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Financial Analyst

at FairCapital SA in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

About the Job

We are looking for a Financial Analyst to complete the existing investment team in Cali, Colombia. The Analyst will work on all aspects of the investment process from pipeline sourcing to due diligence and investment monitoring.

Specific responsibilities include:

a) Participate in all parts of the investment process including but not limited to: conducting detailed market and country analysis, performing due diligence on pipeline companies, preparing investment memos and recommendations, and contributing to investment decisions;

b) Help monitor the current investment portfolio, and provide management support to portfolio companies through the holding period to actively manage and mitigate risks;

c) Help maintain, prepare, and present detailed investment documentation on the Latin American portfolio companies for FairCapital Management;

d) Support FairCapital consulting activities in the region, and develop strong relations with portfolio and pipeline companies, clients etc;

e) Support the FairCapital partners in Switzerland with varied tasks

Qualifications

a) 4-year degree in a relevant field (finance, business, economics)

b) 1+ years work experience in financial analysis, investment management, venture capital or financial consulting, preferably with exposure to the agriculture sector

c) Strong financial acumen including accounting, valuation skills, and Excel modelling;

d) Excellent writing and communication skills in Spanish and English.

e) Strong interpersonal skills with a good aptitude for pro-active communication and transparency, patience and perseverance;

f) Entrepreneurial team-player with the ability to work independently in Colombia

To apply

Please send us (arthur@faircapital.ch) your CV together with a brief email explaining your main motivation to apply.

FairCapital SA

FairCapital is a mission-driven investment firm based in Pfäffikon (SZ) with local offices in Cali (Colombia). It provides financing and consulting services to cooperative producers and other actors along the Fairtrade value chain in Latin America. In close collaboration with Fairtrade Max Havelaar, we want to enable high impact enterprises in the southern hemisphere to ultimately reduce poverty worldwide.

Our passionate team contributes to the evolution of the impact investment sector by developing innovative financing solutions in collaboration with our partner institutions. We are currently managing more than 15 high impact investments in Latin America, several financial consulting mandates and a fintech development project.