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 nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Global Investments:
The Accion Global Investments team makes equity investments in financial service providers that support micro-entrepreneurs and underserved populations in developing countries. Global Investments’ strategy is to take significant minority stakes in financial inclusion businesses and work across teams to provide capital, strategic and operational support to develop sustainable companies and deliver both commercial and social returns. Our combined Global Investments and Global Advisory Solutions team interventions incorporate a deep understanding of financial inclusion business models, customer needs and help our partners capitalize on the value of their data, leveraging technology and automation to transform their business processes, and reach their customers through the most cost-effective and convenient digital channels, lowering costs and increasing quality at scale.
Accion is recruiting a Operations Associate to be an integral member of the Accion Global Investments team, providing operational, analytical, and administrative support to keep the high-performing team running effectively. The role will provide exposure to all aspects of the investment team’s work, including pipeline development, portfolio monitoring and analytics, market and sector analysis, and organizational development. The position is full-time in a dynamic, hard-working team, with opportunity for growth for high achievers.
Preference for eastern U.S. time zone, particularly D.C. area.
2+ years of related work experience, preferably in international development, a non-profit, or impact investing.