Senior Analyst Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Senior Analyst

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Analyst will have a wide range of evolving responsibilities.

They assist the associates, managers and principal in all aspects of their work including but not limited to:

  • They assist the Principal, Manager, and Associate in delivering high-quality work on engagements to clients in diversified sectors.
  • Conducting industry and market research and assisting Raisin’s business development through the preparation of proposals and proactively targeting business opportunities in Africa.
  • Participating in all phases of the fund raising project life cycle, including preparing the business for exit, preparing marketing material and structuring, investor match making, transaction due diligence support, transaction structuring and negotiation and definitive agreements preparation, regulatory approvals support and closing
  • Analyze financial statements/projections, build financial models, and run sensitivities, with accountability for factual accuracy.
  • Reviewing company information and preparing reports on periodic financial statements, project progress reports, and other information submitted by clients.
  • Review the work of junior members of the team and provide training where necessary.

Qualifications & Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business-related course from a reputable university.
  • A CFA Candidature will be an added advantage
  • A Masters degree in finance, business, economics, or equivalent, though not required, is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a reputable professional services firm in external audit, corporate finance or transaction services.
  • Ability to strategically analyze companies/industries/countries
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills including corporate/project finance, data analysis, market assessment, and industry and regulatory analysis.
  • Ability to develop complex financial models; Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and database skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as sound business judgment to identify issues and present creative and practical solutions
  • Ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries and time zones
  • Proactive, initiative taker with strong teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are a must.
  • Make Smart Decisions – Leverages available data and makes timely decisions.
  • Organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to work credibly with senior staff.
  • Ability to form relationships with counterparts, clients and stakeholders to exchange information needed.
  • Demonstrated skill in financial statement analysis, accounting, finance, financial modeling, DCF, and comparable company analysis to support informed decision-making.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenario analysis, and diligence in the quality of your own work.

We offer

A fantastic opportunity to work on exciting corporate deals across East Africa.

Exciting unparalleled exposure to advisory skills, competencies, and tools.

Continuous learning and development.

Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.

Competitive remuneration alongside a range of other benefits.

Unrivaled space to grow and be innovative.

How to Apply

If qualified, please send your CV to with the title ‘Senior Analyst’ by 25th January 2023.