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May 9, 2022

We are looking for an Investment Analyst

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 and commitments total about 1.070 billion euros, half of them in Africa. The company has 90 employees. For more information, please visit

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 offer a unique opportunity to work as a development finance professional focusing on impact, profitability and sustainability. Employee well-being, work-life balance and job satisfaction are important to Finnfund and we offer our employees health care services that go beyond what the law requires, and we support our people’s sports and cultural activities. Through this, Finnfund motivates its employees to take care of their well-being and health.

We are based in Helsinki. Finland is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world, and Helsinki as one of the best cities globally to live in. Our working model is hybrid which means that you will work in our office in Ruoholahti, Helsinki with a possibility to combine it with working from a home office.

Get in touch

For more information about the position, please contact Associate Director Jussi Tourunen +358 40 568 0578 preferably on 13 May 2022 between 9-10 am or 17 May 2022 pm between 15-16 pm. During other times, Nina Kalajoki, MPS recruitment consultant, will respond to enquiries at +358 20 746 9413.

We look forward to receiving your application by 22 May 2022, at the latest. Please attach your CV and salary request with your application here.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. While we have a common vision, we value a team made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities.


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