Project Finance Associate

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD150,000 - USD180,000 per year Hybrid working
  • A growing IPP are expanding their operations across the US
  • Their focus will be utility scale solar + storage projects

About Our Client

An incredibly well-backed IPP are looking to appoint a Project Finance Associate to report directly to their VP of Development.

With a highly experienced team of professionals that have worked at some of the most notable IPPs + Development firms, you will have the chance to take the lead on your projects and receive excellent mentorship from the team throughout the process.

Job Description

The Project Finance Associate will:

  • Manage and maintain tax equity and debt models essential for the continuous capital raising initiatives of the company.
  • Collaborate effectively with the firm's Development Team, engineers, and accounting professionals to derive appropriate assumptions for project finance models.
  • Contribute to due diligence processes for tax equity, construction, and term loan capital raises.
  • Develop and update investment memos, lender presentations, and project summaries for the firm's portfolio.
  • Cultivate and manage project finance-related intelligence, including tax equity terms, property and sales tax information, local subsidies, RECs, etc.
  • Provide support to the Asset Management team through ongoing operating reports and draw requests.

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 Successful Applicant

The Project Finance Associate will:

  • Possess at least 4 years of experience in finance, banking, or the power industry.
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or a related field.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working with complex financial models in Excel.
  • Preferred experience with tax equity and/or term debt transactions in the renewables sector.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibit self-starter qualities with the ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Capable of collaborative teamwork and adept at prioritizing concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

The Project Finance Associate will receive:

  • Between $150,000 - $180,000 base salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • You can be remote (within the US) for this role

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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Project Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jonathan Halton
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Job Nature
Hybrid working