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Senior Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH136909
  • Location: USA, Texas, Chicago
  • Sector: Corporate, Administration, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 03/12/2018

· Assist the business development activities from project origination/acquisition through implementation with a particular focus on the economic valuation and financial aspects of the projects
· Develop and maintain financial models to support investment decisions, following group guidelines
o Maintain responsibility for the accuracy and correct incorporation of relevant inputs to such models
o Propose and implement relevant sensitivity analysis for investment files
· Develop, analyze, evaluate and recommend financial options and proposals as they relate to a business development project or other funding needs
· Support internal approvals process for new economic commitments and associated financing arrangements
· Support the structuring, negotiation and execution of financing documents for medium to large size transactions, in accordance with best project finance practices of the group
· Develop presentations for lender and management updates/discussions
· Identify main project economic and financial risks and advise on the appropriate mitigation factors and definition of appropriate contingencies
· Support the valuation of existing assets as part of annual asset impairment testing
Requirements
· Outstanding analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in developing and utilizing detailed, Excel-based, financial models
· Energy market experience in one of the following sectors is preferred; utility scale renewables, distributed generation (i.e. rooftop solar, etc.), energy services, retail electricity, natural gas transportation or distribution
· Commercial acumen with good understanding of accounting topics and tax structures
· Proven flexible team player who works well with others
Education / Experience
· 3-7 years of energy industry experience as an analyst or associate at an investment bank, private equity fund or strategic energy company
· Bachelor's degree required with Finance or Economics major, preferred
· MBA, CFA progress or aspiration or other professional qualifications are a plus
· Experience supporting the valuation efforts and financing efforts for a bid, supporting a project financing to financial close and / or supporting an M&A transaction to close

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