Senior Associate, Project Finance

Posted 08 May 2023
Salary $DOE
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameRegan Kinder

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is working with a fast-growing renewable energy IPP to find a Senior Associate of Project Finance to support their rapidly growing business. Reporting to the CIO, as a Senior Associate, you will be working with their experienced leadership team and will be instrumental in supporting their extensive development pipeline across North America.

This role will be based out of the company’s Boston, MA office and will support strategic business decisions across the company’s operations. The company has commercialized more than 1.1 GW of utility-scale renewable energy projects and has a pipeline of more than 9 GW of wind, solar and energy storage projects under development.

Job Scope:

As Senior Associate, Project Finance, you will leverage your past experiences in the financial analysis of renewable energy and/or power sector projects to inform strategic decisions. Your work will focus on both project-level finance, as well as corporate financial modeling. Specific responsibilities are outlined below:

  • Actively participate as experienced member of investment and finance team in due diligence and deal structuring, negotiation, and closing activities in support of the Company’s future growth.

  • Lead and support project finance and M&A transactions, including initiating and responding to due diligence activities and interfacing with investors, business parties, and other counterparties

  • Oversee and support the work of junior colleagues relating to project-based financial modeling and preparing documentation, reporting, and analysis to assist investment decisions

  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the Company’s investment strategies across the entire portfolio of projects

  • Leverage subject matter expertise to direct and deliver scenario modeling for investment decisions and contract negotiations

  • Integrate the results of project models, conduct detailed analyses, prepare reports for Company investors, and prepare board papers that present the case for alternative investment options

  • Perform analysis to inform pricing strategies, ensuring that the long-term revenue streams will contribute to target rates of return and integrate needed risk management strategies

  • Contribute to the successful advancement of project development efforts by providing insight and guidance to the Development team about which inputs drive their projects’ financial performance

  • Oversee and assist in the development of models, tools, processes, and infrastructure that support the organization’s accuracy, efficiency, and scalability

  • Participate in project budgeting and corporate reporting activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics or a related field

  • 5+ years of professional experience with project finance models in investment banking and/or the renewable energy industry, including modeling tax equity and debt structures

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the renewable energy sector (wind, solar, and/or battery storage)

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including VBA), Word, and PowerPoint

  • Current authorization to live and work in the U.S.