused on Agricultural Finance which aims at supporting financial institutions to offer services to farmers and rural areas. The project will provide both investments and technical assistance. We are very excited about this new project and we are expanding the investment team.