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Associate, Financial Analysis & Strategy - Renewables Asset Management

Date: Nov 11, 2017

Location: Scottsdale, AZ, US

Company: nrg

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

NRG Renewables is looking for an Associate to join its Asset Management team. This position will support project financial evaluations and project model updates and will work closely with the Renewables Asset Management team. The right candidate will be organized, able to manage multiple priorities, a good communicator, logical, detail-oriented, collaborative and confident.  This position will report to the Vice President of Renewables Asset Management and will be located in our Scottsdale, AZ office.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and update financial models of operating projects, portfolios, tax-equity funds and debt funds
  • Prepare valuation models for asset sales
  • Support any scenario modeling for contract amendment negotiations
  • Support Tax Equity Compliance on any heavy modeling needs
  • Run scenarios using existing project model and/or self-created models to support negotiations and ensure decision-making is being informed by thorough analysis
  • Update and maintain fully structured (tax equity, debt and cash equity) internal financial model with most recent project and corporate assumptions
  • Represent Asset Management department at project team meetings to communicate operating financial model requirements
  • Coordinate with many different departments internally to update structured financial models
  • Assist in building models, tools, process and infrastructure that supports the organization's accuracy, efficiency and scalability
  • Develop and foster relationships with various departments while continually seeking opportunities to improve processes
  • Support any strategic initiatives within Renewables Asset Management and help with preparing presentations for Sr. Management



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related field.  Degree in Engineering, Math, Science, or other quantitative field with business or finance experience also potentially suitable
  • 5+ years of energy or infrastructure industry experience in a project finance or fund administration role
  • Project Finance modeling experience
  • Excellent written and verbal and communication skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a clear, concise manner
  • Expert with MS Excel, and highly skilled with other MS Office products including PowerPoint, Word and MS Project
  • An ability to perform in a matrixed organization, working in inter-departmental teams to achieve objectives
  • Diligent, detailed oriented, and creative
  • Ability to prioritize many competing deadlines


Highly Desired:

  • Renewable energy industry experience, preferably distributed or utility-scale solar
  • Experience assisting in the closing of tax equity and/or energy project finance transactions
  • Experience writing and/or using VBA in Excel
  • MBA, advanced Finance degree, or equivalent experience

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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