Senior Accountant, Solar Assets
- Location: Denver
- Salary: $40 - 48 per hour
Produce and maintain accurate and complete sets of accounts relating to solar operating assets. Maintain the chart of accounts within the assigned area, orchestrate sound financial and managerial reporting, and ensure the success and timeliness of debt service and equity distributions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Budgets & Forecasts
Financial Processes and Systems
Audit and Tax and Entity Compliance
Reporting and Distributions
General day to day activity
My client is a leading renewable energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates high-quality wind and solar generation, transmission, and energy storage facilities. Their mission is to transition the world to renewable energy through the sustainable development and responsible operation of facilities with respect for the environment, communities, and cultures where they have a presence.Their approach begins and ends with establishing trust, accountability, and transparency. Their company values of creative spirit, pride of ownership, follow-through, and a team-first attitude drive them to pursue their mission every day. Their culture supports their values by fostering innovative and critical thinking and a deep belief in living up to their promises.Headquartered in the United States, my client has a global portfolio of more than 35 power facilities and transmission assets, serving various customers that provide low-cost clean energy to millions of consumers.Responsibilities Job PurposeThe Manager, Business Development will lead renewable project development with responsibility for project origination; project management including budget, schedule, achievement of development milestones; and relationship management. The Manager will also potentially support in project acquisitions, partnerships, and business unit refinement of business strategy. Day to day responsibilities include leading defined regional project development activities, leveraging existing resources for project advancement, and making project/portfolio investment recommendations (in accordance with my client's transaction processes, including drafting internal approvals, etc.).Key Responsibilites:Manage development of large, complex renewable projects, including coordination with internal stakeholders and management of external consultants. These responsibilities include internal coordination on design, economic analysis, permitting, site control, transmission/interconnection etc. Source new development opportunities in the US market. Provide appropriate leadership for development risk analysis, transmission screening, economic analysis etc. Manage relationships with key external stakeholders and partners including utilities, landowners, community stakeholders, etc. Provide support and potentially participate in origination activities associated with your projects, in coordination with the Power Marketing team, including responding to RFPs, quarterbacking financial model inputs, preparing for in-person discussions with offtakers/partners, etc. Support in project acquisition tasks for my client's North America business pipeline, including development of target acquisition list, offer preparation, commercial negotiations, securing internal approvals, leading diligence. Support 3rd party project financing working closely with my client's finance team when projects are ready to proceed to that stage. Prepare management presentations and internal reports on new business opportunities and provide support for investments to senior management and board of directors. Create and maintain project budgets, schedules, and development plans for each project for which you have responsibility. Prepare internal reports on current project opportunities and risks, value proposition, upcoming milestones, recommended investments, etc. Coordinate with Finance Dept. to provide inputs to, and confirm the financial pro forma for each project under your purview. Key AccountabilitiesAchievement of annual milestones for building solar business unit Pipeline MWs Achievement of Development Milestones Team/resources Qualifications Educational RequirementsBachelor of Arts or Sciences. Required Work Experience5-7 years of experience in the electric power industry, with preference for direct experience in solar and wind power. Experience in project development, power marketing, project finance and M&A. Strong network of industry contacts from which to generate investment or development opportunities. Proven track record of success. Additional RequirementsLooking for entrepreneurs. Strong team player. Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, and negotiation skills. Self-starter. Ability to lead and participate in cross-functional teams of internal and external resources. Ability to work with uncertainty. Creative problem solver. Experience in financial modelling or analysis. Knowledge of wholesale energy markets and the solar market. Experience in all critical areas of development – technology, construction, financing, environmental permitting, real estate, electric transmission, regulatory issues, and supply and off-take
Director/Senior Director, Structured FinanceThe Structured Finance team is committed to helping my client finance and commercialize 25GW by 2025 having helped financing 2.2 GW and raise $3.3bn of debt and tax equity financing in the USA since 2019. To support our mandate, our team is looking for a highly motivated and analytical Director or Senior Director of Structured Finacne who has a strong interest in joining a dynamic and high performing team to capitalize on substantial deal flow for a top tier platform in the U.S. The individual will be responsible for supporting project finance debt/tax equity transactions from the initial capital raising stage to final funding events. In addition, the individual will be responsible for conducting financial analyses for offtake contract origination, M&A opportunities, and undertake miscellaneous analytic tasks. Duties Lead negotiations and structuring with financing counterparties for large-scale solar assets, including tax equity, construction debt, term debt, and other financial products Manage teams performing all aspects of transaction execution including project marketing, negotiation of financing terms, investor due diligence, structuring and financial modeling, and transaction closing Lead valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and financing of late-stage project acquisitions Provide guidance to Power Marketing and Project Development teams regarding financial structuring and investor appetite for new offtake structures Prepare and present project acquisition opportunities and other business initiatives to the Investment Committee and other senior executives Qualifications & Experience 6+ years of professional experience working in renewable energy project financeincluding firsthand experience closing multiple project debt and tax equity financings Successful track record of managing project finance and M&A transactions from beginning to end Experience leading internal teams and managing external counterparties All remote candidates qualified to work in the USA shall be considered, however a strong bias/advantage will be given to candidateswilling to relocate to and work from our offices in San Francisco or Denver.
