Senior Investment Analyst (SME)

Qatar Development Bank
Doha (QA)
Dec 17, 2018
Feb 15, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time

Functional Role:
1. Identify micro and macro-economic indicators that are of significant importance to a particular investment deal.
2. Work in close coordination with the Head of Investment to develop, review, refine, and launch new investment products
3. Work in close coordination with the Head of Investment and Investment Analyst to perform deal screening, deal structuring and investment memo preparation
4. Work in conjunction with the Investment Analyst, compute/analyse and gather information to provide an informative analysis to the Head of Investment and the Manager Investments
5. Analyse financial information to produce forecasts based on industry and economic conditions for use in making principal investment decisions. Analyse company accounts, profit and loss sheets, cash flow and other financial information
6. Interpret data affecting bank’s decision to provide equity to a particular SME, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks and economic influences
7. Monitor and analyse the progress of 100-day monitoring plan, create analysis reports and share the results with the team
8. Be aware of current developments in the field and get involved in preparing financial models to project future economic trends,
9. Maintain the appropriate financial models, standards and operating procedures as per the Bank’s policies.
10. Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of developments in the fields of business, finance in both local and global economy
11. Assist in the preparation of plans of action for bank’s principal investment deals based on financial analyses
12. Ensure that the overall processes pertaining to Equity Investments in SME’s are conducted in an efficient and effective manner.
13. Keep the Head of Investments informed of significant issues that may jeopardize the achievement of Bank goals
14. Guide the Investment Analyst in day to day operations pertaining to the investment division
15. Prepare regular reports and presentations on finance and administrative activities and discuss the same with the Head of Venture Capital Fund
16. Maintain highest standards of professional conduct, ethics and integrity in the provision of services and ensure the same is complied with appropriately across the department
17. Ensure adherence to the Bank’s policies and procedures where Financial Analysis is concerned
18. Build and maintain strong and effective relationships with all bank units to achieve the Department’s goals/ objectives.
19. Guide juniors on keeping department records updated, including investments performance, client records and progress on the different tasks assigned. Further, share periodic performance reports to upper management.

Technical Competencies:  Knowledge of Investments Products  Knowledge of Other Departments’ Products and Services  Identifying Potential SMEs or Start-ups  Identifying cross selling opportunities  Relationship Management with internal and external stakeholders  Portfolio Management  Financial Modelling  Business Valuation  Deal Management

Required Qualifications: *
 Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance from a reputed university
 Preferred, professional certificate in the financial field (CFA, CPA…)
 Possess solid knowledge and experience in feasibility assessment, market studies and financial modeling
 Possess solid skills in communication and public speech
 Possess solid knowledge in the Qatari market and banking business

Required Experience:
 Minimum of 3-6 years of relevant experience in an investment function in a similar role or as an investment analyst consultant (part of a team handling transactional services) preferably in a Gulf/ Local bank