PPL Corporation Analyst, Project Finance (Safari Energy - A PPL Company) in New York, New York
Analyst, Project Finance (Safari Energy - A PPL Company)
Lead the financial analysis and customer presentation process
Interface with the Operations team on all structural and technical aspects of solar projects
Interface with Finance professionals to develop and structure customer-specific financing solutions
Research federal and state photovoltaic incentive programs for incorporation into analyses and identification of new business opportunities
Interface with customers to assist in presenting detailed analyses and ongoing client support
Develop, build, and maintain financial models for internal analysis and client presentation
Reporting to the Project Finance Director, the Project Finance Analyst will drive the financial modeling and presentation development for large solar portfolio clients, assisting the business development team. Additionally, they will provide support on project finance transactions with banks and equity and tax equity investors. This is a hands-on position which will require a high attention to detail and rigorous financial modeling. The Analyst will possess a strong desire to support the Company’s finance and business development efforts. The ability to work independently and as a team member are critical, as well as the desire and innovative mind set to operate as an important contributor within a fast-paced company environment.
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
Must be passionate about the renewable energy business, hardworking and thrive in the fast pace of a rapidly growing, early stage company. In addition, the Project Finance Analyst must possess:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field
Minimum 0-1 year of demonstrated project finance experience with a developer / investment firm in the renewable energy space OR investment banking experience preferably in real estate, infrastructure, power/energy/utilities
Proficiency in building financial models using thoughtful assumptions
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
Strong organizational and people skills
Understanding of corporate finance, valuation, and financial accounting
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.
NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Regular or Temporary:
Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others
Strong team orientation and demonstrated client management skills
Results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
Executive presence, with strong communication and presentation skills
Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity
Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges
Creative thinker who generates new and different ideas
Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary
Full-time or Part-time:
Founded in 2008, Safari Energy is the solar partner of choice for commercial and industrial customers, real estate owners, public sector organizations and solar developers seeking competitive financial solutions for their projects. Headquartered in New York City, Safari Energy has helped customers unlock enormous economic value and drive significant energy savings by developing more than 500 solar projects from New Jersey to Hawaii. In 2018, Safari Energy was acquired by the PPL Corporation, a Fortune 500 utility company (NYSE: PPL). With extensive interdisciplinary expertise, Safari supports the growth of distributed energy resources and PPL Corporation’s focus on advancing a sustainable energy future.
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