Arlington, VA (strongly preferred) or Remote
Full Time

Project Finance Senior Associate

US Solar is seeking a Project Finance Senior Associate who will support and drive the financings of a pipeline of community solar and small-scale utility solar projects. The finance group is responsible for interfacing with external tax equity and debt investors active in solar and storage financing. The position will support in these activities, including, but not limited to, investor outreach materials, detailed financial analysis of financing options, and negotiating/managing transaction closings with investors. The position also requires the individual to work collaboratively with our internal project development and operations teams in our Minneapolis office. This position includes state policy/program analysis of new markets and the financial analysis as well. This is a great opportunity for a highly-driven individual to enter a high-growth solar company with an entrepreneurial work environment. This position will interact with virtually all aspects of the business and wil

Key Responsibilities

  • Support all financing activity across the company 
  • Evaluate potential project financing partners and the terms/economics 
  • Support the transaction negotiation with tax equity/debt financing partners 
  • Lead the due diligence and financing closing process with external providers 
  • Provide financial planning and analysis support for the company 
  • Assist the development team on early stage development opportunities 
  • Evaluate M&A opportunities for the company 
  • Prepare and maintain internal approval documentation and corporate finance trackers

Core Proficiencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong working knowledge of finance/business concepts • Self-motivated and driven to exceed expectations 
  • Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously 
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organization 
  • Completes work in a timely and professional manner 
  • Effective working individually as well as with a team 
  • Able to react quickly and problem-solve in quickly-changing environment 
  • Experience working with both internal and external stakeholders

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, engineering, or math related field preferred 
  • Experience with project finance Excel models and financial statements a plus 
  • 3-6 years work experience after undergraduate degree preferred 
  • Experience in a similar role or utilizing a similar Core Proficiencies; Solar or renewables experience preferred  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint 
  • Knowledge of and passion for the solar marketplace, technology, and industry 
  • Ability to interface with outside lawyers, consultants, engineers and other stakeholders required • Ability to travel when necessary

About US Solar

US Solar is a developer, owner, operator, and financier of solar and solar + storage projects, with a focus on emerging state markets, community solar programs, distributed generation and small-scale utility projects nationwide. US Solar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe diverse teams and diverse perspectives lead to better outcomes and breakthrough thinking, which are differentiators in any business and fundamental to our long-term success.

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Please email cover letter and resume to: careers@us-solar.com

Email subject line should read "Project Finance Senior Associate".
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