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Investment Associate

Investment Associate

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Victoria Robinson

  • Contact email:

    victoria@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    IA001

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-19

  • Consultant:

    Victoria Robinson

Our client, an investment manager in the ESG sector, is looking for a strong financial modeller to support the investment team. Our client covers renewable energy and infrastructure projects across UK and Europe.

Role:

  • Origination – assist in investment origination activities, including researching new opportunities, gathering market metrics, organising and attending meetings and monitoring pipeline

  • Project screening – qualitatively assessing potential investments (reviewing IMs, teasers etc), distilling and disseminating information within the Investment Team, identifying, and considering the risks and how risks can be managed or mitigated

  • Financial modelling – reviewing, running, creating and owning financial models for valuation of potential acquisitions and other financial decisions

  • Due diligence – undertaking project financial/technical/legal and organising and managing external due diligence

  • Committee materials – preparing materials for presentation to investment committee / senior Investment Team members

  • Transactions/financings – assistance in the management of transactions, including legal documentation, negotiations, managing deliverables, and monitoring of assets invested in

Person:

  • Interest in ESG, energy markets, climate change, finance, investing, financial analysis

  • At least 3-5 years prior experience in a professional environment (accountancy, consultancy, fund, banking, energy, project development)

  • Preferably prior experience in renewable energy, energy, or wider infrastructure

  • Strong and experienced financial modeller, with the ability to create robust, bespoke, and potentially complex financial models, with succinct output. Able to write VBA code

  • Strong understanding of and experience in asset valuation techniques, especially DCF

  • Well organised, good diligence, effective communicator, dependable, honest/act with integrity, versatile, curious, and keen to learn and grow

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a professional qualification in accountancy or finance is beneficial

  • Highly proficient in MS suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)