The microfinance analyst is responsible for supporting the global performance monitoring systems of the HOPE Network. This role will analyze financial and non-financial data sets and organize them in effective ways for management. The microfinance analyst will ensure consistency of calculations and integrity of data throughout the network using industry standards. He/she will be responsible for reporting on key performance indicators and dashboards and also take on a variety of ad-hoc reporting requests for financial modeling, reporting, and analysis for the microfinance team.
Location: Lancaster, PA; Durham, NC; Kigali, Rwanda; remote considered, RwandaUnited States
Reports to: MFI Performance Analysis Manager
Promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International;
Financial Performance Data Analysis and Reporting
Contribute to the administration, development, and improvement of financial reporting and measurement tools, reporting dashboards, and key performance indicators (KPIs) for HOPE’s microfinance network;
Track financial performance of the microfinance network by comparing actuals vs targets, conducting trend analysis, and assessing performance against benchmarks and peers;
Liaise with finance department to ensure information is timely and accurate;
Present complex financial data in a meaningful, insightful manner through effective visualization and organized presentations;
Propose proactive measures and actions to correct poor performing KPIs;
Assist in data preparation for reports for external stakeholders;
Review and consolidate monthly and quarterly reports and highlight areas of concern;
Produce regular and ad-hoc analyses for special projects, reports, and presentations;
In coordination with other departments, ensure integrity of, and improvements to, our data environments and systems of record;
Contributing to projects including technical support to MFI programs, data cleansing, HOPEs cost per person, financial projections and budgets, and expansion due diligence.
Personal confession of Christian faith and commitment to the mission and vision of HOPE International.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, banking, economics, international development, or equivalent.
At least 2 years of relevant work experience, particularly in the areas of financial analysis or accounting, preferably in the financial services industry.
Self-motivated organizational skills, including effective time management and prioritization of multiple deadlines.
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with employees across the organization, locally and remotely, across cultures, and with external stakeholders.
Strong analytical skills and high level of attention to detail.
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills, especially in Excel and Power BI.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 75 days per year.
Fluency in French, Spanish, Kinyarwanda, or other working language in the HOPE network, a plus
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