Director, Project Finance
- Posted 03 February 2023
- Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
- Job type Permanent
- DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure, Energy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
- Contact NameRaymond Stern
My client is looking to add a Director, Project Finance to their team.
The firm is a leading solar developer that owns and operates projects of various sizes. They have over 100 MW in operation across the country. The company is backed by an alternative investment fund manager with about $14B in assets under management, so they have plenty of capital to help them continue to scale the business.
As the Director, Project Finance, you will oversee the project finance function and be responsible for originating, structuring, and executing transactions related to solar projects throughout the US.
Coordinating the strategy and executing the plan to raise warehouse debt, term debt, tax equity to support growth of company’s portfolio of operating solar assets
Structuring, negotiating, and closing project financing, including construction debt, term debt, tax equity
Execution of due diligence processes
Review of project documentation and third-party reports
Interface with debt and equity investors in the solar space - source, negotiate, and close tax equity and loan commitments
Lead finance transactions, negotiations, due diligence, and modeling
Develop and maintain successful relationships with financing parties, including tax equity investors, lenders, project investors, and others
Manage corporate finance compliance requirements including budgets, cash flow forecasts, and other quarterly reporting requirements
5-7 years’ experience in solar and/or renewable energy project finance or investment banking
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or related; Masters preferred
Expertise with the energy project development process, capital requirements and various tax equity structures
Proven track record of leading successful transactions and closings under tight deadlines
Active network and relationships with tax equity and debt providers in the solar and renewable generation space
Expertise in financial modeling (cash flow forecasts, project scenarios analysis, project risk, and return) and documentation (management of relevant financial closing documentation, leading due diligence, and supporting team during commercial negotiations)
Willingness to travel as needed
Demonstrated ability to manage the financial, legal, and internal approval process to successfully close transactions
Strong communication skills with proven track record in building relationships and working in cross-functional collaborative teams
Comfortable working in a fast-moving dynamic, environment
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.