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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.


Accion recruits individuals with whom we can build a strong, mutually beneficial and lasting relationship. We seek to hire highly competent and dynamic professionals who are committed to fighting poverty and who share our vision. Some of the criteria we use to identify potential staff are:

 


In addition, we welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and consider people at all career stages.

 

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About Accion: 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 Accion Advisory 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 This 2-year program offers aspiring leaders the opportunity to develop knowledge and deepen their understanding of inclusive finance. The IMPACT program is a way to grow a career in consulting services and a unique opportunity for curious and innovative individuals who have a passion for social change to make an IMPACT:    Imagine the possibilities for inclusive finance in a digital world.  Make a tangible difference both local and global.  Plug into different practice areas and get hands-on experience.  Access targeted trainings and webinars to your focus area.  Create viable solutions with a team of experts.  Test ideas and share learnings.  
Company
Accion Centro, Bogota
Country
Colombia
About Accion: 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 Accion Advisory 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 This 2-year program offers aspiring leaders the opportunity to develop knowledge and deepen their understanding of inclusive finance. The IMPACT program is a way to grow a career in consulting services and a unique opportunity for curious and innovative individuals who have a passion for social change to make an IMPACT:    Imagine the possibilities for inclusive finance in a digital world.  Make a tangible difference both local and global.  Plug into different practice areas and get hands-on experience.  Access targeted trainings and webinars to your focus area.  Create viable solutions with a team of experts.  Test ideas and share learnings.  
Company
Accion India, Mumbai
Country
India
City Lagos
About Accion  Accion is a global nonprofit on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy for the nearly two billion people who are failed by the global financial system. We develop and scale responsible digital financial solutions for small business owners, smallholder farmers, and women, so they can make informed decisions and improve their lives. Through targeted investment strategies, advisory solutions, and expert thought leadership, we work with local partners to develop and scale cheaper, more accessible, and customer-friendly financial solutions. Since 1961, Accion has helped build more than 230 financial service providers serving low-income clients in 75 countries, reaching more than 350 million people. More at https://www.accion.org.   About Accion Advisory 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 This 2-year program offers aspiring leaders the opportunity to develop knowledge and deepen their understanding of inclusive finance. The IMPACT program is a way to grow a career in consulting services and a unique opportunity for curious and innovative individuals who have a passion for social change to make an IMPACT:    Imagine the possibilities for inclusive finance in a digital world.  Make a tangible difference both local and global.  Plug into different practice areas and get hands-on experience.  Access targeted trainings and webinars to your focus area.  Create viable solutions with a team of experts.  Test ideas and share learnings.  
Company
Accion PEO
Country
Nigeria
About Accion:   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 Accion Advisory:   Accion Advisory partners with a wide range of partners (e.g. financial service providers, corporates, Fintechs, etc) around the globe to better meet the financial and other needs of undeserved individuals and small businesses.  Leveraging innovations in technology and financial services, we provide strategic operational support to our partners to help them remain the providers of choice in their dynamic markets.      Position Summary    This position will work closely with the Managing Director (MD) on developing engaging collateral and presentations, supporting, and improving operational processes for the Advisory team, and planning and supporting team gatherings, also supporting the new business proposal process and technical initiatives. This position will support and develop strategies for communication, talent, and knowledge sharing and play a facilitator role within the Accion Advisory leadership team. Accion Advisory is looking for a candidate who has a good understanding of inclusive finance as well as the broader consulting landscape. The candidate must be exceptionally organized and able to complete tasks with limited guidance, share knowledge and expertise with the team, and develop and evaluate systems for tracking Accion Advisory activities. The individual must have strong communication skills, excellent writing skills and have the desire to learn and improve project management skills. The candidate must be a strategic thinker, understand the consulting ecosystem and have some experience pushing forward project objectives. Since this position will be working on sensitive matters closely with the Managing Director, her leadership team and high-level stakeholders, they must have a superior political acumen, strong sense of discretion and good judgement. They must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to juggle competing priorities. As a small organization, the candidate is expected to be a team player and contribute to evolving agendas.   This position will report into the Managing Director, Accion Advisory and participate in departmental meetings, be involved in planning, and coordinate closely with all teams across Accion Advisory and Accion.
Company
Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States
About Accion: 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 Accion Advisory  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 to achieve financial inclusion.  We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position the Accion Advisory team is seeking an Associate, Data, Operations and Technology who is passionate about financial inclusion and delivery of financial products to underserved customers and the digital transformation of organizations that serve these customers.   Position Summary  This position reports to the Senior Director, Operations and Technology, in the Accion Advisory  team. The Associate assesses how organizations are performing and helps them improve their products, processes and systems. He / She conducts research and analysis to come up with solutions to business problems and helps to introduce these solutions to businesses and their clients. The Associate works under the direction of the Senior Director to define the approach and implementation of the prioritized areas of support, create the roadmap and solution portfolio based on problem statements and industry trends, ensure the optimization and standardization of the implementation of new products and services, and create a formalized approach for knowledge management.   Location for this position: Mumbai, India
Company
Accion India, Mumbai
Country
India
