Business Manager

Posted 12 November 2023
Salary $DOE
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSamantha Molloy

Job description

Job Title: Business Manager

Position Overview:

The Business Manager is responsible for a wide range of activities directed at managing and optimizing energy assets and their underlying P&L.



• Assist in developing annual budgets for the projects and perform periodic variance analyses

• Provide input and review of the pro-forma financial models for generation assets

• Author reports on project performance for investors and lenders

• Assist in cash flow forecasting and management

• Perform financial analyses of aftermarket improvements

• Develop other ad-hoc analyses as needed


• Collaborate with the operations engineering team to evaluate and improve operational performance and quantitatively justify economics.

• Coordinate with project O&M staff on other operational items, including major component repair and replacement

• Participate in contract development with outside vendors including contract negotiation Regulatory and compliance:

• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and project agreements

• Power Purchase Agreements

• Operating Agreements

• Credit Agreements

• Operations and Maintenance Agreements

• Land Agreements

• Warranty Agreements

Risk Management:

• Coordinate with Risk Manager and Operations on all insurance claims including the negotiation of claim settlements.

Required qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative discipline e.g., Business, Economics, Finance/Accounting, or Engineering with MBA.

• At least 10 years of work experience in the California renewable energy/utilities sector. Position can be scaled based upon longer work experience.

• Experience negotiating and managing contracts.

• Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and solve complex problems paired with ability to effectively communicate, collaborate, and write effectively.

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

• Experience with standard financial metrics and analyses (NPV, IRR, DCF models) preferred.

• Approx. 25% Travel via airline and auto required to project sites and various corporate offices (NYC, San Diego, Reno), various stakeholders including offtakers, CEC, CAISO, major contractors/vendors, etc.

Please feel free to reach out directly to sam.molloy@greenrecruitmentcompany.com.