Microfinance rating analyst

Posted on 04-06-2014


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Planet Rating SAS is a private independent microfinance rating agency based in Paris. Created in 1999, Planet Rating is today the most global microfinance rating agency, with over 800 missions conducted in 90 countries. With offices in Paris, Lima, Dakar and Nairobi, Planet Rating offers unparalleled global and independent coverage to the microfinance industry worldwide, with 15 experienced analysts providing rating services in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese. Planet Rating’s mission is to offer quality rating and evaluation services to increase the microfinance institutions’ financial and social transparency. Through its work, Planet Rating contributes to strengthen the microfinance industry. More details can be obtained on our website: www.planetrating.com 

Job description 
Planet Rating is looking for interns to help with multiple aspects of its operations: financial and operational management, Microfinance rating analysis, and marketing. Two positions are open, internships perimeter can be adjusted according to candidates’ profiles. Interns will be working in a dynamic and international environment with a team of microfinance rating experts. 

As an Assistant Analyst, he/she will join analysts with extensive experience in microfinance during financial and social performance ratings, participating in 
  • Preparation of the field missions, including analysis of the microfinance sector of visited countries 
  • On-site visits to MFIs 
  • Redaction of rating reports
Occasional additional support to the marketing team, internal admin and accounting, and field trips logistics will also be part of this role. 

Skills required
  • Fluency in English and French. Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and/or Arabic are an asset 
  • Interest in microfinance and international development 
  • Good financial analysis skills 
  • Good writing skills 
  • Detailed-oriented with strong ability to analyze, synthesize and write analytically 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Able to work independently, and manage multiple tasks at the same time 
  • Good team working skills 
  • Good command of Excel and MS Office software

Location : Paris, France 
Start Date : Full-time position to begin asap, for 6 months. 
Conditions :  Internship allowance + Ticket Restaurant 

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