Capital Markets Associate

  • Permanent contract 
  • Lagos
  • Partial remote authorized
  • 3 years of college
  • > 4 years

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    The job

    Capital Markets Associate

    • Permanent contract 
    • Lagos
    • Partial remote authorized
    • 3 years of college
    • > 4 years

    This position was filled!


    FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets.
    For most of the positions, it’s possible to join FairMoney remotely or in one of our offices: in Paris, Bangalore, Lagos, Riga.

    FairMoney is unique thanks to its international exposure (with offices on 3 continents) and its impact-driven mission: we bring financial inclusion to underbanked people in emerging markets!
    We give 10,000 loans daily (one every 8 seconds!) in Nigeria and India, and have banking operations in Nigeria, with over 1 million users

    We’re backed by international investors and raised close to €50m to support our development. We are a team of close to 200 people between Paris, Lagos, Bangalore, Riga.

    We value candidates who embrace our company values:

    Growth Mindset
    Grow yourself exponentially through hard work, curiosity and constant iterations

    Start with the client
    We are passionate, optimize for our users, care for our impact

    Talent has NO passport
    Talent is widely distributed across the world, we embrace adding different cultures, nationalities and genders to our team

    Discover our other values during your discussions with the team.

    Job description

    Due to our growth, we are scaling our Capital Markets team to further drive an ambitious local currency debt fund raising program. You will be joining an innovative and ambitious team that recently closed a Fintech Private Note with leading investment banks acting as Arrangers to the offer. We have plans to continue to offer debt investors a range of innovative solutions to enable them provide FairMoney, a fast-growing yet prudent fintech with debt funds. This is where you come in.

    We will expect you to come brimming with creative ideas yet have the steady hands to run a debt capital raise process end-to-end with limited oversight. You would be hungry to leverage your existing experience to grow, build relevant relationships, and drive the big debt fundraising ambitions of FairMoney.

    We are waiting for you to join us and:

    • Support the development & execution of Capital raising strategy and participate in capital raising activities
    • Develop a pipeline of investors and manage relationship until financial close
    • Manage the relationship with professional parties i.e. solicitors, financial advisers, trustees, etc.
    • Create presentations and capital market documents
    • Review or prepare transaction documents
    • Develop innovative funding structures for the company
    • Manage the process of obtaining an investment grade rating
    • Conduct periodic competitive analysis and maintain comprehensive view of capital market industry performance
    • Build corporate financial models
    • Develop clear presentations to facilitate conversations with potential and prospective investors

    Preferred experience

    • BSc in any related field. An MSc, MBA, or relevant certification is an advantage
    • 4 - 6 years experience in Corporate Finance in an Investment Bank or any of the Big 4 consulting firms
    • Sound analytical and presentation skills
    • Strong financial modelling and excel skills
    • Great at preparing presentations on MS powerpoint
    • Project management skills
    • Knowledgeable about Capital Markets, the Economy and general financial markets

    Recruitment process

    1. Phone Screening with Titi, HR & TA Manager
    2. Technical test
    3. Technical Interview with Henry, VP Capital Markets
    4. Last interview with a Business Unit Head

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