CIM | Community Investment Management

Investment Analyst

U.S. Investments

Community Investment Management (CIM) is looking for an Investment Analyst to join our team. CIM is a global institutional impact investment manager that provides strategic debt funding to scale and demonstrate responsible innovation in lending to underserved borrowers in the United States and emerging markets. Our work aims to advance financial inclusion by partnering with select tech-enabled lending partners, improve financial health and drive widespread adoption of such fintech innovation by the financial mainstream.

Position Summary

We are looking for an Investment Analyst to join our U.S. Investment Team in San Francisco. The position will involve occasional travel to existing and prospective fintech partners. The Investment Analyst will contribute to all aspects of CIM’s work, establishing CIM as the leading credit provider for fintech lending products and platforms in our target markets. A passion for impact at scale, strong analytical skills, and comfort with a high degree of autonomy in a collaborative, global organization are essential for success in this role.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conduct deal-specific diligence, including financial and credit analysis on new and existing investments. Build detailed models to evaluate investment performance across a range of scenarios.
  • Support the monitoring of existing investments with periodic analytical reviews and direct portfolio company engagement.
  • Synthesize findings, develop analytical perspectives with limited information, create detailed investment memos, and make recommendations to the team.
  • Support the team in investment structuring, negotiation, documentation, and execution.
  • Assist in building new investment theses by analyzing and assessing new markets and fintech verticals and closely monitor the competitive and regulatory landscapes across fintech sectors.
  • Work closely with the teams in New York, Latin America, Asia and Europe to facilitate investor reporting, audits, risk reporting and technology coordination.
The ideal candidate:
  • Passionate about social impact, relentlessly inquisitive about identifying emerging trends, and constructively obsessed about assessing the best emerging teams and companies.
  • 2-3 years of previous work experience, with a background in fintech, debt financing, or structured products.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and expertise in building and assessing financial models.
  • Comfortable communicating one’s opinion clearly and effectively in writing and in team discussions.
  • Excited to work in a small, fluid, ambitious, and highly collaborative global team with a high degree of autonomy, self-motivation, and discipline.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative mindset, intrinsically curious, self-starter, and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Knowledge of other languages a plus.
  • Proficiency in SQL or experience managing relational databases or data warehouses in AWS Cloud viewed favorably.

For this position, we offer a competitive base salary in the range of $75,000 to $125,000 depending on qualifications and experience. In addition to the base salary employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans and are eligible for discretionary performance-based bonuses.

If you are interested in learning more about the role or applying, please send your resume and an email cover letter to

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Our Values

At Community Investment Management, we are committed to maintaining an environment that fosters personal and collaborative working relationships. Our people:

  1. Appreciate every voice and cultivate constructive dissidence
    We believe seeing things differently is a key strength
  2. Encourage each other to take chances
    We believe that people produce their best ideas when they feel comfortable putting themselves out there
  3. Stay humble and intellectually curious
    We believe that remembering that we all are deeply flawed enables a learning mindset which empowers us to discover new solutions and grow
  4. Seek alignment
    We believe that we are best set up for success when we share the same goals with our partners
  5. Find a better way
    We believe that we can figure out any problem with enough persistence and creativity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with our core values. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, building the thought leadership needed to have outsized positive impact on the world. We actively recruit, develop, and retain people from a diverse candidate pool. We strongly encourage women, people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. CIM is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and equal opportunity for all applicants, as well as employees. All applicants for positions at CIM will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other protected status. Qualified applicants with prior criminal records will be considered for employment consistent with federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.