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  • Posted: Dec 1, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Established in 2007, Accion Microfinance Bank has a mission, "To economically empower micro-entrepreneurs and low-income earners by providing financial services in a sustainable, ethical and profitable manner.” The bank has an extensive branch network where customers have easy access to various products and services that include savings, loans, micro-i...
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    Analyst, Global Advisory Solutions

    Position Responsibilites 

    • 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. The general responsibilities are as follows:

    Project Assignments:

    • Participate in project assignments designed to identify and define issues, review, and analyze evidence, and document business processes. Prepare working papers to support results of engagements.
    • Contribute to the development of project plans including but not limited to the following: supporting the development of fieldwork task schedules, scheduling and preparing for workshops and interviews, gathering documentation, and liaising with client staff.
    • Learn more about client business conditions by supporting interviews with client management to gain an understanding of client business conditions.
    • Conduct market scans and analyze key trends (regulation, technological changes, competition, etc.) to identify market opportunities or risks and threats. Compile findings in country dossiers and presentations.
    • Provide support to the team in the coordination and communication of the results of consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
    • Participate in the drafting of reports and the presentation of the reports to senior advisor(s) for review.
    • Other related projects and learning opportunities as assigned.

    Proposals & Business Development:

    • Learn about and support end to end the proposal development and submission process.
    • Engage in networking events related to GLAS service offerings.

    Internal Business Practices:

    • Support internal innovation through active engagement in the identification and recommendation of innovative solutions to improve internal work processes.
    • Other work duties as assigned.

    First year IMPACT agenda will include:

    • The opportunity to meet with regional heads to discuss business trends and current projects.
    • Participate in a Problem/Solution Challenge.
    • Be introduced to and have the ability obtain learning opportunities in each GLAS capability area.
    • Learn about different areas within Accion including the Center for Financial Inclusion, Venture Lab, and Global Investments.
    • Mentee/Mentor opportunity

    Position Qualifications

    • Passion for the social sector and keenness toward technology-enabled business models.
    • Experience of 2+ years in a reputed consulting organization or fintech or financial services provider.
    • MBA or equivalent with a background in or inclination toward infotech, financial services, or social sector is preferred.
    • Innovative mind-set and fresh perspective to the design and development of new and existing business models to support clients in achieving break-through results.
    • Ability to study and quickly understand business processes, team dynamics and customer needs.
    • Ability to structure and scope complex problems and apply a range of analytical tools to develop solutions. 
    • Curious mindset & demonstrated initiative to learn the developments in fintech and financial inclusion domain, an entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Excellent people skills, experience with multi-cultural environments is preferred.
    • Proven multi-tasking skills with a positive, can-do attitude and an approach of “every job is important.”
    • Team player who enjoys working in a semi/un-structured environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; French or Spanish is a bonus.
    • Proven project management skills
    • Demonstrated fluency in financial modelling tools such as Excel.
    • Ability to create visually appealing presentations.
    • Willingness to travel (30-40%).
    • Interest in our mission and working globally.
    • Willingness to embody our values of excellence, respect, and passion for social change.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ACCION Microfinance Bank on to apply

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