Careers

Career opportunities

Root Capital is a dynamic, fast-growing leader in impact investing. Root Capital offers team members opportunities to apply their talents and passion to grow rural prosperity.

To apply for a position with Root Capital, please follow the instructions detailed in the job postings. Internship/Fellowship requests can be sent to jobs+internships@rootcapital.org along with a résumé; please specify area of study/interest.

 

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Investor Relations Officer The Investor Relations Officer will be responsible for building relationships with Root Capital’s donors, investors, and other external audiences by effectively communicating the importance of Root Capital’s work and impact. In particular, this Officer will be responsible for working with government institutions, multilaterals, value chain partners, corporate foundations, and foundations. S/he will be responsible for synthesizing information from different departments within Root Capital and for sharing that information in a compelling way through presentations, proposals, reports, emails and other communiqués.
    Aug 27, 2015
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Sr. Associate The FP&A Sr. Associate will implement key elements of the core forecasting and financial analysis functions within Root Capital's Finance Program. Working with the FP&A Manager and various FP&A and Lending Team staff, the FP&A Sr. Associate will be responsible for maintenance, development and enhancement of the Lending Model and ongoing analysis and reporting related to Finance Program performance at the portfolio, country, loan officer and loan level. S/he will also coordinate closely with SKI Team staff on Social & Environment Metric forecasts and analysis that combines profitability and impact data at the loan officer and loan level. The FP&A Sr. Associate will also participate in Lean initiatives and related projects, and will conduct ad-hoc analysis as requested by the FP&A Manager, Director of Finance, SVP of Finance, and SVP of Lending.
    Aug 27, 2015
  • Payment Processing Specialist The Payment Processing Specialist is a critical member of the Treasury team being directly responsible for the analysis and determination of loan disbursements and repayment attribution for Root Capital’s global multi-currency loan portfolios. The Payment Processing Specialist has regular direct communication with global regional credit staff, borrowers and value chain players to ensure optimal processing of loan transactions, compliance with key contract terms, and delivery of accurate account statements. Part of a fast-paced and dynamic team, this role requires a great deal of attention to detail and accuracy. The Payment Processing Specialist also serves an important role in liaising with the Accounting team in order to perform monthly reconciliations of loan transaction data. Loan servicing quality is a key differentiator in the market for Root Capital, and this role makes an important contribution to that value proposition.
    Aug 13, 2015
  • Payment Processing Associate The Payment Processing Associate is a critical member of the Treasury team being directly responsible for the analysis and determination of loan disbursements and repayment attribution for Root Capital’s global multi-currency loan portfolios. The Associate has regular direct communication with global regional credit staff, borrowers and value chain players to ensure optimal processing of loan transactions, compliance with key contract terms, and delivery of accurate account statements. Part of a fast-paced and dynamic team, this role requires a great deal of attention to detail and accuracy. The Associate also serves an important role in liaising with the Accounting team in order to perform monthly reconciliations of loan transaction data. Loan servicing quality is a key differentiator in the market for Root Capital, and this role makes an important contribution to that value proposition.
    Aug 13, 2015
  • Senior Accountant — Grants The Senior Accountant-Grants will have a strong knowledge of US GAAP and will support grants and contracts post award management and reporting activities. The Sr. Accountant will provide support in audit and technical accounting/rules application, system reports and policies and procedures, and for the month-end close and field support.
    Jul 02, 2015
  • Investor Relations Sr. Research Associate Root capital seeks a thoughtful and resourceful individual to work with the Investor Relations team to identify and evaluate prospective donors, including researching their interests, giving capacity, and relationship maps. While the main focus of the position will be on individual donors, prospects will also include foundations, corporations, and government/multilateral agencies. This is a part-time position, at 20 hours per week. Schedule to be determined according to new hire’s availability.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • IT Associate The IT Associate supports day-to-day functioning of information technology systems and operations in Root Capital’s Cambridge office, and serves as a liaison to IT-related staff in Root Capital’s field locations.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Risk Manager — Global The Risk Manager- Global is primarily responsible for reviewing and approving credit transactions for a designated portfolio of credits to small and medium sized businesses, primarily engaged in agriculture, in Latin America and Africa. S/he will work to ensure adequate underwriting, structuring, and compliance with credit policy in order to maintain a healthy portfolio that reflects the organization’s risk appetite. S/he will work closely and proactively with Loan Officers, regional Directors of Lending, and Regional Risk Managers to review transactions in the pipeline to provide underwriting guidance, review credit requests, and provide credit decisions. S/he will also contribute to ongoing policy development, and the identification and delivery of credit training.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Investor Relations Associate, Institutional Relations The Investor Relations Associate will work with the Senior manager of institutional relations and with other IR and program colleagues to identify and vet prospective funders, create engagement strategies, prepare compelling grant proposals, and manage stewardship for select funders.
    Jun 19, 2015

Latin America

  • Analista de Crédito — Costa Rica El Analista de Crédito en Costa Rica, tiene como principal responsabilidad apoyar a los Oficiales de Crédito, en colectar, verificar y analizar la información de créditos potenciales o actuales, además realizar la adecuada verificación “Due Diligence” de empresas en cada fase de los créditos para asegurar un buen asesoramiento de los riesgos del cliente y del crédito. Preparará junto con el Oficial de Crédito, las propuestas de crédito (Memo de Crédito) para su presentación y consideración al Comité de Crédito. En ausencia del Oficial de crédito, el analista financiero dará seguimiento a las actividades de monitoreo y apoyo a la cartera.
    Jun 19, 2015
  • Asociado de Análisis y Planificación Financiera (FP&A Associate) — Costa Rica El/la FP&A Associate proporcionará al equipo de Planificación y Análisis Financiero de Root Capital con apoyo analítico mediante la gestión de los datos del modelo de préstamo, la preparación de informes de rendimiento, así como apoyando diversos proyectos de investigación y análisis relacionados con el programa de Finanzas. Él/ella apoyará estas áreas, trabajando en colaboración con el resto del personal FP&A y el personal de programa.
    Jun 19, 2015