Investment Associate – Jhb

Finance/Accounting
JHB North, Johannesburg – Gauteng

Investment Associate
Johannesburg North
 
Experience/Skills:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
    • Deal structuring
    • Project management
    • A generalist in area in corporate finance with some experience in private equity
 
Qualifications:
    • Graduate degree, preferably a BCom Accounting, CA, CFA or equivalent
 
Responsibilities:
Business development/ transaction origination
    • Support business development initiatives. Develop and maintain clients network and relationships.
    • Develop and maintain client portfolio to source transactions.
    • Consult with BEE groups, intermediaries, lending institutions and other stakeholders.
    • Explore opportunities for new investments through networking.
    • Actively participate in business development initiatives.
    • Contribute to the development of a business development strategy.
    • Start to build networks within BEE market.
    • On deal flow start to build reputation as an acknowledged/successful deal maker.
 
Transaction execution
    • Applies standard project management skills of resource utilization, process management independently but still need advice / assistance on deal structuring techniques and negotiation skills.
    • Mobilize, coordinate and guide internal and external resources to appraise project/deals.
    • Manage and influence internal decision making and project processes to obtain investment approval.
    • Develop a broad knowledge of (of corporate finance/private equity macro environment, sector, specific transaction) to support team in identifying and recommending appropriate mitigation measures on key risk issues.
    • Partake in due diligence exercises, using approved processes and principles as outlined in the due
    • diligence scope.
    • With assistance recommend, develop, negotiate innovative/optimum/appropriate finance and legal structures for each investment deal ensuring long term sustainability/ viability of the project to the benefit of the client and theorganization.
    • With assistance utilize knowledge of project deal structuring in compiling paralegal documents such as term sheets.
    • With assistance support negotiate with clients/co-financiers on an acceptable deal / project structure financial terms, security to ensure successful deal closure.
    • With support oversee the finalization of legal agreements pertaining to the transaction/project.
 
Personal Attributes:
Cognitive Competencies
    • Analysis and Attention to Detail
    • Conceptual / Big Picture Thinking
    • Creative / Innovation
    • Focus & Sustained Attention
    • Judgement and Decision Making
    • Problem Solving & Learning Agility
 
Intrapersonal Competencies
    • Assertiveness
    • Drive and Result Orientation
    • Decisiveness & Action Orientation
    • Ethical Judgement
    • Excellent / Quality Orientation
    • Resilience and Stress Management
    • Rule Orientation
    • Time and Self- Management
    • Objectivity
 
Interpersonal Competencies
    • Building Relationships
    • Customer Service Orientation
    • Engaging Diversity
    • Interpersonal Agility
    • Teamwork
 
Please Note: Should you not receive feedback within 3 months, please consider your application as unsuccessful.