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Design Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to manage, plan and execute engineering support on solar energy installations. Projects are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Previous Solar UK experience is required with overseas experience a bonus. In this Role you Will: · You will lease directly with the project management team across full lifecycle of the project · You will plan solar projects in the utility scale megawatt range and undertake yield assessments · You will develop designs for projects in development liaising directly with the development team The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package.
Solar Development Associate The Solar Development Associate - Midwest will support the expansion of a renewable energy company's portfolio of utility-scale solar energy development assets in the Midwest. The successful candidate will possess a combination of real estate expertise, written and verbal communication skills, business development acumen, and negotiation skills.This role is open to candidates in St. Louis (preferred) or remote in Iowa, Indiana, Arkansas, Illinois, or Missouri. The position requires approximately 30% travel.Key responsibilities include: Successfully siting and permitting facilities on agricultural land.Negotiating lease agreements and purchase option agreements with rural landowners.Managing ongoing relationships with landowners through design and financing to secure additional support as needed for easements, zoning support, and title cure.Managing internal and external resources (engineering, finance, legal, environmental, etc.) to successfully develop candidate projects.Structuring overall projects and managing development through financial close/start of construction.Maintaining an overview of the relevant business and competitive environment, including regulatory and environmental legislation. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or higher in engineering, economics, business, or a related field.1-3 years of experience in infrastructure project development, solar or wind preferred.Relevant experience in successfully permitting facilities on agricultural property including cell phone towers, power generation facilities, or other commercial/industrial operations.Strong public speaking skills - comfortable representing projects at community meetings and zoning hearings.Demonstrated analytical skills and commercial savvy.Independent work ethic/self-motivation and demonstrated leadership ability ideally in a development role overseeing multiple project/transactions simultaneously.Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers including senior leadership.Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Google Earth, Adobe, etc.).Ability to work in an entrepreneurial organization.Knowledge of the electric utility industry in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri. In this role, the Solar Development Associate will play a key role in expanding the company's renewable energy portfolio, creating sustainable solutions for the future. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and have a passion for renewable energy. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact us for further information.
You will manage and monitor a portfolio of Group assets since their development phase (financial pre-closing).In close collaboration with the Purchasing and Legal departments, you define, negotiate and validate (signature) the contracts necessary to guarantee the success of the assets.You control the legal and commercial compliance of the assets - financial commitments, HSE, ICPE...You assess the impact of operational and business decisions on each SPV and all associated stakeholders.With regard to the entire portfolio, you carry out the arbitration on the operationality of the SPVs and make all the necessary decisions.As part of new achievements, you carry out technical arbitration on the choice of key equipment (turbine, equipment)You make strategic decisions in advance of the project such as planning deadlines, contractual structure of assets, Opex and Capex costsYou ensure that the end of life of an asset is taken into account from the beginning of its life (development and construction phases).You manage the documentation of assets and ensure its correct classification and the correct updating of informationYou ensure the right balance between spending and performance of the assets under your control.Looking to improve the financial value of your portfolioYou keep the dashboards up to date by guaranteeing good visibility/reliability on the indicators (project financing, budget monitoring, performance, production monitoring, etc.). You monitor these indicators and take the necessary measures to correct the abuses identified.Required Education(s) and Experience(s):Graduated with a Bac + 4 or Bac + 5 Engineer, you have significant experience in the construction and / or operation of renewable energy sites or in the management of renewable energy production assets.You are proficient in English.
