We are looking for an Investment Manager whose mission will be to support our Co-Founders and the CFO in all of their fundraising missions. If you are organized, rigorous, autonomous and want to work for one of the most promising African start-ups, Gozem is made for you !
Gozem is a mobile application offering various services (transport, delivery, payments and financial services, and more) to African users, known as "Africa's Super App".
The app is 100% focused on the African market and mainly serves three local parties today : drivers (called champions), customers and merchants. We are present in several cities across Africa, and proud to improve the lives of local communities through the digitalization of the market and the introduction of technology-based efficiency gains.
Do you aspire to flourish in a stimulating and friendly environment ? Do you want to evolve and progress in digital, dynamic and disruptive contexts ?
Join us in building a new African digital ecosystem that improves quality of life. Together, let's make Africa smile !
Google Play Store : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gozem
Apple App Store : https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gozem/id1441247963
What is an Investment Associate?
The role starts with the management of all potential investors from equity to debt with a specific focus on Development Financial Institutions. It requires to run the full process from A to Z with negotiations, full due diligence, legal reviews and creation of all documentation and models. It requires the monitoring of the best investor opportunities based on our funding needs. Targeted investments will be debt, mezzanine, equity and structure products. Additional activities will include review of M&A targets and minority investments in strategic startups and partners. You will need to be organized, focused, demonstrate independent thinking and self-motivated with strong communication and analytical skills.
Your outcomes to reach after 6 month :
You are made for this position if :
You have strong analytical and numerical skills that put you at ease with financial data. You are results-driven, perform well under pressure and against tight deadlines. You are a proven team player with the ability to manage a wide range of responsibilities. You have an excellent academic background and fluency in French & English. You articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively. You are committed to excellence in your work and maintain high professional and ethical standards.
Master degree in Finance (having an MBA is a plus)
Around 5 years of experience working in an investment fund working on due-diligence, transaction execution processes, buy-side and sell-side M&A ( equity and debt financing transactions is a plus )
Experience of financial valuations with knowledge of DCF, LBO, merger modeling, comparable companies, precedent transactions etc.
Strong financial modeling skills (including stress testing) and experience of building/maintaining operating models required
Experience of preparing and maintaining industry/company presentations and benchmarking materials and other process documents required
Exposure to financing capacity valuations, impact analyses, bid analyses and collateral data analyses required
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Collegiate, strong team player and able to motivate and manage team members
Solid work ethic, motivation level, and strong attention to detail
Capacity to interact and build relationships with a wide range of people and act as a point of contact
Strong interest into fintech, innovation & super app
Fluent in English & French
Perfect use of Gsheet, Gslides & Gdoc.