| June 10, 2024

Investment Analyst, Impact Investing and Financial Analysis

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Website Community Investment Management (CIM)

Community Investment Management (CIM) is looking for an Investment Analyst to join our team. CIM is a global institutional impact investment manager that provides strategic debt funding to scale and demonstrate responsible innovation in lending to underserved borrowers in the United States and emerging markets. Our work aims to advance financial inclusion by partnering with select tech-enabled lending partners, improve financial health, and drive widespread adoption of such fintech innovation by the financial mainstream.

Position Summary

We are looking for an Investment Analyst to join our Emerging Markets team in Bogota, Colombia. The Investment Analyst will contribute to all aspects of CIM’s work across Emerging Markets, establishing CIM as the eminent credit provider for fintech lending products and platforms in our target markets. A passion for impact at scale, strong analytical skills, and comfort with a high degree of autonomy in a collaborative, global organization are essential for success in this role.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct deal-specific research, financial and credit analysis on new and existing investments.
  • Support the monitoring of existing investments with periodic analytical reviews and direct portfolio company engagement.
  • Synthesize findings, develop analytical perspective on companies with limited information, create detailed investment memos, and make recommendations to the team.
  • Support the team in investment structuring, negotiation, documentation, and execution.
  • Assist in building new investment theses by analyzing and assessing new markets, fintech verticals, and monitoring the competitive and regulatory landscapes in target markets.
  • Work closely with the teams in San Francisco, New York, Zurich, and other CIM locations on investor reporting, audits, risk reporting, and technology coordination.
  • Travel occasionally to target markets, as well as to CIM head office in San Francisco or other offices.

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about social impact, relentlessly inquisitive about identifying emerging trends, and constructively obsessed about assessing the best emerging teams and companies.
  • 1-2 years of previous work experience, with a background in fintech, investment banking, debt financing, or structuring.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and comfort with assessing financial models.
  • Comfortable communicating clearly and effectively in team discussions and sharing own opinion.
  • Excited to work in a small, fluid, ambitious, and highly collaborative global team with a high degree of autonomy, self-motivation, and discipline.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative mindset, self-starter, and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English; knowledge of other languages is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Python, R, SQL, or experience managing relational databases or data warehouses in AWS Cloud viewed favorably.

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To apply for this job please visit cim-llc.com.