Corporate Financial Analyst Job Placement – BiD Network

BiD Network
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
BiD Network is an
independent trusted partner for SME’s in East Africa by facilitating tailored
financial solutions throughout their life cycle. Our customers are early stage
and growing businesses with a financing need of at least USD 50,000 up to USD
SM. Via our local office in Uganda, we provide investment-readiness and deal
making services to selected entrepreneurs that have at least $100.000 revenue,
social impact, significant growth potential and a competent entrepreneurial
team. Via these services, we are able to provide high quality deal flow to our
large international network of investors, both private and institutional.
Job Summary: The
Corporate Financial Analyst will be responsible for assisting in the research,
analysis and execution of investment opportunities. The position is within a
small core Deal Making team and provides the opportunity to work directly on
transactions from deal sourcing to all the way through execution and closure.
As a Corporate Financial Analyst, M&A you will have the opportunity to work
with business owners, entrepreneurs and Management Team on tasks such as
surveying the landscape of various industries and markets, developing the BID
Network pipeline, and evaluating specific opportunities. In addition, the role
requires close interaction with the individual and institutional investors such
VCs, and Impact Funds. The Analyst will work closely with senior professionals
and receive significant deal evaluation and execution responsibility.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Sourcing deal in the assigned markets mainly in Uganda
  • Although we are sector agnostic; agricultural supply chain, ICT
    (fin-tech), health care and/ or renewable energy are our focus industries
  • Keeping a close relationship with impact entrepreneurs in your
  • Supporting case officers throughout the due diligence of new funding
    opportunities and the deal execution process, including:
  • Negotiating terms of Bid Network with investees
  • First point of contact for financial analysis
  • Building financial models and valuation analysis
  • Conducting company and industry due diligence
  • Preparing internal investment committee memoranda
  • Assist in structuring the deal terms and communicating with
  • Working with legal, financial, and commercial advisors on process
    management, diligence, structuring, and negotiations
  • Working closely with the Bid Network management team in assessing
    business strategy, evaluating add-on investments and assessing
    opportunities in new and existing market.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must have exceptional academic achievement with an
    undergraduate degree from a top academic institution.
  • Two to three years of working experience at a top-tier investment
    bank, corporate finance advisor or investment organization.
  • Impact driven with a strong commercial acumen
  • Proven outstanding communication skills
  • Experience in investments or business knowledge in agricultural
    supply chain, ICT (fin-tech), health care and/ or renewable energy are
  • Experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate mergers
    and acquisitions, consulting or transaction advisory services would be
    viewed preferentially.
  • Positive attitude and a real team player. An ability to fit into a
    small team and high demanding work environment is key and you have
    excellent English communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate effectively with limited
    supervision and you have a high level of professional maturity and a solid
    work ethic.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills as well as strong
    modeling skills.
  • Leadership, interpersonal, management, and organizational skills and
    attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of local business environment, investment
    regulations and laws.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send an updated CV and a brief motivation letter to 
Deadline: 1st June 2018
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