Senior Finance Analyst

National Renewable Solutions is looking for a Senior Finance Analyst that will support their finance and development teams in structured finance, budgeting, analyzing M&A opportunities, and maintaining and refining the company’s financial model suite. Strong candidates will have excellent financial modeling skills and a desire to join a fast-paced, deal-focused environment. 

Position to be located at National Renewable Solution’s headquarters in Minnetonka, MN. Remote options are considered on a case-by-case basis, dependent on a candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the project finance team in closing tax equity, debt, and other financing transactions for utility-scale wind and solar projects, which may entail:
    • Preparing marketing materials for wind solar projects 
    • Preparing and managing a virtual data room to provide investors access to due diligence materials
    • Managing due diligence process and liaising with internal and external subject matter experts.
  • Maintain and refine the company’s financial model suite, including:
    • Understanding and auditing complex financial models
    • Ensuring model results, modeling intent, and business terms are in agreement
  • Creating new models, or new functionality within existing models, as required
  • Work with Controller and development team to update, reconcile and maintain project development budgets.  
  • Support the preparation of financial analyses for M&A opportunities, evaluating the attractiveness of the projects under consideration, and facilitating the development and structuring of purchase proposals
  • Prepare financial analyses and presentations for senior management, investment committee meetings, and Board of Directors reports
  • Closely follow industry trends and competitors, including deal flow and transactions.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as they arise.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a quantitative field
  • 2-4 years of project finance transactional experience in a quantitative role within the renewable energy field  
  • Outstanding analytical and financial modeling skills, including partnership flip tax equity financing structures.  
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills 
  • Intellectual curiosity that drives a desire to learn and grow within the company and industry
  • Self-motivated, demonstrating ownership, and delivering results in a professional and timely manner
  • Ability to communicate complex findings and analysis
  • Strong attention to detail and self-review
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Team player able to successfully work closely with various finance functions and networks across geographies and commercial disciplines.