Analyst – Accra, Accra, Ghana At CrossBoundary


About the Firm

CrossBoundary Group is a mission-driven investment and advisory firm that unlocks the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets. CrossBoundary Advisory provides transaction and investment advisory services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment across all sectors in these markets. CrossBoundary Advisory has advised on over US$8bn worth of transactions across 75 countries globally, serving our clients from 20 offices spread across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Our advisory clients include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions.

Our investment platforms, CrossBoundary Energy, CrossBoundary Energy Access, and CrossBoundary Educational Infrastructure, directly finance projects to bring cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable electricity, as well as education infrastructure, to developing countries. Anchoring the Group’s work in the renewable energy sector, CrossBoundary Energy is currently active in more than 10 African countries and has a portfolio of over US$100 million of renewable energy projects for commercial and industrial clients across the continent. CrossBoundary Energy Access uses blended finance and an innovative project financing structure to unlock capital for mini grids with a mission to bring electricity for the first time to more than 170,000 people.

Learn more at www.crossboundary.com

Job Description

CrossBoundary Advisory is recruiting a full-time Analyst. We seek candidates with 1-3 years of relevant experience working in underserved markets, contacts across the region’s financial services sector, and an understanding of the investment landscape. As an Analyst, you will evaluate investment opportunities, conduct macroeconomic markets assessments, and provide transaction support to both investors and capital seekers.

Who We Are

The CrossBoundary team is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Who You Are

  •  Bachelor’s degree required
  •  1-3 years of relevant experience in investment banking, management consulting, private equity, or similar
  •  Experience living and/or working in underserved markets required; experience in the region applied for highly preferred
  •  High tolerance for ambiguity; able to operate effectively in a changing context
  •  Strong quantitative skills and analytical abilities: can think clearly, structure problems logically, and then design and implement solutions that focus on the core issues
  •  Familiarity with company fundraising process, including investor due diligence processes
  •  Great at building and maintaining relationships under stress with colleagues and clients in the sector and/or region
  •  Willing to take on new types of work, even without prior experience or direct supervision
  •  Excellent presentation skills: ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
  •  Exceptional attention to detail and ability to deliver high-quality output within time constraints
  •  Self-starter who is humble and passionate about creating lasting change in underserved markets
  •  Enthusiastic about working, traveling, and living in sometimes challenging environments eGRj8PR BIpnb
  •  Familiarity and comfort with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  •  Comfort operating in a Business English environment

Primary Responsibilities

  •  Company identification and evaluation
    •  Identify and rigorously assess investment opportunities
  •  Market assessment and ongoing market analysis
    •  Conduct macroeconomic, regulatory, and operational assessments
    •  Provide sector analysis of priority areas for investment
  •  Investor qualification and relations
    •  Assist in identifying qualified investors
    •  Support with managing numerous investor relationships
  •  Transaction support
    •  Assist on complex transactions which include but not limited to due diligence support, detailed financial model preparation including valuation
  •  Team support
    •  Support others on the team to execute on projects
    •  Leverage firms’ tools and share in the power of internal knowledge

Think you have what it takes but not sure you check every box? Research shows that while men apply to roles when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women often only apply when they meet every requirement. If you’re passionate about what we’re building, we want to hear from you!

Locations

The chosen candidate will join our team in Accra, Ghana. This role will involve travel in and around the region.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CrossBoundary is an equal opportunity employer. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to our [email protected]

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