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Investment Analyst - Higher Education

Inspire Selection Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted 1 day ago Permanent AED30k - AED40k
Posted by
Claire Swann
Our client is an exciting Higher Education organisation who are setting up a subsidiary to manage commercial activities.

We are seeking a talented Investment Analyst to join our Higher Education clients dynamic team. You will play a key role in evaluating potential investments for their growing business. The role will evaluate startup investments, the development of global partnerships, and the monitoring of the university endowment fund.


  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis of companies using industry-standard financial modelling techniques.
  • Build and maintain complex financial models to assess investment viability and risk.
  • Contribute to the research and due diligence process for potential investments.
  • Prepare compelling investment presentations for senior management.
  • Stay abreast of market trends and economic developments in the Middle East.


  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering with MBA being an advantage
  • 3-5 years' experience as an Investment Analyst in a Big 4 accounting firm or private equity firm preferably in the Middle East.
  • Strong academic background in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven ability to build and manipulate complex financial models using Excel and other software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in financial modelling best practices.
  • Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA) Qualification or similar industry equivalent
  • Arabic language would be a distinct advantage

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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