About Accion  Accion is a global nonprofit on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy for the nearly two billion people who are failed by the global financial system. We develop and scale responsible digital financial solutions for small business owners, smallholder farmers, and women, so they can make informed decisions and improve their lives. Through targeted investment strategies, advisory solutions, and expert thought leadership, we work with local partners to develop and scale cheaper, more accessible, and customer-friendly financial solutions. Since 1961, Accion has helped build more than 230 financial service providers serving low-income clients in 75 countries, reaching more than 350 million people. More at https://www.accion.org.   About Accion Advisory 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 financial service providers and other partners worldwide to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion.  We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position, the Accion Advisory team is seeking a Senior Specialist in Product Development who is passionate about financial inclusion and delivery of financial products to underserved customers and the digital transformation of organizations that serve these customers.   Position Summary  This position reports to the Accion Advisory team's Senior Director and Global Practice Lead for Agriculture. As an Associate, you will work on projects that aim to enhance customers' financial inclusion and resilience along the Agri-value chain. You will help our clients, mainly financial service providers serving smallholder farmers and agribusinesses, to design and implement customer-centric financial products and services that address their needs and preferences. You will also collaborate with various Agri-value chain stakeholders, such as Agritech, platforms, aggregators, input suppliers, processors, and buyers, to understand their pain points, opportunities, and solutions. You will support the Agriculture Practice Lead and other team members in developing Accion's strategy in the Agri-practice area, which includes conducting market research, building partnerships, developing knowledge products, identifying new business opportunities, and supporting proposal development.    Location: Mumbai, India 
Company
Accion India, Mumbai
Country
India
bout Accion: 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 Accion Advisory 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 financial service providers and other partners worldwide to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion.  We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “what if?” In this position, the Accion Advisory team is seeking a Senior Specialist in Product Development who is passionate about financial inclusion and delivery of financial products to underserved customers and the digital transformation of organizations that serve these customers.   Position Summary  This position reports to the Accion Advisory team's Senior Director of Product Development. The Senior Specialist works under the direction of the Senior Director, building pro-poor and pro-women financial solutions, including needs assessment, solution design, project implementation, and change management.   Location for this position: Mumbai, India 
Company
Accion India, Mumbai
Country
India
About Accion: 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 Accion Advisory:   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 financial service providers and other partners worldwide to build sustainable businesses to achieve financial inclusion. We enjoy solving problems, being exposed to new ideas, sharing information, and asking, “What if?” In this position, the Accion Advisory team is seeking an Associate in Product Development who is passionate about financial inclusion and delivery of financial products to underserved customers and the digital transformation of organizations that serve these customers.   Position Summary    This position reports to the Accion Advisory team's Senior Director of Product Development. The Associate will work under the Senior Director's direction and will be responsible for strategic partner and program management for initiatives with external partners. The partners include Financial Services Providers, Startups, Industry Bodies, and other financial services or product development organizations. The Accion Advisory team has prioritized Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) as one of the strategic areas. We are exploring the potential of DPIs such as Account Aggregator (AA) and Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to build new financial products with the help of partners. The Associate will play an important role in identifying such partners and managing the relationships as part of our current projects and business development efforts.
Company
Accion India, Mumbai
Country
India
City Mexico City
About Accion  Accion is a global nonprofit on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy for the nearly two billion people who are failed by the global financial system. We develop and scale responsible digital financial solutions for small business owners, smallholder farmers, and women, so they can make informed decisions and improve their lives. Through targeted investment strategies, advisory solutions, and expert thought leadership, we work with local partners to develop and scale cheaper, more accessible, and customer-friendly financial solutions. Since 1961, Accion has helped build more than 230 financial service providers serving low-income clients in 75 countries, reaching more than 350 million people. More at https://www.accion.org.   About Accion Advisory Accion Advisory partners with a wide range of partners (e.g. financial service providers, corporates, Fintechs, etc) around the globe to better meet the financial and other needs of undeserved individuals and small businesses.  Leveraging innovations in technology and financial services, we provide strategic operational support to our partners to help them remain the providers of choice in their dynamic markets.    Ovante Ovante was created by Accion Advisory as an in-housed web platform built to scale across Latin America. The end users of Ovante are microentrepreneurs who can access the platform directly from their cellphone or desktop. The platform consists of 17different topics around managerial, financial, and digital skill building and guides its users through the different course contents, introducing incentives for them to finish each topic, and providing them with tools to apply concepts learned on Ovante in their day-to-day businesses.   Ovante aims to not only provide business concepts once, but to maintain an ongoing dialogue with entrepreneurs to support the evolution of their businesses and help guide them in accessing financial services from which they could benefit. Ovante help users to have easier access to credit by providing financial services providers with alternative data that can be used to complement a credit assessment and increase the chances of Ovante´s users to get a loan.   Project Summary Engage 100,000 MSMEs (micro, small, and medium businesses) to use Ovante through a collaborative approach with strategic partners in Mexico.  
Company
Mexico City
Country
Mexico
About Accion: 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.  Position Summary  Accion’s Human Resources team is looking for a Director, Talent and Culture who is passionate about designing and implementing high quality learning and employee engagement programs that boost employee growth and cultivate a high-performing, engaged, and inclusive workforce.    The Director plays a key role in strengthening a global culture of learning, engagement, and inclusion while ensuring that all learning and organizational effectiveness activities are strategically aligned with our mission and values. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing creative employee learning programs and engagement strategies to support organizational priorities. The Director also leads Accion’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee and has a unique opportunity to influence organizational culture and champion practices that make Accion a diverse, equitable and inclusive place to work.   This position reports to the Chief Talent Officer and is a key member of our Human Resources (HR) team.
Company
Accion Washington, DC
Country
United States