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Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and impact investor. We build a sustainable future and generate lasting impact by investing in businesses that solve global development challenges. We invest 200–250 million euros in 20–30 companies in developing countries each year. Our focus sectors include renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions, and digital infrastructure and solutions. Today Finnfund’s investments, commitments and investment decisions total about 1.22 billion euros, half of them in Africa. The company has 100 employees based in Helsinki and Nairobi.

Do you want to help shape global sustainable development? Would you like to be part of our growth and success and work with investments in developing countries?

We are now looking for an

Investment Analyst

for a full-time, permanent position in Helsinki.

What you will be doing

As an Investment Analyst, you will assist the investment managers preparing new investments and managing a portfolio of investments. You will conduct financial analysis, prepare financial projections, analyse valuations, and gather information on customers, industries, markets and operating environments for investment proposals and portfolio management purposes.

Who we are looking for

You have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in corporate or investment banking, private equity, financial consultancy, corporate accounting or corporate investment planning and you have a relevant bachelor’s or a master’s degree. International work experience, especially from developing countries, is highly appreciated.

To be successful in the position we expect you to have:

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills together with fluent social skills,
  • excellent IT skills (especially Excel),
  • fluent written and spoken English, command of other languages is a benefit,
  • persistent, analytic, and comprehensive approach to challenges,
  • high motivation for a future career in finance,
  • capability to work independently and be proactive and goal oriented,
  • good team working skills,
  • possibility and preparedness to travel to developing countries, sometimes at a short notice.

What’s in it for you

We are based in Helsinki, the capital of Finland – world’s happiest country. Our modern office space in Ruoholahti was designed together with our staff members. Everyone has their own desk at the office, but as a hybrid workplace, many of us work from home 2-3 days a week.

Flexible working hours, extensive occupational health care services and recreational activities are some of the ways of how Finnfund promotes employee’s well-being, work-life balance, and job satisfaction. We advance and monitor equality and encourage our employees to carry out continuous learning and professional improvement.

Finnfund motivates its employees to take care of their well-being and health by supporting their sports and cultural activities. Finnfund’s employees can also choose between an employer-subsidized commuter benefit or bicycle benefit. Read more about working at Finnfund here.

Get in touch

For more information about the position, please contact Markus Pentikäinen, Investment Manager, tel. +358 50 339 7726, preferably on 13 December 2023 between 10-11.30 am or 19 December 2023 pm between 10-11.30 am. During other times, Martti Kangas, HR Legal Services, will respond to enquiries at +358 40 700 7754 or

We look forward to receiving your application by 1 January 2024, at the latest. Please attach your CV and salary request with your application via this link.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. We are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities.

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