Regional Private Equity Investor Investment Associate Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Investment Associate

Role overview: Our client is a regional private equity investor focus on mid-market growth capital investments in Eastern Africa.

They are looking for an Associate based in Nairobi to support the team in structuring, evaluating, originating, executing and monitoring investments by performing financial, statistical, business and investment analyses, conducting research, preparing support documentation and assisting in due diligence efforts, and portfolio management..

Major Responsibilities

Assessment, evaluation and management of potential investments to include:

  • Quantitative
    Historical financial analysis
    Commercial analysis of companies
    Financial modelling/ projection/ valuation analysis
    Measurement of investment returns analysis
  • Qualitative
    Business/ investment analysis & research
    Deal issues/ risk/ term/ structure analysis
    People/ management (alignment of interests/ conflicts)
    Environmental analysis
  • Investment management
    Deal origination, marketing and relationship management
    Transaction structuring, negotiation and execution
    Portfolio management and analysis
    Divestment management and analysis

Practical use of different financial instruments in deal structures

Sourcing and analysing relevant sectoral information

Modelling proposed transactions and writing internal investment papers

Generating performance and valuation reports on existing investments and presentations for specific opportunities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate (3.0 minimum) in economics, finance, accounting, business or similar.
  • Accredited MBA beneficial
  • 4 years work experience in the financial sector
  • Strong excel skills and proficiency in MS office suite
  • Excellent technical & modelling skills, strong analytical ability
  • Additional relevant qualification / some progress in CFA, ACCA beneficial


Accounting and Finance, Banking Insurance Investments, Economics and Statistics
Updated: January 27, 2017 — 5:48 pm