Risk Analyst

As part of the development of its operations in Africa, MicroRate is looking for a Bilingual Risk Analyst (French and English).

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the rating missions (preliminary analysis of the MFI and the country of operation, processing of the financial statements, reading of the documents and policies of the MFI).
  • Conducting the evaluation mission remotely or in the field. The tasks will include conducting interviews, analyze financial and management information and preparing the closing meeting.
  • Post-visit analysis and report writing.
  • Preparing reports/notes on various topics (issues specific to the Africa region, among others).
  • Participating in business development activities for the region: analysis of the sector by country, sending information to potential customers.
  • Participating in specific projects (to be determined) to improve the methodology, indicators, and evaluation tools.


  • Educational Background: Finance and/or Accounting.
  • At least three years in financial analysis, microfinance and/or audit.
  • Native English and French required.
  • Good analytical, writing and synthesis skills.
  • Knowledge of or interest in the microfinance sector.
  • International experience.
  • Effective while working remotely.
  • Strong ethic and commitment.
  • Proactive.
  • Availability to travel 40 percent of the time (approximately one week per month) in countries where MicroRate's client MFIs are located.

About this Opportunity

Date Posted
Closing Date
Remote work