Investment Associate

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary $130,000-$200,000
LocationNew York
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameSophie Bailey

Job description

​My client, a leading North American infrastructure fund, based in NYC - are looking to hire an associate into its equity fund.

The fund has three strategies: a credit, equity, and a growth strategy. This will be a diverse and commercial role which will have exposure across all 8 of the business’ sustainable infrastructure verticals.

Core responsibilities:

  • Financial analysis (including financial modelling, sensitivity and scenario analysis)

  • Support senior team members to originate, screen, structure, and execute transactions for the Fund

  • Investment review and risk analysis

  • Valuation analysis (with respect to new opportunities and also assisting with the co-ordination of periodic independent valuations of the portfolio assets)

  • Investment due diligence (including management meetings, review of materials, numerical analysis of investment performance, appointment and management of external consultants, reference calls, preparation of Investment Recommendations, material legal agreement due diligence and negotiation)

  • Assist in creation of materials to support fundraising and development of new buyout strategy

  • Manage and maintain relationships within the industry, including investment banks, fund managers, independent valuers, consultants and peer institutional investors

  • Develop and maintain a network of infrastructure contacts

  • Monitor sector, market and economic conditions and assess their impact on client infrastructure portfolios

  • Assist with developing and building a cohesive and productive Infrastructure team

  • Assist with the establishment of reporting and monitoring systems. Interact as required to maintain the operation of these systems

Required Skills:

  • At least 2-5 years’ finance and/or investment experience with knowledge of the infrastructure and/or oil & gas / natural resources sectors

  • Strong numeric & analytical skills, advanced financial modelling skills

  • Commercial experience in principal investing either through an advisory capacity (i.e. investment banking or accounting firm) or direct investment experience