Investment Analyst 2022 | International Jobs 2022

Investment Analyst 2022 | International Jobs 2022
Nesta International Jobs 2022

Date Posted:

07 May 2022

Expected Last Date:

23 May 2022


Contract, Private






Black friars, London - Hybrid Working



Job Type:

Full Time


Investment Analyst 2022 | International Jobs 2022

About Nesta

 We are Nesta, a UK innovation agency for social welfare. We design, test, and scale solutions to the biggest problems in society. Our three missions are to make a fair start for all children, help people lead healthy lives, and create a sustainable future in which the economy works for both people and the planet. is.

 For over 20 years, we have been working to support, promote and inspire innovation. We play three roles:  innovation partners who work with front-line organizations to develop and test new solutions, venture builders who support old and new companies, and system designers who create conditions for innovation. Taking advantage of the rigor of science and the creativity of design, we are constantly striving to improve the lives of millions of people. For more information, please visit


Nesta's growing Arts & Culture Finance team is looking for investment analysts to support the work of the Arts & Culture Impact Fund ("ACIF"). As a social impact investment fund, ACIF's goal is to enable entrepreneurship.


 A cultural heritage organization that fulfills its mission by utilizing flexible and risk-tolerant financing.


 It primarily provides loans to eligible organizations across the UK on flexible terms, including repayment periods of up to 10 years. ACIF builds on the work of the Pioneering Arts Impact Fund, the first dedicated social impact investment fund for the arts and culture sector.

  Investment analysts will join the fast-moving, intimate team of the UK's leading innovation foundation and play a key role in increasing access to social finance for arts and cultural organizations. Over three years, ACIF will make approximately 40 unsecured social investments, ranging from £ 150,000 to over £ 1m, in organizations that bring clear benefits to individuals and communities through cultural and creative activities.

  Investment analysts work closely with the broader Arts & Culture Finance team. A collaborative approach is important.

File application

 To apply for this position, please apply by 8:00 am on May 23, 2023.  

 The interview will be held on May 30, 2023, at w / c

The Person

We are looking for an independent and curious individual with more experience in economic valuation and a broader enthusiasm for arts, culture, heritage, and social enterprise. Specifically, I'm looking for:


Experience in assessing the financial performance of an organization (SMEs, charities, social enterprises, etc.), especially from the background of grants and investments

Trust in financial reporting (account, cash flow, budget) and experience with financial models

 Relationship management with diverse and diverse organizational backgrounds, seniority, personality, and work styles

 Desirable: Work experience in a social sector organization. B. Charity

 Desirable: Experience working with organizations in the arts and culture sector


Solid, hands-on knowledge of the basics of financial reporting and financial concepts


 Desirable: Solid knowledge of the concept of social impact, including monitoring and assessment

 Desirable: A strong network in the fields of art and culture


Analysis of past financial results and future forecasts, modeling scenarios as needed

 Support in business and investment risk analysis and development of mitigation strategies

 Time management and ability to deliver work to tight deadlines

 Clear and meaningful text, especially for investment applications

 Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to briefly explain complex issues and involve a wide audience


A collaborative team player who actively engages colleagues to overcome complex challenges

 A curious and open-minded critical thinker who enjoys giving and receiving constructive feedback

 Well organized, conscientious, and able to provide work carefully on time

 Personal and supportive, willing to help colleagues inside and outside the company reach their goals

What we offer

Salary: Approximately £ 43,000 plus a variety of benefits such as health insurance plans, dental insurance, annual leave buying, and selling capabilities, and eye care vouchers.

Location: This position is based in Black friars, central London.

 Term: Fixed-term contract until June 30, 2023

 Working Hours: Although this is a full-time position, we offer a variety of flexible working styles and encourage staff to take advantage of them. Many do so.

 Reported to: ACIF Investment Manager.

Nesta is an innovation foundation. We back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time.

Find Us



0207 645 9500


United Kingdom


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