Finance / Business GraduateArise is a leading, African investment company backed by reputable cornerstone investors, namely Norfund, NorFinance, FMO and Rabobank.
Arise is the leading and most trusted investment and development partner for financial service providers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
By actively investing in and contributing towards the development of the investees, Arise has a positive impact in Africa and at the same time achieves long term market returns.
Arises mission is to contribute to the economic growth of Sub-Saharan Africa and the prosperity of its people by increasing financial inclusion and employment, strengthening rural development and alleviating poverty.
Registered in the Netherlands, Arise has an office in Amsterdam and an operating office based in Cape Town, South Africa.
We are looking for enthusiastic, ambitious finance graduates to join our team on a 1-year contract.
The contract will include rotation across the business units within the organisation.
The continuation of employment into a permanent contract will be based on reaching consistent performance measures throughout the year.
The successful incumbent will be employed on a full-time basis and apply their skills and knowledge to add value to the organisation through a range of tasks.
The Graduate will be based in Cape Town and will report to the Chief Investment Officer.
Main Responsibilities : Apply academic learning to the workplace environmentParticipate in project teams to achieve work outcomesProvide reports, analysis and research on relevant issues as directedUndertake professional and personal development to complement on-
the-job learningCarry out ad hoc duties as part of the investment team relating to the achievement of Arises mandateSelection Criteria : A relevant industry degree which was completed within the last 12 months.
This could include BCom Honours in Business Science, Development Finance, Accounting, BCom Business (and other associated faculties)Well-
developed analytical and research skillsWell-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Ability to work as an effective team memberA commitment to professional learning and staff developmentProficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint essentialAbility to plan and prioritise effectivelyAttention to detailPersonal Attributes : Energetic, forward thinking, pragmatic and positive mind-
set towards opportunities in AfricaFlexible and dynamic, problem solving abilities Self-motivated, results driven, ability to deal with changeExcellent intellectual & conceptual abilitiesAbility to cope under pressureFollow-
through; the motivation to ensure the highest standards of quality and productivity are consistently maintainedAble to interact across cultures and organisation levelsTeam playerRemuneration : Market related stipend will be paid for the duration of the contract.