Deadline: February 22, 2018
Open Capital Advisors is hiring an Analyst. They are looking for exceptional graduates to join our team for a minimum 3-year commitment supporting OCA projects and our clients in 3-6 month rotating embedded placements. Analysts will start with a rigorous training program to build strategic and financial skills, combining hands-on coaching and real-world experience in order to prepare you to assume responsibility as you grow in your role. Training is an integral part of this multi-year commitment and is funded by the company as part of this full-time position.
About the Position
You will work with different innovative businesses in roles ranging from analysing new business opportunities to creating and managing new systems to overseeing client budgeting. On a day to day basis, you will perform market research, develop financial models, and create presentations for clients. By rotating between opportunities every 3-6 months, you will quickly build diverse experience, working with senior-level clients and senior management within our team and offering unprecedented opportunities for personal and professional growth.
You will join us at an exciting time – we are seeking to achieve broad, ambitious growth goals, and can now leverage a strong international brand in the impact investing and frontier market space. As we look to deepen our reach in the broader African market, there will continue to be many opportunities to engage across SSA. The right candidate should be excited and genuinely motivated by the challenging strategic and financial questions we answer for our clients.
Open Capital Advisors is a management consulting and financial advisory firm that drives growth, enables investment, and builds markets across Africa. They help businesses, investors, development partners, and the public sector identify opportunities and deliver unique, impactful solutions.
They are looking for exceptional, hard-working, and ambitious new graduates who share our motivation and drive. You should be able to develop insightful analyses, problem-solve through analytical and organizational challenges, communicate often & clearly, perform excellent work, contribute fresh ideas, and take pleasure in the work we do. Our team is energetic and driven and we are quick to reward performance and initiative.
They are open to candidates with a variety of backgrounds; top candidates will typically have the following:
- Strong academic performance in any discipline and a clear understanding of business
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and analytical abilities
- Desire to learn and grow while being exposed to new industries and business issues
- Ability to work effectively in teams
- Enjoy solving challenging strategic and financial questions
- Able to begin work full time for start dates between May and October 2018
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For more information, visit Open Capital Advisors.