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. Currently we have no available Internship/Fellowship positions.

 

Asia

  • Financial Management Trainer of Coffee Cooperatives, Aceh This consultant will be responsible for the effective and engaging provision of specialized training for coffee cooperatives in Aceh, Indonesia. The trainer will develop and deliver group workshops in addition to customized, business-level training for cooperative staff in topics such as financial management and accounting (e.g., cash flow analysis, improved accounting practices). Root Capital has been lending to coffee cooperatives in Aceh since 2006, disbursing over $10M in financing to 15 businesses during that time. Whereas this position will be the first focused on Financial Management training in Indonesia, the consultant will draw on a global library of methodological and content resources developed over the last decade + of Root Capital’s financial management training program in other global geographies.
    Nov 06, 2017

US - Cambridge Headquarters

  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager The Financial Planning & Analysis Manager contributes in four key areas. First, the position manages the organization’s budgeting systems, policies, and processes and works with department and program budget managers to create and monitor the annual operating budget. Second, the position leads analysis and production of reports related to departmental and programmatic operating expenses. Third, the position works with the Investor Relations team to prepare all donor budgets and spending plans that specify the use of restricted donor funds. Fourth, the position will manage the development and reporting on program and department key performance indicators.
    Jan 09, 2018
  • Executive Assistant, LAFCo This position will support the administrative operations of the Lending for African Farming Company (LAFCo), a fund management vehicle that is managed by Root Capital, as well as the administrative needs of Root's Chief Operating Officer (COO). LAFCo-related responsibilities entail coordination among Root Capital personnel, LAFCo's external credit committee, LAFCo's Board, and external shareholders. Additional responsibilities include overseeing meeting logistics, managing meeting materials, and overseeing general governance administration of LAFCo. Support for the COO will include: managing the COO's calendar, planning travel, processing expenses, and managing logistics for external professional commitments.
    Dec 18, 2017
  • IT Support Associate This position will provide first-line technical support for the Cambridge office, working to administer and optimize use of cloud-based systems including Google Apps, Box and OneLogin. This position will play a key role in general system maintenance and user support and training, and act as the primary IT support person for our global headquarters.
    Nov 06, 2017
  • Senior Analyst The Senior Analyst will make use of various techniques and tools to quantify the credit risk profile and make recommendations to lending and risk management to manage the portfolio within Root Capital’s and Root Capital Partners’ risk appetite. In this capacity and in coordination with regional teams s/he will coordinate the development and management of new risk rating methodologies and act as a resource for users of risk rating and financial spreading tools. Additionally, the Senior Analyst will work closely with our Africa lending team in all aspects of the lending process to ensure quality of underwriting, deal flow, and quality/timeliness of monitoring for our Lending for African Farming Company (LAFCo) clients. Additionally, s/he will support the development of LAFCo strategy, Board reports and presentations.
    Oct 19, 2017

Africa

  • Credit Analyst, Senegal The Credit/Financial Analyst supports the growth and quality of Root Capital’s credit portfolio in West Africa by conducting financial and credit analysis of loan applications from rural small and medium enterprises (SMEs). S/he will also monitor the quality of outstanding loans. This position will work closely with the Portfolio Manager for Francophone countries in West Africa. This position is based in Dakar, Senegal, with travel to other West African countries.
    May 09, 2017

Latin America

  • Analista de Crédito Nicaragua El Analista de Crédito 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. Así también apoyará en la búsqueda e identificación de nuevos leads, como parte de las actividades de mercadeo. 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 LO, el analista financiero dará seguimiento a las actividades de monitoreo y apoyo a la cartera.
    Jan 02, 2018
  • Regional Accounting Manager, Latin America As Regional Accounting Manager, the person that decides to join our mission will plan, organize and lead the full cycle of accounting, financial reporting and budget management activities in Latin America in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with Root Capital’s general accounting processes and local laws. This role will be closely involved in creating and updating global accounting and financial policies, together with Cambridge staff.
    Dec 08, 2017