Investment Analyst @ I'M IN Accelerator - Johannesburg, South Africa

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Investment Analyst is responsible for identifying business opportunities, reviewing financial information, drafting  and structuring equity investments and executing transactions

She/he will also represent the organization at PE/VC/angel Technology focused events

She/he will also work on a variety of corporate-wide projects

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the equity investment cycle from project development to disbursement
  • Conduct due diligence and assess investment opportunities
  • Structure transactions, lead negotiations, and oversee legal documentation process
  • Actively support investee companies and drive value through post-investment activities
  • Independently prepare investment proposals and present to the Investment Committee
  • Work on corporate-wide projects

Education and experience requirements

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in finance, business or other related fields
  • 3 years of investment experience (e.g. PE/VC/angel) covering the entire investment cycle from deal origination, structuring, disbursement and post-investment  
  • Strong financial skills including valuation and financial modelling
  • Structuring skills and sound business judgment
  • Superb written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English
  • Knowledge of Companies Act, financing agreement terms, tax essential
  • Experience in early stage investing ideal
  • Must be able to assess Technology/ tech-enabled businesses

Key attributes/skills sought:

  • Must have a strong interest in Technology (IoT, Big Data, Blockchain technology etc.)
  • Demonstrated team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work successfully with entrepreneurs and build relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills to actively nurture the community
  • Highly reliable and organised
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Willingness and interest in getting involved in non-investment work
  • Genuine interest and commitment to our organisation’s mission
  • EE candidates preferred