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Project Finance Analyst

Pine Gate Renewables in Asheville, NC, USA

Compensation

$70,000 to $80,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Medical

Employment Type

Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Project Finance Analyst is responsible for providing sophisticated financial analytics to Pine Gate Renewables (PGR) and its affiliate organizations, as well as supporting the structuring and closing of tax credit equity and debt transactions to finance the development and construction of utility-scale solar power installations throughout the country. S/he must be able to adapt and innovate in a continually evolving industry and thrive in an autonomous workplace environment. The work is fast-paced, demanding, and intellectually stimulating; candidates will need to work well under pressure, have the aptitude to synthesize large amounts of information, and be capable of creating innovative solutions

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Support the evaluation of current and potential projects through forecasting cash flows, tax impacts, investor returns, and determining project risks and mitigants.
  • Provide financial modeling support as well as assistance in project-level due diligence.
  • Provide support to PGR’s CEO and Project Finance Team.
  • Work with internal accounting staff and third-party accountants to develop extensive financial models for PGR and its investment partners.
  • Build analytical models as needed to evaluate potential corporate strategies, alternative financing vehicles, and/or new project structures.
  • Assist with managing existing relationships with lenders, tax equity investors, and brokers, responding to inquiries and soliciting information as needed.
  • Prepare materials and communications for the disposition or financing of projects.
  • Provide detailed financial analysis on the viability of new markets and legislative programs to PGR’s development team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • At least 2 years of corporate experience working in a finance capacity, preferably in accounting, investment banking, debt capital markets, or real estate preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred.
  • Proficiency with project finance required; familiarity with tax and accounting methods preferred.
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, make decisions, prioritize and meet assigned deadlines in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Strong work ethic, a high degree of detail orientation, and an extreme sense of urgency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMAND:

  • May require lifting/carrying items up to 30 pounds.
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Position works in an office environment
  • Must be able to sit/stand at a desk and utilize a computer, for extended periods of time.

PGR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.