Cytonn Investment Associate - Financial Services Jobs in Kenya

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.


  • The Associate's primary responsibility will be deal sourcing across specific target sectors for Cytonn Financial Services Fund which will include potential investments, analysis of potential exit opportunities, and the monitoring of the current portfolio,
  • Overseeing fundamental company & investment opportunity research and analysis in listed Financial Services Sector stocks in the Sub-Saharan Africa space,
  • Active portfolio management of the Cytonn Financial Services Fund, including periodic updates on investment and market performance and securities trading,
  • Conducting country, industry and capital markets research so as to keep up with detailed knowledge about the Sub Saharan Africa micro and macroeconomic environment and financial markets,
  • Participating in the evaluation, formulation and implementation of investment strategies,
  • Financial modelling and data analysis,
  • Preparing written reports and verbal presentations,
  • Contributing in investment meetings and review sessions,
  • Actively participate in value creation and portfolio operations,
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • At least 4 years’ experience in an investment management environment,
  • Must have achieved at least a B+ or equivalent in high school,
  • A graduate
    degree, with a minimum 2nd Class, Upper Division in Accounting, Finance or a business related course
  • Applicant required to have relevant industry designations or certifications or demonstrate a path towards becoming one), with a strong financial background,
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral),
  • Good analytical and quantitative reasoning,
  • Strong organizational and time management skills -ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize,
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business,
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint,
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage workload, work effectively under pressure in a demanding environment.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by May 31st, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Cytonn Investment Associate - Financial Services Jobs in Kenya

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