As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

INNOVATIVE FINANCE ANALYST

at Resonance in Burlington, VT/Washington DC/Seattle, WA/San Francisco, CA/Remote w/in 2 hours driving distance of any of these hubs

About the Job

The Analyst on Resonance’s Impact Advisory team contributes to client engagements and provides critical project implementation support focused on our corporate clients, major foundations, and NGOs. They will work across the practice to assist with project management, new business development, and client engagement on projects spanning technology, supply chains, healthcare, and other technical areas.

Candidates should have a deep passion for the intersection of global business and global development, and an interest to work on a team that is collaborative, smart, kind, and fun.

This is a full-time position based in Seattle, WA; Washington, DC; Burlington, VT, or San Francisco, CA. Remote work is possible within 2-3 hours’ drive time for candidates willing to make the drive for team, client, or other necessary meetings in one of our hub locations.

OUTCOMES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Innovative Finance

  • Assist in screening and analyzing companies and/or social enterprises to support their investment readiness
  • Help prepare marketing material (one-pagers, concept notes, pitch decks, data rooms) for prospective investors
  • Assist in the conceptualization, design and structuring of innovative finance mechanisms, potentially including impact bonds and blended finance vehicles

Project Management

  • Provide strategic project management support under the direction of a leader/supervisor, ensuring that key projects and engagements are delivered on time and within scope
  • Improve internal processes and support operational workstreams based on interest
  • Identify and engage external experts and work across the business units to coordinate internal experts to help deliver client engagements
  • Work to maintain and track budgets and staff utilization

Research, Analysis, and Client Delivery

  • Execute effectively on a number of discrete projects, with support and oversight from supervisor, Manager and/or Senior Manager on client accounts
  • Support assessments, exploratory or descriptive research, thematic analysis, concept note writing and other deliverable development as directed for clients
  • Manage outreach and interview schedules of key stakeholders for client projects
  • challenges in emerging markets
  • Synthesize, communicate, or present complex topics for a variety of audiences

Client Relationship Management

  • Contribute to growing relationships with existing clients, identifying new areas of work, and supporting overall business growth
  • Support drafting and reviewing proposals and scopes of work for new or existing clients

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in business administration, economics, finance, or related field.
  • 1.5+ years of progressively responsible experience in one or more of the following: business/strategy consulting, impact investing, investment advisory, asset management, or another finance-related field
  • 1+ years of experience performing quantitative and/or financial analysis (through coursework or previous employment)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in PowerPoint and Excel for client facing deliverables (As assessment will be required)
  • 1+ years of experience effectively working on multiple projects, addressing ambiguous problems, and taking action to solve them
  • 1+ years of years of experience effectively taking ownership over project or client deliverables, including tracking, and managing team responsibilities
  • 1+ years of effectively engaging diverse teams to come up with the best solutions and move people and organizations to act
  • 1+ years demonstrating commitment to equitable and participatory practices, as it relates to cross-sector and developmental collaboration
  • Understanding and awareness of emerging markets backed by educational or work experience

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Exposure to/experience with innovative finance mechanisms (i.e. impact bonds) a strong plus
  • Experience working on multi-stakeholder partnerships
  • Experience working with or an understanding of corporate strategy

COMPETENCIES

  • Integrity & Trust / Ethics & Values vAdaptability & flexibility
  • Action-oriented/Bias for Action
  • Accountability
  • Oral/Written Communication
  • Drive for Results
  • Business / Financial Acumen
  • Decision quality / problem solving
  • TQM/Agile
  • Delivery Timeliness / Delivery Quality
  • Project Management
  • Functional / Technical skills
  • Learning on the Fly
  • DEI
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Active Listening
  • Personal Learning
  • Dealing with Ambiguity

To apply

Apply at https://jobs.lever.co/resonanceglobal/2e6153e5-0e78-43ef-bad9-b9e8a0bb9807. Contact Elina Sarkisova at esarkisova@resonanceglobal.com if you have any questions about the position.

Resonance

Resonance is a global consulting firm that delivers market-based solutions to address the world’s toughest challenges.

We work with changemakers in the private sector and the international development community to solve wicked problems and promote market opportunity. We specialize in development of partnerships, innovation, sustainable business models, and impact finance that drive impactful results.

Across our work, we integrate diverse voices and perspectives. We promote collaboration across sectors and up and down the chain—from the field to the boardroom. Throughout, we translate client ambition into action and impact on the ground.