Director of Finance

The Company

Our client is a major energy storage independent power producer that develops, owns & operates projects in the U.S. The company is owned in part by an investment firm with billions of dollars in assets under management & has several gigawatts of projects in the pipeline.

Role Overview

Our client seeks a Director of Finance to join its growing battery storage team in the Midwest. The Director of Finance will support with a range of transactions, such as equity raises, mergers & acquisitions & tax equity. The successful candidate will have clean energy finance experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Spearhead debt & equity raise transactions
  • Prepare materials, perform due diligence, & negotiate & support with compliance
  • Collaborate with development team to provide mergers & acquisitions support
  • Work on tax equity modeling
  • Review & revise models related to operating costs, energy prices, battery applications & capital expenses
  • Support with project finance through the facilitation of due diligence & the development of marketing collateral
  • Work cohesively with staff on financial models
  • Maintain an up to date awareness of energy markets & inform internal teams of relevant updates that may impact strategy
  • Develop optimal project development, M&A & accounting workflows
  • Support internal teams with performing analyses, creating reports & ensuring compliance

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field such as Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or other advanced degree is ideal
  • Finance & accounting experience within clean energy is required
  • Excellent understanding of project finance & financial modeling
  • Tax equity experience is required
  • Experience leading & developing productive teams
  • Exceptional communication & analytical skills
  • Ability to think strategically & provide meaningful, data-based insights
  • Self-driven & able to work in a quick-paced work environment
Job Category: Finance
Job Location: hybrid Midwest

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