Finance Analyst

Position Description

Empower Energies is seeking a Finance Analyst. This position will report to the Senior Director of Project Finance and will assist in conducting due diligence, preparing project finance models, and other relevant financial tasks for the development and acquisition of renewable energy projects. Are you a detail-­‐oriented and intellectually curious professional with a strong background in finance?  If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

This is a full-time position located at Empower’s home office in the heart of downtown Bethesda, a trendy and fun urban neighborhood.   Located at Bethesda’s Metro center, the office is easily accessible by commuter train and includes ample onsite parking.  The building offers amenities such as a fitness center, rooftop employee lounge with outdoor deck, periodic social events onsite, and other tenant benefits such as a local farm-to-office food delivery service through 4-P Foods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in performing due diligence on development and M&A project opportunities
  • Work closely with sales team on project specific analysis
  • Run and maintain Empower’s proprietary project finance and valuation models
  • Generate and maintain data rooms for transactions
  • Maintain and update Empower’s proprietary SREC curves and database
  • Support CFO and Treasurer as needed for Corporate finance tasks
  • Support SVP of Structured Finance as needed for Corporate Development and M&A

Requirements

  • Minimum of a BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related quantitative field; MBA a plus
  • Minimum two years of experience in renewable energy financing or investment banking, or similar fields
  • Demonstrated proficiency creating and analyzing data sets and independently drawing key conclusions based on the analysis
  • Superior organizational and communication skills
  • Strong Excel modeling skills in project finance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Other Key Competencies

  • Passion for solar, renewable energy, and environmental preservation
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to develop strong working relationships, both with internal teams and with business partners
  • Knowledge of renewable energy and or commercial real estate is highly desirable

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:  info@empowerenergies.com or through our LinkedIn posting

About Empower Energies

Empower Energies designs, builds, owns, and finances commercial and industrial-scale solar rooftop, ground-mount, and canopy projects, as well as integrated power storage and related technologies for on-site and off-site renewable solutions.  Empower provides a flexible approach to meet both business and sustainability goals of our large corporate clients and other customers.  Our focus is on delivering efficient, cost-effective renewable projects that enable commercial and industrial organizations to optimize their resources and increase sustainability while getting full value and energy savings at the lowest risk.

The Empower team includes seasoned experts with deep industry knowledge and an exciting vision for the future.  At Empower, our culture is collaborative and innovative.  We seek the best in ourselves and each other – and we are committed to developing the best professional team in the industry.

Our team is growing! If you have a passion for renewables and a desire to contribute to a company with a focused strategy for success in the C&I renewable energy space, we want to hear from you.

It is the policy of this Company that there shall be no discrimination with respect to employment, or any of the terms and conditions of employment, because of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sex, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. The Company is dedicated to ensuring that all personnel decisions are in accordance with these principles of equal employment opportunity.