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CrossBoundary is a mission driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital to make a strong return while creating a lasting difference in frontier markets.

CrossBoundary Access is recruiting a full-time Junior Investment Analyst to support its investment and portfolio management processes. The ideal candidate will be an essential part of our dynamic team, providing hands-on assistance in key areas such as fundraising, transaction execution, project due diligence, market entry, portfolio management, and investor reporting. As an essential part of our team, you will contribute to the origination and execution of investment mandates, support portfolio management for existing investments, and ensure timely and accurate investor reporting.
Who We Are

You will play an important role in a unique team with the opportunity to make a large impact on the energy access and renewable energy landscapes in Africa, bringing first-time grid-quality power to 1 million... people. Team members come from diverse backgrounds, but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias to action.
CrossBoundary Access is a small team, so we are looking for someone with a flexible skillset that can be adapted to add value across all of the team’s various activities. You are comfortable with ambiguity, able to build and maintain strong internal and external relationships, and passionate about energy access and renewable energy.

Who You Are

A self-starter passionate about creating lasting change within the energy sector in underserved markets
Detail-oriented, solution focused, and capable of operating in situations where information is scarce, and the environment is constantly changing
A diligent closer with excellent follow-through, comfortable managing multiple workstreams simultaneously, and able to prioritize and deliver on tasks
Flexible and willing to take on new types of work

Primary Responsibilities

Timely and accurate delivery on investor reporting requirements

Investment and transaction execution support:

Conducting market research for new market entry
Pre-screening early-stage opportunities
Preparation of and periodic update of templates required for transaction execution
Preparation and update of project plans
Review of transaction documents

Fundraising support:

Preparation of and periodic update of investor decks
Data room management
Handling of investor Q&A
Overall due diligence support
Project model updates to assess changes to and progress of investments
General administrative support across Access’s senior management and investment teams

You possess the following skills and qualifications:

At least 2 years’ experience working in investment banking, a top-tier accounting firm, or in consulting roles
Strong quantitative skills; familiar with financial modelling and valuation
Experience in or understanding of working in African markets

Required skills and qualifications:

Cover letter describing examples of prior work assignments you have completed that are relevant to the responsibilities of the Junior Investment Analyst
Excellent strategic writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse audiences
Comfort with ambiguity
Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Bachelor's degree
Nairobi Kenya


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