Accion Global Investments:
Accion Global Investments invests in established financial services providers (FSPs) that support underserved micro entrepreneurs, families, and individuals in emerging markets. Over more than twenty years, we have founded, invested in, and helped operate some of the world’s leading microfinance institutions and innovative financial service providers, building demonstration models for the market and catalyzing the capital markets to transform financial services for the underserved. In today's rapidly changing digital environment, we are also focusing on building the leading digital banks of the future, in turn reaching more clients, even faster. We work closely with Accion’s digital advisory services group, Global Advisory Solutions, and Accion’s regional teams to provide strategic and operational support to our portfolio companies, with the goal of developing commercially sustainable businesses that realize social and financial returns.
Accion Global Investments seeks an experienced, senior level investments professional, with a proven track record of making and exiting investments, to co-lead a small investments team in the development of a new investment vehicle focused on the digitization of financial services providers for financial inclusion. .
The ideal candidate will have experience investing in financial services in emerging markets, building strong relationships with investors and management teams, developing pipeline ideas with a view on financial inclusion business models in key markets globally and is passionate about social impact – while maintaining disciplined focus on delivering commercial returns to investors.
The Principal Director will be responsible for generating deal flow, building relationships with investors, structuring investments/ leading deal negotiations, serving on boards, fundraising for portfolio companies and developing exit opportunities.
The candidate will also work closely with Global Advisory Solutions and Accion’s regional teams to identify and manage investments, with the mandate to help financial services providers integrate technology and innovation to enhance their efficiency, reach and scope. Our vision is to provide capital, governance and advisory services to build inclusive banks of the future.
Work in partnership with the Global Advisory Solutions team to coordinate targeted interventions for portfolio companies
Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at http://www.accion.org