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KIVA REMOTE
10/05/2021
Internship
Since its founding, volunteerism has been an integral part of Kiva's foundation and success. As a Kiva Intern, you will contribute your passion, drive, ideas and expertise to expanding our reach and impact while taking on immediate and significant responsibilities within your team. In addition to learning on the job, you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development workshops and events that will accelerate your professional growth while learning about Kiva and the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors.  Through this volunteer internship, we’re hoping to provide a high caliber learning experience. With the completion of our internship program, you will take away many in-demand job skills. Additionally, all Kiva interns will gain exposure to foundational microfinance concepts and ongoing professional development tailored to your career goals. This position will also put you in contact with a wide array of employees around the world, giving you a jump start on networking opportunities. This Kiva internship is a 6-month, part-time (24-32 hours per week), United States based, remote volunteer position.  Placement Process Kiva places interns within most departments of the organization. During recruitment, we evaluate your application and interests to match you to a specific team that will leverage your talents while providing you with an opportunity to develop and grow. Although Kiva Interns range in age and experience, a common theme among our participants is a "can do" attitude as well as a desire and willingness to dive in and get their hands dirty. Our team Kiva Capital’s team seeks an intern to help institutionalize the operational and financial infrastructure of Kiva Capital as we build out a suite of innovative, impact-first, investment funds. As an intern on the Kiva Capital Team, you will work directly alongside a newly formed team of deeply experienced Asset Management Professionals to help institutionalize and launch impact investment funds. This is a fantastic introduction to the world of Impact Investing, Fund Management, Operations, Finance and Accounting. You will be exposed to many aspects of fund accounting, fund administration, loan administration, treasury management, risk, and investor relations. This is an ideal position for someone with a background in finance, economics, accounting, and investing who is looking to gain valuable experience in the finance and operations’ departments of the asset management and impact investing industries.  Primary Responsibilities 1. Finance and Fund Accounting  Partner with the Director of Fund Operations to develop and establish a comprehensive accounting and financial infrastructure for the Kiva Capital Funds. The intern will get direct exposure to GAAP, Audited Financial Statements, and Investment Fund Accounting. 2. Operations Systems and Processes Collaborate with the Fund Operations Team to build out the loan administration framework, assist with Audit and Tax support, and provide Treasury Management services. As part of a newly formed team the intern will help to establish robust procedures and processes implementing industry best practice standards.  3. Provide general support to the Kiva Capital Team Kiva Capital is experiencing record growth and in the second of 2021 will be working on 4 different funds focused on GenderLens Investing, Refugees, California Small Business and Covid-19 Relief. Kiva is also keenly focused on the democratization of Impact Investing. While supporting a very experienced team the intern will be asked to do heavy lifting on projects around financial reporting, process documentation, accounting setup, and operational support. Qualifications At least 21 years of age or older by July 13th, 2021 Able to commit to the full 6-months term Proactive and highly organized with an aptitude for working in a start-up environment. This means being able to take on multiple projects, work independently, manage your time to meet deadlines Preferred: Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics or field experience in the same. Strong analytical and Excel skills Detail oriented Value Kiva's Mission and financial inclusion Programs: Excel, GoogleDocs, PowerPoint, MS Office.  Perks: Professional development and skills workshops Access to Kiva’s network of Kiva Fellowship and Internship Alumni Optional participation in Kiva’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and social activities such as happy hours and coffee chats   References gladly given for successful participants Kiva's Internship is a part-time volunteer position, however, to help offset some expenses, Kiva will provide a modest stipend of $800 a month (before taxes) to its volunteers. Please note that the stipend is considered taxable income and we expect interns to do their own research as to how this may affect their personal/tax implications. The weekly time commitment for a Kiva Internship is 24-32 hours per week, from July 13th, 2021 - December 30th, 2021. Please make sure you have the availability to commit for the entire internship period before submitting an application. A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of Kiva's culture.  We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission! Apply for this Job * Required   First Name * Last Name * Email * Phone * Location (City) *Locate me  Resume/CV * Attach Dropbox Google Drive Paste   Cover Letter * Attach Dropbox Google Drive Paste   School Select a School Degree Select a Degree   High School   Associate's Degree   Bachelor's Degree   Master's Degree   Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)   Juris Doctor (J.D.)   Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)   Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)   Engineer's Degree   Other Discipline Select a Discipline   Accounting   African Studies   Agriculture   Anthropology   Applied Health Services   Architecture   Art   Asian Studies   Biology   Business   Business Administration   Chemistry   Classical Languages   Communications & Film   Computer Science   Dentistry   Developing Nations   Discipline Unknown   Earth Sciences   Economics   Education   Electronics   Engineering   English Studies   Environmental Studies   European Studies   Fashion   Finance   Fine Arts   General Studies   Health Services   History   Human Resources Management   Humanities   Industrial Arts & Carpentry   Information Systems   International Relations   Journalism   Languages   Latin American Studies   Law   Linguistics   Manufacturing & Mechanics   Mathematics   Medicine   Middle Eastern Studies   Naval Science   North American Studies   Nuclear Technics   Operations Research & Strategy   Organizational Theory   Philosophy   Physical Education   Physical Sciences   Physics   Political Science   Psychology   Public Policy   Public Service   Religious Studies   Russian & Soviet Studies   Scandinavian Studies   Science   Slavic Studies   Social Science   Social Sciences   Sociology   Speech   Statistics & Decision Theory   Urban Studies   Veterinary Medicine   Other Start Date  End Date  + Add Another Education LinkedIn Profile Will you be at least 21 years of age by July 13th, 2021? * -- --   Yes   No How did you hear about this internship? *     Kiva.org  Google  Twitter/Facebook  Former Kiva intern/staff/fellow  University recruiting event  University job board  Corporate job board  Social impact job board Do you speak any languages besides English? If so, which language(s) and at what proficiency? * Is there any reason you would not be able to commit to a part-time internship from July 13th, 2021 to December 30th, 2021? * U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Kiva.org are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. 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KIVA Nairobi, Kenya
