Senior Risk Analyst

As part of the development of its operations in Africa, MicroRate is looking for a Bilingual Senior 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 five 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

Dakar, Senegal
Date Posted
Closing Date
Remote work