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 firstname.lastname@example.org
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a leading international renewables developer to expand their solar & BESS team, offering unmatched packages for professionals in the Solar & BESS sector to lead the project development process from origination to R2B status throughout the UK&I. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities in both the development and pre-construction spheres. Responsibilities within this vacancy include: -Reviewing planning applications prior to submission;-Liaising with and assisting the development team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues;-Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively;-Eager to expand understanding of the energy market;-Liaising and negotiating with landowners alongside a Land and Estates Manager on both development sites and access routes;-Review and approval of scoping reports, draft EIA reports and ES chapters; This is a full time, UK based role with a very lucrative salary/wider package on offer. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to delve further into a pureplay renewables orientated role, aiding the energy transition to net-zero. Location: Flexible (England/Wales) 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
My client is a renewable energy developer and independent power producer that partners with medium-to-large commercial and industrial real estate groups and third-party renewable energy developers. They accelerate the transition to renewable energy by making it easy and profitable to integrate smart energy resources into new and existing buildings and infrastructure. They develop, construct, own, operate, and maintain integrated solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle (EV) charging assets for commercial and industrial customers. Their standardized yet configurable systems meet partners' unique needs, allowing commercial and industrial property owners, operating companies, and their customers to extract greater value from their assets, take increased responsibility and ownership of their energy profile, and ultimately become part of the clean energy transition.My client is looking for a passionate, collaborative, and innovative Sr. Project Developer with experience in developing solar energy projects to support the origination, development, and delivery of projects on-time and on-budget. The Sr. Project Developer will collaborate closely with colleagues at all levels of the organization to guide development strategies that will have the greatest customer impact and highest commercial value.The Sr. Project Developer will develop projects with existing and/or new customers/partners, perform project-level development to NTP, manage project schedules and budgets, review the target IRR with the Finance team to ensure goals are being met, guide projects through the interconnection process, and ensure development milestones are met. They will partner with Legal to ensure projects obtain site control and have a clear title review, collaborate with development partners and/or act individually to obtain special use permits and all other non-ministerial permits, and develop a building permit matrix with the PM team. They will ensure survey work is completed and necessary permits, real estate, and grid interconnection agreements are secured, work closely with account managers to ensure smooth collaboration and development of parcels with real estate owners, work collaboratively with the Construction teams and assist in developing SOW and EPC contracts, and identify and suggest improvements to business processes and best practices.The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field, preferred with an MBA and/or advanced cost accounting experience. They should have 6+ years of Community Solar Development experience, including distributed energy projects with a focus on in-front-of-the-meter solar projects in New York. They should also have a demonstrated success in conceptualizing and developing renewable energy solutions, an understanding of all aspects of solar power development, including sitting, interconnection, permitting, construction, and financing, as well as utility/energy/grid transformation. Additionally, they should have direct experience in distribution-grid level project development, obtaining site control, acquiring interconnection services agreements, and working with Procurement to manage equipment supply chains for hitting COD goals.The Sr. Project Developer will have experience developing and delivering ISO-level battery energy storage systems, experience in ERCOT, MISO, and SPP in TX strongly preferred, and experience using enterprise software like Salesforce, Procore, and Netsuite and participating with the Software Development team to capture project information for management. They should have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and/or Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar), Adobe CS, and Microsoft Project, and be willing and able to travel locally and nationally 50% or more to meet with real estate owners, energy co-developers, and suppliers and visit project sites.My client offers an opportunity to play a significant role in transforming the energy industry, growth, development, learning, and advancement opportunities, an extremely flexible environment where your voice, thoughts, and ideas are valued and heard, and excellent benefits. The preferred locations for the Sr. Project Developer are Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Boulder, CO; or Marlborough, MA, but remote work will also be considered.
