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Date Posted: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 

Responsible for working with the NRG Development, Engineering and Construction team to conduct financial analyses of electric generating projects and new business opportunities.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performing financial analysis to support go/no go investment decisions on combined cycle, peaking, co-generation, wind, solar and energy storage projects;
  • Assisting with collecting and managing project and portfolio model inputs through coordination with business development, operations, tax, treasury, structuring, and various other applicable functional groups within NRG;
  • Assisting with project due diligence efforts, feasibility studies and other strategic efforts related to development, acquisition, and asset management;
  • Performing economic and market research studies;
  • Preparing presentations to senior management for project approval. 
  • Providing regular support, financial insight, analyses, and recommendations to business teams and leaders
  • Interacting with various departments within NRG while continually seeking opportunities to improve processes
  • Assisting in ad-hoc projects as needed and providing analytical support to the business
  • This role will have no direct reports.  


Working Conditions:

  • Open office and plant environments
  • Some overtime or work during non-standard hours as required
  • Ability to Travel within the U.S. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business field or an MBA or a Master's in a Business field.
  • Five years of experience as senior financial analyst, including building Excel models for cogeneration, energy, traditional energy assets, acquisitions, and related project finance transactions
  • Understanding of tax equity financing structures, project modeling, and accounting and financial statements
  • Knowledge and experience in one of more of the following markets:   ERCOT, MISO, PJM, CAISO, ISO-NE, NYISO.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other functions such as tax, treasury, structuring, plant operations, risk, finance, accounting, investor relations, and commercial operations.    
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and financial management is critical


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field is strongly preferred


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to engage with and influence senior management
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and strong attention to detail
  • Experience in working both independently (self-starter) and in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines within a fast-paced environment


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and use computer and phone for prolonged periods
  • Ability to walk around potential job sites



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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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