Investment Analyst (U189)

Closing Date

Aug 24, 2018


VenAfrica Capital Limited is a Kenyan Investment Company that focuses on investing across different market sectors, such as; Agribusiness, Real Estate and Financial Services, among others.

Job Purpose

The Investment Analyst shall be responsible for carrying out detailed research and analysis of all proposals, prepare appraisal reports ensuring adherence to compliance regulations and assess risk factors to ensure proposals meet institutional standards prior to submission to the Investment Committee. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct detailed analysis of all financial proposals to determine viability, including but not limited to:
  1. Analysis of financial statements, financial models, investment memorandums, business plans, strategic plans
  2. Evaluate industry, regulatory and economic information of proposals
  3. Evaluate corporate governance profiles
  • Interpret data concerning price, yield, stability and future trends of investments and disseminate the information to the investment team and management
  • Prepare financial documents:
  1. Financial models
  2. Investment memorandums
  • Prepare internal propositions for the investment committee summarizing data, describing possible risks and suitability in view of VenAfrica‚Äôs investment standards
  • Structuring and negotiating financial agreements.
  • Develop and maintain contacts to gain market information, research and analyse financial information to forecast business, industry and economic conditions, for use in making investment decisions
  • Any other additional duties allocated to you.

Job Qualifications

  • A degree in Finance, Economics, Actuarial or any other related field.
  • Professional Qualification CFA Level 1 will be an added advantage.
  • At least two (2) years of proven professional experience within the investment space
  • Computer literate with MS Office proficiency
  • Strong financial analysis, financial modelling and risk assessment skills
  • Ability to make sound judgements of financial reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to draft clear and concise reports
  • Ability to work within a flexible environment and a small team

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