Financial Analyst or Associate

Posted 21 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationCape Town
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameCharles Matthews

Job description

Analyst or Associate

Our client is a specialist financial advisory firm specializing in renewable energies and the energy transition. With 10 years of experience, the company now operates around the world through 10 offices with over 65 partners in total. They advise their clients on strategic projects in equity transactions. They have advised over 150 financial transactions to date which led to the development of more than 15 GW of renewable capacity and have helped startups become cornerstone players of the energy transition around the world.


The ideal candidate will have an outstanding academic track record from a recognized school or university from which they will have obtained a Master 2 degree with a financial background (or business / engineering with a good financial knowledge).

They have 4 to 6 years of full-time experience in advisory (investment bank or M&A/advisory boutique) or investment (investment fund or asset manager); previous experience in infrastructure or project finance is a plus.

They will demonstrate the following skills:

Dynamism combined with a strong work ethic and a sense of initiative.

• Strong financial analysis and accounting skills, proven financial modelling skills (Excel).

• Time management, organizational skills, and great reliability.

• Fluent in English (written and spoken) and ability to draft documents in English.


We require collaborators to assume high levels of responsibility immediately with direct exposure to senior management and clients. It involves meetings and interactions with CEOs, CFOs or senior executives. The position appeals to candidates with hands-on experience or behaviour who seek a challenging opportunity.

Your main tasks will be:

Analysis and production activities:

  • Perform financial analysis of projects or companies.

  • Build financial models, either on Project Finance or M&A transactions.

  • Draft and review marketing materials (teasers, info memos, other memos, etc.).

Marketing activities

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with lenders or investors.

  • Attend or lead meetings and negotiations.


  • Monitor and facilitate due diligence processes.

  • Liaise and coordinate with external advisors (legal, technical, accountants etc…).

  • Manage Q&A process between investors and clients.

Company activities

  • Carry out market research.

  • Draft and review client pitches.

  • Contribute to communications, marketing, or other material for the company.

The company is a human-sized company where you will get the chance to work in a young and dynamic environment while taking part in all the aspects of our diverse activity. You will acquire strong financial skills (financial structuring, balance sheet analysis, modelling...) and will gain solid knowledge related to financial transactions (project finance and M&A) while evolving in an entrepreneurial framework where everyone participates in the growth of the company, where initiative is encouraged and where everyone can make an impact.