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Clearway Energy Senior Analyst, Business Development East Region in San Francisco, California

What The Role Is

As a key member of an established team of investment and project development professionals, the Senior Analyst is responsible for valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and execution of utility-scale clean energy (wind, solar, energy storage, and green hydrogen) acquisition opportunities as well as strategy, structuring, and pricing support for development and power marketing. This role primarily focuses on markets in the eastern part of the country (PJM, NYISO, and ISO-NE) but will collaborate regularly with colleagues covering the western and central regions.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Own the project financial model for development assets. Work with Capital Markets, Engineering, and Development teams to ensure conformance with underwriting guidelines, investment metrics, and forecasted cash flows. Run sensitivity analyses and generate ideas to optimize valuation.

  • Asset origination and acquisition: Support origination, structuring, and closing of high-quality, profitable solar, wind, and storage acquisitions as a key member of a transaction team.

  • Coordinate with functional teams on due diligence and financial model inputs to qualify project investments prior to executing acquisition documents.

  • Prepare detailed memos and presentations for senior management and investment committee.

  • Support ongoing origination, development, and financing activities for projects:

  • Support pricing analysis and bidding strategy to originate offtake contracts for Clearway Energy Group’s 30GW+ development portfolio of utility wind, solar, and storage projects.

  • Develop statistical analyses to quantify risk in highly structured transactions.

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis to work out impediments to negotiations and closings.

  • Work with functional groups, third-party consultants, and various other stakeholders to drive projects forward and perform quantitative analyses to support development and financing decisions.

  • Develop additional functionality for new and innovative financial structures (in Excel and VBA) and improve existing quantitative analyses and tools.

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree with a strong academic record from a leading undergraduate program, ideally with a focus in finance, business administration, or economics.

  • 2+ years of relevant work or internship experience at a U.S. solar, wind, or energy storage development company / Independent Power Producer in a M&A, finance, or development role with a specific focus on financial modeling and valuation or relevant, transferable experience in investment banking or private equity (or similar).

  • Experience navigating discounted cash flow models is required.

  • Strong aptitude for analytical and financial modeling with demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Advanced capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint are essential.

  • Excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills.

  • Ability to summarize complex issues and identify opportunities or next steps is critical.

  • Robust organizational skills with a mindset toward pursuing simple and efficient solutions.

  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects/work streams, set priorities, and exercise independent judgment.

  • Interest in developing leadership skills and desire to grow personally and professionally within our organization.

What Would Be Nice

  • Master’s Degree, CFA, or other ongoing education a plus.

  • Experience with VBA or other programming languages is a bonus.

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$90,000—$118,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and operate 10 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 8 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, CA.; Scottsdale, AZ.; Houston, TX; Denver, CO; and Princeton, NJ. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together

Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, Denver, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide

Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website (https://benefitsatclearway.com/) .

Notice to Applicants

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@clearwayenergy.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants (https://www.clearwayenergygroup.com/california-consumer-protection-act-applicant-notice/)

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.

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