Overview:Company is seeking to hire talented accounting professionals (multiple openings) to strengthen the accounting team and support the significant expected growth of the company. You will be focused on various accounting tasks and will be responsible for providing accurate, timely accounting information to assist decision-making. You will be a great fit if you are an Accountant who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic accounting environment.Culture:Each team member is regarded as an expert in their field. As we grow, we're continually looking for bright, energetic, go-getters to enhance our team and contribute to our culture. Company offers the career stability of an established company, we also offer the fast-paced, dynamic work environment of an emerging growth company; it's a culture where good ideas and hard work are recognized and rewarded. Company recognizes people as our most valuable assets. Our competitive salary and benefits package include 401K with matching, medical and dental insurance options, prescription drug coverage, paid sick and vacation time, and paid company holidays.Responsibilities: Your ultimate priority is to help ensure that the organization has accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting.Collects and summarizes project related data obtained from multiple sources.Reviews project contracts and extracts pertinent accounting data.Maintains project information for financial reporting of subsidiaries.Responsible for monthly corporate financial close activities, including technical accounting and operations related journal entries, accruals, and account reconciliations. Prepare journal entries related to significant higher risk accounts.Responsible for supporting the organization's accounting by helping evaluate business activities to research technical accounting guidance, determine appropriate GAAP treatment, and prepare memorandums/policies.Provide input and support to drive the annual and quarterly external reporting to banks and tax equity investors, and internal reporting to senior leadership.Prepare financial reporting disclosures including financial statements, footnote disclosures, and operating metrics for external financial reporting requirements (banks/lenders, tax equity investors, etc.).Prepare financial flux analyses; debt-service coverage ratio; debt-to-worth ratio; and current ratio.Assist accounting and senior leadership with ad hoc projects, as needed.Develop and maintain excellent positive working relationships with the external auditors, tax preparers, and accounting consultants.Manage the NetSuite general ledger automation projects this fiscal year, including automation of intercompany eliminations, consolidations, and external reporting.Responsible for assisting in the design and execution of effective internal controls. Preferred Skill Set: SOX/internal control experienceTechnical accounting experienceGood understanding of accounting for leases and revenue recognition, ASC 842 and ASC 606Preference is for a combination of public and private experienceInterest, experience, or familiarity with any of the following industries - banking, finance/lending, real estate, construction, or renewable energyFamiliarity with NetSuite ERP systems and QuickBooks Online Qualifications: Accounting/Business Degree.CPA License or progress towards CPA license.SOX/internal control experienceTechnical accounting experienceGood understanding of accounting for leases and revenue recognition, ASC 842 and ASC 606Preference is for a combination of public and private experienceInterest, experience, or familiarity with any of the following industries - banking, finance/lending, real estate, construction, or renewable energyFamiliarity with NetSuite ERP systems and QuickBooks OnlineProficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Written analyses and presentations are clear, concise, and reflect polish and precision.Ability to interpret and apply accounting principles and practices under US GAAP.A flexible and nimble go-getter with a positive can-do attitude and a roll-up-my-sleeves mentality (i.e. no job or task is too big or too small mentality).A problem solver who is collaborative, proactive, responsive, and reliable.An effective team player who has excellent oral and written communication skills.Highly accurate, thorough, with strong attention to detail and a strong sense of ownership. Someone who consistently goes the extra mile.Possess energy and passion for your work and a genuine interest in accounting.Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.Possess the versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an environment with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.Agility to change and think on your feet.Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
The company, my client, is expediting the transition to renewable energy by integrating intelligent energy resources into existing and new infrastructure. As a national energy partner and an independent power producer, they develop, construct, own, operate, and maintain integrated solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle charging assets for their commercial and industrial customers. They use their expertise, financial strength, and proprietary technology to offer configurable, standardized systems that meet the unique needs of their partners. By leveraging these systems, their clients can realize greater value from their assets, take ownership of their energy profiles, and become active participants in the renewable energy transition.They are looking for passionate, collaborative, and innovative thinkers who want to make a difference by creating a better future. The position of Senior Project Developer is open for experienced professionals who can support the origination, development, and delivery of projects by collaborating with the team and guiding development strategies that offer the most significant customer impact and highest commercial value.The ideal candidate is a problem solver, learner, and results-oriented person who can work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively, and mobilize resources. They have excellent communication skills and can present complex information to various stakeholder groups in a logical and accessible way. They are proficient in using enterprise software and have experience in developing and delivering ISO-level battery energy storage systems.The successful candidate will be responsible for developing projects with existing and new partners, managing project schedules and budgets, reviewing the target IRR with the finance team, guiding projects through the interconnection process, and working with engineering, utilities, and customers to ensure development milestones are met. They will also identify and suggest improvements to business processes and best practices, evaluate community solar acquisitions, and work collaboratively with various stakeholders.My client offers an opportunity to transform the energy industry, growth, development, learning, and advancement opportunities, and an extremely flexible work environment. They also provide excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD, LTD, AFLAC, pet, legal, commuter, 401(k) with company match, paid time off, and more.
