Investment Banking Associate

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary $DOE
LocationNew York
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameRegan Kinder

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is partnered with an energy specialist boutique Investment Bank who are scaling the New York team at Associate level.

Our client is seeking an investment banking associate to support their renewable energy and energy storage investment banking practice in the Americas, with a broad range of internal and external responsibilities. This is an opportunity to join a long-standing boutique platform working side by side with experts in renewable energy and low-carbon value chains.

A candidate will work on several live transactions simultaneously, learn rapidly, and will have a defined growth trajectory. Remuneration commensurate with experience and competitive with elite boutiques and bulge-bracket banks; significant financial upside based on performance.


  • Work collaboratively as part of a deal team on investment banking transactions in the renewable energy and energy transition space, providing direct deal exposure immediately.

  • Support the creation of marketing materials and build financial models while gaining experience with client and investor interactions.

  • Support new business development under the mentorship of senior leadership.

  • The firm wants entrepreneurial candidates comfortable in a dynamic environment. Beyond transaction work, a candidate will participate in building the business and strategy formation, including relevant research initiatives (such as industry mapping) matching your specific interests in climate finance.

  • The company prefers all members of the team (both junior and senior) to be partners in the business. You will be eligible for equity grants by the end of your first year of employment.

  • Base salary is comparable to market and bonuses are paid annually in cash based on a transparent performance-based methodology. In addition candidates will receive annual profit distributions.

  • Upon start, a new hire is given a clear career development and progression plan, with routine check-ins and performance reviews. The company invests in its team and is dedicated to the philosophy that work-life balance for every member of our team can and must be maintained to have a successful practice.


  • Strong financial modelling capabilities required

  • 2-5 years relevant work experience required.

  • Renewable energy investment or transactional experience required; relevant backgrounds could include investment banking, principal investing, or the finance group of a developer / IPP

  • Entrepreneurial drive and preference to work in a boutique culture with significant client exposure

  • Demonstrated interest in the renewable energy industry and environmental finance

  • Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to progress through a career trajectory at a specialist boutique

  • Undergraduate degree


  • Thesis-driven boutique investment banking firm focused on renewable energy and the energy transition. Providing capital advisory services and merchant banking; the practice has been active globally since 2008.

  • All professionals are granted vesting equity interests (within a year of joining) to support their culture of partnership; The firm is 100% owned by its team.

  • Values-driven organization; much of their success comes through collaboration, mutual support/respect, work/life balance, and a diversity of backgrounds and ideas

  • Prioritize exceptional execution for clients, profitability for the team and strategic intent around climate finance.

  • Client base includes leading power developers, public and private corporations, asset managers, and institutional investors in the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pac.

  • The firm diligences all mandates from an investor’s perspective; merchant banking is a growing portion of the practice, creating long-term alignment with clients, and greater upside to the company.

  • The Company is headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago and Denver, and partnerships and consultants in the US and abroad.

  • Member FINRA/SIPC