Full-Time

Associate – Structured Finance

Posted on 6/18/2024

ConnectGEN

ConnectGEN

11-50 employees

Develops utility-scale renewable energy projects

Energy

Mid

Houston, TX, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • 2-5 years of experience in project finance, M&A, investment analysis, or portfolio management, including experience in the renewable energy industry.
  • Experience in developing and utilizing complex financial models for investment analysis and/or project financing.
  • Experience in execution of tax equity and project financing structures utilized for renewable energy projects in the United States.
  • Independently lead work streams and manage complex transactions, with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication style and demonstrated ability to work with senior leadership, business partners, and consultants.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any US employer without sponsorship.
Responsibilities
  • Support the origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of tax equity/tax credit financings, structured finance (construction finance, back leverage) and asset rotation transactions.
  • Develop and maintain financial models used in financing transactions and internal analysis.
  • Analyze and recommend structuring considerations and financing alternatives.
  • Prepare marketing presentations (teasers, CIMs) and support outreach and selection of financing partners.
  • Coordinate various due diligence processes with internal departments (development, construction, operations, finance).
  • Manage external stakeholders such as financial advisors, legal counsel and consultants while managing project data rooms.
  • Provide support to the investment approval process by providing financing and structuring guidance to M&A, tax, and accounting teams.
  • Support corporate finance activities including managing letters of credit issuances.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal departments to ensure accurate information is provided to lenders and/or investors.
  • Review commercial agreements (PPAs, leases, etc.) to ensure compatibility with financing requirements; provide relevant feedback to commercial teams.
  • Maintain relationships with financial institutions including banks, export credit agencies, institutional investors, private equity/infrastructure funds, IPPs and utilities.
  • Monitor industry trends, competitor activities, and emerging financing structures in renewable energy to inform decision-making and optimize financing strategies.

ConnectGen LLC excels as an employer due to its robust engagement in developing utility-scale renewable energy projects, such as wind, solar, and energy storage across the United States. With a significant portfolio of 278 MW of operational solar projects and a diverse development pipeline of over 20,000 MW, the company not only assures stability and growth but also fosters a culture of sustainability and environmental responsibility. This focus positions it at the forefront of addressing evolving energy needs, making it a compelling workplace for those passionate about innovative energy solutions.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Houston, Texas

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-27%

1 year growth

-25%

2 year growth

0%