Senior Investment Analyst


Organization Description:
GAWA Capital is a dynamic impact investing firm founded in 2009 and headquartered in Madrid. Our mission is to promote social and economic development among low income communities in developing countries by leveraging private capital markets and entrepreneurship. We apply the best practices from the private equity and impact investment industry in order to provide our investors with excellent financial returns and sustainable social impact. Today we have over $50 million in assets under management making both debt and equity investments in microfinance and potentially other sectors.

We offer the opportunity of actively contributing to a sustainable society. We have an entrepreneurial, value-based, informal and transparent working culture. We do what we do because we believe we can make a difference making this world more just. We offer a dynamic working environment within a growing organization where there is room for personal ideas and initiatives.


Job Description:
GAWA Capital is seeking a dynamic Senior Investment Analyst with Spanish language fluency that will play a key role in our investment process as well as in the management of our portfolio.The Senior Analyst will directly report to the Co-CEOs of the company and shall be responsible for the following duties:
  • Support the active management of portfolio companies, including monthly financial and social monitoring of portfolio companies and preparation of quarterly reports for the Investment Committee and for our investors
  • Perform comprehensive and in-depth target companies, country and industry research
  • Support the sourcing investment opportunities by initiating, maintaining and deepening contacts with potential investees
  • Prepare detailed investment proposals and due diligence reports
  • Analyze financial statements and prepare detailed financial models
  • Participate in due diligence trips to assess potential portfolio companies
  • Assist in deal negotiation, structuring and review of legal documentation

Desired Qualifications:
  • University degree preferably in economics, business, international development or related field;. Master degree/MBA is a plus 
  • 3+ years of work experience with at least 2 years in investments, preferably in microfinance or other impact investing asset classes
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to take ownership of assigned projects and associated results
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to social / economic development and strong work ethics
  • Strong attention to detail, confidence and ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in multiple projects
  • Good networking skills 
  • Willingness to travel abroad on a regular basis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word Excel and Powerpoint
  • Proficiency in Spanish both written and spoken
  • Proof of ability to work in Spain

How to Apply:
Please send an email with your CV to: jobs@gawacapital.com

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