10/05/2021
Young Professional
Since its founding, volunteerism has been an integral part of Kiva's foundation and success. As a Kiva Intern, you will contribute your passion, drive, ideas and expertise to expanding our reach and impact while taking on immediate and significant responsibilities within your team. In addition to learning on the job, you'll partake in a variety of educational, social, and professional development workshops and events that will accelerate your professional growth while learning about Kiva and the non-profit, technology, and microfinance sectors.  Through this volunteer internship, we’re hoping to provide a high caliber learning experience. With the completion of our internship program, you will take away many in-demand job skills. Additionally, all Kiva interns will gain exposure to foundational microfinance concepts and ongoing professional development tailored to your career goals. This position will also put you in contact with a wide array of employees and organizations around the world, giving you a jump start on networking opportunities. This Kiva internship role is a 6-month, part-time (24-32 hours per week), Kenya based, remote position.  Placement Process Kiva places interns within most departments of the organization. During recruitment, we evaluate your application and interests to match you to a specific team that will leverage your talents while providing you with an opportunity to develop and grow. Although Kiva Interns range in age and experience, a common theme among our participants is a "can do" attitude as well as a desire and willingness to dive in and get their hands dirty. Our team: Kiva's Impact Investments team works with partner lending institutions and borrowers from all over the world, who post profiles for fundraising onto the Kiva website. The team is responsible for sourcing, monitoring and managing relationships with these partners and borrowers, onboarding and training new partners, and ensuring that all funding relationships are compliant with Kiva’s policies and are aligned with Kiva's social mission and strategic focus. The Impact Investments team includes staff based in the US, Kenya, Thailand, and Colombia, who manage Kiva’s investment relationships across the world. Your role: We are looking for passionate, dedicated, skilled young professionals to support the efforts of the Impact Investments team by working with our Impact Investments team, our Field partners and their clients in order to help us expand our impact. The Investment Analyst Intern will be responsible for supporting the Impact Investment team to monitor performance metrics and trends of institutional partners and borrowers with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. This is an early career traineeship opportunity, which supports Kiva’s Impact Investments team in onboarding, monitoring, and supporting our large network of international investment partners. The Investment Analyst Intern will report to a regional Investment Manager, and will collaborate closely with other team members across the Impact Investments team including the Investment Associates. This role will also support initiatives where needed. The ideal candidate is a flexible and positive team player who is passionate about Kiva’s mission and is able to perform basic financial statement analysis  and execute complex processes efficiently and accurately. This role will be based in Nairobi. Primary Responsibilities: Partner support: Assist in onboarding approved partners, communicate Kiva policy to partners and update Kiva on any new Partner developments. Apply critical thinking to help resolve partner queries. Assist with the monthly repayment reporting process and escalate compliance, systems and process issues as needed.  Partner Operations: Conduct off-site Borrower Verifications (BV) to monitor Field Partners for compliance with Kiva policies. Assess the Kiva-related operations of assigned Field Partners, identifying opportunities for increased efficiency and implementing sustainable solutions. Provide training and technical assistance on Kiva systems, processes, and policies to key Field Partner staff members involved in the Kiva workflow.  Financial Analysis: Input Partner financials and risk metrics into standardized templates, follow up with partners to resolve any issues, and review financial analysis outputs Due Diligence: Support due diligence processes of potential investments to help assess prospects’ financial and social performance, and mission fit with Kiva. Interest Rate/Borrower Cost Analysis:  Assess the total cost of the loan product offered by field partners in comparison with the local and regional markets   Macro-level Risk Analysis: Conduct a Country/Regional-level risk analysis of the credit industry including the regulatory environment, market saturation and over-indebtedness, currency exchange risk, and current industry trends Operations management: Manage and maintain up to date documentation related to Partners in Kiva's various systems. Maintain a high level of attention to detail in all projects.  Qualifications Required: At least 21 years of age or older by July 13th, 2021 Able to commit to the full 6-months term Must be authorized to work in Kenya  Ability to manage time well and prioritize across competing tasks with an eye to detail  Flexible, and willing to maintain a dynamic schedule in order to work with people across varying time zones Effective while working remotely Strong communication and relationship management skills, including the ability to tailor communications to a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders, across multiple cultures. Tech savvy. High level of proficiency in Microsoft and/or Google Suite office software and adept at learning and using technology platforms. Comfortable learning new technologies Preferred: Bachelors or Masters degree in a related discipline   1-2+ years of work experience in Investment Management, Lending, Finance, Business Analytics, or a related area Training or experience in financial statement analysis is a plus French or Portuguese language proficiency a bonus Demonstrated project management experience and ability to move multiple projects forward at once. Perks:  We have a culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to professional development training and workshops, and regular feedback on your performance.   Access to Kiva’s global network of Kiva Fellowship and Internship Alumni Optional participation in Kiva’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and social activities such as happy hours and coffee chats   References gladly given for successful participants Monthly internship stipend  The weekly time commitment for a Kiva Internship is 24-32 hours per week, from July 13th, 2021 - December 30th, 2021. Please make sure you have the availability to commit for the entire internship period before submitting an application.
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