Careers at CEDS Finance

CEDS Finance is an innovative and inspiring work environment. As a mission-driven organization, our staff are dedicated to helping our clients achieve financial sufficiency through entrepreneurship. We strive towards economic justice by providing financial products and business technical assistance to marginalized communities – immigrants, refugees, and BIPOC communities – that are often unable to access traditional forms of capital.

CEDS Finance believes that we thrive by investing holistically in our staff– with competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. With a healthy, motivated staff, we can make an even deeper impact on the community.

CEDS Finance is currently hiring for the following positions:

Operations Associate

Do you have a passion for customer service? Are you a team player? Then join our team as Operations Associate! The Operations Associate is an integral member of the team who connects our clients to our lending and technical assistance programs, supports the Director of Finance in HR-, finance- and facility-related tasks, and provides general office support to all other team members.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to with “Operations Associate” in the subject line.

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Portfolio Officer

Do you enjoy working directly with small business owners? Do you have a passion for impact investing? Then join our team as a Portfolio Officer! The Portfolio Officer supports small business owners achieve their financial goals of successful business ownership and growth through loan servicing and post-loan technical assistance.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to with “Portfolio Officer” in the subject line.

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Development & Outreach Officer

Do you enjoy raising money for an organization making a difference? Are you super organized? Do you enjoy writing? Then join our team as the Development and Outreach Officer! The Development & Outreach Officer is responsible for overseeing fundraising efforts that secure funding to support the programs and operations at CEDS Finance, and collaborates with the Communications Officer on outreach efforts to promote the visibility of CEDS Finance’s mission to its target market.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to with “Development & Outreach Officer” in the subject line.

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Business Consulting Officer

Are you passionate about helping small business owners reach their potential? Then join our team as the Business Consulting Officer! The Business Consulting Officer (BCO) shall support the administration, implementation, and continued development of CEDS Finance’s pre- and post-loan technical assistance (TA) program. The BCO will develop micro- and small-business clients by assessing their needs and directly providing in-depth pre- and post-loan technical assistance.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to with “Business Consulting Officer” in the subject line.

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In addition to competitive salaries, CEDS Finance offers a comprehensive benefits package that is designed to support you and your family’s health, both physically and financially. Employees at CEDS Finance enjoy the following:

Medical Insurance

  • Health – 100% covered by CEDS Finance for the employee
  • Dental Insurance – 100% coverage
  • Vision Insurance – Subsidized

Other Benefits Include:

  • Flex Spending Account
  • 403b Retirement Plan with company match
  • Partial cell phone reimbursement
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Qualifying relocation reimbursement
  • Professional development stipends and opportunities

Paid Time Off

We encourage employees to take full advantage of paid time off to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Full time employees at CEDS Finance are entitled to use all the time they have earned to support their physical and mental health.

  • Accrued Vacation
  • Accrued Sick Leave
  • Office closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Observed Bank Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty
  • Medical Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Voting Accommodation

Additional benefits at CEDS Finance that make it an excellent place to work:

  • Annual performance-based bonuses
  • Annual cost-of-living adjustments
  • Employee recognition
  • Quarterly team volunteer opportunities
  • Annual holiday party
  • Regular staff bonding activities both in and out of the office
  • Innovative team atmosphere
  • Leadership welcomes input into the direction of the organization

CEDS Finance is a collaborative space where all voices, no matter the level of the organization, are heard. We meet as a team regularly to help each other. We are a diverse staff that have collectively traveled to more than 100 countries, speak 10 foreign languages, and come from five different countries. We enjoy learning from each other as much as we enjoy learning from our clients and partners.

We also know how to have fun outside the office. CEDS Finance has an annual holiday party and dedicated staff bonding days at least once a quarter. This year we are also looking to commit to volunteer opportunities in the community so we can work together to make an even larger impact in the community.

CEDS Finance - Team Photo Holiday Party
Team Photo at Open House
Team Hitting $7M Deployed

CEDS Finance provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, ancestry, mental or physical handicap, or age. In addition to federal law requirements, CEDS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.