Accounting, Auditing & Finance Jobs vacancy kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Accounting, Auditing & Finance Jobs vacancy kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Location: Nairobi 

Desired start
January or February 2020


About GDI: The Global Development Incubator (GDI) is an organization that
builds startups, incubates partnerships, and strengthens existing organizations
for social impact around the world. Since its launch in 2013, GDI has incubated
some of the most innovative initiatives in blended finance (Convergence
Finance), health (citiesRISE, EYElliance), and economic development
(Partnership for Economic Inclusion, Precision Agricultural for
Development). GDI takes a hands-on approach to partner with innovators in
developing scalable and self-sustaining initiatives that address global problems.


Role context:
GDI has a number of finance focussed initiatives in
sectors including agriculture, education and infrastructure. Some of our
finance initiatives are sector agnostic with thematic focusses in SME ventures,
refugee lens investing and climate resilience.


Duties and

  1. GDI is
    recruiting a Senior Associate whose key duties and responsibilities include:
  2. Reviewing existing information on potential projects, sectors of
    interest and countries to development memoranda and contextual documentation
  3. Building finance models from scratch and running sensitivities/
    writing term sheets and documentation
  4. Leading research, informational interviews, literature reviews,
    insight gathering and analysis to inform initiative design
  5. Inputting into the formulation of potential initiatives including
    developing workplans, budgets, concept notes and other planning documents
  6. Supporting senior members of the team in investor relations
    including research, meeting preparation and follow up
  7. Supporting broader knowledge management and dissemination, including
    authoring articles, blogs and other publications
  8. Representing GDI at conferences and events


qualifications and experience:

  • Curious and entrepreneurial mindset with a “get things done”
  • Prior transaction experience gained in investment banking, private
    equity or other asset management will be highly regarded
  • Strong analytical skillset with the ability to translate financial
    and non-financial data on potential investments
  • Effective written and verbal communication with the ability to
    structure and deliver narratives
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years’ experience in investments, financial
    consulting or other strong quantitative background
  • Operational experience gained in the industries in focus including
    agriculture, education, construction or the public sector will be highly
  • The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge base across different
    asset classes, investment instruments and investor types


applicants should submit a cover letter & CV in one PDF document using “Job
Applicant: Senior Associate-Finance”
as the subject line. Applications will be
on a rolling basis. Early applications are strongly encouraged!