Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a trailblazing legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the 1.8 billion people who are left out of, or poorly served by, the financial sector. For more than 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 200 partners in 63 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS)
We are a diverse and close-knit global team with one common social purpose: building a financially inclusive world for small businesses and low-income households. We are passionate about what we do — working with a wide range of financial service providers and other partners across the world to build sustainable businesses that open opportunity for those that have been underserved by the financial system for too long. We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?”.
About our IMPACT Career Acceleration Program
The Global Advisory Solutions IMPACT Program is a 2-year career acceleration program that offers aspiring leaders the opportunity to develop knowledge and deepen their understanding of inclusive finance. This global program is geared toward individuals who have waded into development or finance through completing a graduate program or taking on an entry level role and are interested in a career focused on consulting services in the impact space.
The IMPACT program is a starting point for a career in the consulting space and a unique opportunity for curious and innovative individuals who have a passion for social change to make an IMPACT. In this program you will:
Imagine the possibilities for inclusive finance in a digital world.
Make a tangible difference both local and global.
Plug into different technical areas and get hands on experience.
Access targeted trainings and webinars related to your focus area.
Create viable solutions with a team of experts.
Test ideas and share learnings.
This Analyst position will support three components of GLAS work: Project Assignments, Proposals & Business Development, and Internal Business Practices. During the first year of the IMPACT program the Analyst will have the opportunity to gain exposure and experience in different technical (capability) areas. Each Analyst will have the opportunity to obtain hands-on project experience that will include a learning agenda tailored for that individual. Our standards of excellence are grounded in 1) our values of respect, excellence, and passion for social change and 2) our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Proposals & Business Development:
Internal Business Practices:
First year IMPACT agenda will include: