Accion Global Advisory Solutions team is creating a cadre of Young Professionals who will be, as junior consultants, embedded in various project teams around the world. Joining us as a Young Professional is a starting point for an exciting career at Accion and a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for financial inclusion.
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 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 170 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org
About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS)
Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions combines decades of on-the-ground experience with insights into new technologies to help institutions overcome the strategic and operational challenges they face in driving change. With a presence in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America, our experienced global team delivers advisory support through integrated service offerings and products – all focused on deepening the impact of providers on underserved clients. By addressing the most pressing issues facing financial service providers, we create well-run, mission-driven, and efficient organizations that achieve scale, impact, and returns.
Our work enables families and microbusinesses globally to reach their economic potential and build better lives. Our work enables customers to better understand and access appropriate financial service options, access and use digital tools that allow them to better manage their financial lives and digitize business transactions for expanded access to broader financial services.
Why you should consider working with us:
We strive for impact. Everything that we do begins with an understanding of the end customer, and how we can improve their access and usage of financial services. We understand that to make lasting change we need to focus on creating viable solutions that will provide a lasting, positive impact on the customers we seek to serve. You will be part of our regional leadership team and key member of a global team of passionate advisors addressing real world challenges such as financial resilience for microbusinesses, mitigating climate change impact on smallholder farmers and women’s economic empowerment, through inclusive financial services.
We are ambitious AND promote a supportive work environment. We work hard but we have a lot of fun doing it together. We are an agile, action-oriented team with a high level of trust. As a member of our team, you will have an ambitious agenda, but you will get lots of support and learning opportunities from your managers and peers—in addition to regular learning events, an individual professional development benefit, peer brainstorm and review opportunities, as well as opportunities to contribute to thought leadership efforts. We also surround ourselves with people who have had different experiences and backgrounds to ensure creativity of thought and constant learning.
We are part of a powerful network. We are constantly learning and growing through our inter-regional knowledge exchange across our global teams and partners. You will get the opportunity to interact with and learn from an impressive global network.
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