CAREERS

Economic and Financial Analyst or Research Associate

Location

Washington, DC

Do you want to apply your financial analysis and modelling skills to solve the world’s most complex water sector challenges? Challenges such as:

  • Developing financial and regulatory structures to enable water supply in small towns and rapidly urbanizing cities, affordably and sustainably
  • Designing tariff structures that meet a water utility’s goal of cost recovery, efficiency, affordability, and simplicity
  • Comprehensive planning to improve the performance of water and electricity utilities, ensuring affordable services to all, while being sustainable, resilient, and efficient.
  • Assessing the financial and economic viability of water and sanitation projects.

Can you communicate results in clear, compelling language? Do you share Castalia’s core values of Competence, Creativity, Consistency, Conscientiousness, Commitment and Collaboration? If so, Castalia wants you on our Utilities Team. We have an exciting position based in our Washington, DC office for an Economic and Financial Analyst or Research Associate who shares our passion: thinking for a better world.

Who we’re looking for

Required

  • A degree in Economics or Finance
  • Able to pick up concepts and frameworks, and apply them in a creative way
  • Quantitative skills in Mathematics
  • Knowledge of microeconomics or finance
  • Able to innovate, think laterally, and solve complex problems
  • Native-level fluency in English, including the ability to synthesize complex issues clearly and concisely in written and spoken English
  • Proficient skills in the Microsoft suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Work authorization in USA

Preferred

  • Demonstrated progress towards a CFA qualification
  • Graduate degree (MA, MS, and/or MBA) in Economics or Finance
  • Strong grasp of microeconomics
  • Previous professional experience with a relevant organization such as a(n):
    • Consulting or investment firm
    • Ministry of Finance, Economy, or Planning
    • Utility Regulator
    • International Financial Institution
  • Knowledge of and experience in the water and sanitation sector
  • Knowledge of corporate finance, project finance, or financial modelling

Remuneration and Benefits

The remuneration range for an Analyst position is $50,000 – $70,000, and the remuneration range for a Research Associate position is $45,000 – $50,000.

Castalia offers a competitive benefits package that includes vacation and sick leave, comprehensive health plans, 401k matching, and ongoing professional training and development.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You will need the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample
  • Transcripts

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You will need the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample
  • Transcripts

Applications close: 13 November 2020

We expect to inform successful candidates on 14 December 2020, for a start date of 18 January 2021

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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WASHINGTON, DC
+1 (202) 466-6790
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
United States of America

SYDNEY
+61 (2) 9231 6862
Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
Australia

AUCKLAND
+64 (4) 913 2800
74D France Street, Newton South
New Zealand

WELLINGTON
+64 (4) 913 2800
Level 2, 88 The Terrace
New Zealand

PARIS
+33 (1) 73 44 26 97
6 Rue Duret
France

BOGOTÁ
+57 (1) 508 5794
Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
Colombia

Thinking for a better world.

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