Ceniarth

Investment Associate

Leading social impact investor seeks finance professional

Ceniarth is an impact-first, single-family office and private foundation focused on investing in solutions that benefit underserved communities. We are searching for a talented Investment Associate to join our London investment team. As Ceniarth grows its pipeline of impact-first investment opportunities we need more capacity to evaluate and execute transactions. This role will involve leading due diligence and structuring for deals, including market research, financial analysis, management evaluation, impact analysis and legal papering. Investment Associates at Ceniarth also have portfolio management responsibilities, and engage with our investees to track progress on a quarterly basis. Investments will primarily be funds and debt transactions in emerging markets, specifically in agriculture, financial inclusion and SME finance.

Responsibilities

  • Lead multiple transactions in parallel: manage investee relationships, due diligence, structuring and deal execution
  • Portfolio monitoring: maintain relationship with allocated portfolio companies and funds, collect reporting data and maintain view on investment health and social impact
  • Firm building: contribute to ad hoc projects, including investment process development

Profile

  • Top tier undergraduate education
  • 3 - 6 years work experience in finance
  • Ability to independently build financial models for corporate finance transactions
  • Ideally at least one year experience leading private debt transactions
  • Demonstrated interest in market based solutions benefiting underserved communities, especially in developing economies
  • Eligible to work in the UK