| 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 U.S. Investment Team in San Francisco. The position will involve occasional travel to existing and prospective fintech partners. The Investment Analyst will contribute to all aspects of CIM’s work, establishing CIM as the leading 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 diligence, including financial and credit analysis on new and existing investments. Build detailed models to evaluate investment performance across a range of scenarios.
  • Support the monitoring of existing investments with periodic analytical reviews and direct portfolio company engagement.
  • Synthesize findings, develop analytical perspectives 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 and fintech verticals and closely monitor the competitive and regulatory landscapes across fintech sectors.
  • Work closely with the teams in New York, Latin America, Asia and Europe to facilitate investor reporting, audits, risk reporting and technology coordination.

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about social impact, relentlessly inquisitive about identifying emerging trends, and constructively obsessed about assessing the best emerging teams and companies.
  • 2-3 years of previous work experience, with a background in fintech, debt financing, or structured products.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and expertise in building and assessing financial models.
  • Comfortable communicating one’s opinion clearly and effectively in writing and in team discussions.
  • 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, intrinsically curious, self-starter, and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Knowledge of other languages a plus.
  • Proficiency in SQL or experience managing relational databases or data warehouses in AWS
  • Cloud viewed favorably.


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