Manager, Project Finance - Renewable Energy - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD150,000 - USD165,000
  • Renewable Energy, Utility-Scale Developer/Owner/Operator.
  • 3GW+ of projects in development across the US, mostly utility-scale BESS

About Our Client

My Client are a developer, owner, and operator of clean energy projects throughout the United States; and one of the leading Energy Storage Developer/Operators in the US.

They have exceptionally strong financial backing from an international Renewable focused Private Equity. The head office is in Illinois, but they have subsidiary offices in other states.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


The Project Finance & Valuation Manager will report to the CFO. This recently created role will lead valuation and risk analysis, including development and oversight of detailed financial models, for new and existing projects.

Main duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Lead preparation of investment approvals, capital application and financing plans.
  • Design and implement financial analysis, reports, templates, and performance metrics to support projects, while working alongside Commercial, Engineering, Construction, Operations, and Development Teams.
  • Coordinate closely with other internal teams and external partners.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop and structure solutions to advance the project execution and investment.
  • Work with support staff to develop and maintain financial models to support investment and capital allocation and prioritisation decisions.
  • Maintain responsibility for the accuracy and correct incorporation of relevant inputs to such models.
  • Propose and implement relevant sensitivity analysis for investment files.
  • Develop, analyse, evaluate, and recommend financial analysis and project risk adjusted return decisions.
  • Support in the structuring, negotiation and execution of project financing documents, including debt, asset acquisition and joint ventures.

Please note that a presence in the office is a strong preference for this position.This role is exclusive to Michael Page Houston. Submit your resume today using the link provided and it will be considered promptly.

The Successful Applicant

In return for a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelors degree
  • MBA
  • 8+ years of relevant project finance and/or evaluation experience analysing, structuring, pricing, and
    managing portfolio and project level investment decisions and processes.
  • Financial modelling skills coupled with good conceptual, strategic, and analytical thinking skills.
  • Chicago/Illinois based. or willing to relocate.

What's on Offer

  • Base salary of between $ 150,000 and $ 165,000 (dependent upon experience)
  • Performance related bonus scheme (25%-30% bonus potential)
  • Competitive benefits package
  • 401K contributions
  • Competitive PTO
  • Illinois (Chicago) working location - willing to help with relocation costs.
Russell Sparkes
Quote job ref

Job summary

Sub Sector
Finance Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Russell Sparkes
Job Reference