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Internship – Junior Analyst - Meridiam HUB

  • Paris, Île-de-France, France

Job description

Meridiam was founded in 2005 by Thierry Déau, with the belief that the alignment of interests between the public and private sector can provide critical solutions to the collective needs of communities. Meridiam is an independent investment company and an asset manager. It is a Benefit Corporation under French law and received in 2022 the international BCorp certification.

The firm specializes in the development, financing, and long-term management of sustainable public infrastructure in three core sectors: sustainable mobility, critical public services and innovative low carbon solutions. With offices in Addis Ababa, Amman, Dakar, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Libreville, Luxembourg, Washington DC, New York, Vienna and Paris, Meridiam currently manages US$20 billion and more than 120 projects.

Meridiam is certified ISO 9001: 2015, Advanced Sustainability Rating by VigeoEiris (Moody’s), ISO 37001 Anti-Corruption certification by AFNOR and applies a proprietary methodology in relation to ESG and impact based on United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Your missions : 

The Junior Analyst will provide support to the Hub team members based in Paris, Washington DC and Dakar. As part of the internship, the junior analyst will have exposure to all kinds of infrastructure projects in Europe, Africa and North America, gaining a deep understanding of project finance, operations and standard investor’s requests. The selected candidate will report to the Hub Director, based in Paris.

More specifically, the intern will assist the Hub team on the following topics:
• Prepare quarterly reports (internal reports as well as investors’ reports)
• Contribute to the streamlining of the reporting process: full reorganization of the tools/files structures to make the process more robust
• Contribute to Knowledge sharing initiatives within the Hub. This can include the preparation organization and coordination of webinars, case studies showcasing assets’ ESG efforts, etc.
• Support quarterly valuation process of assets
• Feed ad hoc due diligence/queries process as required
• S/he will also be in close contact and provide ad hoc support to the Valuation team, Investors Relations team, the ESG/SDG team and some Assets Companies (SPVs).

Job requirements

Your Profile:

  • Master’s degree in accounting or Business Management or equivalent, ideally final year of study
  • Keen interest in ESG matters and project finance,
  • Entrepreneurial, demonstrated capacity of work, adaptability and ability to learn quickly new topics
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in French and/or English
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to interact with colleagues in a self-managed team structure.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiatives and to multitask in a fast-paced environment