Capital Markets Analyst, VisionFund International

21077-14G31021
Tagb. City
31-Jan-22
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

*Position location: Philippines or Myanmar.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This role will support the Capital Markets function within VisionFund's Global Finance department, under the general supervision from the Capital Markets Manager. The candidate will be responsible for managing and delivering key finance initiatives mainly related to lender engagement, such as covenant compliance, preparation of reports and presentations, coordination of lender due diligence, and reviewing and supporting the treasury function.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support external lender engagement at the MFI level and Global Centre (GC):

  • Support Capital Markets Manager on GC lender engagement such as coordinating bespoke lender requests, due diligence, etc.

  • Support the executing/closing loan transactions with GC lenders by coordinating within different areas of VFI and facilitating the gathering of information required.

  • Support organizing lender activities (due diligence visits, investor days, road shows, meetings/calls with lenders).

  • Responsible for performing KYC (know your customer) on lenders at the GC level. This includes performing background checks on the lender organization etc.

  • Responsible for performing due diligence on new lenders to the MFI network.

  • Coordinate lender engagement meetings/calls with Capital Markets Manager and gather the information needed from different areas within VFI and external sources for these meetings/calls.

  • Organize lender activities (due diligence visits, investor days, road shows, meetings/calls with lenders).

Responsible for presentations, reports and other materials:

  • Draft and edit lender/investor presentations in PowerPoint.

  • Support on drafting communication to lenders.

  • Help edit the offering prospectuses.

  • Draft other documentation required by lenders including business plans and MFI profiles.

  • Create reports in excel such as the Borrowing Report and analysis on VFI’s liabilities and consolidated MFIs’ reports.

  • Support on lender due diligence materials required.

  • Coordinates reports from different areas on global VFI/MFI financing activities including the ALCO pack.

  • Coordinate and support the preparation of ad-hoc financial information request from the lenders.

Global Financing Management:

  • Tracking financial covenants at the GC level as per lender agreements.

  • Track non-financial covenants at the GC level as per lender agreements.

  • Track and consolidate financial covenants at the MFI level.

  • Co-ordinate and advise staff who handle reporting requirements on lender agreements at the GC level to ensure on-time submission of information to lenders.

  • Liaise with other functions in maintaining and updating the cash-flow on a periodic basis.

Treasury Support:

  • Reviewing invoices sent by the lender against the repayment schedules, and ensuring that payments are processed, and payment details are sent to the lender.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong understanding of lender requirements and the preparation of financial statements.

  • Project management skills.

  • Ability to conduct know your customer due diligence on potential lenders.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Relationship management skills.

  • Analytical abilities and high level of numeracy.

  • Competent in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a remote and multi-cultural team.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Tracking and performance monitoring.

  • 3+ years of work experience in the finance or microfinance sector (with banking, capital markets and lender experience preferable).

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously within specific deadlines.

  • Experience with leading, managing and working with different areas to complete a project/task.

  • Experience in reviewing legal documentation (ideally loan contracts).

  • Experience of managing key external relationships (e.g. lenders or major donors).

  • At least an undergraduate degree in business, finance or accounting.

  • Effective in written and verbal English communication (in addition, French and/or Spanish language capacity would be a distinct advantage).

Preferred:

  • CPA or similar preferred.

  • In-depth knowledge of KPIs and lender requirements specific to Microfinance would be preferred.

  • Loan contract negotiation experience would be preferred.

  • Experience managing multiple internal stakeholders would be preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness to travel up to 15% of the year.