Clearway Energy Senior Analyst, Business Development West Region in Scottsdale, Arizona
What The Role Is
As a key member of an established team of investment and project development professionals, the Senior Analyst will have the responsibility to support commercial strategy for utility-scale wind, solar, and battery assets under development as well as the valuation, due diligence, and execution of project acquisition opportunities.
This role is primarily focused on markets in the western part of the country but will collaborate regularly with colleagues covering the central and east regions. Hybrid office attendance in San Francisco, CA, or Denver, CO is preferred; however, hybrid office attendance at other Clearway locations and/or remote work arrangement may be further explored with the hiring manager.
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 on-going origination, development, and financing activities for projects:
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 focus in finance, business administration, or economics.
2 - 4 years relevant work experience in a finance or a development role with specific focus on financial modeling.
Fundamental knowledge of renewable energy, cleantech, power markets, or infrastructure finance with prior internship (or similar) experience in these fields.
Experience navigating discounted cash flow models is required.
A driven self-starter with strong problem-solving and communication skills.
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 towards 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.
If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume.
What Would Be Nice
Master’s Degree, CFA, or other ongoing education a plus.
2+ years experience financial modeling in renewables.
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
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 manage more than 9.6 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 7 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, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; and Princeton, N.J. 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, & 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/) .