Investment Professionals

£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
26 Sep 2017
24 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type
About the role
On behalf of our client Eden Brown are looking for an outstanding individual who can combine their first class credit analysis and investment execution skills with a genuine passion for the social sector. Our investment team is honest, flexible and open-minded and really gets to know the social enterprises and charities that we engage with so we can support their work with simple and creative finance solutions.

-Origination of new investment opportunities and development of the organisations network within the sector
-Credit assessment (both financial and social) of applications for funding, from review of initial business plan through detailed due diligence and research
-Financial modelling - building and manipulating financial models to test business plans and to structure appropriate financial solutions to support organisations
-Preparation and presentation of financing proposals to investment committee
-Negotiation of terms and conditions with investees and oversight of preparation of legal documentation
-Portfolio management - monitoring and reporting of investee financial and social impact performance, maintaining close relationship with investees including taking board observer positions, anticipation and management of challenges
-Liaising with intermediaries to provide specialist support to potential investees or portfolio organisations to support their growth plans

What we are looking for
1. Expert in assessing, structuring and sponsoring debt and quasi-equity proposals. Likely to have commercial experience of seven years or more
2. Demonstrable commitment to impact investing and supporting social enterprise desirable
3. Understanding of challenges in building and sustaining strong organisations whilst growing social impact; from start-ups to well established
4. Good working knowledge of, or keen to learn about, the social sector, including voluntary and community sector, local and central government and the statutory sector as a whole
5. Excellent financial modelling and due diligence skills
6. Experience of negotiating transaction legal documentation
7. Able to work well and communicate effectively with a wide range of people. This will include people who have both significant financial expertise and very little.
8. Able to anticipate and solve problems; empathetic, resourceful and intellectually curious
9. Strong team player who thrives in a busy environment and is able to work on their own initiative within a small team, often to tight deadlines
10. Expertise in renewable energy or property finance would be an advantage.

For further information about this role, please contact Bhavana Verma at

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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