Position: Senior Associate, Project Development OriginatorLocation(s): Austin, TX, US, 78701 | San Francisco, CA, US | San Diego, CA, US, 92101 | Chicago, IL, US, 60654 | Valhalla, NY, US, 10595My client, a leading clean energy company, is seeking a talented Senior Associate to join their team as a Project Development Originator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in identifying and initiating renewable energy projects at the distributed level, as well as exploring emerging technologies like battery storage. Your primary focus will be on the assigned market area(s), where you will oversee the entire project origination process, from site selection and contracting to land acquisition and early stage development support.Responsibilities: Identify and evaluate potential project sites and acquisition opportunities in the assigned markets.Engage in negotiations with landowners and developers to secure binding agreements.Conduct thorough assessments of sites to ensure their feasibility for permitting, construction, and interconnection.Provide valuable inputs for market and project-specific modeling.Regularly report on the progress of site and project acquisition to department management.Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and program criteria for selected sites/projects.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate smooth project development processes.Participate in weekly development reviews and offer recommendations to management for effective decision-making.Conduct comprehensive reviews of all projects being acquired or sold, including relevant documents and agreements.Maintain accurate and updated project-level reporting in the designated development systems. Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in project development, with a focus on site screening/origination and landowner relations.Demonstrated proficiency in contract provisions, market knowledge, and regulatory considerations.At least 3 years of experience in real estate, project origination, or development within the energy sector, preferably with a focus on renewable energy.Strong expertise and practical application of GIS-based tools for efficient land and site evaluation.Sound understanding of regulatory implications associated with project development.Familiarity with permitting and interconnection processes.Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey information effectively and concisely. Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceLife Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability coverage401(k) matching programFlexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Education AssistanceParental LeavePaid Time Off and HolidaysShort-term incentives in addition to salary My client is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Join my client's dedicated team and contribute to their mission of providing clean energy to millions of people worldwide. With their substantial investments in renewables, they are committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, surpassing other global targets by a decade. You will have the opportunity to work on impactful projects, such as wind farms, hydrogen initiatives, and innovative solar developments. Additionally, you can leverage your expertise in supply and trading operations to support their advanced energy trading floors, where they broker renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances. Be part of this transformative journey and make a meaningful difference in the clean energy sector.
Spencer Ogden, in partnership with a global dynamic and rapidly growing consultancy and project development company, is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Project Engineer. This exciting role involves supporting their onshore development team in diverse and engaging projects.Our partner company is renowned for providing market-leading support in the development of large-scale renewable energy projects, encompassing onshore/offshore wind, solar, and storage. As a Senior Project Engineer, you will have the opportunity to coordinate and lead the engineering aspects of allocated projects.Key Responsibilities: Manage the development and review of concept designs for renewable energy projects.Conduct value engineering and optimise business cases to maximise project outcomes.Perform due diligence activities on potential new development acquisitions.Facilitate site selection processes for project development.Negotiate contracts and specifications with suppliers and contractors.Distil complex technical and project concepts into clear, concise summaries for commercial stakeholders.Provide electrical engineering technical support and advice to the wider team. Qualifications and Skills: Bachelors or masters degree in relevant engineering discipline.Minimum of 5 years of experience in the renewable energy and energy storage industry.Strong problem-solving, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills across all organizational levels.Broad understanding of various engineering disciplines.Proactive approach in providing solutions to project-related tasks.Ability to effectively communicate complex technical subjects to non-technical team members and clients.Familiarity with the interface between commercial and technical aspects of projects. Be part of this high-performing organisation in the renewable energy industry and play a key role in shaping a sustainable future! If you feel that this position aligns with your skills and aspirations, apply below or reach out to me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.